- President Rodrigo Duterte had a formal meeting with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow
- Russian netizens described Duterte’s appearance at the meeting as “unkempt”
- A foreign journalist even shared screenshots of the criticisms from Russian netizens
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President Rodrigo Duterte was criticized on social media by Russians and a Czech journalist for his supposed “unkempt look” during his meeting with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow on Wednesday.
The foreign journalist who criticized Duterte was Pavel Vondra, who also showed screenshots of the criticisms online from Russian netizens.
Duterte can be seen with a loose tie in the photos shared by Malacañang:
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“Rodrigo Duterte showed up a bit unkempt for the meeting with the Russian PM Medvedev in Moscow and the Russian internet is having a blast: ‘Did he drink all night?’, ‘Did he just leave the pub?’, ‘Do Filipinos know what a (state visit) protocol is?’ people ask. #DuterteInRussia,” the foreign journalist tweeted.
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KAMI previously reported that Duterte was slammed on social media for giving a new government position to his celebrity supporter Mocha Uson.
Rodrigo Duterte is the 16th and current President of the Philippines. He won the 2016 Presidential Election, garnering over 16 million votes. Duterte defeated Mar Roxas, Grace Poe, and Jejomar Binay in the said election.
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