Russians Project Racist Image Of Obama On US Embassy For His Birthday

Giuseppe Macri Tech Editor
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President Barack Obama was the recipient of an especially offensive laser-projected birthday wish on the U.S. embassy in Moscow Monday.

The laser animation depicted the president in a birthday hat eating a banana, with the message “Obama happy birthday” in English. The president turned 53-years old on the same day.


In a post on VK, Russia’s Facebook equivalent, the Moscow Student Initiative claimed responsibility for the prank, but the students weren’t the only Russians to send the president a “special” birthday greeting, according to The Huffington Post.

The banner reportedly shows Obama as “Three Wise Monkeys,” saying see no evil, hear no evil and speak no evil.

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