Foreign Policy Photo Caption: Ukraine Edition

This photograph of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov before their meeting in London over the Ukraine situation seems to speak volumes:

Kerry Lavrov

I doubt we’ll be hearing much good news on the Ukraine front today.

In the meantime, feel free to add a caption in the comments.

H/T: Mashable

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Doug Mataconis held a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. He joined the staff of OTB in May 2010 and contributed a staggering 16,483 posts before his retirement in January 2020. He passed far too young in July 2021.


  1. Keith Barry says:

    Kerry: I hate when he calls me “a sissy’s errand boy”..

  2. Fred Boness says:

    Tweedle Glum and Tweedle Glummer

  3. CB says:

    “F*ck this guy.”

    – Both

  4. Mu says:

    Do I have enough change in my pocket to buy a decent cup of Starbucks?

  5. David in KC says:

    Dennis Rodman would have this solved after one game of horse.

  6. Neil Hudelson says:

    I fracking told him I was wearing a robin egg blue tie. So what does he do? HE wears a robins egg blue tie. As you could expect, negotiations went downhill quickly after that.

  7. Pinky says:

    “I keep throwing away my American flag lapel pin, but the President keeps giving it back.”

  8. CSK says:

    The sour cream for the blinis had turned rancid.

  9. Tillman says:

    “We have decided the only viable way to save the country is to destroy it.”

  10. John Peabody says:

    Staring at the photographer is so dull. But hey, it beats the conference table we’ll be visiting for the next two hours.

  11. David in KC says:

    After a marathon 12 hour session, the agreed on tie color.

  12. JWH says:

    When he woke up that morning surrounded by half-empty vodka bottles, crumpled treaty papers, and a disturbingly underclothed Sergei Lavrov, John Kerry knew the day was only going to get worse.

  13. John Burgess says:

    Kerry: “Damn! I knew I should have worn my hat.”

  14. OzarkHillbilly says:

    Both at the same time: “But he started it!”

  15. bill says:

    dumb and dumberer

  16. RockThisTown says:

    “Both have yachts bigger than Obama, so why the long faces?”

  17. RockThisTown says:

    Kerry was for diplomatic relations with Russia before he was against them.

  18. RockThisTown says:

    Kerry thought bubble: “What would Hillary do?”

  19. RockThisTown says:

    Ukraine, I kraine, we all kraine for Ukraine.