'Russia has long arms & lots of tentacles, it's a beast from the deep sea' - State Dept

The newly promoted acting undersecretary for public diplomacy and public affairs channelled horror writer H.P. Lovecraft to describe Russia as a 'beast from the deep sea' - MORE: https://on.rt.com/920v

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