To complement the last post,here’s the scale of the protests shown in photographic form. The main one is from USA Today, though uncredited. The other three are from AP. Compare those with this photo. Don’t get us wrong. This is in fact a big deal for Russia, which for the first time in years is rising up against Vladimir Putin. But let’s get the scale right first.
In short, Russia’s foreign minister feels that NATO violated its mandate in attacking Gaddafi’s convoy from the air as he escaped. It also contends that the rebels violated the Geneva convention by killing Gaddafi as they did.