1. When meeting his western counterparts, Lavrov is always the smartest guy in the room.
2. When it comes to geopolitics, Lavrov is a chess master compared western politicians who struggle playing checkers.
3. Lavrov is a person of super incredible patience – how would you like to be stuck in negotiations with the likes of Hillary Clinton, John Kerry and Boris Johnson!
4. The more western media attempt to troll him, the more likely they fall victim to Lavrov’s stinging humor and wit.
5. While western politicians stumble and bumble around the world creating needless crises and suffer, Lavrov is the go-to-guy to start sorting things out.
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