141 of the 193 member states voted for the resolution, 34 abstained, and five voted against. The only countries to vote no in support of Moscow were Belarus, North Korea, Eritrea and Syria. Cuba, Nicaragua and China were amongst the nations that abstained.
How's that for "many friends"?
It comes as Ukraine reports that more than 2,000 civilians have died since the invasion began last Thursday. The conflict has also caused more than a million people to flee Ukraine, according to the UN.
Elsewhere at the UN, diplomats walked out as Lavrov's pre-recorded speech played, in protest against the invasion.
The UK’s foreign secretary, Liz Truss, said his statement was “full of disinformation” and did not deserve the attention of other members.
What's certain is Lavrov has big: "I have a girlfriend but you wouldn't know her, she goes to another school" energy.
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