Boris Johnson speaks about Russia's invasion of Ukraine ahead of a Nato ...
Boris Johnson has said he can't be anti-Russian because, well, his name is Boris!
Speaking at a press conference during his trip to Nato in Brussels, Johnson dismissed comments made by Vladimir Putin’s spokesperson who said the Kremlin “sees him as the most active participant in the race to be anti-Russian.”
He said: “I think it's very very important for everyone to understand that I don’t think there is a single person round the table in Nato or the G7 who is against Russians or the Russian people.
“Least of all me. I am probably the only prime minister in UK history to be called Boris, I have that distinction.”
As for his name, Boris is actually Johnson's middle name. His first name is Alexander, and there is debate about whether Boris as a name originates from Russia or Bulgaria.
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