‘Ashamed’ Russian Diplomat Resigns Over Putin’s ‘Aggressive War’

WashPost Ashamed Russian Diplomat Resigns Over Putins Aggressive War

A diplomat at Russia’s mission to the United Nations in Geneva has resigned over the war in Ukraine, writing that he has never been “so ashamed” of his country, in a rare public rebuke of the war from within the Russian government.

In a letter circulated to colleagues in Geneva and posted on a LinkedIn account in his name as well as on Facebook, Boris Bondarev, counselor at the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations, said he had left the civil service Monday.

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