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A near miss for US democracy & why Russia’s new fast food chain looks very familiar

The best international cartoons of the week, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

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The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online, or on social media, and are credited appropriately.

In today’s featured cartoon, Adam Zyglis comments on the claims made by the committee set up to investigate the January 2021 attack on the US Capitol. The House select committee alleged that American democracy came close to being subverted amid attempts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.

Peter Brookes | Twitter/@BrookesTimes | The Times

Peter Brookes takes a dig at Lord Geidt’s resignation as Boris Johnson’s ethics adviser on grounds that he was asked to offer advice on a “deliberate and purposeful breach” of the ministerial code, amid reports claiming that Queen Elizabeth used to “keep an eye” on Meghan Markle through him.

Lord Geidt had served as the Queen’s private secretary for a decade.

 

Andy Davey | Twitter/@DaveyCartoons

Andy Davey takes a jibe at NATO saying that members of the alliance will continue to supply weapons to Ukraine but leaving it alone to fight its war with Russia.

Vasco Gargalo | The Cartoon Movement | Twitter/@cartoonmovement

Vasco Gargalo mocks Russia’s move to reopen what used to be Mcdonald’s restaurants under a new brand name after the US fast food giant announced its exit from the Russian market amid Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine.

Tjeerd Royaards | Twitter/@Royaards

Tjeerd Royaards illustrates the plight of Ukrainian children as he lauds Europe’s resolution to protect them and other refugees of war.

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