Bolsonaro Elated After Putin Praises his “Masculinity”, Triggering Flood of Jokes Online

Putin lavished praise on Bolsonaro on Tuesday in an address to a virtual summit of the Brics group of emerging economies (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa), saying the far-right president was an example of “courage” for his management of the coronavirus pandemic.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was beaming on Wednesday after his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin praised his “masculinity” in a speech, triggering a flood of jokes online about a budding “bromance.”

Putin lavished praise on Bolsonaro on Tuesday in an address to a Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?