Russia Thinks They Let Cat Out of Bag, Accuses Queen Elizabeth of Scandalous Habit


Russia thinks it’s let the cat out of the bag by accusing Queen Elizabeth II of a daily disgraceful habit. A Russian politician recently spoke about the queen in an interview that many are calling a “propaganda blast” against the UK.

Senator Aleksey Pushkov, known as a close ally of President Vladimir Putin, accused the queen of being an unpleasant, heavy drinker.

Pushkov also threw Prime Minister Theresa May into the drunkard category, saying she has a prolific brandy habit.

Anyone who has followed Queen Elizabeth for some time will already know that Pushkov’s so-called shocking information isn’t really news. The queen’s food and beverage preferences have long been well-documented, including her drinking habits.


In the summer of 2017, the New York Post released a full article based on the queen’s “royally high tolerance.” According to the report, the queen routinely sips on four alcoholic beverages each day.

The queen also has a penchant for daily tea and loves chocolate. Pushkov made the bizarre comment that the queen was “ceremonial” about her drinking.

“Before dinner, she (The Queen) drinks a cocktail made from gin and another based on wine, with ice and lemon,” Pushkov told Russian Staterun TV. “After the meal, she has a glass of wine with a bar of chocolate.”

“She also drinks dry Martini,” Pushkov continued. “At the end of the day, she likes to drink cool champagne.”

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Pushkov’s remarks echoed what others have said about her Majesty’s drinking habits, including her former personal chef Darren McGrady.

But while McGrady said the queen does have her favorites, she’s hardly able to stomach four strong alcoholic beverages per day.

She’s 91-years-old, after all. Meanwhile, British politicians fired back at Pushkov’s attempt to paint the queen as an alcoholic, dismissing his words as propaganda.

British conservative politician Bernard Jenkin called Pushkov’s remarks “absurd.” Pushkov’s remarks are thought to be an attack on Britain as relations between the two countries have worsened following the poisoning of Sergei Skripal.

The two countries have been increasingly at odds with one another since Britain claimed that Russia tried to kill ex-spy Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter, Yulia Skripal, 33. The pair was discovered unconscious on a bench in Salisbury on March 4, and are still recovering.

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A graduate of Grand Canyon University, Kim Davis has been writing for The Western Journal since 2015, focusing on lifestyle stories.
Kim Davis began writing for The Western Journal in 2015. Her primary topics cover family, faith, and women. She has experience as a copy editor for the online publication Thoughtful Women. Kim worked as an arts administrator for The Phoenix Symphony, writing music education curriculum and leading community engagement programs throughout the region. She holds a degree in music education from Grand Canyon University with a minor in eating tacos.
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