Canada and Russia trade Twitter barbs over maps

August 29, 2014 1:45 AM

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The tongue-in-cheek tweet came after Ukraine captured 10 soldiers from a Russian paratrooper division earlier this week in Ukrainian territory. The soldiers claimed they had accidentally crossed the border because it was "poorly marked," according to The Daily Mail.

The tweet sent from the official account listed on Canada's department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development has been retweeted more than 25,000 times, including by Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

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