On Friday at 9pm GMT, the home page of TASS, the official press agency of the Russian Federation, showed about ten articles about the former British queen and two about the new king. I did not look into them, but except for one title mentioning that Putin would not attend the funeral, the tone of the other titles seemed positive, and they also cited many tributes.
Given all the sanctions, the diplomatic wars, the accusations of interference, the expulsion of RT, and the threat of a new Cold War, I thought that their relations were not so good. Nonetheless, the Russians are participating in the international cult of personality surrounding the British royals. Why?
The mentioned articles linked on TASS' home page: