User Profile: Iana Shchetinskaia
This user has submitted 28 translations to Watching America.
Trump’s main objective now is to turn current problems into opportunities, to ride the wave of public upheaval instead of letting it sweep his candidacy away. [Read more]
[P]eople not only expect scientists to provide results ... but to represent the public interest as charismatic leaders do.
[P]olitically-motivated interpretations of the events that took place in the 1940s have been so widespread that younger generations are unable to look at them objectively. [Read more]
A full-scale, protracted conflict with Iran is dangerous for Trump, especially in combination with the strained relationship with China.
The reason for the historic crash in oil prices lies in the lack of oil storage tanks in the central part of the United States, especially in Cushing, Oklahoma, the main oil storage hub. [Read more]
Americans who had been buying protective gear from China in large quantities decided to bite the hand that feeds them. [Read more]
The current pandemic will not only cause oil prices to plunge but will drive down the demand for oil and petroleum products in the United States. [Read more]
American free market traditions are blocking radical steps in fighting the epidemic. [Read more]
[S]uperdelegates will determine Trump’s opponent on Nov. 3 ... This is the main threat to U.S. democracy, not phobias, rumors and fabricated data on coronavirus and Russian hackers. [Read more]
The fate of the treaty now depends on the political will of the United States establishment. [Read more]
There is a common perception in the United States ... that Moscow wants Trump to be reelected in 2020. However, this perception is incorrect.
Soleimani’s death is just an element in the game between the United States and Iran aimed at stabilizing bilateral relations. [Read more]
[T]he only opportunity for Trump’s opponents to prevent his reelection is to convince undecided American voters that Trump is unfit to be president.
[E]ven the announced part of the agreement might mean the beginning of the World Trade Organization’s end and create major threats to international trade. [Read more]
For NATO, Russia still is a destabilizing force, but they agreed that maintaining communication and cooperation in certain areas is vital. [Read more]
Trump’s offer to President Erdogan ... looks like an offer to fly to the moon together. [Read more]
[T]he U.S. is not even trying to conceal the fact that the conflict over recognizing the Armenian genocide is essentially a political issue. [Read more]
<i>However, they postponed discussions of the most contentious issues.</i>
On Oct. 10, China and the U.S. resumed trade negotiations. President Donald Trump announced that the talks had gone well; he also asserted that the U.S. was going to suspend tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods that had been [Read more]
Impeaching Trump is not currently a goal in and of itself. The main concerns are who is going to be the next president and where the U.S. is headed. [Read more]
Shortly after firing his national security advisor, John Bolton, President Donald Trump named U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs Robert O’Brien to the position. O’Brien has a solid record in his previous capacity – his results in bringing home hostages from North Korea and Turkey are impressive. [Read more]
Trump and the U.S. political establishment perceive China, not Russia, as the main threat to U.S. interests. [Read more]
The numbers provided by international indices prove that the Russian economy is stable. [Read more]
Turkey announced that if the two countries do not reach a compromise, it would unilaterally establish a safe zone. [Read more]
[C]urrent circumstances appear to favor buying the U.S. dollar. [Read more]
So now, President Trump seeks support from agricultural states ... and because of that, he is willing to compromise in negotiations with Beijing. [Read more]
The U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency stated that Russia is conducting low-yield nuclear tests in violation of the provisions of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. [Read more]
[T]he ban was motivated by political, rather than security concerns. Is Roscosmos going to survive it? Without a doubt. [Read more]
China, the U.S. and the whole global economy are losing because of the tariff war. [Read more]