The signing by the American president of new anti-Russian sanctions and the rather sharp reaction to them by a number of European politicians have raised hopes among Russian political analysts close to the Kremlin of a reassessment of Europe’s as yet negative attitude toward Russia.
Trump is the spectator at a game that has slipped out of his control.
The Russian leadership won’t swap Russian people in need of help for sanctions relief.
"Linking the reduction of the number of personnel with obtaining visas doesn’t stand up to such criticism, because the Americans haven’t written, haven’t dictated, and haven’t pointed out who they’ve sent home and who they’ve left in Russia."
Now that he’s clearly come out on the side of an ideology of hatred, violence, and aggression − the mask has been thrown off once and for all.
Besides, the Kremlin sees the U.S. threat as bluff, given the still raging debate in Washington on whether the U.S. really needs to get into another proxy war with Russia, having just lost the one in Syria.
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Anything is possible. Even if, for the time being, it is just a verbal escalation, there is no guarantee that a nuclear war will not break out between the United States and North Korea.
In response to American accusations of human rights violations in the Soviet Union and a lack of democracy, Moscow cheerfully replied, “But you lynch blacks.”