It’s a familiar refrain: A new American president seeks improved relations with Russia. And like his predecessors, Donald Trump is running into a thicket of obstacles, new and old, to even maintaining a functioning relationship with Moscow. For Trump, the grievances inherited from Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama have been compounded by Russian-backed Syria’s chemical weapons attacks, retaliatory U.S. missile strikes, election meddling allegations and Ukraine’s unsolved crisis. At the center of each problem is an energized and uncompromising force: Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“Things will work out fine between the U.S.A. and Russia,” Trump nevertheless tweeted Thursday, as …read more
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