A change of attitude, however, was clearly visible in Friday’s news programs on Russian state TV, which gave little time to Trump compared with previous massive coverage of the U.S. president.
The shift in tone could reflect an attempt to dampen public expectations of a quick breakthrough in better relations with Washington that have been fueled by Trump’s victory.
Valery Garbuzov, the head of the United States and Canada Institute, a government-funded think-tank, said in remarks carried by the Interfax news agency that Moscow and Washington haven’t yet started specific discussions on issues such as the Ukrainian crisis and the Syrian war. …read more
Source: San Francisco Chronicle