By Alina PolyakovaThe revelation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential elections caught Americans by surprise. As we learn more about how the Russian intelligence agencies, state-controlled media and various proxies worked to influence the U.S. elections in an effort to undermine trust in the electoral process and further divide Americans, many are asking if the United States and Russia are in a new Cold War.
But, as we know, the Cold War didn’t end in the Soviet Union’s favor. Why is Russian president Vladimir Putin once again pitting his nation against the West? And is Russia winning this time?
During the …read more