If you’re struggling to make sense of “Russiagate” and the Trump-Putin connection as the James Comey affair quickly unravels in Washington, you’re not the only one. Many Russians are also scratching their heads, but perhaps for different reasons.
Usually, revelations of Western intervention in Russian domestic politics is what launches many Russians into fearsome, anti-Western tirades. News of the supposed influence the Russian government had on the 2016 US election has left many asking if Americans know something about Russian espionage they don’t.
Conspiracy theories, fake news and the like are not uncommon themes in Russian media and society. However, …read more
Source: The Conversation