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Analysts Say Trump’s Mixed Russia Policy Still Taking Shape

U.S. President Donald Trump’s reluctant support for tighter sanctions against Russia, and recent comments about Russia, have been interpreted in Moscow as a turning point in hopes for improved relations. The tougher line, despite Trump’s continued apathy on alleged Kremlin interference in the U.S. election, dismissal of possible collusion, and flattery of President Vladimir Putin, raise the question: What is Trump’s Russia policy? VOA’s Daniel Schearf reports from Washington. … Read the referenced story here: Analysts Say Trump’s Mixed Russia Policy Still Taking Shape

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Analysts: Trump’s Mixed Russia Policy Still Taking Shape

U.S. President Donald Trump’s reluctant support for tighter sanctions against Russia and recent comments about Russia have been interpreted in Moscow as a turning point in hopes for improved relations. The tougher line, despite Trump’s apathy toward Kremlin interference in the U.S. election, his dismissal of possible collusion, and flattery of President Vladimir Putin, raises the question: What is Trump’s Russia policy? “My opinion is that there is no such concept as Trump’s Russia policy,” said Andrei Kolesnikov of the Carnegie Moscow Center. “There is no such policy. Neither is…

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