State show Vesti, which airs on the state television channel Rossiya 1, opened with a segment titled “Trump Is Not Impressed,” laughing off a report by Washington's Office of the Director of National Intelligence that concluded “Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an influence campaign in 2016 aimed at the U.S. presidential election.” Vesti's anchor called American accusations against the Kremlin “nothing more than political double play.”
As Moscow achieves heroics in Aleppo, the West sabotages Russia’s diplomatic efforts at the U.N., and actively aides terrorists in Syria and Iraq. Also, everyone except Russia is to blame for the fall of Palmyra.
Russia is the only force that’s fighting the “radicals” in Syria, unlike its Western counterparts, which are paralyzed by inaction and indifference to the suffering of Syrian civilians. Not only that, but the West is even sabotaging Russia’s diplomatic efforts at the U.N., and actively aiding terrorists in Syria and Iraq. Also, everyone except Russia is to blame for the loss of Palmyra.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov cut a calm figure Tuesday, saying the Kremlin would “follow (the U.S. presidential election) along with other international events,” the state news agency Itar-Tass reported.
The figure of Putin and hysteria about Russia in West are good for business, Freddy Gray, The Spectator deputy editor, said after the UK magazine put the Russian leader and the RT logo on its cover.
Russia could enter into an anti-terror coalition with the United States under U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, one of Russia's top diplomats has claimed.
Moscow would consider working with the United States in Syria if the new U.S. administration “changes its approach” on key issues, said Konstantin Kosachev, chairman of the international affairs committee for Russia's Federation Council.
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