Russian Official: Relations With U.S. At Lowest Point Since Cold War


Sergei Ryabkov, Russia’s deputy foreign minister, reportedly told officials that Moscow’s relationship with the U.S. is the worst it’s been since the Cold War, according to Fox News.

He added that his country would analyze President Trump’s address to Congress on Tuesday, reports state.

According to Fox, other Russian officials have claimed the Trump administration has been “infected” by pressure from the public and anti-Russian sentiments.

“Either Trump has not gained the requisite independence and he is consequently being not unsuccessfully backed into a corner, or Russophobia has already infected the new administration, also, from top to bottom,” MP Konstantin Kosachev said.

Related News: House Intel Chair: “No Evidence” of Trump-Russia Contact

In response to the firing of Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, another Russian official, Alexei Pushkov tweeted, “It was not Flynn who was targeted, but relations with Russia.”

Trump has been under fire from the media and public who have collectively forced federal investigators to look into to any ties Trump may have had with Russian officials during the campaign. It’s been less than two months into Trump’s presidency and officials have found nothing.

H/T: Fox News

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