What is the state of US-Russia relations?

It seems that the US-Russia relations under President Donald Trump are even more interesting, complicated, unclear (whether word we use) than expected. I know it is probably hard to say, but right now what does make sense to you in the US-Russia relations? Read few comments.

US Secretary of State is just visiting Moscow. Credit: https://www.state.gov/

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Putin understands absolutely how the West can be undermined

There is lot of discussions about if and how Russia tried to meddle into the US presidential election. Generally speaking what would be your assessment? Is Russia willing and capable to do this and also to try to influence the elections elsewhere (Germany, France…)? Read few comments.

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Doping as a metaphor for how Putin’s Russia operates?

Does the report about doping in Russia show something about the nature of current regime in Russia, is it possible that the report may have some political consequences? Read few comments.

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Would Brexit make Putin happy?

Many observers are claiming that President Putin root for Brexit though he did not say anything concrete about this. How do you assess this, would you say Putin would welcome Brexit, and why? Read few comments.

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Putin meets Obama? Or Obama meets Putin? Who knows and what to expect anyway

What do you expect from the Obama-Putin meeting and for whom is this meeting more important? Read few comments.

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PM Tsipras in Moscow. What does he want?

What does Greek PM Alexis Tsipras want from Russia and vice versa? Read few comments.

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Few thoughts on Russian “hit list” of dissidents

Ksenia Sobchak may or may not be leaving Russia after reports of being on so-called hit list. But what is your view on the existence of this hit list of dissidents? Could it be real or it sounds more like a fantasy?

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