Russian President Vladimir Putin hopes that under Donald Trump, the United States eases economic sanctions put in place by the Obama administration. (Yuri Kochetkov/Reuters)
WASHINGTON – Russia’s government denies that it tampered in the U.S. election or even took sides. But now that the results are in, members of President Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party aren’t holding back.
“It turns out that United Russia won the elections in America,” Viktor Nazarov, the governor of Omsk, Russia, declared in a radio interview.
Long before Donald Trump was on the radar of American voters, Russia had deep interests in the outcome of elections around the …read more