Thursday, October 13, 2016

Russia Accuses President Obama Of Conducting A 'Scorched Earth' Policy

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov walk to their seats for a meeting about Syria, in Zurich, Switzerland, January 20, 2016. REUTERS/Jacquelyn Martin

Reuters: Moscow accuses Washington of destroying U.S.-Russia relations

The Russian Foreign Ministry accused the Obama administration of destroying relations with Moscow in the run-up to the U.S. presidential election next month, saying on Thursday that it hoped the next occupants of the White House would be better.

In comments that underline how deeply a hacking scandal and differences over Syria and Ukraine have damaged U.S.-Russia relations, Maria Zakharova, the Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman, told a news conference Washington was playing a dangerous game.

"We see with regret how Washington continues to destroy our bilateral relations," said Zakharova. "The level of Russophobic propaganda coming from the very top is now starting to go off the scale."

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Update: Russia Accuses US of Conducting 'Scorched Earth' Policy (AP)

WNU Editor: Moscow may be blaming the U.S. for the deterioration in U.S. - Russian relations, but Russian TV has not been helpful .... Russian Television Warns of Nuclear War Amid US Tensions, nor has certain Russian politicians .... Russia-US tensions: Putin ally tells Americans to vote for Donald Trump or risk nuclear attack (The Independent).


Anonymous said...

Putin, his lap dogs and the Russian official media, treat the west and the Europeans and US specifically, like an abusive husband treats his is all your fault when we commit atrocities and cyber warfare! Your fault we support Syria, your fault we put islanders close to Berlin, your fault we indiscriminately bomb. Putin disgust me. Very thinker can see through his thin lies!

Young Communist said...

Putin foreign policy has his part of responsibility on raising tension, despite it is not so crazy like the West nazi/terrorist connections.