When you’re scrolling the weekly mainstream news, there’s a scarce chance that you won’t find some outlandish claims being made against Donald Trump.
The warnings came as Trump announced economic sanctions against Russia for enabling the regime of Bashar Al-Assad. It may seem that he’s waffling regarding Russia as he delays the sanctions his party were preparing for, but Trump is taking action in his own style.
Russian President Vladimir Putin hasn’t visited the White House since 2005. The two super powers have always been on shaky terms, but in recent times any attempt to stabilise their friendship has either been hit or miss.
The deployment of a highly toxic nerve agent in the heart of London has sent shudders throughout Britain and the Western world. However, the Russian government is strenuously denying all accusations.
It was a big weekend for voters and politicians with a by-election for the seat of Batman in Victoria. And also a state election in South Australia. Then of course, there was the presidential election in Russia.
Relations between Britain and Russia are sliding towards a new Cold War after UK Prime Minister Theresa May accused Russia of the recent poisoning of former spy Sergei Skirpal and his daughter.
This year’s election is leaning in Vladimir Putin’s favour, as many of his supporters are passionate on the president’s efforts during his term. And his opponents aren’t happy with the tough competition as they describe it as more of a re-coronation rather than an election.