More careful than expected: Matvienko praised the actions of trump against Russia
MOSCOW, 28 APR — RIA Novosti. Unleashed against Russia in the US media war, as well as the existing Russophobic lobby led to the fact that the first steps of a new American President Donald trump to normalize relations with Russia was “more cautious than we expected,” admits the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko.
“Attempts to put Russia in a negative light, plus the information war that was unleashed against us, — all this, of course, to a certain extent, ties the hands of the new President. I see this as the reason that the steps of the President of the United States in the direction of establishing our cooperation to be more cautious than we expected,” she said in an interview with RIA Novosti.
Matviyenko called the political situation in the US “very difficult”, due to the fact that after the election of the President of the United States society is almost split there, she said
“The powerful Russophobic lobby is making every conceivable effort to prevent the rapprochement with Russia, the warming of relations. They see it as a threat to itself, indulges in all serious, accusing Russia of cyber attacks, interference in elections and in many other ways, not even bothering, not trying to present any evidence, testimony. It is important that the information field held a negative attitude to Russia”, — said the speaker of the Federation Council.
However, she said, realize that establishing Russian-American relations required “time and aging”.
“But we have strong nerves enough exposure, and, most importantly, we understand that it takes time and peaceful dialogue”, — said Matvienko.
No evidence of Russia’s involvement in hacking attacks with the aim of influencing the result of the presidential election, the U.S. government never filed. Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking about these accusations, declared that in the published data there is nothing in the interests of Russia, and hysteria-mongering to distract from their content.