While few predicted the stock market surge should Trump get elected, virtually everyone anticipated a thawing of relations between Russia and the US if Donald Trump were to occupy the White House. And yet, 5 months later, the opposite has happened: stocks are just shy of the record 2,400 while relations between the Kremlin and the White House, despite all the rhetoric of Trump being an extended KGB agent or whatever the NYT/WaPo unsubstantiated narrative of the day is, have remained abysmal with no hope of improvement in sight. As much was confirmed by Putin’s spokesman Vladimir Peskov today, who said on Friday that the relationship between the U.S. and Russia may worse now than it was during the Cold War.
When asked by “Good Morning America” host George Stephanopoulos if the U.S. and Russia were in a “new Cold War,” Peskov said the current situation may be worse, blaming the US for disintegrating the cooperation between the two countries. But what will come a shock to the new generation of McCarthyist witch hunters, who see a Russian spy behind every criticism of US policy, or economic data, or of course democr
By Tyler Durden Created 03/31/2017 – 10:51 ?Zero Hedge