Yesterday US President Trump reluctantly signed new sanctions against Russia claiming these had ‘clearly unconstitutional’ elements - yet were overwhelmingly approved by Congress. Hours later on his Facebook page Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev explained how he saw this new move. ‘First, any hope of improving our relations with the new US administration is over. Second, the US just declared a full-scale war on Russia. Third, the Trump administration demonstrated it is utterly powerless, and in the most humiliating manner transferred executive powers to Congress’.
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