A Comprehensive Look at U.S.-Russia Relations
Educational, News, 16-Jul-2018
Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. EDT Monday, July 16, 2018.
On the day the presidents of the United States and Russia held a historic summit in Helsinki, Sen. Chris Coons breaks down the state of relations between the west and Russia, discuss Donald Trump’s presidency, current relations with Russia and the post-Cold War era.
Coons was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2010 following terms as New Castle County Council president and New Castle County executive. In the Senate, he sits on the Appropriations, Judiciary, Foreign Relations, Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and Ethics committees.
“The current Russian government under Vladimir Putin is a persistent danger to our democracy, to our European allies, to democracy globally,” he said. “At a time when overseas, China and North Korea, Iran and terrorism command our attention, we ignore Russia at our peril. … Only a clear eye can truly find bipartisan strategy to confront Putin’s Russia and contain it to prevent it from further damaging our society.”
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