Will Russia-US relations improve after Biden takes office? Russian media said that in response to relevant questions, Russian President Putin said: I don’t expect it.
According to the Russian satellite network, in his speech at a joint meeting of the Russian State Council and the State Council for Strategic Development and the State Project Committee, recently raised the question of whether the situation will get worse after Biden takes office.
Putin said: “I don’t think so. Everything will be the same. Often.”
The Governor of Chang’an Street (WeChat ID: Capital News) noted that after Biden’s victory in the U.S. presidential election, whether the relationship between the United States and Russia will improve has been attracting much concern.
Biden had previously said that he would take revenge on Russia after taking office, and Russia has also taken big moves in the military field in recent days.
The United States recently targeted Russia for a cyber attack, and U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo even called Russia the “enemy” of the United States.
AFP reported that Washington recently accused Russia of launching a “major cyber attack” against U.S. government agencies, but Moscow denied the allegations.
Biden said on the 22nd that he could not “ignor” this matter and promised to retaliate against Russia after taking office.
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Riabkov responded on the 23rd that some people in the new U.S. government committed “Russianphobia”.
Will Russia-US relations get worse? “We shouldn’t look at it, we should understand what difficulties and threats we have, so we anticipate ahead and formulate our own work in the economic and in areas of improving our defense capabilities in a relevant way,” Putin said.
Obviously, Putin has long been prepared for Russia-US relations.
On the economic front, the United States continues to wave sanctions against Russia.
On the 21st local time, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that 45 Russian companies that cooperate with the military will be included in the sanctions list.
In response, the Kamiya said on the 22nd that this was another hostile move by the U.S. government against Russia and would further damage the already bad relationship between Moscow and Washington.
In the field of national defense, Russia held a large-scale nuclear strike exercise on December 9, in which the land, sea and air strategic nuclear forces participated, and Putin personally commanded it.
On the same day, the Russian army launched intercontinental ballistic missiles, submarine-launched ballistic missiles and high altitudes from the Plesetsk launch site in northwest Russia, the waters of the Barents Sea, and the use of Tu-160 and Tu-95MS bombers to the Kula Range in the Kamchatka Peninsula and the Pianboi shooting range in the central Russian Republic.
Precision long-range air-launched cruise missiles, etc.
According to Russian media, this is Russia’s air-based, sea-based and land-based “Trinity” strategic nuclear force exercise, and the tasks of the exercise have been completed.
Putin commented that the Trinity nuclear force has reached a level that can ensure Russia’s security.
Putin also warned at the expanded meeting of the Ministry of Defense Council of Russia on the 21st that Russia has no intention to deploy short- and medium-range missiles on its European border or other areas, “but it must respond to similar weapons deployed by Western countries near our borders and fight back in the shortest time if necessary. “
At the annual press conference on the 17th, Putin expressed his hope that after the Biden administration comes to power, he can cooperate with Russia to solve the problems existing in Russia-US relations.
Putin has made his attitude clear. Next, let’s see how the United States responds.