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Trump goes soft on Russia — again

Trump goes soft on Russia — again

Our view: The Trump administration’s reversal on Russia sanctions related to Syria is both misguided and, given the president’s pattern of behavior, highly suspect

In recent years under President Vladimir Putin, Russia has annexed Crimea, made multiple military incursions into Ukraine, meddled in elections in the United States and elsewhere, allegedly poisoned a former spy and his daughter living in the United Kingdom, sponsored cyber attacks and espionage on computers worldwide, and kept Syrian President Bashar Assad in power even as he used chemical weapons to kill his own people on multiple occasions. Small wonder that a new poll finds more than two-thirds of Americans support...

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