America's push for tougher sanctions could crack Western unity on Russia

As featured in The Telegraph



This is a significant moment, in as much as it is an acknowledgement that President Trump cannot be the pro-Russian dealmaker many expected – in the short-term at least. The “deal making” on offer from Mr Trump had raised bipartisan fears that he would soften or lift sanctions in a bid to restore relations with Russia – at the expense of undermining policy on Ukraine.