Last chance: Kremlin hopes Trump will lift sanctions

16:55 Nov. 9, 2016

Kremlin hopes Trump will lift sanctions

President-elect Donald Trump speaks during an election night rally

U.S. sanctions backfire American business, the Russian presidential aide says 

Russia hopes that U.S. president-elect Donald Trump will lift sanctions upon it, the Russian president's aide Sergey Glaziev claimed, the UNIAN agency reports. 

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"I think that Trump, as a reasonable man, will cancel anti-Russian sanctions hurting American business either. Thus the commodity turnover and financial-economic relations between Russia and both USA and the West will resurge and probably keep increasing with dependence on the economic situation only," he said on Wednesday. 

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According to the earlier reports, during his presidential campaign, newly elected U.S. leader claimed he intended to establish 'very, very good relations' with Russia. 

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Donald Trump, who was eventually announced a winner on Wednesday, also had been repeatedly accused of being unrighteously backed by Russia and sympathies towards Vladimir Putin. 

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