The Russian state system functions as a sapper, who never needs to hurry. This is a peculiar feature of the Russian mentality in general. A good old Russian proverb says: "A man (muzhik) will not cross himself until a thunderstorm strikes"
The face of USA's First Lady Melania Trump after her handshake with Russian President Putin has received a lot of attention in social media
The Ukrainian government refuses to abode by its obligations, rejects a peaceful resolution of the conflict, and disregards its own people, the president said