The Americanist linked the possible expulsion of Russian diplomats from the United States with an exacerbation in the Donbass. “This step by the American authorities may indicate the intention of the White House to resolve the” Donbass issue “by force,” he said.
The administration of US President Joe Biden is considering expelling Russian diplomats and imposing new sanctions in response to hacks and election interference that the White House attributes to Russia. American political scientist Vladimir Vasiliev believes that this indicates the intention of the White House to resolve the “Donbass issue” by force.
The expert notes that in foreign policy there is a clear trend towards the deterioration of relations between Russia and the United States. The Russian ambassador has already been recalled from Washington, and the American representative in Moscow may be shown the door in the very near future. And due to the fact that Biden’s policy is chaotic, even the most unlikely scenarios for the development of further events cannot be ruled out.
Such measures may be associated with the aggravation of the situation in Ukraine, in the Donbass. Under the guise of diplomatic channels, the United States is embarking on a military solution to the Donbas problem, ”the Americanist comments on the White House’s plans to expel Russian diplomats in an interview with Nation News.
He added that the Ukrainian issue has long been one of the stumbling blocks in relations between Moscow and Washington. The Americanist points out that since 2018, the United States has been deliberately staging various diplomatic scandals, trying to fuel anti-Russian sentiments in Europe. And Russia will not leave such actions unanswered, the expert is sure.