‘Anti-Trump fake news’: the ‘British Connection’

Revelations that a former British intelligence officer compiled the ‘Trump Dossier’ comes shortly after media reports of a British tip-off to the US of Russian interference in the US election, suggesting that some of the anti-Trump and anti-Russia ‘fake news’ stories which have circulated in recent weeks have a British origin.

Obama imposes more sanctions on Russia over claims of Russian hacking

Barack Obama announces more sanctions against Russia, citing alleged Russian hacking during US election. However though the sanctions will annoy the Russians, they will not seriously affect them. Their true purpose is to create further embarrassment for Donald Trump by insinuating that he owes the Russians the Presidency.