Tillerson slams Russia’s ‘malicious tactics’

Ahead of his European trip, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday criticised Russia for often employing “malicious tactics” to not only weaken their confidence but also to undermine political and economic successes. In a major foreign policy speech on US relations with Europe under Trump’s “America First” foreign policy, Tillerson pledged that sanctions against Russia will remain in place until it helps restore peace in Ukraine. In his speech, Tillerson described Russia as one of the “major challenges” facing Europe and the US. Europe and the United States…