There is a new between the USA and Russia. It started with the U.S. presidential in November. Hillary Clinton's said Russia interfered in the election. U.S. officials claimed that Russian stole e-mails from the of Ms Clinton's party and put on the Wikileaks website. The said Vladimir Putin wanted American voters to vote for Donald Trump. President Barack Obama promised to take over the allegations. He has expelled 35 Russian from Washington. He also shut down two Russian compounds.
Russia has responded to the expulsions. It has denied any hacking. It called the U.S. "ungrounded". Moscow has promised an " response" and "counter-measures". Any tit-for-tat measures may be less due to Mr Trump becoming President on January 20th. A Russian said: "These were taken by President Obama, but Trump will become the head of in three weeks' time. Of , this factor will certainly be taken into ." Mr Trump wants to put US-Russian relations on a better . He has good relations with Mr Putin.