Stephen Cohen's article about "RussiaGate" and the global fallout and damage to democracy and our institutions from this diatribe over the past 2.5 years and more.
Added Comment: this should in **no way** at all be interpreted as a defense or "pro" position/view by me regarding Either the "Trump" or "Putin" administrations (regimes, cartels, etc.) or those 2 demagogues.
I will add that all this RussiaGate plus a lot of other things - and the counterparts/comparables on the Russian side - and similar things elsewhere like "Brexit" and other Russia/"foreign" influence noise in the UK - have Severely Cost Us All - all of us on this Earth - in what Really Matters Most and is still being ignored, shuffled, denied and covered-up:
This is what all those politicians fear and thus they create whatever duststorms they can conjure up.