A perception of the U.S. being a threat to Russia is a sign of how relations with the west have deteriorated in recent years.
According to a document "About the Strategy of National Security of Russian Federation", signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin on New Year's Eve, United States of America has been named as one of the threats to Russia's national security.
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