There's a clock tower in the middle of the giant central square of Slavutych. Every hour it plays the anthem of the city. The sound comes suddenly, piercing through the silence and emptiness of the surroundings.
President Trump doesn't want to be the Grinch who stole Christmas for American consumers. That's a major reason why the White House decided this week to push the implementation of new tariffs on a variety of Chinese goods to mid-December.