Time Magazine cover shows White House overtaken by Russia
Time Magazine has created a striking new cover for its latest edition, showing the White House slowly being overtaken by Moscow's St Basil’s Cathedral.
Time Magazine has created a striking new cover for its latest edition, showing the White House being overtaken by Moscow's St Basil’s Cathedral.
The artwork dominates the cover, as the magazine opted not to include a headline for the first time in more than a decade.
In the picture, the famous cathedral's spires, which seemingly represent Russia's growing influence and presence in Washington, tower above the White House. The landmarks's red bricks also cover more than half of the DC building.
The magazine's cover story, Trump's Loyalty Test, looks into the growing reported links between Trump's White House and Russia.
Time Magazine's latest cover shows the White House being overtaken by the famous red bricks and colorful spires of Moscow's St Basil’s Cathedral
It was reported this week by the Washington Post the president shared highly classified information during an Oval Office meeting with Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov.
Reuters then reported Thursday Trump campaign allegedly shared at least 18 calls and emails with Russians in the final stages of the presidential race.
Michael Flynn and other advisers contacted people with Kremlin ties during the last seven months of the campaign, according to current and former US officials familiar with the exchanges.
Former FBI Director James Comey was also fired reportedly just days after he asked for resources to expand the investigation into potential Russian ties to Trump's White House.
Donald Trump is pictured speaking to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the Oval Office a the White House on May 10
Time Magazine has featured a series of covers about Donald Trump in recent months, including these two memorable ones
Trump was also named 'Person of the Year' (left) by the magazine, and his election win was covered in detail
The magazine predicted his potential win ahead of the election (left), and has covered its chaotic beginning (right)
The story could cause the president to sour on the prestigious magazine. Trump has featured on the cover of Time multiple times, and he has referred to it as 'a great honor'.
But in the months since Trump's election win, most of his appearances on the cover of the magazine have been critical of his performance - largely due to the avalanche of reported scandals besieging his presidency.
Trump has denied there was collusion between Russia and his campaign, and claimed in a tweet Thursday he has been subject to 'the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!'
Trump of the United States, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, and Russia's Ambassador to the United States Sergei Kislyak (4th L) during a meeting in the Oval Office at the White House
Two of the magazine's covers in recent months are seen: one immediately after his win (left), and one from after the inauguration (right)
Trump has long been a fan of the magazine, which featured him on the cover long before his political career