Moscow chooses Trump. Russia on the US presidential elections.

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Series Details No.227 (09.11.16)
Publication Date 09/11/2016
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Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Donald Trump on his victory and expressed hope that the two countries’ bilateral relations could be brought out of the current crisis.

For Russia, the political situation in the United States is of crucial political importance, as in the perception of the Kremlin, the US is Russia’s strategic adversary. As a result, Moscow is attempting to force a new US administration to enter a strategic bargain with it.

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