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Putin lauds Trump: ‘No disappointment at all’
The Russian president has praised his US counterpart’s communication skills and willingness to compromise. He then joked about trying to recruit Melania Trump as a Russian spy
.” Read the article here: http://www.dw.com/en/putin-lauds-trump-no-disappointment-at-all/a-42877485

Mood Music: Piaf’s “Non, Je Ne Regrette Rienhttp://youtu.be/BE7KJ3Wvivg

Putin Praises Trump, Assails Sanctions, Vows To Defend ‘Great Power’ Russia” March 07, 2018 19:27 GMT RFE/RL, https://www.rferl.org/a/putin-social-media-interview-praises-trump-assails-sanctions/29085457.html

Is this about power and domination?
The socialist fraternal kiss or socialist fraternal embrace is a special form of greeting between the statesmen of Communist countries. This act demonstrates the special connection that exists between Socialist states…. In rare cases, when the two leaders considered themselves exceptionally close, the kisses were given on the mouth rather than on the cheeks.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socialist_fraternal_kiss https://origins.osu.edu/article/64/images

Putin Praises Trump, Says US Political System Eating Itself March 07, 2018 6:17 PM, https://www.voanews.com/a/putin-praises-trump-says-american-political-system-is-eating-itself/4284993.html

Report: Evidence Of Trump Efforts To Set Up Back Channel With Kremlin” March 08, 2018 05:11 GMT, https://www.rferl.org/a/mueller-reported-probing-trump-efforts-set-up-back-channel-communication-kremlin-seychelles-meeting-prince-dmitriev/29086165.html

U.S. special counsel probes Seychelles meeting with Russian: Washington Post
Posted: Wed, 07 Mar 2018 21:56:05 -0500

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. special counsel investigating possible Russian meddling in the 2016 election has gathered evidence that a secret meeting in the Seychelles in January 2017 was an attempt to set up a back-channel between the incoming Trump administration and the Kremlin, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday.
http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/vNnEJv4aIvQ/u-s-special-counsel-probes-seychelles-meeting-with-russian-washington-post-idUSKCN1GK0A0

Top Photo Credits:
CC-BY-SA-4.0: “Original “Make everything great again” graffiti with the creators Mindaugas Bonanu and Dominykas Čečkauskas, Date 4 May 2016 Author CategoryV” https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/ via https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Make_Everything_Great_Again