Russia Denies Relations Between Putin And Trump Have Chilled

Tyler Durden's picture

Denying speculation that Putin had "chilled" on his relationship with Donald Trump following a Bloomberg report that Putin had ordered Russian media to "cut way back" on positive Trump coverage, the Kremlin said on Friday it was not disappointed by how U.S.-Russia ties were developing under U.S. President Donald Trump and that it would only be possible to assess the outlook for relations once the leaders of both countries had met.

"We haven't been wearing rose-tinted glasses, we never harbored illusions, so there is nothing to be disappointed in," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on a conference call.

Peskov was responding to a question about whether the Kremlin felt let down by the lack of progress in improving ties with the United States since the inauguration of Trump, who pledged in his campaign to try to rebuild ties with Russia.

"There has not yet been substantive contact between the two heads of state. It's not known when this will happen. And probably only after they talk will it be clear where significant differences remain and where it is possible to discover areas for cooperation," said Peskov.

Yesterday Bloomberg reported that the Kremlin has ordered Russian state media to cut "way back" on their fawning coverage of President Donald Trump, in what three sources told BBG is a "reflection of growing concern among senior Russian officials that the new U.S. administration will be less friendly than first thought." Bloomberg suggested that relations between Trump and Putin in recent weeks following criticism of Russia by numerous White House officials, including Trump, for its "annexation" of Crimea and the subsequent violence in Ukraine. Trump on Wednesday accused Putin of seizing Crimea from Ukraine in a series of Twitter posts that were delivered amid a flurry of allegations that his team has ties to Russia.

"Crimea was TAKEN by Russia during the Obama Administration. Was Obama too soft on Russia?" the U.S. president tweeted.

Bloomberg observed that "Russian officials, who had readily commented to local media on earlier news from Washington, suddenly became less talkative after the Crimea comment."

For now Putin appears content to wait and see what Trump's actions will be, instead of reading too closely into his purposefully bombastic statements.

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Takeaction2's picture

Well...if that FUCK McCain were in charge we all would be nuclear ash by now.  Hey McCain  FUCK YOU.  The LEFT...since they lost "BIG TIME" continues to say one thing...




They have to blame someone or something other then themselves.

In my opinion...Russia has nothing to do with SHIT....

Remember the qoute 

“If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.”
Adolf Hitler 


These anti-war liberals seem to want a really big distraction...WW3

FreezeThese's picture

We could care less what you say Flynn, I mean Russia ... you colluded with the Trump campaign and every intelligence agency was listening 

Takeaction2's picture

Hey...Is this the son of MDB???  You don't do it right.



Just call McCain...he will talk about anything.

and this..

BLACK TRUMP SUPPORTER goes crazy on Sanctuary Cities...Must see.

AllTimeWhys's picture

As if i believed anything i hear from 90% of the mainstream press to begin with. The moment they started running these "russia and trump suddenly don't like each other' stories i called bullshit in seconds. WELL FUCKERS?! IS IT TRUMP HAS TIES TO RUSSIA OR TRUMP HATES RUSSIA?! PICK ONE YOU FUCKS< ITS BAD ENOUGH YOUR FAKE ALREADY YOURE NOT HELPING YOURSELVES *gasp* *pant*

froze25's picture

Maybe if some creative people start making games for smart phones where you get to do battle with your favorite MSM talking head we can turn up the heat on them. You know like your in a first person shooter game and get to use a flame thrower on a fictional representation of someone on CNN or MSN or Fox or some shit. Just an idea.

TheLastTrump's picture

Liar. After all this time there's no proof of collusion...or the media would be parroting it to the HEAVENS lol.


CTR/ Media Matters/ Share whatever/ pro Russia trolls fuck off

TheLastTrump's picture

"Remember the qoute " besides being spelled wrong isn't that quote better attributed to Goebbels?

Akzed's picture

I think it's from Mein Kampf, and he is actually attributing the tactic to organized Jewry, not advocating it for his followers. I could be wrong, but that's what I recall every time I see it quoted.

Whopper Goldberg's picture

The snowflakes who used to be anti war are foaming at the mouth for WW3 with Russia/  

BigFatUglyBubble's picture

Crimea was TAKEN by Russia during the Obama Administration. Was Obama too soft on Russia? -DJT @realDonaldTrump — President Trump (@POTUS) January 27, 2017

That is probably is not helping either.  Especially since it is not at all true.

asteroids's picture

No, it was Obozo and Hillaries fault. They meddled in Russian turf. Putin was not impressed and took care of business.

Ghordius's picture

not true?

look, there is a huge difference between "Russia has to give Crimea back" and "Russia took Crimea"

the first is madness, the second... go to RT and read there how Mr. Putin admitted that those "green men" were Russian soldiers without insigna

try: "the kindly Mother Russia picked up it's lost daughter, and never mind it was against treaties and international agreements". now, that would be true, and poetic, to boot

again: asking Russia to give Crimea back would be stupid, dangerous, a madness

but saying that Russia took Crimea is just stating a fact, Mr. Trump just stated a view... that is supported by RT's own articles, in Mr. Putin's own words

Whopper Goldberg's picture

Yes, Russia took it after the people voted to join Russia.

The Donbass and Lugansk voted to become independent.

BigFatUglyBubble's picture

"President Trump has made it very clear that he expects the Russian government to de-escalate violence in the Ukraine and return Crimea," Spicer said at a daily news briefing.


TheLastTrump's picture

You have no idea how people voted with Russians in charge of the vote lol. Brainless thoughtless tool.


I personally have no problem with Russia taking the Crimea, their naval base is there. I do have a problem with all the FUCKING LIES about it coming from both Russia & the Obama admin.

Akzed's picture

Well over half the population of Crimea is Russian, so we can go out on a limb and speculate that corrupt vote counting was probably not needed.

Ghordius's picture

this is too not true
first Crimea was taken by soldiers without insignia and flags
then a referendum was done and...
later we got Russian confirmation who's soldiers they were: Russian

occupation, referendum, annexation act, confirmation
that was the order of the events for Crimea

oncemore's picture

Moron,Jew chruscov has unconstitutionally chopped off Krim from Russia and attached to entity called Okraina.. U know it and repeat endlessly your propaganda.

TheLastTrump's picture

Fucking lying ass. That tweet is 100% correct. Dumbasses. Deliberate malfeasance on your part skippy. Obama got run over by Putin & that's why America must go to war with Russia. Get it?


Crimea was TAKEN by Russia during the Obama Administration. Was Obama too soft on Russia? -DJT @realDonaldTrump — President Trump (@POTUS) January 27, 2017

rejected's picture

For conversations sake:

So the US should declare war on Russia, send sons and daughters to their death, risk nuclear annihilation to teach Russia a lesson and show them who's their daddy over an area that was in their Federation a hundred years before the US ever existed?

China too? The US should risk all the above over some rock islands that rightly should have been turned over to them after Japan lost WWII?

And most importantly you leave out that itsy, bitsy, teeny, weeny fact that the fine upstanding USA ADMITTEDLY funded and armed a group of Nazi's to overthrow the Ukrainian government.  Anyone here honestly think Russia should have just handed over the keys to their Navy base there and go home!  And worse,,, the US is still arming Ukraine to the hilt to take back the two area's that want nothing to do with our Nazi's,,, but that's okay,,, what's bad is Russia helping the poor bastards. This is some really hypocritical shit.

A. Boaty's picture

Those who stands up in public against war get a target on on their backs, irrespective of the party in power. If you think anti-war protest looks easy, then go ahead and try it. I'll cry me a river when your life gets fucked up big time.

TheLastTrump's picture

Bull fucking shit. It depends upon whose war it is and who is in office. Democrat war good, Republican war BAD. The media will tell you which it is and whether to hiss or cheer. Mmmmk? Take notes so you don't forget again.


It's easy to spot the cocksuckers that steep their brains in lying media bullshit or worse, the ones being paid to disseminate their lies on these message boards.

A. Boaty's picture

Tell me about the last anti-war protest you organised. Crickets...

When did MSM ever cheer an anti-war protest? You can't find one example.

Akzed's picture

“Of course the people don’t want war. But after all, it’s the leaders of the country who determine the policy, and it’s always a simple matter to drag the people along whether it’s a democracy, a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship. Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism, and exposing the country to greater danger.” —Herman Goering

HardAssets's picture

Well special snowflake, they really don't give a damned if you 'protest march' or not.

But, were you out there no matter what branch of the Demo-republicraps were in the prez office ?

You are likely either very young & naive or an old Boomer reliving your lost youth in a tie dye shirt.

HardAssets's picture

The snoflakes parents used to be anti-war. That changed when obummer was in office. And now that the military is voluntary and they & their kids don't have to go to war, they're all for it.

Such 'good' and brave people !

A. Boaty's picture

We can expect you to organize an anti-war protest soon, right?

TheLastTrump's picture

Your first mistake was responding to whoopie cushion as if he should be treated seriously, like an adult. You didn't make any other mistakes.

HardAssets's picture

A. Boaty - - Ah . . . A 16wk wonder.

Youre obvious.

Whopper Goldberg's picture

Putin needs to just stop all communications with the USA until the troops on the border are pulled back.

HardAssets's picture

Two thermonuclear powers not talking to each other is a Very Bad idea.

Thought Processor's picture



Yeah but relations between Russia and McCain are warming up.


You can't make this shit up.   You just...........   can't.

Buster Cherry's picture

Why do these guys waste one minute of their time responding to the most obviously manufactured allegations of collusion?


I for one am damn glad our President is thinking practically when it comes to Russia, and that Putin did not allow the former primate to provoke him.

HardAssets's picture

Why ? The general public is dumbed down, have no critical thinking skills, and many of them trust 'the news'. Some of these pukes (including 'celebs') are actually crossing the line into inciting violence. The administration has been handed a near impossible pile of problems. They need to make some progress in concrete areas that matter to people, before this opportunity for beginning to change America's course disappears.

Frankly, half the population doesn't deserve these Herculean efforts.

juicy_bananas's picture

The msm has essentially turned into a high school gossip girl.

Hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Trump, guess who likes you?  Putin.  Do you like-like him back?


Msm is fake news.



4 wheel drift's picture

deep state are a bunch of traitors to the American people...

just running interference and the CIA goons playing treason under obozo's guidance

is despicable....  this is civil war  and we need to get these arseholes where they

belong, jail & executed

nevertheless's picture

Is this why Trump continues Obama's build up of NATO forces around Russia? 

HardAssets's picture

How many weeks has Trump been in office ?

Fast Food Nation wants everything right Now.

It doesn't work that way.

Look at the flak he gets for even wanting to talk to Putin.

LawsofPhysics's picture

The global oligarchs are fighting, there will indeed be a lot of collateral damage.  Hedge accordingly.

A. Boaty's picture

When elephants fight, the grass suffers.

Cardinal Fang's picture

"An elephant can hit himself on the ass with a banjo but he'll never be Eric Clapton..."

nevertheless's picture

In this fight, which are the two sides? 


On one side you have Wall Street, Israel, CIA, Pentagon, Washington Establishment, Trump (even though many fools fall for his acting, but his actions betray his true loyalties), who is on the other side, maybe the American people.  


People need to stop listening to what these liars say, and just look at what they do. Trump may say the right things, but so far all I see is more Obama/Clinton/Bush Zionism. 




chunga's picture

Just spit-balling here, maybe the Russians don't put much stock in USSA's ((( fake newz ))) either.

East Indian's picture

It will be a tragedy if Trump follows the same anti - Russia policies as his predecessor. 


I suspect Israel is trying to position USA in between Russia and itself...

BigFatUglyBubble's picture

"I suspect Israel is trying to position USA in between Russia and itself..."

They will succeed, too.  Take a look at Trump's cabinet, family, and financiers.

nevertheless's picture

THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Trump is a jackass tool, his constant antics in the white house would be funny if not that they were fooling so many. Trump is an agent provocateur, working to incite the "left". Certainly he is right the media lies, and that is why he can get away with it, half truths are worse than whole ones. 

WE now see Trump supporters tying themselves in knots trying to justify Trumps unjustifiable actions. Pushing for war with Iran (Iran is our greatest threat BULL SHIT, WHY LIAR?! Israel is Iran's greatest threat...Here we go again, it was once Iraq that was such a threat), his moves to free up Wall Street to be even more destructive, and his closeness with Israel, makes me sick. Name one politician who questions Israel, and I will show you a politicians who will quickly come up on corruption charges, and will be lucky if he/she only loses their seat. I am coming to believe 9/11 was the completion of a coup, the Zionist powers I believe now totally control our nation. 

The push here is to divide, right vs left, that is all you get from the media, "alt media too". It seems much of the "alt-media" is not that alternative after all. 

And we all know who uses the divide and conquer technique of control, they have been doing for centuries. The Zionists. 

TheLastTrump's picture

You've outed yourself as a boilerplate CTR troll. Fuck your fake sympathy and fuck you.


I stand with Trump.