putin's message according to the Russian understanding of relations between countries in importance, although the end of the year not brought the hoped-for warming in this area.
– the Russian and the Us relations will remain an increasingly important role in the strategic stability and international security, Putin said in his message on Trump.
the Message will say, moreover, that Russia is ready to dialogue very large number of issues and topics.
in December 2017, Putin had hoped the countries of the normalization of relations. This did not materialize, while in the united states to continue the investigation of Russian meddling in the country's presidential election in 2016.
in Addition, the united states announced in October its withdrawal from the medium-range missile banning treaty with Russia. Trump accused russia of the breach of contract. Russia has denied it. Putin announced, however, that if the united states withdrew from the treaty, Russia began to develop new missiles.
Putin sent new year's greeting and his message also to other world leaders, including British prime minister Theresa May , and German chancellor Angela Merkel .