What Putin is doing with his visits and activities is to remind the protagonists of isolationism of a simple fact: No one can isolate Russia.
Even within his own circle of officials, his sellout was almost a sign of self-destruction.
Trump is the first U.S. president who seriously means to harm Europe (and Germany). Europeans cannot let this happen any longer.
[I]n a situation where the U.S. needs growth at any price, it needs Europe as a market and not as a competitor.