Russia is important for Turkish national interests and much closer to its borders than the U.S.
[F]locks of emotionally repressed Trump-bashers are waiting for the opportunity to disparage and ridicule the president.
While accusing Russia of meddling, the U.S. is silent about its ‘exploits’ around the world.
The situation today is much worse than in the past.
A point on which the two leaders do agree is that a weakened European Union serves both their interests.
The stakes are high and the bitterness of the past should not hinder U.S.-Russia relations. That should have been the message from Helsinki.