But people who order fake news like this, which are now being spread against the US President-elect, are fabricating and using them in the political struggle.
In an interview published on Monday, Nikolai Patrushev, secretary of Russia's Security Council, expressed the cautiously positive tone on the prospects for collaboration with Washington that have become customary in Russian Federation since Trump's election victory. "They don't have any moral boundaries".
Patrushev said he believed the Obama administration had deliberately tried to discredit Russian Federation because it was unwilling to accept that Washington's position of global leadership was slipping.
Trump has said Russian Federation can be an important ally against militant Islamist groups such as Islamic State.
Trump has not commented on the dossier's specific claims, but has called the dossier itself "fake news" and "a complete fraud".
Putin's government has flatly rejected the allegations.
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They also presented him with a No. 44 jersey, a No. 44 tile from the team's scoreboard and a lifetime pass to Wrigley Field for him and his family.
"Now that he's going to have an opportunity to do something for our national security as opposed to talking and tweeting, he's going to have tremendous responsibility to make sure that USA and national security interests are protected", Brennan said on Fox News, warning that the president-elect's impulsiveness could be unsafe. You know, I can imagine it with great difficulty that he ran into the hotel to meet with our girls with "reduced social responsibilities"-of course, even they are the best in the world here".
"Trump when he came to Moscow (in 2013)... was not any kind of political figure", Putin said. 'They have been showing videos on Trump's being a pro-Russian president for as long as a year.
In the same London Times interview, Trump said he would similarly treat Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chancellor of Germany - a US ally - Angela Merkel with similar trust at the beginning of his presidency.
Lavrov denied this on Tuesday, and said USA spies were using diplomatic cover for activity within Russian Federation, employing wigs, fake eyebrows and occasionally cross-dressing in their attempts to avoid detection.
Donald Trump proposes to end sanction on Russian Federation in return for a nuclear arms reduction deal with Moscow, The Times of London reports.
On NATO, Trump repeated his view that the military alliance was obsolete but said it was still very important for him. "And then they started saying Trump is right". "I think it's invalid, I think it's phony, but I don't want to be relying on Putin". "With that being said, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is very important to me". The Russians replied tit-for-tat; they expelled 35 USA diplomats and closed two US compounds operating near Moscow.