MOSCOW (AP) - A senior lawmaker called it "hysteria." The Foreign Ministry said it was "media vandalism." And the Kremlin lamented the "emotional atmosphere" currently in Washington about Attorney General Jeff Sessions' meetings with a Russian diplomat, saying it could thwart efforts to mend relations.
The uproar is widely seen in Moscow as part of efforts by President Donald Trump's political foes to block any possible attempts at a rapprochement with Russia.
President Vladimir Puti
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