Former US President Donald Trump said that the smear campaign, which lasted most of his reign, did not allow him to establish cooperation with Russia and achieve "very good" results for both countries.
"But you couldn't do that, because they would say about you: "Oh, he loves Russia." These people are sick," Trump said.
In an interview with Fox News, he recalled the accusations by domestic political opponents of collusion with Russia, which allegedly took place during the 2016 election campaign, refuted after 2.5 years of investigation.
For the first 2.5 years of his...