The Kremlin released this statement on Donald Trump’s victory:
“Russian president V. Putin has send a message to D.Trump with congratulations over his victory in US elections.
“In his message, V. Putin expressed a hope for a mutual cooperation in getting US-Russian relations out of the critical condition and in solving vital questions of the international agenda and looking for effective response to global security challenges.
“Russian president also expressed belief in the fact that building a constructive dialogue between Moscow and Washington, based on principles of equality, mutual respect and real consideration of each other’s stands is in favor of the interests of our countries and the international community.
“V. Putin wished D.Trump success in such a responsible job as a head of state.”