- Trump is potentially the friendliest US President Russia is likely to find in a long time
- But with Michael Flynn gone, the Kremlin may wonder if it's really worth waiting for Trump
Nic Robertson is CNN's International Diplomatic Editor. The opinions expressed in this article are his.
(CNN)Of all the diplomatic clouds hanging over President Donald Trump's White House, the darkest and most malevolent is Russia. Yet since he came to office, the gaping hole in Trump's foreign policy pronouncements has been on exactly this subject.