- Many Russians had hoped that the election of Donald Trump would herald better US-Moscow relations
- But the reaction to US President's change of tone on NATO suggests that optimism is waning
- Peskov: "We've never ... cherished excessive illusions. So we have nothing to be disappointed about."
Moscow (CNN)When President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin shared a phone call the weekend after Trump's inauguration, Russian news media delighted in covering every detail in near wall-to-wall coverage.