Moscow and Seoul are becoming more involved in different areas of cooperation - in the political, economic spheres and on the international scene," Russian President Vladimir Putin announced this at the beginning of the meeting with President of South Korea Kim Dae-jung in Shanghai Friday. The meeting was held in the Hotel Inter-Continental, the residence of the South Korean President. Vladimir Putin said he "was glad to discuss a wide range of problems with the President of the Republic of Korea, particularly the inter-Korean settlement issues." He recalled the recent visit of the North-Korean leader Kim Jong-il. "I believe this visit was a success," Putin said. He pointed out "the permanent contacts" between the presidents of Russia and South Korea.
What is troubling is that Western analysts do not understand why Trump came to power, and why Putin can still retains it