: SkyNews: Kremlin says Trump's video 'demonises' Russia

14:11 Mar. 17, 2016

SkyNews: Kremlin says Trump's video 'demonises' Russia

Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump holds a plane-side rally in a hanger at Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport in Vienna, Ohio, Monday, March 14, 2016. (AP Images)

A Donald Trump campaign video shows Russia as a US opponent, with a clip of Putin laughing - but the Kremlin is not amused

An election video from Republican front runner Donald Trump has hit a sour note in Russia, with the Kremlin saying it "demonises" the country.

The video, which is posted on Mr Trump's Instagram feed, tries to cast doubt over the ability of his Democratic Party rival Hillary Clinton to deal with US opponents, including Russia.

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It shows Russian leader Vladimir Putin throwing an opponent to the floor in a judo match and a clip of him laughing, which is shown after one of Mrs Clinton barking like a dog.

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Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said he had seen the clip but he was not sure if Mr Putin had seen it, adding: "(But) our attitude is negative".

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