US President-elect Donald Trump has posted a progression of tweets censuring the individuals who contradict great relations with Russia as "'dumb' individuals, or nitwits".
Mr Trump promised to work with Russia "to comprehend a portion of the numerous... squeezing issues and issues of the WORLD!"
His remarks came after an insight report said Russia's leader had attempted to help a Trump race triumph.
Mr Trump said Democrats were to be faulted for "gross carelessness" in permitting their servers to be hacked.
In a progression of tweets on Saturday, Mr Trump said that having a decent association with Russia was "no terrible thing" and that "lone "idiotic" individuals, or simpletons, would believe that it is awful!"
He included that Russia would regard the US increasingly when he was president