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Putin says US gripped by fabricated spymania, praises Trump

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday the United States was in the grip of a fabricated spy mania whipped up by President Donald Trump’s opponents but he thought battered U.S.-Russia relations would recover one day. Putin, who had hoped Trump’s stated desire for better ties with Russia would become reality only to see it frustrated by allegations of Russian political meddling, also praised the U.S. president for what he said were his uncontested achievements. "I‘m not the one to evaluate the (U.S.)…