Is this what we want for a President?

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The Kremlin on Thursday responded to a campaign ad from Republican presidential candidate Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpHow to stand out in the crowd: Kirsten Gillibrand needs to find her niche Countdown clock is on for Mueller conclusions Omar: White supremacist attacks are rising because Trump publicly says 'Islam hates us' MORE that used footage of Russian President Vladimir Putin to criticize Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHow to stand out in the crowd: Kirsten Gillibrand needs to find her niche Ex-Clinton aide: Dems should make 2020 'about integrity' Trump mounts Rust Belt defense MORE

Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on a conference call that "we are very negative about it," according to Bloomberg.
 
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“It’s not a secret for us that demonization of Russia is, sadly, a mandatory feature of the American election campaign," he added.
 
The 15-second video posted to Trump's Instagram account includes Putin showing off his martial arts skills, portraying him as one of the United States's "toughest opponents."
 
It then shows a clip of Clinton, the Democratic presidential front-runner, barking like a dog before cutting to video of Putin laughing, with text stating, "We don't need to be a punchline!"
 
The video of Putin laughing was taken from an interview several years ago, while the clip of Clinton imitating a barking dog was from last month when she was mocking Republicans. 
 
A pro-Clinton super-PAC fired back at Trump with their own ad on Thursday.
 
Putin called Trump a "bright and talented person" during his news conference in December. Trump, who has repeatedly said he'd get along with Putin, said it was a "great honor" to receive the compliment.