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Russian President Vladimir Putin thinks he can manipulate us leader Donald trump, said the former US presidential Advisor for national security John Bolton in an interview with ABC News.

Bolton called Putin a "smart, tough," a politician who does not see a serious enemy in Donald trump.

In addition, former adviser to compare Putin, who "has devoted his life to understanding the strategic position of Russia in the world" and trump, who "do not like to read about these issues, or to learn about them," and noted the difficulty of the situation in the United States.

In October 2019, it became known that Bolton is going to write a book about her tenure as national security adviser. Trump has dismissed him a month before, explaining his decision to a strong divergence of views on national security.