The Kremlin responded dismissively. Putin's spokesman Dmitri Peskov said the idea that Russian leaders had met and agreed to support Trump in at the meeting in early 2016 was "a great pulp fiction" when contacted by the
Guardian on Thursday morning.
The report - "No 32-04 \ vd" - is classified as secret. It says Trump is the
"most promising candidate" from the Kremlin's point of view. The word in
Russian is perspektivny.
There is a brief psychological assessment of Trump, who is described as an
"impulsive, mentally unstable and unbalanced individual who suffers from an inferiority complex".
There is also apparent confirmation that the Kremlin possesses kompromat, or potentially compromising material, on the future president, collected - the document says - from Trump's earlier "non-official visits to Russian
The paper refers to "certain events" that happened during Trump's trips to
Moscow. Security council members are invited to find details in appendix five, at paragraph five, the document states. It is unclear what the appendix contains.
"It is acutely necessary to use all possible force to facilitate his [Trump's] election to the post of US president." the paper says.