Washington( CNN) Donald Trump's Russia reset already needs a reset.

The President's oft-expressed hopes of repairing relations with Moscow, for which he took immense heat during and after his presidential campaign, are unravelling.

Antipathy has erupted between the two sides over US missile attacks last week on a Syrian air base after the West accused President Bashar al-Assad of using chemical weapons. Moscow has intervened immediately on the other side of the bitter civil war to help its close ally.

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