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Donald Trump has dismissed claims that Russian agents gathered compromising and embarrassing information on him as "utter nonsense".

His defensive statements come in the wake of a document released by Buzzfeed News which alleges deep ties between the President-elect and Russia.

Earlier today, Trump released a series of tweets where he called the allegations a "political witch hunt" before linking to the Polizette website, which is run by conservative broadcaster Laura Ingraham, and carries a story dismissing the claims as unverified.

However, that was not Trump's only reaction to the news as the President-elect let loose a series of explosive tweets this afternoon.

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Earlier today, Dmitry Peskov, President Vladimir Putin's spokesman, labelled the allegations of Russia's deep relationship with Trump as "pulp fiction" and said they were a "clear attempt to damage relations".

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