Crikey can reveal restricted correspondence from the office of soon-to-be-former High Commissioner Alexander Downer to DFAT regarding the discovery of Donald Trump's Russian connection, as obtained by satirist and anonymous source Ben Pobjie.

April 28, 2016

Have been hanging around a lot of cafes. Offering cigarettes to a lot of mysterious-looking ladies. None of them tell me anything interesting, though. This High Commissioner stuff is not all it’s cracked up to be.