People noticed that Melania Trump seems to look 'horrified' in video after shaking hands with Putin

  • Some on social media thought First Lady Melania Trump looked "horrified" after shaking hands with Russian president Vladimir Putin at the July 16 summit in Finland. 
  • President Donald Trump, Melania, and Putin posed for a photo before the two presidents' one-on-one meeting and joint press conference.
  • Watch the full moment below.

At the summit between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, social media users remarked that first lady Melania Trump looked "horrified" and "shocked" after shaking hands with Putin.

Video of the interaction shows Melania initially smiling at Putin, but then striking a face some perceived to be expressing bewilderment and discomfort as she and the two presidents posed for a photo.

One user said Melania "was the only one in the room who understands how dangerous this man actually is," referring to Putin. Melania, who is from Slovenia, and Putin both hail from eastern Europe.

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US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump disembark from Air Force One upon arrival at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport in Helsinki, on July 15, 2018 on the eve of a summit in Helsinki between the US President and his Russian counterpart. (Photo by Heikki Saukkomaa / Lehtikuva / AFP) / Finland OUT (Photo credit should read HEIKKI SAUKKOMAA/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump (L) and US First Lady Melania Trump walk towards the presidential car upon arrival at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport in Helsinki, on July 15, 2018 on the eve of a summit in Helsinki between the US President and his Russian counterpart. (Photo by Jonathan NACKSTRAND / AFP) (Photo credit should read JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump disembark from Air Force One upon arrival at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport in Helsinki, on July 15, 2018 on the eve of a summit in Helsinki between the US President and his Russian counterpart. (Photo by Heikki Saukkomaa / Lehtikuva / AFP) / Finland OUT (Photo credit should read HEIKKI SAUKKOMAA/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump (L) and US First Lady Melania Trump walk towards the presidential car upon arrival at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport in Helsinki, on July 15, 2018 on the eve of a summit in Helsinki between the US President and his Russian counterpart. (Photo by Jonathan NACKSTRAND / AFP) (Photo credit should read JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump (R) and First Lady Melania Trump disembark from Air Force One upon arrival at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport in Helsinki, on July 15, 2018 on the eve of a summit in Helsinki between the US President and his Russian counterpart. (Photo by Jonathan NACKSTRAND / AFP) (Photo credit should read JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump (L) and First Lady Melania Trump walk towards the Presidential cars after disembarking from Air Force One upon arrival at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport in Helsinki, on July 15, 2018 on the eve of a summit in Helsinki between the US President and his Russian counterpart. (Photo by Jonathan NACKSTRAND / AFP) (Photo credit should read JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)
HELSINKI, FINLAND - JULY 15: U.S. first lady Melania Trump arrives at Helsinki International Airport on July 15, 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. President Trump arrived in Helsinki for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Trump said in a recent statement that he has ' low expectations' for the meeting, however he is under increasing pressure to confront the Russian President directly about special counsel Robert Mueller's indictment of twelve Russians said to have conspired to sway the decision of the 2016 US election. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
HELSINKI, FINLAND - JULY 15: U.S. first lady Melania Trump arrives at Helsinki International Airport on July 15, 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. President Trump arrived in Helsinki for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Trump said in a recent statement that he has ' low expectations' for the meeting, however he is under increasing pressure to confront the Russian President directly about special counsel Robert Mueller's indictment of twelve Russians said to have conspired to sway the decision of the 2016 US election. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump (L) and US First Lady Melania Trump walk towards the presidential car upon arrival at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport in Helsinki, on July 15, 2018 on the eve of a summit in Helsinki between the US President and his Russian counterpart. (Photo by Jonathan NACKSTRAND / AFP) (Photo credit should read JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump (R) and First Lady Melania Trump disembark from Air Force One upon arrival at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport in Helsinki, on July 15, 2018 on the eve of a summit in Helsinki between the US President and his Russian counterpart. (Photo by Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP) (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
HELSINKI, FINLAND - JULY 15: U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady, Melania Trump arrive aboard Air Force One at Helsinki International Airport on July 15, 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. President Trump arrived in Helsinki for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Trump said in a recent statement that he has ' low expectations' for the meeting, however he is under increasing pressure to confront the Russian President directly about special counsel Robert Mueller's indictment of twelve Russians said to have conspired to sway the decision of the 2016 US election. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
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Others on social media, however, thought the reactions to the viral video of the interaction were overblown, saying that Melania was simply trying to put on a serious face for the photo. 

The photo was taken before Trump and Putin's nearly two-hour one-on-one meeting, which was followed by a press conference.

Watch the video here:

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