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Exclusive: Kremlin tells companies to deliver good news

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By Katya GolubkovaMOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin wants good news. The Russian leadership has told major companies to supply it with news stories that put its stewardship of the country in a positive light, according to documents seen by Reuters. A seven-page document spelled out the kind of articles required, with a focus on new jobs, scientific achievements and new infrastructure, especially those involving state support. It also detailed how the stories should be presented, and gave a weekly deadline for submissions. The instructions were sent last month by the energy ministry to 45 ...

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First Published: Tue, November 14 2017. 12:46 IST