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SPEECHES, INTERVIEWS, ARTICLES

25.07.2014

Press Secretary of the Russian Embassy on the article in «Daily Mirror»

Mr. Lloyd Embley
Editor
«Daily Mirror»

 

Dear Sir,


The Embassy has noticed the article «Vladimir Putin's daughter flees £2million Dutch penthouse flat as fury grows over jet tragedy» published in your newspaper yesterday. It is repugnant in its cave-age hostility towards Russia and beyond the pale. Unfortunately, publications on Russia in «Daily Mirror» recently are abound with misrepresentation of anything Russian and our policies. Even putting a photo with President Putin and a young woman they call «President’s daughter», the authors did not make sure who was captured in it, although it is well known that this picture was taken during the meeting of Vladimir Putin with young people within the framework of the election campaign, and one of the participants of this meeting was captured on the photo.
We expect more professional approach to publications about our country. As you know, the media plays important role in shaping public opinion and it is obvious that truthful information about Russia will contribute to the positive development of our overall bilateral relationship.

 


Press Secretary of the Russian Embassy

 

London, 25 July 2014

 




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