Answering the journalists ‘ question about whether it was possible to prevent “information stuffing” against Vladimir Putin, about which the President’s press Secretary was reported earlier this week, Dmitry Peskov said that the Kremlin “closely monitoring the situation information”. We are talking about the preparation for publication of the International consortium of investigative journalism, who directed the administration of the President their questions. According to Peskov, the purpose of this “surge” is “an attempt to destabilize the situation in the country,” the correspondent reports .
“We very carefully monitor the situation information. We believe that such information exercises will continue, as we are not talking about a purely journalistic work”, — said Sands.
According to the President’s press Secretary, in this case we are talking about campaign-related “attempts to destabilize the situation in the country, to discredit the country’s leadership, especially the President,” and thus “to influence the situation in the country, and in the course of the electoral process”.
Answering the question, what exactly from publications addressed to the Kremlin, Peskov said, that it will “flesh out”. “We have said all I wanted to say”, he concluded.
Earlier this week, Peskov told that Vladimir Putin is preparing the “information stuffing”, seeking sensationalism. Press Secretary of the President has specified that on forthcoming publications Peskov has become well known because of the requests that the Kremlin has sent members of the media. According to him, one such request came from the International consortium of journalistic investigations (ICIJ). It is an international non-profit organization comprised of journalists, investigative. According to him, journalists from ICIJ interested in information about the President personally, his “family, childhood friends, business (Kovalchuk, Rotenberg), about offshore companies, business with Putin, and in eyes did not see”.
The second request, as he told Sands that came from a “very well known international news Agency”, the name which the President’s press Secretary didn’t call. It’s the media, according to Peskov, among other things, asked the questions about well-known cellist Sergey Roldugin, the godfather Putin’s daughter and friend of his youth. wrote that associates of Russian President and musician.