Putin tightens his grip on Russian media (9)

Scotsman.com News 2013.12.10 02:05
Vladimir Putin issued a decree ordering the shakeup. Picture: Reuters by TIMOTHY HERITAGE IN MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin has appointed a controversial news anchor to head a restructured state news agency, signalling the Kremlin's intention to tighten control over the media and use it increasingly to air ultra- conservative views. Dmitry Kiselyov, who spent much of his weekly news programme on state TV
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