Putin says fake coronavirus news reports being sent to Russia to spread panic
He urged the government to ensure that citizens were correctly informed about the situation in Russia
04 March, 2020, 05:30 pm
Last modified: 04 March, 2020, 05:31 pm
FILE PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with members of the working group on proposals for amendments to the Russian constitution, in Moscow, Russia February 26, 2020. Sputnik/Alexei Druzhinin/Kremlin via REUTERS
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that fake news reports about coronavirus were being sent to Russia from abroad to spread panic.
He urged the government to ensure that citizens were correctly informed about the situation in Russia.
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