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Almost all foreign media were denied accreditation to cover Putin’s address, says Kremlin

It is noted that almost all foreign media that are present in Russia requested accreditation

MOSCOW, February 22. /TASS/. Virtually all foreign media outlets present in Russia were denied accreditation to cover Russian President Vladimir Putin’s State of the Nation Address to the Federal Assembly, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday.

"Indeed, almost all foreign media outlets that are present here in Russia requested accreditation but we refused to accredit them," he told reporters, when asked if media workers from unfriendly countries had been accredited for the event.