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The head of the government of Russia Michael Mishustin has included activities in the field of media and production of printed products in the list of the most affected by the coronavirus industries. This was reported on the website of the Cabinet of the country.
Measures of state support will be able to take advantage of publishers of books, Newspapers, magazines and periodicals. Also the list includes TV channels and radio stations, Internet editions and news agencies. The Prime Minister noted that currently the role of the media is particularly important, since citizens need to receive timely and reliable information about what is happening.
The government stressed that mediocracy was in a difficult situation due to declining revenues from advertising. Cabinet also noted the drop in revenue from the sale of books and printed products. The press service added that particularly affects small companies and organizations in the regions.
Previously such a request to Mishustin asked the Minister Maksut Shadaev. The Minister noted that the media industry is financed mainly by advertising revenue, and they, in spite of the active and in-demand work of employees of mass-media, decrease.
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