Communications with Russia Today and Sputnik in 2017: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/02627
Date received: 2 November 2017
Date responded: 30 November 2017

Information requested

Copies of all communications from Russia Today and Sputnik to the SG Comms team as well as responses in 2017.


We do not hold a record of all communications between Scottish Government Comms and media outlets.

While we do not have a comprehensive historical record, I enclose a copy of those email exchanges which do exist and do fall within the scope of your request.

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FOI-17-02627 - related documents - correspondence.pdf


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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

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