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Ryabkov spoke about the fight against fakes about Russia

Moscow will respond to any attempt of interference in internal Affairs, said on Friday Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.

He noted that the "enemies" of Russia, including many influential Western media will try to use any disinformation against Moscow, including on the subject of coronavirus.

"For these people, no matter what we do, still it would be the only reason for criticism and misinformation... It is a hopeless people, they spetsializiruyutsya not on the dissemination of information, and information wars. We will bring them to clean water," said Ryabkov in an interview to the Duma.TV.

Ryabkov said that the Russian side keeps records of fake publications on Russia, and issues of interference in the internal Affairs will be addressed including the interaction of the MFA with the profile Committee of the state Duma.

"We do not just take note of this and will make appropriate conclusions, including practical properties," said a senior Russian diplomat.