#Russia defence minister says "[Russian] media is yet another part of the military" http://t.co/8LDbG9ds0sRussian media is "yet another part of the military", says Russian defense minister, Shoigu.
— Alexander Valchyshen (@AlexValchyshen) March 30, 2015
Shoigu made the extraordinary comments on March 27th at an awards ceremony at the National Center for Defense Management, where Russia's media were presented with Diploma's and prizes from Russia's Ministry of Defense (MoD)
"Then came the day when we all recognized that word, camera, photography, Internet and general information are another type of weapon, another view of the Armed Forces. This weapon can be applied in a good and a bad way. This weapon, which at different times in different ways to participate in events in our country, as in defeat and in victory", Shoigu said at the awards ceremony.
Russian media is part of #Russia's military & is a weapon, Shoigu announces at RU media awards http://t.co/UA7eF2NYjf pic.twitter.com/6P7wzToHaw
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