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    The Sputnik international news agency has signed a cooperation agreement with Kyodo News, Japan's largest news agency.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The international news agency Sputnik has signed a cooperation agreement with Kyodo News, the largest Japanese news agency.

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    The two news agencies plan to run joint projects aimed at developing the media scene in Russia and Japan. The cooperation deal also envisages information exchanges on a broad range of topics and joint events.

    Kyodo News was founded in November 1945. The overwhelming majority of Japanese and a number of foreign media outlets are among the agency’s subscribers. In addition to text news, the agency also produces photos, infographics, and audio and video content. Kyodo News provides news in Japanese, English and Chinese.

    Sputnik is a news agency and radio network with multimedia news hubs in dozens of countries. Sputnik broadcasts through its websites, analog and digital radio, mobile apps and social media. Sputnik newswires in English, Arabic, Spanish and Chinese are available by subscription around the clock.


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