Kremlin says French media report on Fillon's Putin introduction is 'fake news'

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Posted: Mar 22, 2017 6:30 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A French media report alleging that presidential candidate Francois Fillon was paid to arrange introductions to Russian President Vladimir Putin is "fake news," Russia's Kremlin said on Wednesday.

"It is what in English we call 'fake news,'" Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, when asked to comment on the report.

(Reporting by Alessandra Prentice; Editing by Christian Lowe)