According to the report, the document instructs police not to release any information about the results of investigations, police raids or other operations before July 25.
Vladimir Vorontsov, who represents the inter-regional police trade union, told Reuters the order was genuine and had been issued by the ministry.
A senior regional police official said the same. "There is a request from the ministry not to provide the media with negative information and to instead talk about solved (crimes), detentions, and so on," the official said.
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