Ketchum and Russia have decided to part ways, PRWeek reported first on Wednesday. Their relationship dated back to 2006, when the Omnicom Group firm was hired to support the Russian Federation’s presidential press office as it prepared to host the G8 Summit in St. Petersburg.
Over the years, the firm worked on a range of corporate and financial communications issues for the Russian government and oil giant Gazprom, including placing a controversial op-ed in The New York Times for President Vladimir Putin in 2013.
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