Researches about Ukraine

Russian Propaganda in Ukraine: Fighting Phantoms

Atlantic Council

For Ukrainians, the war in eastern Ukraine has become an everyday reality. Only two years ago, though, no one in the country believed war was possible—and certainly no one expected that propaganda would be one of its main weapons.Since Ukraine’s independence in 1991, little attention was paid to building a system that would ensure the security of information: that is, that would actively counter false propaganda. State security services ignored even the most basic anti-Ukrainian messages.As a result, when the new government was faced with aggressive propaganda, it appeared completely incapable of acting. State functions related to information security were …read more

Source: Atlantic Council

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