Though 30th May is a bank holiday in Belgium, we had a hard working day. We had a training on how to co-operate with media – for Promote Ukraine members and other NGOs. We tried to talk simple about the complicated issues: how media has changed since the beginning of the new century (and why it is important), how to encourage journalists to co-operate,
Життя населення не обмежується одним регіоном, особливо тепер, в період тісного взаємозв’язку економічних процесів та технологій. Людям доводиться спілкуватися один з одним в більш широких колах. Лікарні, інститути, фінансові структури, армія – все, що забезпечує життєздатність держави, функціонує, в першу чергу, за допомогою людей, а не комп’ютерів, які на «клік» можуть перекласти певний текстовий документ на іншу мову.
EU-Strategy of Ukraine. How should Zelenskyi approach it? by Marta Barandiy, Ph.D. LL.M. Eur.
Ukraine has a new President. The country, however, won’t be able to rest after the hot political season, as it has been thrown into the next electoral campaign, this time parliamentary.A political novice and a career showman Volodymyr Zelensky has been sworn into the highest office of Ukraine on May 20 during the ceremony in the Parliament, the Verkhovna Rada.
The Next Tasks for Ukraine and Monitoring their Completion The decision to introduce a visa-free regime with the European Union (EU) was, in particular, a recognition of the successful implementation of the reforms in Ukraine….
Today we are celebrating our fifth anniversary. We have not simply survived but also strengthened and grown through ups and downs, through trials and errors. Since the day I’ve joined the organization, I have constantly been asking myself what are the pillars of our success, success of the organization which, from a point of view of a business consultant, had little chances for survival but, after all, not everything in this world is determined by business laws.
The surrealistic presidential elections in Ukraine provoked a real surge in Europe’s information space. The story of a comedian, without any prior political experience, who suddenly turned into a president, became central on TV news, in leading newspapers and even appeared in the Dutch showcase. So, for the time being, this story is definitely known by most Europeans.
Ukraine is considered to be a testing ground for cyberattacks from Russia. Can we say that the last six months before the elections, this cyber-activity has been intensified, and can we say that Ukraine is indeed a test ground and these tests will then be applied in Europe?
The Kremlin’s cyber army has become a formidable threat around the globe, with cyber attacks targeting not only states but many private companies. The cyberspace is still pretty much a free-for-all, with no mechanisms to hold states accountable for malicious attacks.
Well in advance before the presidential election in Ukraine one sentiment has been expressed quite often: it would be good, if Ukrainian Macron would emerge. Meaning an unexpected political figure who could become a president on a positive push to modernize the country. Now the results for the first round are known. A clear first place is held by Volodymyr Zelensky with more than 30%.
Ukraine could soon ban two Ukrainian channels, NewsOne and 112, which are widely considered channels spreading Russian propaganda. While some have cheered the step, others are questioning in what way it was done and whether…
On 9 October Brussels’ experts and politicians had an opportunity to listen to the prominent speakers like Refat Chubarov (Chair of Mejlis), Emine Dzhaparova (Deputy Minister of Information Policy of Ukraine), Alim Aliev (co-founder of…
Ukraine cannot take continued EU attention for granted as a resurgent Russia reasserts itself in Brussels and the political focus shifts towards upcoming European elections.
The whole world witnessed how during the Euromaidan demonstrations in the winter of 2013-2014, young people died on the streets of Kyiv for the ideal of a modern, uncorrupted, democratic European country. This significant (and desperate) gesture sparked hope for a prosperous Ukraine across the globe, including within political institutions.
Any government “can justify armed intervention in a foreign state” through information attacks, and prevent such attacks against itself with the help of ideology. This is the doctrine of Igor Ashmanov, who developed the concept…
Children, young people and ordinary Ukrainians who want peace in Ukraine – are able to reach the hearts of European authorities and citizens. And, therefore, persuade them to support Ukraine, despite its awkward politicians and…
Earlier Russian propaganda was mostly the problem of Ukraine and other post-Soviet states, but now it has become a problem of Europe which can no longer be ignored. The Kremlin’s disinformation campaigns have become a…