Behind the Digital Curtain – Video-Overview

A hybrid war of Russia against Ukraine and Europe, the cyber-meddling into modern democracies, cyber hygiene and effective methods to counteract. All these issues have been raised during the international conference "Behind the digital curtain" in Brussels organized by Promote Ukraine NGO along with its partners. Experts from 11 countries,

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UA in EU Watch – April 2019

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,

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UA in EU Watch – February 2019

The last 5 years have changed Ukraine a lot: civil war in the East, high utility and gas tariffs.... The path to Europe turned out to be a hoax. A lot has been changed but not the authorities.The same people with the same methods are fighting for the presidential post.

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UA in EU Watch – January 2019

After 330 years of Russian control, Ukraine finally establishes its own Orthodox church – writes Belgian newspaper De Knack. “This is a historic moment and a wonderful day.” – the publication cites President Petro Poroshenko. This goes against Russian accusations of Petro Poroshenko using the autocephaly to put himself at

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Fighting propaganda and fake news

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 factor capable to influence election results. They can even change political regimes in other countries.

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Social network as a tool to promote the image of Ukraine

Decision of the Ukrainian authorities to ban Russian social networks like Vkontakte and Odnoklassniki still divides Ukrainian society. While the president rejected the petition which demands to lift the ban, de-facto many of the prohibited resources have showed Ukrainians how to bypass the ban. The issue was discussed during the

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Stereotypes about Ukraine in Europe

With the start of the visa-free regime, Ukrainians have got a chance to work themselves on the image of Ukraine in Europe. Now they can freely come and tell Europeans about their country. Thus we hope, this will weaken the Russian propaganda attempts to depict Ukraine as a failed state.

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Ukraine in the eyes of Europeans

With the entry into force of the visa-free regime with the EU, the "Promote Ukraine" public organization made a video story about what Europeans think about Ukraine and Ukrainians, and also conducted a survey that interviewed Europeans from different European countries and compared the concepts of Russian propaganda and European

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What do Europeans know about Ukraine

In 2005 when the first Eurovision Song Contest was held in Ukraine, Europeans were granted a visa-free regime to Ukraine. Finally, 12 years after that Ukrainians received long awaited right to travel in Europe without visas! More and more people in Europe will have a chance to meet Ukrainians on

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