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European Commission to give Ukraine 15 million euros in coming days


Financial aid to help the country fight against corruption The European Commission plans to allocate EUR 15 million to Ukraine forfighting against corruption. This was stated by Johannes Hahn, EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, Yevropeiska Pravda news outlet reports. Hahn noted the EU will keep supporting Ukraine, it the country demonstrates progress in… Continue reading European Commission to give Ukraine 15 million euros in coming days

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Speech of U.S. Ambassador Pyatt at the “Countering Information War in Ukraine” Conference


Ambassador Pyatt spoke all the right words, especially highlighting that Ukraine should not attempt to match Russia word for word. Ukraine, instead, should strive to be successful and exemplify European, democratic values. To Russia, that is a stick in their eye.  A successful Ukraine defeats Russia – period. On a personal, professional note, Ukraine should… Continue reading Speech of U.S. Ambassador Pyatt at the “Countering Information War in Ukraine” Conference

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The EU’s Anti-Russian Propaganda Effort Is Falling Apart


Anytime Sputnik, let alone any Russian propaganda outlet, demonizes any Western counter-propaganda effort, you know it is getting beneath Russia’s skin. It is successful. East StratCom, the EU’s tiny counter to the massive Russian propaganda machine, must be really ticking off Sputnik.  I want to laugh.  Guffaw and chortle. Sputnik, why are you getting your… Continue reading The EU’s Anti-Russian Propaganda Effort Is Falling Apart

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EU declares information war on Russia


Task force will start trying to win hearts and minds in eastern partnership countries next month. By JAMES PANICHI 8/27/15, 5:28 PM CET Updated 8/28/15, 12:50 PM CET The European Union’s foreign affairs department said Thursday it was launching a rapid-response team to counter what it considers biased Russian media reports. The unit, which will include up to… Continue reading EU declares information war on Russia