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Countering disinformation: some lessons learnt by Ukraine Crisis Media Center


Kyiv, April 20, 2018 On March 15th Nataliya Popovych, co-founder and board member of Ukraine Crisis Media Center, and Oleksiy Makhuhin, Head of Hybrid Warfare Analytical Group of Ukraine Crisis Media Center testified before the Special Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods of the Parliament of Singapore. The lessons learnt by UCMC in the four years of serving on the frontline… Continue reading Countering disinformation: some lessons learnt by Ukraine Crisis Media Center

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Beneath All Russia’s Misfortune Lies Ukraine


http://georgiatoday.ge/news/9869/Beneath-All-Russia%E2%80%99s-Misfortune-Lies-Ukraine Op-Ed The recent spike in the US-Russia confrontation once again shows that a compromise fitting both parties’ interests will be unlikely to happen. Recent US sanctions against the Russian oligarchs, as well as Washington’s political decisions across Eurasia, once again reflect the notion that Donald Trump as a sole figure could not have changed… Continue reading Beneath All Russia’s Misfortune Lies Ukraine

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TED 2018: Ukrainian journalist fights fake news


By Jane WakefieldTechnology reporter, Vancouver 11 April 2018 A powerful talk about the need to do more to counter fake news has opened the TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) 2018 conference in Vancouver. Journalist Olga Yurkova described a false story in which the Ukrainian army had supposedly “crucified” a three-year-old child. The story, reported by… Continue reading TED 2018: Ukrainian journalist fights fake news

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Ukraine Ad Hoc Media Update (18)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Many developments along multiple threads in Ukraine, although no single development of major significance this week. Notable is that Russian ceasefire violations continue, Russian land force buildup continues, and Russians appear to be forming an Azov Sea flotilla to deny Ukraine shipping routes to Mariupol, which remains… Continue reading Ukraine Ad Hoc Media Update (18)

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Ukraine Ad Hoc Media Update (16)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russians conduct major offensive air exercise near Ukrainian borders forcing PSU into full alert status; NATO’s Gen Pavel comments on how close Ukraine is to NATO compliance; Pres Poroshenko comments on EU and NATO accession, Rasmussen comments on aid for Ukraine; Donbass fires continued during the week… Continue reading Ukraine Ad Hoc Media Update (16)

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Another Former Russian Intelligence Officer Poisoned in the UK (5) / Ukrainian SBU Breaks Up Major Russian Urban Terrorist Operation


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Eli Lake, amongst others previously, is making the unavoidable observation – Russia is conducting traditional state sponsored urban terrorism. No further news on the condition of Col. Skripal and his daughter Yulia. The latest attempt in Ukraine is a textbook case study – a van loaded with… Continue reading Another Former Russian Intelligence Officer Poisoned in the UK (5) / Ukrainian SBU Breaks Up Major Russian Urban Terrorist Operation