Ukraine must strengthen information policy to counter Russian propaganda

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Ukraine must strengthen information policy to counter Russian propaganda

This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. Kateryna Koval, a reserve officer in the Ukrainian armed forces and a civil activist, told Express.co. uk how heavy propaganda and information warfare waged by armies of Russian bots, puppeteered by the Kremlin, must be countered by a strong information policy launched by Ukraine to win back the minds of thousands of Ukrainians under Russian rule. The comments come after the Russians invade Ukraine, who have over 100,000 troops and military hardware piled up on Ukraine's border.

Ms Koval said that one of the challenges for Ukraine moving forward is to strengthen its information policy in the absence of a full military fight back. She explained that this was vital in showing the people in Donbas and Crimea about the routes they can take back to Ukraine. She stressed that this must include a raft of social guarantees for the people who would like to leave the occupied regions. The soldier said that in the modern world, we need to understand that to make our territories de-occupated, it is our own challenge. JUST IN Ex-Spy warns that Putin could use special forces to wage false flag attacks on his own troops.

We should work more under this question. Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine in March 2014 when soldiers with no insignia entered the Crimean Peninsula in an almost bloodless takeover of power. The war in Donbas between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed militants followed. More than 14,000 people have died in the fighting. She said that Ukraine's response was important, because an entire generation of children have grown up in Crimea under Russian occupation and Russian influence in the Donbas.