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Culture and Information Policy Minister Announces Launch of Center for Countering Disinformation

February 16 – Oleksandr Tkachenko, Minister of Culture and Information Policy, at the Council of Europe’s online conference “Countering Disinformation: European Approaches and Standards,” announced that his Ministry plans to launch a Center for Countering Disinformation in March 2021.

“The Center for Countering Disinformation, primarily in cooperation with Ukrainian non-governmental organizations, will oppose Russian propaganda. The selection of the team is underway and the concept is being approved. We hope that the center will start working in March,” Tkachenko said.

According to Detector Media, Ukraine is currently cooperating with the strategic communications projects of Latvia and Finland in setting up the center.

More on Detector Media in Ukrainian.

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