UK until March next year will allocate about 5, 5 million pounds (8. 5 million dollars), Ukraine on a number of projects, among them "battle with disinformation about events in Ukraine," and the launch of radio broadcasting in Donetsk and Lugansk, said in the British government.
"The project targets 4 areas: peacebuilding, recovery, energy and information sphere", - has declared at the Embassy, RIA " Novosti ". According to him, the Foundation for the establishment of stability and security, which is funding, " supports a number of projects in the sphere of security, stability, reforms, energy, communications, in coordination with the government, civil society and the population of Ukraine ".
As said Commissioner of the Embassy, the communications component aimed at "improving media coverage" of the conflict. The contractor for the project, aiming to "fight against disinformation about events in Ukraine" designated non-governmental organization " Centre for media reforms ". The new radio broadcasting in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions "aimed at an audience in Eastern Ukraine and suggests the provision of good quality news about political, Economics and security," according to the documents. Other projects focused on improving civil mutual understanding in Ukraine. The project is aimed at an audience of fifteen to 24 years and will be carried out bi-Bi-si and National television of Ukraine. During a project aimed at " improving the quality of coverage of sensitive subjects and promote peaceful conflict resolution ", 1, 5 thousand Ukrainian Students from fifteen universities will receive special training. Organization of the project Assigned to the Ukrainian Catholic University. At least 100 correspondents will be trained " security in a hostile environment ". The training Center will be launched through the Ministry of defense of Ukraine. It is noted that in General the number of projects will be the integration of society in Ukraine, reforms, developments in the cultural sphere, support of women, as well as on research in the field of energy. The total payment for the period till March 2016 is 5, 5 million pounds. Remember, in June, the head of EU diplomacy Federica Mogherini presented to the member countries of the EU proposals on strategy to counter so-called Russian propaganda. As said Commissioner of the Ministry of foreign Affairs for human rights Konstantin Dolgov, the myth of the Russian propaganda is used for "Stripping" information space from Russian media. By June, the EU set up a special force to combat Russian propaganda, headed by a former employee of the Czech newspaper Hospodarske noviny Jakub Kalensky. European external action service (EEAS), which will operate the special group of five experts reviewed the candidates submitted by all countries – members of the European Union.