The EU summit has ordered the head of European diplomacy Federica Mogherini to create a plan to counter the information spread about the Ukrainian crisis of printed and electronic publications of Russia, said the head of the European Council Donald Tusk following the meeting of heads of state and governments of the brotherhood.
"We stressed the need to challenge the ongoing Russian campaign of disinformation to the public on the issue of the conflict in Ukraine. The Supreme Commissioner will prepare an action plan for strategic communication to the June EU summit, " said he, BelTA news Agency." One of the issues on which We were all agreed, " the EU is obliged to work in the area of strategic communication to combat Russian propaganda. Whether it's TV on the form or something else, It will be focused on the support of media freedom in the region, " said Commissioner Mogherini maja Kocijancic. She added that " now the particular approved proposals no, but the European Union will undoubtedly return to this issue in the near future."" As you know, the Ministers (foreign Affairs of the EU) has decided that it is necessary to work more actively in strategic communication to promote truthful and independent information in the field. The European Commission and the external action service will study it (the decision) and prepare ideas for further debate in the coming weeks and months, for example, at the forthcoming meeting of the European Council, " said Kocijancic. First of Mogherini have stated that the EU was considering the creation of a Russian-language media, aimed at Russian-speaking audience in the countries of the Eastern partnership (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) and the EU. 9 January, the head of the Danish Ministry of foreign Affairs Martin Lidegaard said that the EU does not have a complete response to "Russian propaganda" As one of the most important parts of hybrid war. Remember, on December 29 last year affirmed the desire of the Latvian authorities to persuade the European Union to provide them with the means to develop the channel, which will broadcast in the Russian language.