29-09-2022 09:00
Hearing on Russian disinformation regarding its war of aggression against Ukraine

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ING2 Hearing on "Russian disinformation and propaganda regarding Ukraine" © AdobeStock

The ING2 meeting on Thursday 29 September from 9.00 to 12.30 will start with a hearing on "Russian disinformation and propaganda regarding Ukraine in the light of its war of aggression and its impact on democratic processes in the European Union".

Members will exchange views with experts about the tactics and techniques used by the Kremlin in spreading disinformation and propaganda around Russia's war of aggression against Ukraine, and what impact these narratives have on the EU's democratic processes.

The invited experts are:

• Olga Rudenko, Editor-in-chief, Kyiv Independent,
• Michael Sheldon, Researcher, Bellingcat,
• Ross Burley, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Centre for Information Resilience.

The meeting will be held in association with the Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET), the Subcommittee on Security and Defence (SEDE) and the Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee (D-RU).