INTERNATIONAL ROUND TABLE10.06.2021
On June, 11 at 14:00, an international round table will be held on the topic: “The Kremlin’s influence on Belarus: creeping occupation ” (Room 2).
Organizer: “International Center for Countering Russian Propaganda.”
Members: Emanuelis Zingeris – a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Lithuanian Seimas;
Stasys Kausinis – chairman of the Civil Defence Fund (Lithuania),
Maria Avdeeva – the Director of Research of the European Expert Association, an expert of iSANS;
Vitaly Shklyarov – a political strategist;
Sergey Kharitonov – an iSANS expert;
Dmytro Gromakov – the head of investigative programs of the International Center for countering Russian Propaganda;
Pavlyuk Bikovskiy – Belarusian political observer/media expert;
Iurii Kochevenko – Director of the International Center for countering Russian Propaganda, moderator.
The hijacking of the Ryanair flight and the reaction of the international cooperation accelerated the political, economic, military and informational drift of Belarus towards Russia. Experts observe how official media outlets in Belarus are becoming exact clones of their Russian counterparts, including by copying and broadcasting anti-Ukrainian messages and rhetoric of Russian propaganda.
Russian special services are freely operating on the territory of Belarus, Russian troops are being accumulated and stocks of weapons and military equipment are being built. In the autumn of 2021, an active phase of Russian-Bilorussian military training “WEST 2021” is planned on the territory of Belarus.
The participants of the roundtable will discuss new threats that can be made by the countries of the world in order to prevent the Russian occupation of Belarus.
Address: B. Khmelnitsky str, 8/16, Kyiv.
Accreditation of media representatives: firstname.lastname@example.org
The event will be broadcast on the website and YouTube channel of Ukrinform: https://www.youtube.com/user/UkrinformTV
zFor your information. The International Center for Countering Russian Propaganda is a non-governmental organization that aims to join international efforts against the Kremlin’s informational aggression.
The team of the Center consists of specialists шт communication, psychology, sociology and security, diplomats, journalists, volunteers from Ukraine, Georgia, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Belarus and other countries