Team

A team of the Center consists of the former officers of Armed Forces of Ukraine, combatants, volunteers, diplomats, specialists in communications, psychology, sociology, and cybersecurity.

International relations potential and accumulated experiences gained during the years of war allow expanding the possibilities of joint activities with other countries exposed to Russian information aggression.

The International Center for Countering Russian Propaganda is a mechanism to support the state’s resistance to destructive information influences.

 

Team of non-government organization (NGO) «The International Center for Countering Russian Propaganda» ( IC CRP)

 
Yurii Kochevenko

Director of International Center for Countering Russian Propaganda

Brand Communications Expert, Political Technologist. Master’s Degree in Psychology and Law. Before the war he was Deputy Director of the State Institute for Family and Youth Policy. Participated in military actions on the East of Ukraine in 95-th Airborne brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Later, he held the position of strategic communications officer of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Gromakov Dmytro

Head of research projects of the Center for Social Engineering “Recognition and analysis of non-systemic actions” (RAND)

Expert in Social Organization and conduct of comprehensive sociological research,   communication and election companies, informational war.

He held the position of Communications Advisor to the Minister of Finance of Ukraine.

After 2014, Advisor to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on countering informational influence, author of reports on the informational influence of the Russian Federation for military attaches of Ukraine’s partner countries.

Andrii Udod

International Center for Countering Russian Propaganda

Expert in monitoring and analysis of information space and conducting of information operations

Employee of the department for development of monitoring and analysis programs of the Institute of Strategic Communications of the NAS. Officer at the Department of Information Operations and Information Counteraction of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Yurii Lomov

Chairman of  NGO “Association of ATO veterans of  Ukraine “

Joined the Armed Forces of Ukraine in АТО (September 2014- August 2015), participated in military operations to counter Russian aggression in 80 Airborne brigade, and later in 122 battalion. Took part in battles near to Donetsk airport. After discharge from the military he founded a non-governmental veteran organization which gives support and help to ATO veterans and their families.

Irakli Varshalomidze

IT support of International Center for Countering Russian Propaganda

Specialist in Communications, IT&Design, participant in the Workshop on developers for support WOSM Sites and Pages, Geneva, Swiss.

He held the position of Assistant  to the Regional Director – Eurasia Support Center of the World Scout Bureau. He has organized international scout conferences, international and regional seminars in different countries.

Valentyna Bykova

Editor-in-chief of the website of the International Center for Counteracting Russian Propaganda, analyst and media expert

She worked as an editor-in-chief of international business magazine «Invest-Ukraine», was the editor of the «Business» website, the «RTI-Free People» TV channel and editor-in-chief  of  the Information Agency «Agency of Social and Political Research».

Olga Lomova

English teacher, volunteer

Snіzhana Polyanska

a PR specialist

The manager of some successful youth projects. The National judge of HipHopInternational in Ukraine
Since 2014 – a coordinator of All-Ukrainian movement “Support Ukrainian Army”, a member of the Board of Volunteers at the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine (2014-2018), The organizer of the meeting between the famous trainers and the kids from the nearby front-line districts.

2015-2017 the organizer of the courses “Training of civilians in organising the strategic communications of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine General Headquarters” at the National University of Defense of Ukraine named after Cherniakhivsky. A TV host in the project “There are people”.The producer assistant in the film “Infernal khorugv or Cossack Christmas”. A moderator and a coordinator of the round tables between the governmental departments and the community.A TV host in a project “Have a word”