The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that by international television channel to counter Russian propaganda. This he told during the meeting with Ukrainian Diaspora in Riga, transfers “UKRINFORM”.
According to him, in the first place requires the creation of an international TV channel in Europe for Russian consumers.
“Relatively truthful information, alternative propaganda in the Russian media, can point to two positions. First: in Europe discussing the possibility of creating an international channel, which is focused on the Russian consumer, since such citizens in the Baltic States”, – said Poroshenko.
Second position to counter Russian propaganda, according to the President of Ukraine is strengthening the position of Ukrainian foreign broadcasting. The goal is to provide such cable networks throughout Europe.
With regard to the broadcasting of Ukrainian channels on the occupied territories of Donbass, the President pointed to problems in this issue.
“On Donbass there is a real war on our TV. The enemy is trying to shoot our transmitters to destroy our television tower” – said the head of state.
Earlier, Poroshenko noted the powerful “Russian strategic communication” across Europe, in which Moscow is investing hundreds of millions of dollars. He said that, in contrast to Russian propaganda, Ukraine is more difficult to bring the Ukrainian word in European media, because the Kremlin spends huge funds for this purpose.