Strengthening the security of independent journalists and activists in the Crimea and Donbas and support of dissemination of information in critical regions of

Project is implemented in cooperation with Internews Ukraine and supported by the Program of Transformation Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

Project Managers: Eva Rybkova, Vera Rihackova

Timeframe: January - December 2016


The project responds to the current political developments in Ukraine  - primarily consequences of war in the Donbas and continued occupation of Crimea. The main objective of the project is to provide support for independent media and support dissemination of information by active citizens working in the occupied territories of Ukraine (Donbas, Crimea), namely, strengthening their security, providing legal support in the Russian media law and reducing the isolation of the local media.

Partners: Internews Ukraine

Supported by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic


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Věra Řiháčková Pachta
Associate Research Fellow

Expertise: EU foreign policy, western EU partners,EU cooperaton and develpmnet, EU security and counterterrorist policy

Eva Rybková
Associate Research Fellow

EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy
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