Orientation session for foreign media representatives: Media and the War in Ukraine

Orientation session for foreign media representatives: Media and the War in Ukraine

An orientation session for foreign media representatives 'Media and the War in Ukraine' will take place at 11:00 a.m., June 9, 2022.

Organizer: Media Center Ukraine – Ukrinform

Moderator – Andriy Shevchenko, Media Center Ukraine


Media and the War in Ukraine

– how to work with the authorities;

– cans & cannots under the martial law;

– the most interesting topics to cover.

Panelists: Oleksandr Gayn, Ministry of Defense; Yuzef Venskovych, Armed Forces of Ukraine; Oleksiy Sokolov, General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine; Olesya Chervinska, spokesperson for the Ministry of Internal Affairs; Oksana Blyshchyk, spokesperson for the National Police of Ukraine; Ruslan Muzychuk, spokesperson for the National Guard of Ukraine; Andriy Demchenko, spokesperson for the State Border Service; Olha Kozak, spokesperson for the State Emergency Service.


Media & Safety Panel

Panelist: Alexander Query, Reporters Without Borders

12:30 Tea Break


History Briefing

– Ukraine & Russia;

– origins of the war;

– European and global context.

Panelist: Volodymyr Viatrovych, historian, parliamentarian, territorial defense officer


Military Briefing

– how to understand the geography of the war;

– current situation at the frontline;

– weapons.

Panelists: Alina Frolova, Deputy Minister of Defense (2019-2020), Center for Defense Strategies; Mykola Beleskov, National Institute of Strategic Studies.

14:00 Wrap-up

Please register by form: https://forms.gle/VGyQiZqKtKHCMQJr9

The format of the event is offline (Hall 1).

Journalists will be able to ask questions offline (Hall 1).

Journalists are asked to arrive half an hour before the event.

Ukrinform address: Kyiv, street Bohdan Khmelnytsky, 8/1

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