EU diplomat Søren Liborius. World War II and the Russian invasion of Ukraine - Vol. 2

May 9, 2023

How does Russian propaganda manipulate World War II, and how is it using the Allied victory over Nazism to justify its current invasion of Ukraine? How does Russia make the "West" into an enemy, and how has this process evolved since 2022? How does Russia use pop culture to promote its narratives and justify its cruel war against Ukraine?

Ukrainian philosopher and journalist, chief editor of Volodymyr Yermolenko, speaks to Søren Liborius, Chief Advisor in the EU External Action Service, with a special focus on Russia and Eastern Europe.

This episode is made by UkraineWorld in partnership with EUvsDisinfo, an EU project aimed at increasing public awareness and understanding of the Kremlin’s disinformation operations, and to help citizens in Europe and beyond develop resistance to digital disinformation and media manipulation.

UkraineWorld is brought to you by Internews Ukraine, a Ukrainian media NGO.

“Thinking in Dark Times” is a podcast series by UkraineWorld. This series seeks to make Ukraine and the current war a focal point of our common reflection about the world’s present, past, and future. We try to see the light through and despite the current darkness.

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