The European Union plans to strengthen the fight against Russian propaganda and allocate one million euros for these purposes. This is reported by The Guardian, referring to the source.
The source claims that the funds for combating Russian propaganda will be budgeted for 2018-2020. It is about allocating 1 million euros annually.
According to the publication, information on the financing of the media company from Russia appeared after the head of the European Council Donald Tusk at the Eastern Partnership summit stated that one of the main problems of Europe are cyberattacks, fake news and hybrid war.
It is noted that the funds allocated will be spent on monitoring the activities of Russian media and analyzing the spread of fakes. The European Union intends to attract experts as well as volunteers to fight against Russian propaganda.