To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what support the Government is providing to Ukraine for dismantling and countering the effect of Russian disinformation bot facilities.
25 April 2022
The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office works closely with the Government of Ukraine to counter Russian disinformation, and co-ordinates activity with the Counter Disinformation Unit, led by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, and the Government Information Cell.
The FCDO's Counter Disinformation and Media Development Programme has developed a number of projects involved in identifying disinformation. These projects continue to be successful in exposing Russia-linked information operations and disinformation methodologies. Where appropriate, information is shared with international partners including the Government of Ukraine.