In russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine, words matter:

<aside> 💡 ❌ Crisis in Ukraine ❌ Ukraine crisis

❌ Ukraine conflict

❌ civil war

❌ proxy war

✅ russia’s war against Ukraine

✅ unprovoked genocidal russian invasion of Ukraine

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By the way, largest news agency spreading russian propaganda is Reuters.

<aside> 💡 Reuters - the largest russian propaganda agency We are often asked how we know that Reuters are spreading russian propaganda. In fact, they told everyone themselves! Back in 2020, they proudly announced their partnership with TASS. To this day, they regularly quote TASS and their content is full of genocide apologism and Kremlin terminology.

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Make sure your Ukraine coverage is Ukraine-centered

https://twitter.com/marymykhaylova/status/1545054338334134272?s=21&t=B88IpTLrHxLGSqnv870yOA

To learn about cognitive warfare - click here.

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<aside> 💡 ❌ The Ukraine, former Soviet republic, post-Soviet state

✅ Ukraine, a sovereign state

❌ pro-russian separatists ❌ russia-back rebels ✅ russia-led forces ✅ russian occupation forces

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<aside> 💡 It’s Kyiv, not Kiev ❗Donbas, not Donbass ❗Odesa, not Odessa

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<aside> 💡 ❌rebel-held/separatist-held territories of Donbas ✅temporarily russia-occupied areas of Donbas

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Ukraine Explainers

UA Explainers are mini-guides aimed to extend comprehensions of the war in Ukraine. They are fact-checked, bite-sized information pockets which are simple to share.

Key thread to read about Ukrainian voices and experience

https://twitter.com/brik_t/status/1506185499077193731

Correct terminology

https://twitter.com/IMatviyishyn/status/1493943738925826056


https://twitter.com/maksymeristavi/status/1562064648769241088?s=21&t=DV3pD-Egk-U-ef3XsV-ZTQ

Ukrainian Newspapers

https://twitter.com/ukraine_dao/status/1538256417567690752?s=21&t=XYfnOqnG9C6cVqGdbKAYWQ

Correct russian lies

https://twitter.com/dietmarpichler1/status/1501942999684567047?s=21&t=qUh2f0HIwMV3EQnLZJbvkA

https://twitter.com/Ukraine_DAO/status/1547972850040025089

https://twitter.com/volodymyrkulyk4/status/1565752442322567170?s=21&t=n84GCYS6umuv7SCRK5-D-A

https://twitter.com/cryptodrftng/status/1494362496421044225?s=21&t=t2cHu9RkBpQhWKXHgWJdPQ

Usage of language in journalism around Ukraine

https://twitter.com/juliavkril/status/1551921637674688514?s=21&t=NSkty73WxsAbIXpvOHWpFg