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19 January 2023

Vice-Rector for Research and Scientific Work of the Diplomatic Academy of the MFA of Russia O.Karpovich took part in the round table "Another Ukraine: who is opposing the Kyiv regime inside the country?" The event was organized by the Social Research Expert Institute (EISI) and the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation.

O.Karpovich presented a report "The role and importance of a Special military operation in upholding the concept of the "Russian world".

The round table also discussed the persecution of pro-Russian activists, patriots of Donbass, independent journalists, church leaders (Russian Orthodox Church) in Ukraine. The concern was expressed about the blocking of more than 500 electronic sites by the control body in Ukraine without even explaining the reasons, as well as the lack of an opportunity to express an alternative point of view on current events.