Ukrainians are using humour as a ‘vital instrument,’ media specialist says

A media specialist has detailed how Ukrainians are using humour to fight the online war against Russia.

To battle Russian propaganda and disinformation on social media, Valeria Kovtun says civilians and soldiers are turning to social media to share videos and memes.

Whether it be survival tips, dance routines, or satirical responses to political situations, the head of Ukrainian media literacy project Filter says it’s making an impact.

“Humour helps a lot to kind of, keep the spirit ... it’s really become an instrument in this information war.”

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