Information as Component of Public Security under the Conditions of Hybrid Warfare
Keywords:hybrid warfare, informational security, national security, annexation of Crimea peninsula, public security, information policy, ideological confrontation, counter-propaganda
The aim of the article is to research the essence of the leading scientific approaches and foreign practices into the public security; to identify informational component of public security under the conditions of hybrid warfare.
Despite significant number of publications devoted to the problems of informational security and start of counterpropaganda in Ukrainian Mass Media, the external media surrounding is still not capable yet to resist adequately Russian informational aggression. Ukrainian media policy demands substantial modernization in offensiveness, usage of new technical and manipulative capabilities.
Authors analysed European model of people power and proposed the ways of its adaptation of Ukrainian reality though the actualization of those definitions, as national and public security, fundamental national interests.
Also, authors made research of the modern social-political situation in Ukraine and developed proposals for improving state informational policy based on Crimea example. In addition, the actual tasks of the state policy are developed for the challenges based on hybrid warfare.
The practical aim of the publication is to develop and implement scientifically justified conceptual approaches to counteract the Russification of the Ukrainian population in the conditions of Crimea annexation and armed conflict in the East of Ukraine. Based on the analysis of the situation with freedom of speech and mass media in the occupied Crimea, authors submitted proposals on strengthening the Ukrainian information presence on the peninsula; the basic principles of development and implementation of the National concept of information policy in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol are substantiated. Negative trends that already exist in the domestic media space are highlighted and ways to minimize them are proposed. Special attention was paid to the need for a coordinated large-scale and daily information campaign on Crimea.
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