Агенція Іміджу України | Guide for journalists
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Guide for journalists

Journalists of the world media are the main source of information about Ukraine in the world. Unlike Russian propaganda, we do not impose our opinions, but help reporters find trustworthy facts, witnesses and experts by creating a database of useful media sources and experts`contacts. 

If you are a journalist and need help in finding information, you can contact one of the organisations specified below. If you do not find necessary materials or organisations, please, contact us and we will do our best to assist you.


The following entities help journalists to get information from governmental agencies:


“Access to Truth”


A resource to fill out an online request for information to government agencies (UA)

After authorization choose a disponent of information and describe the nature of your request. Wait for the response.

Ukrainian Crisis Media Center


This resource allows you to obtain comments from officials, and functions as a platform for emergency press releases, daily briefings, almost 24/7 support for journalists (UA, RU, EN,FR, DE)

Association of European Journalists

http://www.aej.org (engl. )logo_uk

http://www.aej.org.ua/ (ukr.)

News on the latest changes to legislation, statements regarding journalistic activities in Ukraine

Contacts in Ukraine: Arthur Rudzitsky arturray@mail.ru

Institute of Mass Information


Contains statistics on violations of journalists’ rights.

This is a Hotline for journalists and bloggers, whose professional rights are violated, and for victims of pressure. Hotline also provides counselling on freedom of expression and journalists’ rights protection:

050 447 70 63

063 975 90 10

info@imi.org.ua (UA, EN)

Media Law Institute


Consultations on the following topics: access to public information, protection of journalists’ rights, legal regulations of media. (UA, RU, EN)

(044) 383 20 44


Tatiana Oleksiyuk, Deputy Director: oleksiyuk@medialaw.kiev.ua


Trusted Experts:


Combat/Seize Fire


Igor Kabanenko

Ukrainian navy officer, Admiral of the Naval Forces of Ukraine, former first Deputy Commander of the Navy of Ukraine and Counselling Envoy of Ukraine’s Mission to NATO at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine. Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine (from 23 April 2014).



11701031_695430490586119_8438091028246063391_nVasilisa Trofymovych

Press officer of the Dnipro-1 Battalion, a Volunteer Division of special patrol police





68eb3946-b815-4537-8912-350bb87868fd_mw1024_s_n_newsofday_jpgRefat Chubarov

Ukrainian Crimean Tatar politician and public figure. People’s Deputy of Ukraine to 3rd-5th Parliament’s convocations, and acting Deputy to the Parliament of the 8th convocation. Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People (since November 2013), Deputy Chairman of Representative Council of Crimean Tatar People (since 1999). Professor Emeritus of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy since 2009.




Mustafa Dzhemilev

Political and public figure of the USSR and Ukraine of Crimean Tatar origin, one of the leaders of Crimean Tatar national movement, human rights activist, a member of the dissident movement, political prisoner, People’s Deputy to Ukraine’s Parliament with Petro Poroshenko Block. Plenipotentiary of the  President of Ukraine for Crimean Tatar People.



604153Bohdan Yaremenko

Ukrainian diplomat and public figure. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the 1st class, Consul General of Ukraine to Istanbul (since 2010), Representative of Ukraine to the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (in 2010-2013).



Internal Affairs of Ukraine:


Volodymyr Chepovyy

Director of the Institute Of Ukraine’s Study, founder of publishing projects. Since 1992 works in media business. He is a co-founder of “Blitz-Inform”. He took part in creation of “Karavan-Media”, “Media Invest Group” management of the publishing group “Galician Contracts”. Managed Office of the State Secretary of Ukraine in 2005.



andriy_dligachAndriy Dligach

Ph.D., CEO, managing partner of the group of companies Advanter Group. Leading expert of Ukrainian Marketing Association. Business consultant on strategic planning, marketing, brand management, sales organization.



Ukraine in International Relations:


Photo UA Tea Time

Olivier Vedrin

French scientist, researcher, journalist. President of the Analytical Center of Continental University in Kyiv, Ukraine. Expert of Academic Center of the Assembly of European Regions (Strasbourg, France), member to the Expert Council of the Center for Army, Conversion and Disarmament (TSDAKR), Ukraine.




Yuri Romanenko

Political scientist, director of the Center of Political Analysis “Stratagema”, editor-in-chief of analytical portal “Wave” (Kyiv, Ukraine). The scope of the expertise: Ukraine, international politics, Russian-Ukrainian relations.



11072955_831235660245680_5275083552222609458_n Olexandr Hara

Chief of Department of International multilateral relations at “Maidan of Foreign Affairs,” diplomat.






Volodymyr Lanovyi

Doctor of Economics, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Ukrainian State Innovation Company, President of the Center for Market Reforms.




1655012_1384602148480757_1421953512_oAndriy Novak

Ukrainian economist, political scientistpublic figue; author of “How to Raise Ukrainian Economy.” PhD in Economics.




10415609_290776037770110_9086416244502651293_nOlexandr Paskhaver

Ukrainian scientist and economist, Corresponding Member to the Academy of Technological Sciences of Ukraine, Honored Economist of Ukraine.





motil_b1Olexandr Motyl

American historian of Ukrainian origin, political scientist, writer and artist; researcher of imperialism and nationalism. Professor of political science at Rutgers University, director of study of Eastern and Central Europe.



10689431_10204180233005527_4276261150102294250_nVolodymyr V’yatrovych

Ukrainian scientist historian, publicist, researcher of the history of the liberation movement, public figure.





Yaroslav Grytsak

Ukrainian scientist, historian and publicist. Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor of Ukrainian Catholic University. Director of the Institute of Historical Research at Lviv National I. Franko’s University




Sergiy Kvit

Ukrainian educational and public activist, teacher, literary critic, journalist, master of sports in fencing. Ukraine’s 9th Minister of Education and Science in the 1st and 2nd Cabinets of Arseniy Yatsenyuk(since June19, 2014).




11188429_1470224536602449_3199660317631600243_n Igor Pasichnyk

Rector of National University “Ostroh Academy”, Doctor of Psychology, Professor of psychological and pedagogical disciplines, Academician of the International Slavic Academy of Sciences and Academy of Higher School of Ukraine, Honored Worker of Education of Ukraine, labor veteran.





Ukrainian singer, pianist, conductor, dancer, producer, public figure. People’s Artist of Ukraine. Honorary citizen of Lviv City. People’s deputy to the Parliament of Ukraine of the 5th convocation.



10391973_101784819845724_3977023_n Yevgen Nyschuk

Ukrainian theater and cinema actor. People’s Artist of Ukraine. Minister of Culture of Ukraine from February 27 to December 2, 2014.




3Sergiy Fomenko (Foma)

frontman and lead vocalist of Ukrainian folk-pop band “Mandry”. Honored Artist of Ukraine.




Humanitarian questions:


Red Cross Society of Ukraine

nationwide voluntary social humanitarian organization. national@redcross.org.ua