who we are
“Ukraine Front Lines” is #1 Independent Citizen Media about Ukraine, which was set up from a point of view of ordinary Ukrainian citizens, from the barricades of Euromaidan during the Revolution of Dignity 2014, investigating, giving analysis and reporting the truth about Ukraine for the rest of the World. Our contributors are ordinary people. “Ukraine Front Lines” is entirely independent and rejects any owner or large donor who may affect our independence.
what we do
“Ukraine Front Lines” focuses on developing the capacity of Ukrainian citizens to engage with the international community and disseminate news on actual events in Ukraine as a window into conflict areas in times of war and as a guide in times of reforms. Now “Ukraine Front Lines” focuses on #RussiaUkraineWar holding informational front. We believe when Ukraine defeat russia, we will turn our effort on discovering Ukraine’s perspectives, Culture, History, Art, Tech & Business as well as other Projects and Opportunities of Ukrainians to the rest of the World.
You may also follow our reports in Twitter.
In the early January 2014 the group of activists established Euromaidan PR as community to help international journalists who didn’t speak Ukrainian with reliable information on citizens protest against corruption regime – Revolution of Dignity in Ukraine.
Euromaidan PR had HQ in the Trade Unions House [at the heart of Euromaidan] in the center of Kyiv and direct communication with international press that came to Kyiv.
Besides off-line direct communication with journalists, on-line social media platforms, including YouTube Channel and twitter account, have been established and more than 200 volunteers in total all over the globe have been involved.
We aim to share the truth on events on:
Revolution of Dignity (January – February 2014),
Crimea occupation (February – April 2014) and
Russian intervention in Ukraine and full scale war (March 2014 – up to now).
In May 2014 EMPR team* (Euromaidan PR YouTube Channel & Euromaidan PR Twitter teams) has been officially registered to establish Independent Citizen Media about Ukraine, which continues disseminate truthful news as “Ukraine Front Lines”, set up and run this website.
At the early begining, without any (!) financial investments, we beat Russia Today (@RT_com), BBC News (@BBCWorld), AFP (@AFP), Kyiv Post (@KyivPost), the Wall Street Journal (@WSJ), and Reuters (@Reuters) and was named the most quoted during the 2014 Crisis in Ukraine.
Our news is followed by various international media, including CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera, Deutsche Welle, Vice News, Washington Post, the Guardian, the Wall Street Journal, FOX News, Telegraph, Amnesty International, Bloomberg etc.
Foreign Embassies and Ukrainian Embassies abroad, Presidential Administrations, European Parliament press secretary, International organizations, like PACE and others, Ministries of Foreign Affair, top officials and politicians, ambassadors to UN and EP as well as ordinary people throughout the world also follow and read EMPR’s information.
Our YouTube videos have been used by the studios of KennedyFilms KWWFP, CNN, The Times, Channel 4 News, Northern & Shell Daily Express, BBC Worldwide, Daily Mail, Guardian, Trinity Mirror, The Sun, Daily Star, Yahoo, MSN, Bulls Press Sweden. EMPR tweets are quoted by Media representatives from WP, NYT, the Guardians, ABCNews, ViceNews, VOA etc; International Organizations, Embassies, Ambassadors and officials.
Our team has assisted BBC in managing content for its programs during Euromaidan in February; Al Jazeera useds our information for its own reports on Ukraine and Crimea in March; our team was interviewed by Simon Ostrovsky from VICE News on the Presidential election issues in June; Jessica King from CNN requested us on MH17 breaking video and info updates in July, etc. We also cooperate with various media agencies on video footage production.
We also provides informational support to the Oscar nominated movie about Euromaidan events and Revolution of Dignity – “Winter On File”, which is available on Netflix.
We proud to have a solid list of well-know, professional and famous followers as: International media, journalists, politics, governmental and civil society organizations as well as Ukrainian media, officials, and governmental organizations.
Our news, articles, photo and video reports are read by wide audience all over the world and including Ukrainians who lives abroad.
EMPR team appreciates your trust to “Ukraine Front Lines” independent citizen media and goes on in searching for the truth 24/7!
EMPR team have the following partners, who represent governmental and civil society organizations and operate in various areas:
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