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Yehor Brailian

Analyst, Detector media

Twitter: @YehorBrailian

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Dr. Yehor Brailian is Ukrainian historian and journalist. He studied history at the Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University (MA, 2014), where he defended a thesis on British colonial and postcolonial policy in the Caribbean (1930-s – 1983). Erasmus+ student at Constance University (winter semester 2016-2017).

From the student years the main focus of Yehor’s research was on British history and politics, colonialism and international history of the twentieth century. Participant of the Oxford global history seminar at Pembroke College in May 2018. Postgraduate member of the Royal Historical Society (London).

In 2018 Yehor Brailian started to contribute in the media on foreign affairs. Yehor’s texts featured in Ukrinform, European Pravda, HVG, The Institute of War and Peace Reporting, blog at the Wilson Center. Yehor comments for BBC, Radio Free Europe, Espreso TV, Suspilne, BelSat on international relations, information security and Telegram. Yehor was an editor of Toynbee Prize Foundation blog in 2018-2020. From October 2021 until September 2023, Yehor was a special correspondent of the information agency of Ukrainian Ministry of Defence ArmyInform.

In September 2023, Yehor joined a team of Detector media, a key Ukrainian watchdog media as an analyst. His main focus is Russian disinformation and its impact on world politics (hybrid warfare, election interference, propaganda against Ukraine, the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Russian history and memory politics, and Russian soft power in the world).

Ukrainian-British relations (past and present) is Yehor’s current field of interest as a scholar and journalist. Yehor Brailian is participant of international forums on security, media and strategic communications (Lennart Meri Conference, Warsaw Security Forum, Europe’s Strategic Choices, Ukraine Central Europe Forum, Kyiv Security Forum, Brussels forum, Donbas Media forum, Lviv Media forum, Riga StratCom dialogue).