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Oleksiy Makukhin is the head of the Hybrid Warfare Analytical Group of the Ukraine Crisis Media Center (UCMC). In this capacity, he researches and analyzes various disinformation issues. From 2015 through 2017, he served as an adviser to the minister of defense of Ukraine, where he coauthored the communications strategy of the Ukrainian armed forces. In this role, he also outlined the armed forces’ seven priority projects, which included the first Ukrainian radio station for the military. In addition to his three years of experience in the public sector, Mr. Makukhin has seventeen years of experience in media marketing, nine of which he held executive positions in. He received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Institute of International Relations at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.