The curious case of Latvia’s missing bus benches

Kremlin propaganda claims Latvians are stealing benches to keep warm without Russian energy, but the suspicious story raises far more questions.

These companies based in Estonia still shamefully advertise on Kremlin war channels

We found around 50 companies based in Estonia that still use Estonian consumers’ money to fund Kremlin propaganda channels.

Kremlin propaganda is seeping into Reddit

Reddit, “the front page of the internet”, brings together niche online communities in largely positive ways. But where there’s people to influence, Kremlin propagandists are there too.

‘Valerian’ is a new Propastop initiative to reach our Russian neighbours

Attacks on Estonia’s information space have increased dramatically since the start of Russia’s war on Ukraine. Project Valerian aims to tackle the problem at its source.

A new symbol of Ukrainian resistance appears in Mariupol

While Ukrainian and Russian share a Cyrillic alphabet, the letter Ї only appears in Ukrainian – and has become a brave symbol of continued Ukrainian identity during the resistance to Russian occupation.

Download the new media monitoring report: Anti-Ukrainian war propaganda in the Baltic states

The Civic Resilience Initiative (CRI), a Lithuanian NGO helping combat hostile propaganda, has just released a comprehensive new report examining and debunking false Russian narratives targeting audiences in the Baltic nations.

Pro-Kremlin media increasingly focused on a false narrative associating Estonia with terrorism

Russia’s pro-Kremlin media and public figures are using the murder of Dugina to switch to an absurd narrative about Estonia sponsoring terrorism

Fake Estonian ‘exit form’ ridiculed across social media

A disinformation attempt against Estonia backfired badly when a fake Estonian ‘exit form’ received wide ridicule for its obvious errors.

Russia presents theories on Dugina’s death without evidence or contact with Estonia

Despite inflammatory rhetoric against Estonia by Russian politicians and propagandists, no evidence has been presented for the murder of Dugina nor a connection to Estonia.

Propastop experienced an unsuccessful DDoS attack

Cyber attacks against Estonia, including Propastop, have gone largely unnoticed by the public due to effective security measures.