Author Adam J Sacks defended the Nazi-Soviet pact, denied the occupation of the Baltic states, argued Soviet rule was a blessing, and made numerous poorly researched claims that attracted ridicule across social media.
Headlines displayed by Google News are highly trusted and spread fast. Yet Google’s algorithms can’t always tell the difference between journalism and propaganda, as shown by a review of results about Estonia in English.
An online community based around dog memes has become an unlikely thorn in the side of Kremlin propagandists.
A Koran-burning protest in Sweden put the country’s NATO application on hold after a backlash in Turkey. But the journalist who initiated, organised, and promoted that protest has extensive Kremlin connections.
Video games enabling children to wage war in Ukraine have appeared online. Children need to understand the context behind this simulated violence.
Russian speakers in Estonia are regularly depicted in Kremlin propaganda as marginalised or oppressed. This creates a paradox when trying to explain why they prefer living here, despite Russia’s incentives for them to resettle.
Russia’s brutal war in Ukraine has generated a wave of new YouTube stars dedicated to exposing the reality behind Kremlin propaganda.
The host of Время покажет (“Time will tell”), Artyom Sheinin, went viral online after his criticism of Russian propaganda in the context of Russia’s failures in Ukraine.
A new tool called ChatGPT highlights the dangers of AI being used by propagandists. So we asked the AI to explain the risks in its own words.