David Vseviov’s radio lectures on Soviet propaganda

In early January, on the Vikerraadio (Rainbow radio) show “Mystical Russia” historian David Vseviov addressed Soviet propaganda before the outbreak of the Winter War, in the early days of the war and in the following months.

The Estonian Internet Foundation receives money from sanctioned Rossiya Segodnya

Services to Sputnik and Baltnews, including the use of .ee-end domains, are subject to EU sanctions and should therefore be terminated. This is easy to do between April and May at the latest.

Early warning! A propaganda film project from Russia is coming to Estonia

A Soviet war film project made by the film studio „Mosfilm“ is likely to be in the Estonian movie theaters by April-May.

Russenfrei: a new word in the Kremlin propaganda lexicon

Since December, we have encountered the use of the word russenfrei in propaganda texts concerning Estonia. What is this term?

How successful is the Kremlin’s punitive action due to Sputnik?

As of yesterday, a month has passed since the Speaker of the Russian Federation Council, Valentina Matviiyenko, promised tough measures against Estonia due to the restrictions on Sputnik’s activities in the country. How far has it gone, up to now?

The Kremlin is reviving Red Army monuments in Estonia

A Red Army monument was „reopened“ in Tallinn less than a month ago. This Spring promises to bring further World War II related propaganda actions.

The Swedish solution to information attacks: building up their resistance ability

Sweden, a country that has built its security on the principle of neutrality, has begun to increase the resistance ability of its society to information attacks.

The Russian embassy in Tallinn is distorting reality with numbers

The Russian Embassy in Tallinn is using Social Media to try to make it look like 229,000 Estonian citizens have visited Crimea in 2019.

Propaganda in December

Last year’s holiday month of December was rather modest in the writing of propaganda and information manipulation. The emphasis was on data and the writing of their misuse.

Kremlin phobias

The Russian media, operating under the Kremlin’s leadership, has been exploiting a wide variety of fears over the years.