“Honestly, we are not going to attack Russia!”

Estonia has become known in the world as being a forefront country in a potential Western-Russian conflict. Whether and how to change this image, or how could this be put to better use?

Who is arriving: NATO or the allied forces

Media describing allies as ‘NATO troops, arriving to Russian borders’ is worrying for Propastop. This language use resembles Kremlin’s propaganda vocabulary.

Propaganda dictionary: name calling

Labelling or name calling is a commonly used technique in propaganda. It neutralises the target or the communication party’s arguments with a single phrase or sentence.

Alien Attack: 23 soldiers were turned into stone

Propastop decided to show an example of a so-called source laundering. Here is presented a juicy UFO story, which shows well how the media processes are working.

Countermeasures to information warfare

Propastop decided to review how have European countries reacted towards the increase of Russian information warfare capabilities.

With a tank to a strip bar

Kremlin propaganda media portrayal of this year’s Estonian annual military parade was focused on the exhibited United States armoured vehicles and claimed, that the NATO troops are on sex tour with tanks.

What is Propastop?

Propastop is a blog aimed at cleaning Estonia from propaganda, false information and media lies. It’s a blog run by volunteers. Read more!

Estonian Information Board about propaganda

Estonian Information Board is a governmental organisation that deals with intelligence. In February they published their second annual review, which gives an overview of Estonia’s external threats.

Code of conduct when communicating with a propaganda channel

Propastop provides few tips when one must give an interview to a propaganda channel. These apply similarly to everyone, including politicians and officials.