Priit Talv: information operations are here to stay

We have to accept and get used to a manipulated virtual world as a new normality. Here is Priit Talve’s full article, which appeared in the Delfi Klikimagnet (Click Magnet) section in September.

Kremlin online propaganda fighter # 1- Ben Nimmo

Ben Nimmo is one of the leading experts and activists on the Kremlin’s influence activities in social media networks.

When one country attacks another on social media

Russia is not the only one trying to influence the population of another country in social media.

The war of winning hearts and minds in Venezuela

In crisis-filled Venezuela, there is an active conflict between the political parties in the streets and in social media.

News word – Baltophobia

Latvian actor and political commentator Andris Lielais sent out an idea on a program at the Latvian radio station Baltcom that Russia is currently suffering from Baltophobia.

Matvijenko organized an accusation of discrimination firestorm

The II International Anti-Semitism, Racial and Xenophobic Conference „Protecting the Future“ was held in Moscow at the end of last week, which gave the speakers an additional impetus for attacks against Latvia and Estonia on issues of non-citizens’ discrimination.

How much were the Latvian elections effected by foreign influencers?

Let us read about the methods used to influence the Latvian elections and predict the likelihood of their implementation in Estonia.

Myth breaker 3: Estonians are supposed to be fascists

Today we are going to demolish one of the most fundamental Estonian propaganda myths. How to overturn the claim that Fascism is encouraged in Estonia?

Fresh fake news from Latvia and Lithuania

In recent years, there has been a lot of talk about fake news. Estonia has so far not had any serious experiences with fake news in our own language, so we can only read about them through the experiences of other countries. The summer months have seen the topic of fake news arise through the experience of our southern neighbours of Latvia and Lithuania.

Where there are doers, there are watchers – OSINT

Over the recent years and above all since the handling of Ukraine and Syria by Russia, the gathering of information from open sources has come to the attention of the public and conclusions made on the basis of them or the rejection of Russian false examples.