Which TV programs make PBK a propaganda channel?

Not everything shown on PBK is propaganda. However, there are still enough propaganda programs on the channel as to not diminish PBK’s role as a tool for the Kremlin’s influence activities.

The problems surrounding PBK have not yet received much attention by the Kremlin

Although PBK has a much larger audience and influence than Sputnik Estonia, the stories about the suspension of its news service in Russia have not received much attention.

Ten circles around PBK

The editorial staff of Propastop reviewed the storm of discussions created by Raul Rebane’s article on the permissibility of purchasing airtime on the PBK channel and tried to understand what is being discussed.

Narrative X-ray: who are Russia’s compatriots?

Russia is actively promoting the ‘compatriot narrative,’ a strategy designed to strengthen ties between Russians residing outside the country and Russia itself. This initiative serves the dual purpose of leveraging these individuals for its strategic objectives and rationalizing its assertive foreign policy. By positioning itself as the guardian of Russians living abroad, Russia seeks to reclaim its former superstate status on the global stage.

Concepts, misinformation and Russia

In January, the Estonian media wrote about the formation of concepts and meanings, the Navalny process and its media coverage in Russia, as well as the need for more official fact-checking.

ERR shares its news in pro-Kremlin groups

The Russian-language editorial board of ERR must stop posting its news in groups that actively share anti-Estonian propaganda channels.

The Estonian Internet Foundation is violating sanctions against Russia through a Danish company

EU sanctions have been imposed on Kremlin propagandist Dmitry Kisselyov. Despite this, a company run by Kisseljov has registered Internet domains in Estonia.

Propaganda in the month of October

In October, Estonian press publications were rather modest in writing about propaganda and information manipulation.

The Kremlin media called the closing of Tallinn TV as Russophobic

Russia’s propaganda media presented the closing of TTV as harassment of a Russian-language media channel. Old fake news on the topic was also posted.

Propaganda in the month of August

In August, the majority of stories on influence activities and propaganda focused on either allowing or restricting the Kremlin’s media distribution in Estonia.