The curious case of Latvia’s missing bus benches

Kremlin propaganda claims Latvians are stealing benches to keep warm without Russian energy, but the suspicious story raises far more questions.

These companies based in Estonia still shamefully advertise on Kremlin war channels

We found around 50 companies based in Estonia that still use Estonian consumers’ money to fund Kremlin propaganda channels.

Kremlin propaganda is seeping into Reddit

Reddit, “the front page of the internet”, brings together niche online communities in largely positive ways. But where there’s people to influence, Kremlin propagandists are there too.

Download the new media monitoring report: Anti-Ukrainian war propaganda in the Baltic states

The Civic Resilience Initiative (CRI), a Lithuanian NGO helping combat hostile propaganda, has just released a comprehensive new report examining and debunking false Russian narratives targeting audiences in the Baltic nations.

Pro-Kremlin media increasingly focused on a false narrative associating Estonia with terrorism

Russia’s pro-Kremlin media and public figures are using the murder of Dugina to switch to an absurd narrative about Estonia sponsoring terrorism

Fake Estonian ‘exit form’ ridiculed across social media

A disinformation attempt against Estonia backfired badly when a fake Estonian ‘exit form’ received wide ridicule for its obvious errors.

Russia presents theories on Dugina’s death without evidence or contact with Estonia

Despite inflammatory rhetoric against Estonia by Russian politicians and propagandists, no evidence has been presented for the murder of Dugina nor a connection to Estonia.

A fake video misportrayed Rammstein’s Tallinn concert

A fake video circulating on social media and reported by Russian media outlets appeared to show Rammstein singing “Vperjod, Rossija”. It was actually a song for Vitali Klitschko.

Fact check: Russia falsely claims EU sanctions are ‘blockading’ Kaliningrad 

Not for the first time, the Kremlin accuses others of what it is itself doing. We fact checked the key claims about the “Kaliningrad blockade” (that isn’t a blockade).

Here’s what happens when you listen to Russian speakers in Estonia

Both the BBC and NPR recently visited Estonia to listen to the perspectives of local Russian-speakers. Their stories puncture Kremlin propaganda narratives.