EADaily; a worker bee in the Kremlin’s information war

What kind of media publication is EADaily, whose news selection uses a tone that attacks and denigrates Estonia? Why are we moving this publication to our black list?

Estonian companies stop advertising on Kremlin propaganda sites

Many important Estonian companies have announced the cessation of advertising in the Kremlin’s channels of influence. However, the problem is still massive.

COVID-19 brought a change to Russia’s influence activities

Richard Weitz, a senior researcher at the Hudson Institute and director of the Center for Military-Political Analysis, published a lengthy overview in the magazine Diplomatie in October on Russia’s disinformation campaigns in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Soviet symbols in public

The sickle and hammer and the red star are still displayed in hundreds of public places in Estonia. The use of Soviet symbols at public events is still not prohibited in Estonia.

The situation in the Nagorno-Karabakh information war is 5:3

Which side in the battles of Karabakh has been more successful in spreading its messages in the Estonian media? Read more!

How do you measure influence operations?

In September, Ben Nimmo, the former head of DFRLab and a long time expert in Influence activity and information operations, published an article on a new method for investigating influencing operations, “The Breakout Scale: Measuring the Impact of Influence Operations.”

DFRLab launched FIAT

The Atlantic Council’s Digital Research Laboratory launched the Foreign Interference Attribution Tracker or FIAT, to gain a better overview of USA election interventions.

A history club that feeds propaganda media

The Club Front Line is connected with anti-Estonian influence activities through the Russian Embassy and propaganda media.

The Russian embassy is increasing Facebook activity

The activity of the Russian embassy in distributing propaganda messages has increased. Posts related to history and Soviet nostalgia are being widely distributed.

The Belarus information room is under pressure

There is a strong Russian influence in the Belarusian media space, which is reflected in the content of the media as well as in the form of ownership.