Both the BBC and NPR recently visited Estonia to listen to the perspectives of local Russian-speakers. Their stories puncture Kremlin propaganda narratives.
The Kremlin referred to a group of women in Estonia protesting sexual violence as ‘Russophobes’. We explore the history of the term and why the protest took place.
The Warsaw Pact invaded its own members. It is not comparable to NATO as a defence alliance that sovereign states like Estonia chose to join.
A helpful guide for international journalists writing about Estonia, the “tiny ex-Soviet state” that is neither tiny nor an ex-Soviet state. We’ve included an infographic you can share.
Autocratic regimes promote metaphors to shape perceptions, such as by portraying Ukrainian refugees as a “flood” into Europe. Yet this metaphor best describes what they are fleeing.
An influential media mogul in Greece who made false claims about Estonia was widely ridiculed by Greek internet users this week after Russian speakers in Estonia – who he claims are oppressed – bombarded him on Twitter with corrections.
Kremlin propaganda continues to spread the myth that Tallinn was liberated on September 22, 1944. Actually in fact, a new Soviet occupation of the Estonian Capital began on that day. Read more!
In this article, we are rebuking the propaganda media’s widely used incorrect statement, that Estonia is an economically failed state.
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?
We condemn the misconception that there is extremely difficult criteria setup to obtain citizenship in Estonia or that we restrict granting citizenship to Russian speaking residents.