A Koran-burning protest in Sweden put the country’s NATO application on hold after a backlash in Turkey. But the journalist who initiated, organised, and promoted that protest has extensive Kremlin connections.
Russia’s pro-Kremlin media and public figures are using the murder of Dugina to switch to an absurd narrative about Estonia sponsoring terrorism
A disinformation attempt against Estonia backfired badly when a fake Estonian ‘exit form’ received wide ridicule for its obvious errors.
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 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.
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.
Florian Marcus, one of the spokespersons for the Estonian e-elections, was implemented to work for Russian propagandists.
On September 16, news about Estonia’s recognition of the Sputnik V vaccine appeared in the Russian media.
The Kremlin’s propaganda media use the idealization of the “Russian era” alongside the denial of Soviet occupation. Both narratives are dangerous for Estonia.