Spreading fake news: Was a monument in the Blue Mountains to a SS Division blown up?

A few days before May 9, a story appeared in a minor Russian newspaper, about how a stone monument to the 20th SS Grenadier SS Division was blown up in the Blue Mountains. The story is 100% fiction.

The Kremlin is reviving Red Army monuments in Estonia

A Red Army monument was „reopened“ in Tallinn less than a month ago. This Spring promises to bring further World War II related propaganda actions.

Boat refugees were portrayed as Nazi escapees

The Russian publication EADaily compared the 1944 refugees from Estonia as individuals escaping with the Nazis.

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 Kremlin media is threatening a new Bronze soldier night

Last week, several articles appeared in the Kremlin’s media speculating on the possibility of a new Bronze Soldier Night in Estonia. Will the subject bring about a new propaganda attack?

The Bronze Soldier is back at Tõnismägi. In virtual reality.

An app, using virtual reality, created by a Kremlin-based group, shows Aljoša in his former location. This is part of a propaganda action related to the so-called „liberation“ of Tallinn, of which are awaited more in the upcoming week.

A member of the Defence Forces was turned into a propaganda scandal in Sillamäe

The material created by Sputnik from Sillamäe was widely used by the Russian media.

Propaganda attack about Litsmetsa

Have you heard of the memorial in Litsmetsa, Võrumaa County? The Kremlin propaganda media has and is making a big deal about it.

A memorial erected for an organizer of mass deportations

At the end of September, Arnold Meri, a hero of the USSR and an organizer of the March mass deportations had a monument erected in his memory. Read how the Estonian Russian language media wrote about the event.

The Tallinn named squadron is associated with the Maarjamäe case

On the 29th of January the 23. Jet fighter squadron, titled the „Tallinn named squadron“ a tribute by the Russian President, renewed the name of its reformation after a part of the flight group that bombed Tallinn on 22. October 1944 called the „Tallinn squadron.“