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.

Russia’s Embassy in Estonia claims Russia is the real victim of Russia’s sexual violence in Ukraine

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.

What plans does Putin have for the Ukraine?

Can the Kremlin’s intentions in Ukraine be predicted on the basis of what is happening on the propaganda front? Read more!

Regnum – an aggressive attacker of Estonia

The web portal of the information agency Regnum, founded in 1999, stands out with the large number of their flagrant anti-Estonian stories.

Kremlin phobias

The Russian media, operating under the Kremlin’s leadership, has been exploiting a wide variety of fears over the years.

Põlluaasa’s posting caused a storm in the Russian media

Last week, a Facebook posting by the Speaker of Riigikogu (parliament), Henn Põlluaasa, provoked an unusually large response in the Russian media.

Propaganda in the month of August

In August, the majority of stories on influence activities and propaganda focused on either allowing or restricting the Kremlin’s media distribution in Estonia.

Answers to the picture game

Were you able to figure out Propastop’s St. John’s Day picture game? Compare your results and solutions with the right answers.

A routine propaganda incident in Kuressaare

Last week, the Kremlin’s propaganda machine tried to make a big deal about the graffiti on a memorial in Saaremaa. What are the techniques to prevent the spread of such media events?

This is how the propaganda machine is controlled

Let us summarize recent articles in the world media that open up the hidden backdrop of the functioning of the Russian propaganda media.