Russian-language ERR was one of the first to issue a press release from the Russian Embassy on the possibilities of participating in the Russian referendum in Estonia on 1 July.
The Russian-language editorial board of ERR must stop posting its news in groups that actively share anti-Estonian propaganda channels.
Services to Sputnik and Baltnews, including the use of .ee-end domains, are subject to EU sanctions and should therefore be terminated. This is easy to do between April and May at the latest.
The German-language edition of Russia Today attacked Propastop’s People’s Initiative
Do you think that Sputnik and Baltnews should have its wings clipped? Then speak up in the rahvaalgatus.ee (Citizen Initiative Portal) environment. Invite your friends to also join!
In July, several countries took steps to combat Russian propaganda channels. It is also time for Estonia to act.
Mart Helme’s interview with Baltnews ignores recommendations made by the government’s communications bureau on how to communicate with Kremlin channels.
This week you can read on the Baltnews website that they are owned by Russia Today and registered in Moscow.
The TV news channel Pervõi’s Tuesday’s news release depicted a vivid image of the Estonian labour market. The episode is part of the Kremlin’s new propaganda rhetoric, which seeks to link Ukrainians working in Estonia with problems.