Pro-Kremlin media increasingly focused on a false narrative associating Estonia with terrorism

Russia’s pro-Kremlin media and public figures are using the murder of Dugina to switch to an absurd narrative about Estonia sponsoring terrorism

Social media rumours unable to hamper peaceful relocation of Narva tank

Despite differences of opinion, all parties worked together to prevent conflict during the relocation of a Soviet monument in Narva.

A fake video misportrayed Rammstein’s Tallinn concert

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.

Estonia agrees a new coalition, but pro-Kremlin influencers spin it very differently

Pro-Kremlin influencers online are pushing the narrative that the Estonian Prime Minister has resigned due to her support for Ukraine. The truth is very different.

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.

Exposed: The Facebook groups spreading Kremlin propaganda

Propastop has identified 17 Facebook groups of concern operating in Estonia. Here’s how to help combat their hate and misinformation.

No, the Baltic nations were not in a “collective security arrangement” prior to NATO

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.

6 clichés to avoid when reporting about Estonia

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.

Why there’s no ‘flood’ of Ukrainian refugees

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.

Kremlin media conspiracy theories on the sinking of the Estonia

Our eastern neighbour’s media seems convinced that a Swedish submarine is to blame for the tragedy. They believe that Russia will also be blamed.