The curious case of Latvia’s missing bus benches

Kremlin propaganda claims Latvians are stealing benches to keep warm without Russian energy, but the suspicious story raises far more questions.

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.

“Honestly, we are not going to attack Russia!”

Estonia has become known in the world as being a forefront country in a potential Western-Russian conflict. Whether and how to change this image, or how could this be put to better use?

Who is arriving: NATO or the allied forces

Media describing allies as ‘NATO troops, arriving to Russian borders’ is worrying for Propastop. This language use resembles Kremlin’s propaganda vocabulary.

The bust of Harald Nugiseks nurtures propaganda media 

One Estonian school opened a bust of Harald Nugieks, an Estonian soldier in German army during World War II. Kremlin propaganda media labelled Estonia immediately as a nazi state.

Life in Estonia according to a propaganda channel

According to Russian TV-channel NTV news program the Baltic states are preparing for war. NTV is the propaganda channel, which spreads Kremlin biased information and lies.

Kremlin carries out information warfare without any moral grounds

In October Vladimir Sazonov published an article. It discusses, how the Russian propaganda machine has developed, about the adaptation with the fall of the Soviet Union and today’s Russia’s information war doctrine.