Both “Deukrainianization” and “Ukrainization” are used by Kremlin propagandists. One reveals the true goal of Russia’s war, the other attempts distorts an existing word to erode opposition to Russia’s war. Both need to be understood together.
Russia threatens nuclear war with increasing frequency, partly to distract from discussing the progress of its war against Ukraine. In our second Narrative X-Ray, we discuss how Russia developed its ‘nuclear fist’ and what else it aims to achieve with this rhetoric.
Putin has tied so much of his reputation to Russia’s war on Ukraine that it is dangerous in Russia to question why the Russian military is failing. Yet even Putin’s biggest supporters are angry.
We found around 50 companies based in Estonia that still use Estonian consumers’ money to fund Kremlin propaganda channels.
Attacks on Estonia’s information space have increased dramatically since the start of Russia’s war on Ukraine. Project Valerian aims to tackle the problem at its source.
The Civic Resilience Initiative (CRI), a Lithuanian NGO helping combat hostile propaganda, has just released a comprehensive new report examining and debunking false Russian narratives targeting audiences in the Baltic nations.
Not for the first time, the Kremlin accuses others of what it is itself doing. We fact checked the key claims about the “Kaliningrad blockade” (that isn’t a blockade).
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.