Fake news that began due to Parliament’s minutes having been incorrectly translated brought forth propagandistic stories in the Kremlin media during the holidays.
During the weekend, a great number of new articles appeared where they are blaming Estonia with wanting to demolish another Soviet monument. Read more about the propaganda attack here!
Propastop gave an overview of the popular cartoon series „Masha and the bear “from a Kremlin propaganda perspective on the 22nd of May. The overview gained much attention in the news and reached the Russian media where it caused a large insurgence of Propaganda type articles.
A cemetery in Estonian town Jõhvi caused lots of discussion on Russian media. This case has become a pretext for blaming Estonians as being Russophobe, minority discriminations, fabricating history and practising fascism.
Propastop tried to figure out whether the defacement of a memorial stone in Kiviõli (small Estonian town) and the subsequent media coverage was a deliberately prepared information operation. We restored the event timeline and gave a comment based on that.
Ten years ago, on 26th of April, massive riots disrupted Tallinn, which is known afterwards as Bronze Night. A memorial of the Second World War, called Bronze Soldier, was removed from the centre of Tallinn to a nearby military cemetery.