Download the new media monitoring report: Anti-Ukrainian war propaganda in the Baltic states

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.

Fact check: Russia falsely claims EU sanctions are ‘blockading’ Kaliningrad 

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).

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.

What do Middle East migrant groups write about Estonia?

Migrants from Iraq share information among each other in Facebook groups. Read what they post about Estonia.

Are the clashes in Lithuania possible in Estonia as well?

Who attacked the Lithuanian Parliament last week and are there preconditions for initiating a similar uprising in Estonia?

The Lithuanian „Machine“ fights against fake news

At the end of the summer of 2018, the fight against fake news was launched in Lithuania with an automatic system for finding and revealing fake news, Demaskuok (Debunk.eu).

Fresh fake news from Latvia and Lithuania

In recent years, there has been a lot of talk about fake news. Estonia has so far not had any serious experiences with fake news in our own language, so we can only read about them through the experiences of other countries. The summer months have seen the topic of fake news arise through the experience of our southern neighbours of Latvia and Lithuania.

Moldova has begun restricting Propaganda channels

Moldova passed a law on January 10th to restrict Russian Propaganda channels’ broadcasts in the country.

How differently are the individual Baltic nations perceived?

Are Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania viewed as one entity by the Kremlin propaganda media or are there differences in the three countries in how they are perceived individually? Read about it here!

Propaganda in a humorous manner

Propastop decided to celebrate Estonia’s Midsummers day and also our Victory day on 23th of June, with a bit of entertainment. For this reason, we searched the internet to find anecdotes and jokes in Russian.