Author Adam J Sacks defended the Nazi-Soviet pact, denied the occupation of the Baltic states, argued Soviet rule was a blessing, and made numerous poorly researched claims that attracted ridicule across social media.
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 Warsaw Pact invaded its own members. It is not comparable to NATO as a defence alliance that sovereign states like Estonia chose to join.
Migrants from Iraq share information among each other in Facebook groups. Read what they post about Estonia.
Who attacked the Lithuanian Parliament last week and are there preconditions for initiating a similar uprising in Estonia?
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).
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 passed a law on January 10th to restrict Russian Propaganda channels’ broadcasts in the country.
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!