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.
Kremlin propaganda began depicting Ukrainians as Nazis in 2014, although there is little coherence to Putin’s narrative about denazifying Ukraine – so the term appears increasingly less frequently.
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.
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.
While Ukrainian and Russian share a Cyrillic alphabet, the letter Ї only appears in Ukrainian – and has become a brave symbol of continued Ukrainian identity during the resistance to Russian occupation.
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).
Propastop has identified 17 Facebook groups of concern operating in Estonia. Here’s how to help combat their hate and misinformation.