Here’s what happens when you listen to Russian speakers in Estonia

Both the BBC and NPR recently visited Estonia to listen to the perspectives of local Russian-speakers. Their stories puncture Kremlin propaganda narratives.

Russia’s Embassy in Estonia claims Russia is the real victim of Russia’s sexual violence in Ukraine

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.

Exposed: The Facebook groups spreading Kremlin propaganda

Propastop has identified 17 Facebook groups of concern operating in Estonia. Here’s how to help combat their hate and misinformation.

Why there’s no ‘flood’ of Ukrainian refugees

Autocratic regimes promote metaphors to shape perceptions, such as by portraying Ukrainian refugees as a “flood” into Europe. Yet this metaphor best describes what they are fleeing.

A Greek media mogul tried to spread false claims about Estonia. It did not go well

An influential media mogul in Greece who made false claims about Estonia was widely ridiculed by Greek internet users this week after Russian speakers in Estonia – who he claims are oppressed – bombarded him on Twitter with corrections.

What plans does Putin have for the Ukraine?

Can the Kremlin’s intentions in Ukraine be predicted on the basis of what is happening on the propaganda front? Read more!

Winners and Losers in the Babchenko case

The critical material published by the Kremlin on the staging of the murder of journalist Arkadi Babtšenko and the media operation that followed has raised a lot of opposing opinions.

Moldova has begun restricting Propaganda channels

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

Imagine there is an ongoing war and nobody notices

Hannes Grassegger wrote an in-depth story on Estonian cyber conflicts, the information war and the fight against propaganda. The stories translation can be read at the Geenius.ee website.

Peace march, a Trojan horse

An anti-NATO „Peace March“ will take place in Tallinn on the second weekend in September. The main organizer of this provoking type of endeavor is Allan Hantsom who has been found guilty of anti- Estonian activities.