Fake news that began due to Parliament’s minutes having been incorrectly translated brought forth propagandistic stories in the Kremlin media during the holidays.
Terrorists from Ukraine work in Estonia. Biological weapons are created here. Our media lies. Read the latest, most fantastical tidbits from the Kremlin propaganda media.
Propastop noticed that at the beginning of the week, the Russian media had a spreading news story referring to Estonian Defence Forces singing about killing Russians while marching. These headlines began surfacing on Monday and continued to spread on Tuesday.
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!
The German publication Der Spiegel used the term „apartheid“ in an article about stateless people in Estonia and Latvia. Kremlin related portals brought out the offensive term in their headlines. Read all about it here!
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.