Estonia · Finland · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russian Propaganda’s Western Enablers


Excellent article by Imbi Paju. The article is a unique perspective on how Russian propaganda is supported by willing participants. Russian propaganda is also aided by overwhelming intimidation by pro-Kremlin workers. In this case, Johan Bäckman is on trial in Finland for intimidating, harassing, and attacking Finnish journalist Jessikka Aro for her expose on his… Continue reading Russian Propaganda’s Western Enablers

Estonia · Finland · Information operations · Information Warfare · Latvia · Russia

Russian Military Jets And Warplanes Alarm Latvia, Estonia, And Finland, As Europe Prepares For Potential Attack


Russian Military Jets And Warplanes Alarm Latvia, Estonia, And Finland, As Europe Prepares For Potential Attack Russia’s air force sent seven military jets zooming past Latvia Tuesday, before forces in Estonia and Finland scrambled to intercept three Russian warplanes further north in the Baltic Sea. In different incidents, Latvia’s armed forces reported observing two Russian Su-34 fighter… Continue reading Russian Military Jets And Warplanes Alarm Latvia, Estonia, And Finland, As Europe Prepares For Potential Attack

Estonia · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

US VP Mike Pence in Estonia raises prospect of deploying Patriot missiles


US Vice President Mike Pence is in the Baltic state to reassure eastern European allies Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The mobile missile system could plug a gap in NATO’s defenses in the area. The US is considering deploying Patriot surface-to-air missiles in Estonia, US Vice President Mike Pence told Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas on… Continue reading US VP Mike Pence in Estonia raises prospect of deploying Patriot missiles

CounterPropaganda · Estonia · Information Warfare · Latvia · Lithuania · Russia

Baltic news agencies unexpectedly cease co-operation with Sputnik


This article by RT illustrates a new Western counter-propaganda effort, and RT is actually acting insulted.   “A private, not a state-run news agency is unlikely to reject quite an important client,” a spokesperson for Sputnik Latvia told RIA Novosti.  How exactly Sputnik is such an important client is not qualified, it’s almost difficult to keep… Continue reading Baltic news agencies unexpectedly cease co-operation with Sputnik

#RussiaFail · #RussiaLies · CounterPropaganda · Estonia · Information Warfare · Russia

TASS website blacklisted in Estonia for alleged anti-Estonian propaganda


Tass says they are blacklisted in Estonia like it’s a bad thing. </end editorial> February 07, 8:08 UTC+3 On Monday, Propastor posted a list of 28 Russian internet resources which, it claims, are carrying out anti-Estonian propaganda MOSCOW, February 6. /TASS/. TASS’ website has been blacklisted among a number of other Russian internet resources allegedly… Continue reading TASS website blacklisted in Estonia for alleged anti-Estonian propaganda

#RussiaFail · Baltics · Estonia · Latvia · Lithuania

Baltics threaten to unplug Russian region


Russia had to have known the repercussions of their aggression. No? Russia, chessmasters no more. “Meanwhile, Moscow complains that its interests are being disregarded.”  Really?  Orly? Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia trying to shift their systems towards the European model. By ANCA GURZU 11/4/15, 7:39 PM CET Updated 11/4/15, 7:56 PM CET The three Baltic republics… Continue reading Baltics threaten to unplug Russian region

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Statement by Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden on strategic communication and support to independent media


News, 5/7/2015 The Nordic and Baltic Ministers for Foreign Affairs discussed the ongoing campaign of biased media coverage by mainstream Russian media, including in relation to the crisis in Ukraine but also in a wider context. The NB8 has made this topic one of its focus areas in 2015 with a view to identifying common approaches. Meetings… Continue reading Statement by Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden on strategic communication and support to independent media