A Trend Report on Russia’s Disinformation Tactics Targeting the Baltics
Although more than a year has passed since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Russia has still not succeeded in achieving its goals – Ukraine and its people have still not given up, and Western countries have not stopped their efforts to restrain Russia and support Ukraine. Even more, NATO has expanded. Legally, pro-Kremlin disinformation tries to spread many different messages towards audiences in the Baltic States, including Latvia, hoping to impress local audiences and break the current status quo. It is true that pro-Kremlin disinformation is characterized by the stability and immutability of messages, thus the form and content of the same messages do not differ significantly from what has been experienced before.studies.