Skip to comments.Baltic States Compete With Russia in TV Battle for Hearts and Minds
Posted on 02/15/2015 7:35:11 AM PST by WhiskeyX
RIGA/VILNIUS Responding to what they see as a wave of Kremlin propaganda over Ukraine, the governments of the three Baltic states are keeping a wary eye on pro-Moscow television channels and stepping up their own broadcasts in Russian.
Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, all part of the Soviet Union until 1991, are nervous of a newly assertive Russia and fret that their large Russian-speaking minorities could be susceptible to Moscow's message.
But at a time of dramatic developments in eastern Ukraine, with fierce battles followed by a new cease-fire deal this week, the Baltic efforts to fight back over the airwaves look modest so far.
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You must realize that the fact that there is Russian-language TV just means Moscow should invade, according to some on this site.
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