European countries, especially the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, have confronted Russian disinformation campaigns for decades. Their experience may offer useful lessons as the US joins the battle.
Estonia has a population less than half that of Silicon Valley. But the small Baltic nation has managed to put itself on the map as on of the most digitally innovative countries in the world through it's E-Stonia project, which has digitized almost all aspects of citizen life.
A campaign that Western military are linking to Russian hackers has targeted the contingent of 4,000 NATO troops deployed to Poland and the Baltic states this year, to protect the alliance’s European border with Russia.
The tiny Baltic nation of Estonia is afraid of Vladimir Putin's Russia. So it's stepping up its military preparations, which focus on preparing the people for guerrilla war. And it's trying to make it fun.
When Russia moved into Crimea last year, even NATO admits it was caught off-guard. But now a top NATO general says the West is alert to Putin's plans, and is developing its own moves to stop him from expanding any further.
Jonas Tarm is an up-and-coming composer and his Carnegie Hall debut this month was to be his coming out party. But that won't happen, after a complaint was filed over his composition's inclusion of a 45-second passage of the anthem of Germany's Nazi party.
Estonia has the youngest prime minister in the European Union. It's also rushing headlong into creating digital ID for people there. And while they offer access to an array of government and private services, they'll also issue online IDs to anyone who wants one — though they come with much less access.
Cyrus Farivar reports that the Baltic nation of Estonia has opened a new trade office California's Silicon Valley, and its goal is to drum up high-tech business for Estonian burgeoning high-tech industry.
Senators Hillary Clinton and John McCain are rumored to have engaged in a drinking contest in Estonia in 2004, and Reporter Gabriel Gatehouse checks out the rumor and names the winner--when it comes to drinking, that is.
Estonians love to study English, but some in the Estonian government wonder whether Estonians put too much emphasis on learning English, and too little on learning other languages, as Cyrus Farivar reports from the Estonian capital, Tallinn.
This weekend a former defense ministry official in Estonia was arrested for treason. The official is suspected of selling NATO secrets to Russia. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Edward Lucas, deputy editor of "The Economist," about the case.
The tiny Baltic nation of Estonia used to be a cheap tourist destination for many Europeans. But the economic downturn has hurt the tourist trade, forcing at least one hotel to turn to another of Estonia's strengths -- information technology -- to cut costs. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Cyrus Farivar, author of a forthcoming book called "The Internet of Elsewhere."