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Pro-Kremlin outlets “predict” coronavirus-driven economic collapse of the Baltic countries

By Lukas Andriukaitis on Friday, April 10, 2020

As the Baltic states went into quarantine, pro-Kremlin media predicted the crash of their economies. Pro-Kremlin media outlets routinely push various narratives targeting the Baltic states; usually, these narratives accuse them of Russophobia, or describe them as aggressive. As COVID-19 puts pressure on the world’s economic system, however, these outlets have shifted their attention, publishing stories that claim the coronavirus is going to destroy the Baltic economies and undo their decades of post-Soviet progress.…