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Holger Roonemaa

Holger Roonemaa

Holger Roonemaa is an investigative journalist based in Tallinn, Estonia. He has covered extensively Russia’s propaganda, disinformation and espionage activities in the Baltic countries. He was awarded the 2020 Journalist of the Year award by Estonia’s Media Association.

Latest from Holger Roonemaa

The Fallen Mercenaries in Russia’s Dark Army

The Fallen Mercenaries in Russia’s Dark Army

"No one can build anything on blood. Blood has never been a foundation for any construction. On the contrary, it turns into a swamp in which you drown. Why fight for strangers and kill for strangers?"

Michael Weiss,
Holger Roonemaa,
Mattias Carlsson,
Liliana Botnariuc,
Pierre Vaux
Exclusive: Western Intelligence Fears New Russian Sat-Nav’s Espionage Capabilities

Exclusive: Western Intelligence Fears New Russian Sat-Nav’s Espionage Capabilities

Russia is preparing to introduce a new generation of its GLONASS satellite navigation system, with expanded global infrastructure. Several Western intelligence agencies say the program is also being used to conduct high-level espionage.

Holger Roonemaa,
Michael Weiss
Czechs and Imbalances

Czechs and Imbalances

But then there’s the awkward fact that the Czechs themselves have, by their own admission, played a strong hand incredibly poorly, owing largely to the fact that high-profile members of their political establishment are more eager to represent Moscow’s interests over Prague’s.

Michael Weiss,
Holger Roonemaa