According to the Izvestia newspaper, the US Embassy in Lithuania announced the allocation of $500,000 grant for Russian-speaking reporters. The project to fight against the "Kremlin propaganda" was called the training for investigative journalism to counter Russian communication in the Baltic countries." As part of the training, Russian-speaking reporters will visit the United States.
Viacheslav Titov, a deputy of the city council of the city of Klaipeda, chairman of t "Union of Russian people"
"We've known about this program for long. It was discussed at the top level. Some people assumed that the Russian-speaking population lives in a slightly different media environment. The Russophobia of the Baltic States has made the Russian-speaking population turn away from local mass media outlets. They have noticed that, and now they are working on the mistake that they have made."