East StratCom disinformation claim:

The tragedy of the Tu-54 with the Alexandrov choir might have been the American revenge for Russia’s hacking of US elections Barack Obama was speaking about earlier.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 26. December 2016

Debunk claim:

No evidence for this conspiracy theory given.

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Collected by the Prague Security Studies Institute within the framework of the Centre for International Relations‘ project cofinanced by the Visegrad Fund in Disinformation Review issue 53. The item is located at row number 5 in the report.

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