East StratCom disinformation claim:

The US elite is preparing to rig the upcoming presidential election in favour of Hillary Clinton. Moreover, it was the Democrats that were behind the hacker attacks on voter databases in the spring of 2016.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 4. November 2016

Debunk claim:

Most media and analytics agree that it is extremely difficult to organize an election fraud on such a scale, because the US election system is highly decentralized and varies from state to state. http://www.businessinsider.com/hard-to-rig-an-election-2016-11 // American security officials are convinced that Russia-backed hackers were behind the voter databases attack. http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/election-cyberattacks-pro-russia-hackers-have-been-accused-past-n673246

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Kremlin Watch (European Values think-tank), http:, wwweuropeanvalues net/kremlinwatch/ in Disinformation Review issue 46. The item is located at row number 95 in the report.

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