DISINFO: Financial oligarchs tied to US put Macron in the seat of the President of France
DISINFORMATION CASE DETAILS
  • Outlet: Pervyi Kanal (archived)*
  • Date of publication: February 08, 2019
  • Outlet language(s): Russian
  • Reported in: Issue 136
  • Countries / regions discussed: France
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yellow vests Emmanuel Macron

DISINFO: Financial oligarchs tied to US put Macron in the seat of the President of France

SUMMARY

In the span of the 4 months financial oligarchs put Macron in the seat of the President.The Yellow vests protests are happening because he was enforced on France, as these financial oligarchs are directly linked to the US. American financial elites played a big role in the current political troubles of Macron.

RESPONSE

Conspiracy theory with no evidence given.

Emmanuel Macron is the democratically elected President of France.

The message is consistent with the ongoing pro-Kremlin disinformation campaign about the Yellow Vests protests.

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