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Fire at Notre Dame de Paris caused in order to hide the theft of funds

Summary of Disinformation

The fire in the Notre Dame Cathedral might have been caused in order to hide the theft of funds allocated for restoration work.

The Cathedral may also have been targeted by Islamist radicals.


No evidence given. See more pro-Kremlin disinformation narratives about the Notre Dame fire in Paris here.

The investigation into the causes of the fire at the Notre Dame cathedral of Paris is ongoing. According to French prosecutors, the fire that tore through Notre-Dame cathedral was probably caused by accident.

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Reported in: Issue 146
Date: 15.04.2019
Language: Russian
Country: Europe, France
Keywords: Notre Dame
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Dni.ru
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