William Barr

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Minneapolis, June 2020

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Minneapolis, June 2020

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The split in American society seek to expand the “extremist agitators” from abroad that are associated with such groups as “anti-fascists”, or their opponents, said U.S. attorney General William Barr, commenting on the mass protests against police violence. They began after the murder by guards of African American George Floyd.

“We have evidence that “anti-fascists” and other such extremist groups as well as the power of different political opinions involved in the instigation and participation in violent activities, said Barr. And we also see that the forces from abroad are from all parties, to exacerbate the violence.” The words of the Prosecutor General leads NPR.

According to Barr, from may 30 in Washington during the protests, were injured 114 law enforcement personnel, 22 of them were hospitalized. As the Director of the marshals (bailiffs) of the USA Donald Washington added that as a result of street protests across the country 21 the court building was damaged.

William Barr added that the government is dealing with “the witches’ broth of various organizations” that incite violence. The Prosecutor General did not name the countries and organizations involved in the process.

In a statement, Barra has responded to the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova. She described the words of us attorney General as an attempt “to explain the internal problems to external factors,” reports RBC. In addition, Zakharova said that the words of the Prosecutor General demonstrate “contempt for U.S. citizens whose problems without any evidence blamed on “foreign intervention”.

Earlier than may 31, a former national security adviser in the administration of former President Barack Obama, Susan rice said the unrest during the protests in the United States can stand Russia. Rice explained that the mass actions are as peaceful protesters and extremists. She admitted that Russia might incite the latter with social networks and “somehow” to Finance the riots.

Recall, protests and riots in the United States and later in other countries began in response to the death of 46-year-old African American George Floyd. During his detention on may 25 in Minneapolis, a white police officer Derek Chauvin pressed on the man’s neck with his knee. Police a few minutes choked a detainee, even though Floyd was handcuffed, did not resist and said that he could not breathe. The witnesses also asked the guards not to show excessive brutality, but all was in vain.

Soon after, the detained African American died at the hospital and the video of the arrest hit the Internet, triggering a wave of indignation in society. The four officers who detained Floyd, was fired on may 26, and the suture was arrested and will soon appear before court. But a wave of protest that did not stop.

On may 27 in Minnesota began street performing under the slogan “Black Lives Matter” (“black Lives matter”). During the protests was burnt down police station, which had to evacuate employees of law enforcement bodies. In Minneapolis sent troops of the national guard, there was declared a state of emergency, and in some States that supported the protests, a curfew was imposed. In particular, the ban on leaving the house at night in Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington. Thousands of people were arrested in several days of protests.

The President of the United States Donald trump had some time to hide in an underground bunker, and in clashes with protesters near the White house, was reported to have suffered more than 50 employees of the Secret service.

1 Jun Donald trump has urged governors to quell the unrest, using the National guard. At the same protesters, the President called terrorists. “Someone throws a stone – it’s like shooting a pistol. You have to punish (for that), instructed the trump of governors. – You have to arrest people, you have to hunt down people, you have to put them in jail for 10 years, and you’ll never see this stuff again.”

Some governors entered into polemics with the President and even suggested that he engaged in incitement.

On 4 June it became known that Donald trump intends to use the army to suppress the protests. However, this was opposed by the U.S. Secretary of defense mark Esper.