The Russian Embassy in the United States sent a protest note to the state Department in connection with the attack of the police on the film crew of channel one, said the Ambassador Anatoly Antonov.
The incident occurred during the coverage of protests in Portland. The journalists were filming a report on the riots, which was besieged by the local court. The building housed the Federal law enforcement forces entered the city, despite the dissatisfaction of the local authorities. Both attacked the journalist was with the badges with the inscription "Press".
The action "Candle of memory" was held on Monday at the Russian Embassy in the USA, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
Turning to standing with candles in the hands of students, he said that gives them the baton of struggle for the truth.
The Russian Embassy in the US asks Russian citizens not to visit the riots and the cities where they occur.
"In connection with the ongoing riots in the United States in more than 40 cities introduced the curfew in 15 States and the District of Columbia to assist the police in maintaining public order involved the national guard. The situation is complicated by the ongoing pandemic coronavirus. Highly recommend Russian citizens permanently or temporarily residing in the United States, strictly follow the instructions of the authorities, to avoid staying in places where the protesters or travel to the cities covered by the excesses," - said in the Embassy statement, posted in Facebook.