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MIA "Russia today" demands investigation of incident with a journalist in the United States

MIA "Russia today" demands from US authorities investigate the actions of the police using tear gas against the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

Last night in Minneapolis, the police deliberately fired tear gas against the correspondent of RIA Novosti in USA Michael Turgiev, despite the fact that he showed them the certificate of the press representative.

"MIA "Russia today" demands from us authorities thoroughly investigate this illegal actions of the police violate not only American laws on freedom of expression and information, but also the international norms on which journalists are protected from violence," - said the press service of the Agency.

In addition, MIA "Russia today" also requires that the results of the investigation of the American authorities the perpetrators of this crime against the correspondent of the Agency was held accountable and suffered a just punishment.