Russian-speaking community requests to restore control over the streets of new York
The Russian-speaking community of Brooklyn and asks the authorities to regain control of the streets of new York and, if necessary, to attract the military, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
On Wednesday in Brooklyn was the gathering of activists, who organized patrols of the area to fight the provocateurs and looters hiding among the protesters who took to the streets after the death of the African-American George Floyd from the hands of the police. Vigilantes ride on cars and motorcycles in the area and call the police on suspicious persons or objects.
"We have noticed yesterday a large group of people moving on the machines, which was not in new York – there was Ohio, Connecticut and new Jersey. It is not local. They circled in the area. We called the cops. When approaching police, two cars fled immediately. But one car managed to be stopped", - told RIA Novosti the head of the community "Standing up for NYC."
The collection was made by one of the organizers of the patrols, Isaac boltyansky. "Why is it senseless violence? The other three police officers was arrested today – your requirements are met. No need for any violence. We don't need it at all. Please, we ask you to cease all violence," he said.
"Mayor de Blasio, we ask that you please allow the NYPD to do what she needs to do is to remove criminals from the streets of new York. They (the looters – ed.) have nothing to do with George Floyd, they are only interested in money. We support peaceful protesters," he added.
He also appealed to the Governor of the state of new York Andrew Cuomo. "Governor Cuomo, please restore control over the streets of new York. No one should sit at home and think about whether he can get out on the street, and grandparents should not be afraid in your own home. And finally, the President trump, if the mayor and the Governor did not hear, unfortunately, we ask you to enter the army and to take our streets back," said boltyansky.
He called to stop the looting and fix the economy.
The cities of the U.S., a wave of protests and unrest after the death in Minneapolis at the hands of police of African-American Floyd. In the Internet appeared the video, which police put the handcuffs Floyd, knocked him down and piled on top of him, the three of us, and one of them stepped on his knee on the neck. Floyd on video several times says that he can not breathe, then fades. He died in intensive care. After the riots, fired four police officers and one of them was accused of murder by negligence.