The Russian Embassy sent the state Department a note after the incident with journalist

the Russian Embassy in the United States sent to the U.S. state Department a note of protest on the fact of ill-treatment of Russian journalist Mikhail Tuleevym and were close to him by American reporters from the local police. This was stated by Russian Ambassador to Washington Anatoly Antonov, whose statement published on the Embassy page in Facebook.

the incident, the Russian diplomat called outrageous. The Embassy has demanded a thorough investigation into the incident and inform about the results.

“we Will ensure that the incident was considered by human rights organizations that monitor violations against media workers in the United States,” — said Antonov.

a RIA Novosti Correspondent Mikhail Turgiev covering the protests in Minneapolis, has suffered from the actions of the local police after he produced a press card, he was sprayed in the face with tear gas. The law enforcement officers treated members of the American channel VICE near the Russians.