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Unrest, the last day before in Washington, call into question the further destiny of the United States as a nation, believes former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, reports “Interfax”.
“Unrest – is not important. Their task is clear, but only at first glance. Not so simple,” said Gorbachev.
In his opinion, the assault the Capitol was designed in advance.
“A little time will pass and we will understand why it was done,” said the ex-President.
Assessment of Gorbachev riots “have called into question the further destiny of the USA as a state.”
Earlier, the US Congress amid held in the Capitol riots approved the election of Joe Biden as the President.
Biden has received more than 270 approved by Congress of the electoral votes. Statement of votes finally closes constitutional opportunity for any questioning of the results of the presidential elections.
The discussion took place against the backdrop of protests in Washington, during which supporters of President Donald trump broke into the Capitol. They oppose certification by the U.S. Congress election victory President Joe Biden. Riots broke out and the police had to use tear gas against protesters and weapons.
The clashes near the building of the U.S. Congress killed four people. One of the victims is killed one by a shot from a firearm. We are talking about a female veteran of the U.S. air force. Another three people died during the riots from causes not related to violence.
In addition, the local newspaper informed the police about the discovery of several explosive devices in downtown Washington. Two bombs were defused by police officers.
Supporters of trump attempted to get to the Capitol