Identity of a Russian-speaking woman detained at Capitol is revealed

The Russian-speaking woman detained at the Capitol in connection with the protests in Washington, was 54-year-old Evgenia Malimon, according to Buzzfeed.

Malimon was arrested along with her daughter Christina for curfew violation and illegal entry. In court, the woman asked to provide her with an interpreter from Russian.

According to the American publication, Christina Malimon does indeed speak Russian and has connections with Moldova, but no evidence has been found that she or her mother are citizens of Russia. It is noted that Christina is an active supporter of the current US President Donald Trump and deputy leader of the movement “Young Republicans of Oregon.”

Formerly elected US President Joe Biden called the protesters who burst into the Capitol building as terrorists. “They need to be treated like a group of thugs, rebels, white supremacists, anti-Semites … They are bandits, bandits, and they are terrorists, internal terrorists,” Biden said. He stressed that those involved in the riots must be tried.

On January 6, a rally of supporters of the current US President Donald Trump, who do not recognize the results of the November vote, which resulted in the election of Democrat Joe Biden as president, ended with the storming of the Capitol building and clashes with the police. Five people died, dozens were detained.