U.S. intelligence warns that “foreign enemies” benefit from the riots following the death of George Floyd, to “sow discord among Americans.” On 11 June, reports Fox News, citing the newsletter of intelligence, which was at the disposal of journalists.
The document States that the enemies of the United States, including Russia, China and Iran, sought to exploit and exacerbate internal divisions in America to achieve their own geopolitical goals.
It is also noted that foreign enemies are using public media, proxy servers and accounts in social networks for increasing criticism of the United States in connection with the death of George Floyd and subsequent events.
US intelligence gives examples of how countries-opponents are working to “manipulate the public, to sow discord and ill will, to discredit the electoral process, undermine the markets and undermine the interests of the American people.”
In particular, it is noted that Russian state media has described the protests, emphasizing their scale and intensity, at the same time saying that they were justified “to corrupt American capitalist system” and the availability of in the US, the “white elite”.
As for China, the document specifically mentions the state media like Global Times, and the tweets of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the country in the last days of may and early June. For example, it is noted that the account of the foreign Ministry of China on Twitter June 1, posted a video of the representative of the Ministry accused the U.S. of racial discrimination.
The state media of Iran and its foreign Ministry has taken similar actions with China, and also created fake accounts in social networks, to amplify the discord in the United States, the document says.
George Floyd died on may 25 after a tough police detention in Minneapolis. Satexperts confirmed that the death was caused by strangulation. Due to mass protests across the country, the U.S. government took the decision to bring the national guard to suppress riots in several cities.
5 Jun suspect in the case of Floyd Alexander Quango, Thomas lane and the Tao the court set bail in the amount of $750 thousand each. The main suspect, Derek Showin who pressed Floyd’s knee to the ground needs to be made for the release of $1 million
The evening of 10 June, lane has made a Deposit of $750 thousand and was released from prison.