The article has been automatically translated into English by Google Translate from Russian and has not been edited.
Переклад цього матеріалу українською мовою з російської було автоматично здійснено сервісом Google Translate, без подальшого редагування тексту.
Bu məqalə Google Translate servisi vasitəsi ilə avtomatik olaraq rus dilindən azərbaycan dilinə tərcümə olunmuşdur. Bundan sonra mətn redaktə edilməmişdir.

Celebrated July 4 too violently: 7 Russian-speaking men arrested in Oregon

Police arrested seven Russian-speaking US residents on Oregon's central coast on Saturday evening, July 4, due to racist remarks during Independence Day celebrations on the beach. Writes about it Oregon Live.

Photo: Shutterstock

Lincoln City (Oregon) city police said these people were in a group of 10 white people from Clark County (Washington) who were harassing a black family. They shouted racist insults, used Nazi salutes when the family spent their holidays on the beach.

After arriving at the place of rest, the police formed a barricade between this group and the family, which allowed African Americans to safely leave the beach.

The members of the group, who, according to the police, were "very drunk", soon began to mock the officers, provoked them to a fight and fired fireworks. On the eve of the holiday weekend, the city of Lincoln warned people against starting these decorative lights.

In addition, other officers arrived at the beach. They arrested seven men on several charges, including riot, hooliganism, harassment, unlawful launch of fireworks, and offensive language.

Gennady Kachankov, Anatoly Kachankov, Andrey Zaitsev, Oleg Saranchuk, Ruslan Tkachenko and Yuri Kachankov (all from Clark County) were arrested on Saturday, July 4, and then released. One person who refused to identify himself was taken to Lincoln County Prison for fingerprint identification.

On the subject: “It was the last straw”: Russian-speaking residents were at the center of protests in the United States

On Monday, July 6, city police said the group would not be charged with a crime against an African-American family because there was no physical contact, destruction of property with the risk of serious injury related to a quarrel.

“Unfortunately, the use of racist or derogatory language is not in itself a crime under Oregon law,” police said in a statement. "We will bring appropriate charges, which we can prove in accordance with the law."

Police said the men were released on Saturday, July 4, in accordance with the Lincoln County Prison Policy in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic: it limits the number of charges for which a suspect can be jailed before trial.

The incident occurred amid ongoing national protests against racism and police brutality against people of different races, provoked by the death of George Floyd at the hands of a policeman from Minneapolis.

Protests in support of the Black Lives Matter movement took place in the northwest Pacific Ocean, including the central coast of Oregon.

Miscellaneous racism Our people Russian-speaking

Read also on ForumDaily:

US state of emergency declared due to protests

Unprecedented level of violence: Portland protests cost local businesses $ 23 million

Russian restaurant in California is on the verge of closure due to a pandemic

CIA and State Department veterans: on protests, Trump’s chances for re-election and Russian intervention

The refuge city for statues and the 'Park of American Heroes': how the US is trying to save monuments

Let's face the crisis together and support each other

Thank you for staying with us and trusting! Over the past 5 years, we have received a lot of grateful feedback from readers, whom our materials have helped to arrange life after moving to the USA. We have big plans, we don't want to stop or slow down the pace of work. Even now…

The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected our income, and in order to stay afloat, we have to ask YOU for support. We will be grateful for any amount and will make every effort to continue to publish news and a lot of useful information just as quickly.

Thank you for being with us!

Always yours, ForumDaily! WomanForumDaily, NewYork, ForumDaily!

Security of contributions is guaranteed by the use of the highly secure Stripe system.

Do you want more important and interesting news about life in the USA and immigration to America? Subscribe to our page in Facebook. Choose the "Display Priority" option and read us first. And don't forget to subscribe to ForumDaily Woman and ForumDaily New York - there you will find a lot of interesting and positive information.

1057 requests in 1,782 seconds.