Fireworks explode during the "Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration" honoring U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, U.S., Jan. 19, 2017Reuters
Police in Washington, D.C. have released RT correspondent Alexander Rubinstein who was detained on Jan. 20 while covering protests amid the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump, RT’s Alexey Yaroshevsky wrote on his Twitter page.
"Just got news that our reporter @AlexR_DC was set free by DC police," Yaroshevsky said.
Just got news that our reporter @AlexR_DC was set free by DC police— Alexey Yaroshevsky (@Yaro_RT) January 21, 2017
Earlier reports said police detained the reporter although he showed his press card.
The participants of a protest, dressed in black, smashed windows of cars and one of the banks. Police used force against them.
If using any of Russia Beyond's content, partly or in full, always provide an active hyperlink to the original material.