The National Guard is stationed at the US Capitol for the first time since the Civil War. This is reported by the newspaper The Washington Postreferring to their own calculations.
Photos have emerged of dozens of fighters sleeping side by side in the corridors of the Capitol and the tourist center connected to the building. Earlier it was reported that to ensure the safety of Joe Biden’s inauguration, 20 thousand National Guard officers may arrive in the city, writes RIA Novosti.
Recall that on January 6, on the eve of the legislators’ approval of Biden’s victory in the US presidential elections, Donald Trump’s supporters gathered in Washington. They marched towards Congress, broke through police cordons and broke into the Legislature. FBI and National Guard special forces were recruited to suppress the riots. As a result of the clashes, there are people killed and injured. Dozens of activists were detained.
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