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Russian National Detained at Request of U.S. in Montenegro

Russian state-owned media has reported that a Russian national has been detained in Montenegro at the request of the U.S. for crimes relating to domestic election interference.

The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has made no official statement as of this publication, nor has the U.S. Department of Justice.

Ivan Melnikov, Vice president of the Russian International Committee for the Protection of Human Rights, told RIA Novosti.
“Yes, he was detained for allegedly interfering in the elections in the United States of America at the request of the United States, a Russian citizen was detained. There was information in the Montenegrin media, that is, the official Ministry of Justice of Montenegro gave such information through the media, then they were obliged by law to notify the Russian department and diplomats. They didn’t. And in this regard, I just sent a corresponding request to them.”
The request was sent the Commissioner for Human Rights in Montenegro Siniša Bjekovi? to release the Russian.
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