WASHINGTON, November 11. /TASS/. The Russian Embassy in the United States approached the US Department of State with a request regarding circumstances of an incident with detention of Russian journalist Alexander Malkevich in the Washington airport, the diplomatic mission tweeted on Sunday.
"In connection with mass media reports concerning detention of Russian journalist Alexander Malkevich by FBI officers in the Washington airport, an inquiry regarding the circumstances of the event was sent to the Department of State," the Embassy says.
According to data of the Public Chamber, Alexander Malkevich visited the United States during the interim elections held on November 6. He traveled to the State of Maryland, where he visited three voting stations and headquarters of the candidate to governors from the Republican Party.