Supporters of President Donald Trump stormed into the Capitol building, disrupting meetings of the US Senate and House of Representatives. Congress was supposed to approve the results of the presidential elections in the country, the protesters do not agree with their results. Several people were injured, four were killed. Bombs were found in the Capitol building and Republican headquarters, and a suspicious package was found in the Democratic headquarters. The National Guard, the FBI special forces and the police were mobilized. A curfew was imposed in Washington. At the moment, the Capitol has been cleared of demonstrators, and the debate has resumed.
Syrian air defense systems have repelled Israeli attacks on targets in southern Damascus. The missile attack was launched from the Golan Heights, the Syrian army said. The attack took place at 23:10 (22:10 Moscow time), the Syrian military eliminated most of the Israeli missiles.
Bitcoin price for the first time exceeded $ 37 thousand, once again updating the historical maximum. At 7:00 Moscow time, the cryptocurrency is still above this mark. Bitcoin hit $ 35,000 yesterday for the first time. Over the past year, the cryptocurrency has risen in price almost five times.
Shares of key Japanese companies also saw sharp gains on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The main Japanese stock index Nikkei has reached its highest level since 1990. Growth has been observed over the past few weeks and has intensified amid American protests.