Visit RT to read news and latest updates on the Capitol riots. Get details on RT about the aftermath of the 2020 US presidential election, including the Capitol riots. The Capitol riots took place on January 6, 2021 as Congress was meeting to certify the election results – visit RT to learn how the events unfolded. As the protesters were in a standoff with the Capitol police, Donald Trump urged his supporters to ‘go home,’ while Joe Biden stated that the ‘mob’ had to ‘end now’ and called the protesters ‘terrorists.’ The National Guard was fully activated to restore order – get more details on RT. Find out more on the statements on the Capitol siege, including those by the former US presidents Bush and Obama, as well as the one by Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, who called the US electoral system ‘archaic’ and ‘not meeting modern democratic standards.’ Don’t miss experts’ and analysts’ opinions on the Capitol riots, as well as on US politics in general.