Within days of the start of the G20 summit, social tensions are growing in Argentina and uncovering the security deficiencies of the Mauricio Macri government.
There was much talk of the possibility that Russian President Vladimir Putin was in Buenos Aires to see the final of the Copa Libertadores de Futbol between River and Boca, staying in the city until the G20 summit. Had it materialized, they would have had to evacuate from the stadium where the match was never held, due to incidents between the local fans, the security forces and the bus that transported the visiting team.
In this context, the representatives of the 20 most important economies in the world will be arriving, with a Government that can not guarantee the security of a football match and that at the same time installed a repressive system in which security forces murdered two people in last week and imprisoned two young Muslims, without charge and allegations of a Zionist organization, of having links with the Islamic Resistance Movement of Lebanon (Hezbollah).
The current ambassador of the Russian Federation in Argentina, Dmitri Feoktistov, is one of the greatest exponents of security in that country. Also the deputy director of the Department for New Challenges and Threats of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and head of the Anti-Terrorism Division, among other positions.
However, the Solomon brothers remain in custody, for supposedly finding magnets like these stuck in their refrigerator.