Screenshot: the site “Peacemaker”
Detainees in Belarus, the foreign fighters of private military companies (PMCs), called Russian mercenaries from PMC Wagner has been in the database of the Ukrainian website “Peacemaker”.
Most of the detainees listed as “freelance staff of GRU Russian Federation of PMCs Wagner” and illegal armed groups, some as employees of law enforcement bodies of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic (DND). The website also States their date and place of birth.
Part of the questionnaire was added under the hashtag #VAGNER July 28 in the afternoon, immediately after it became known the names of the detainees in Belarus fighters. Some were present at the site and prior to the publication of personal data of these people in the Belarusian media.
Earlier, the writer Zakhar Prilepin said that among the detained Russians were former soldiers of his battalion. According to him, we are talking about two or three people. The writer also doubts that the Russian mercenaries were in Minsk in order to destabilize the situation in the country.
A team of 32 Russians, who were called mercenaries, detained in a sanatorium near Minsk earlier on July 28. According to BelTA, they drew the attention of uncharacteristic for Russian tourists behavior and monotonous clothing in military style. Also one person was arrested in the South of Belarus. It is argued that they all belong to the PMCs Wagner. In their attitude checks, the Investigative Committee of Belarus.
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