Alexander Lukashenkoon: Dmitry Azarov / Kommersant
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko began an emergency meeting with members of the security Council of the Republic. It is reported close to the press service of the Telegram-channel “Pool First”.
Directly the theme of the meeting was not announced, however the channel informs about it along with news about the detention of Russian citizens from private military companies (PMCs) Wagner.
Earlier, the writer Zakhar Prilepin said that among the detained Russians were former soldiers of his battalion who fought in the Donbass. According to him, it’s two or three people. The writer expressed doubt that the Russian mercenaries arrived in Minsk in order to destabilize the situation in Belarus.
A team of 32 Russians, who were called mercenaries, detained in a sanatorium near Minsk on July 29. According to BelTA, they drew the attention of uncharacteristic for Russian tourists behavior and monotonous clothing in military style. Another man was arrested in the South of Belarus. It is argued that they all serve in PMCs Wagner. The investigative Committee of Belarus checks.
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