The Russian Embassy in Minkette: Victor Tolochko / RIA Novosti
The Russian Embassy has received a notification from Belarus on the arrest of 32 Russian citizens. This radio Sputnik said the press-attache of the Embassy Alexey Moskalev.
Relevant information the Embassy provided the Main administration of the consular service of Belarus. Other details from the Belarusian side are not yet available.
The invitation of the Russian Ambassador to the foreign Ministry to the Embassy at the moment are not reported, according to RIA Novosti in the press service of the Ministry. Earlier, the foreign Ministry promised to call the ambassadors of Russia and Ukraine to give explanations on this case.
It is noted that the detainees in Belarus Russians on Thursday, July 30, plans to visit the employee of the Embassy. “We are talking about, that tomorrow to organize such a dialogue. It is expected that it will be”, — explained in the Embassy.
A team of 32 Russians, who were called mercenaries, detained in a sanatorium near Minsk on July 29. They drew attention to themselves not typical 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. Later it became known that among them there are people with a second citizenship of Ukraine.
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