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Latest News - #Alexander Agafonov (EMERCOM of Russia)

Detained in Belarus Russians interrogated with the participation of lawyers

Detained in Belarus Russians interrogated with the participation of lawyers, their testimony is inconsistent and different, said the head of the investigative group Alexander Agafonov.

The Belarusian authorities announced on July 29 on the arrest of 33 Russian citizens. Concerning them criminal case under article "preparation of a terrorist act" and thereby, according to various estimates, could face up to 20 years in prison. Later, the investigative Committee of Belarus reported that detainees are suspected of preparing mass riots in the Republic. Thus, according to intelligence services, previously information was received of the arrival in Belarus ", more than 200 militants to destabilize the situation during the election campaign."