President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has ordered to investigate the situation with the detention in Minsk allegedly citizens of Russia, stating that Minsk "there is no purpose to discredit close to the country."
Earlier, the Belarusian media reported, citing a source in law enforcement bodies about the detention in Minsk "32 militants, foreign private company Wagner", and also about another detainee in the South. They all allegedly are Russian citizens. Thus, according to the messages previously received information about the arrival in Belarus ", more than 200 militants to destabilize the situation during the election campaign."
Russian politicians and experts commented on the arrest of 33 "militants PMC" in Belarus. Parliamentarians indicate that Moscow is not interested in any provocations on the territory of the Union state. The key statement in the material RIA Novosti.
Earlier it became known that last night law enforcement officers of Belarus detained "32 militants PMC" near Minsk and one in the South of the country. According to local media reports, all the detained Russians who arrived in the country on the night of July 25. It is reported that at first they lived in a hotel, and after a few days moved to a sanatorium. In Belarusian mass media there have also been allegations that earlier arrived in the country ", more than 200 militants to destabilize the situation during the election campaign."
Information on detention in Belarus are Russians, allegedly included in PMC "Wagner", requires verification by law enforcement, Moscow and Minsk need to work on them, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday, a Senator, a Colonel of the GRU, Alexei Kondratiev.
The Belarusian state Agency BelTA reported Wednesday, citing an unnamed source in law enforcement bodies that, under the Minsk detained "32 militants, the foreign private company Wagner", another was arrested in the South of the country. All of them, according to the Agency, the Russians. Thus, according to the report, earlier information was received of the arrival in Belarus ", more than 200 militants to destabilize the situation during the election campaign."
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky simulates peacekeeping, but in fact gradually breaks the execution of the Minsk agreements, told RIA Novosti on Sunday, a member of the international Committee of the Federation Council Alexei Kondratiev.
Zelensky Sunday called Russian leader Vladimir Putin, discussed the settlement in Donbass.
Senate Democrats are committed before the election to strike a blow to the image of the US President Donald trump, knowing that Russia is unlikely to want to return to the G7, said to RIA Novosti on Tuesday a member of the international Committee of the Federation Council Alexei Kondratiev.
A group of Democrats introduced in the Senate a resolution against the participation of Russia in the G7. Politicians accuse the President of the United States Donald trump in an attempt to improve relations with Russia.
The decision of Ankara to Hagia Sophia are aimed at increasing the popularity of their citizens, for relations with Russia, it is not affected, said the RIA Novosti member of the international Committee of the Federation Council Alexei Kondratiev.
A Turkish court decided to change the status of Hagia Sophia, it will be a mosque.
Russia will retaliate for the British "Magnitsky list", the specific settings will determine the relevant departments, told RIA Novosti on Monday a member of the international Committee of the Federation Council Alexei Kondratiev.
Earlier, the UK published its "Magnitsky list", which included the head of the UK Alexander Bastrykin, representatives of law enforcement bodies of the Russian Federation.
The statements of the commander of the Ukrainian Navy about the impending military attack of Russia is a provocation, said to RIA Novosti on Monday a member of the international Committee of the Federation Council Alexei Kondratiev.
The naval forces of Ukraine (naval forces) are preparing for full-scale warfare with Russia, said earlier the commander of the Navy, rear Admiral Alex Neiipp in interview to the newspaper "Duma". According to the commander of Ukraine intends to "return" the Crimea and is preparing for war with Russia. According to him, in Kiev awaiting the attack of the Russian army in the Kherson region in order to put the Dnieper water in the Crimea.
The role of President Vladimir Putin to ensure security and sovereignty of Russia is key, so the West will do everything to neutralize the importance of the decisions of the Russian leader, told RIA Novosti on Thursday, a member of the international Committee of the Federation Council Alexei Kondratiev.
USA is concerned about voting on constitutional amendments in Russia, a particular concern of Washington called "the potential" Putin to remain President until 2036, told RIA Novosti on Thursday at the state Department.
Russian politicians commented on the EU decision to extend sanctions against Moscow over Crimea. According to the parliamentarians, Europe "dancing to the tune" of the United States. The key statement in the material RIA Novosti.
The extension of EU sanctions against Russia, causing only boredom and regret, the head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky.
EU sanctions against Russia are poorly connected with the Minsk agreements, it is rather targeted policy of the collective West, said the Senator Alexei Kondratiev.
Earlier on Friday, the head of the European Council Charles Michel said at a press conference that the heads of States of the European Union heard in the course of videosmith information from the leaders of Germany and France on the implementation of the Minsk agreements, and now the EU can move to the extension of economic sanctions against Russia. Now the sanctions are valid until 31 July, and they extended for six months.
Russia should "get out of the Middle East" because it is "destructive role", said assistant Secretary of state David Schenker. Russian politicians said that the destructive role in the region plays primarily the United States, continued the policy of intervention, and Russia is helping Syria in the fight against terrorism and is there legally.
Schenker fell on Russia in a speech during a videoconference in the Middle East Institute in Washington.
The Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact after the Munich agreement and a series of pacts between European countries was a necessary diplomatic step for the Soviet Union, told RIA Novosti on Monday a member of the international Committee of the Federation Council Alexei Kondratiev.
Earlier the Deputy of the state Duma Alexei Zhuravlev introduced in the lower house a bill which proposed to annul the decision of the Council of people's deputies of December 24, 1989, condemning the signing of the Soviet-German non-aggression Pact of 1939. According to the Deputy, the decision "inconsistent with the principles of historical justice and customary in the context of growing political instability of those years, coupled with pressure from external forces." The Duma initiative was supported by 38 scientists, public figures and officers, have sent an open letter Zhuravlev and house speaker Vyacheslav Volodin.