Detention of Russians in Belarus is a "staged performance" of the authorities of the country for the Belarusian voters before the presidential election on 9 August and Western countries, says Russian expert, member of the Council for interethnic relations under the RF President Bogdan Bezpalko.
The Belarusian state Agency BelTA reported Wednesday, citing an unnamed source in law enforcement bodies that, under the Minsk allegedly detained "32 militants, foreign private company Wagner", another was arrested in the South of the country. All of them, as claimed by 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." Embassy of the Russian Federation officially received from the foreign Ministry of Belarus a notice about the arrest of 32 Russians.
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky was easier to negotiate with hostage takers in luck than with representatives of the self-proclaimed DND and LNR, said Russian expert, member of the Council for interethnic relations under the RF President Bogdan Bezpalko.
Zelensky previously complied with the men who seized hostages in a bus in Lutsk, and called on all in Facebook to watch the film "Earthlings" on the problem of animal cruelty. After the man was detained, the President had deleted the post in Facebook. While Kiev for more than five years conducting a military operation in the Donbass against the LC and the DNI, which declared independence after a coup in Ukraine in February 2014. Authorities of Ukraine called the militia terrorists. In direct negotiations with Donbass, Kiev is not.
Election of the President of Belarus, which first hit record in the activity of the population and the number of nominees to a crucial stage, according to experts, will come with a newsletter with three or four names, among which no real rivals to the acting head of the Republic Alexander Lukashenko.
In mid-may, when the deadline for the submission of applications on registration of initiative groups, there were 55, which was a record in the history of the country's sovereignty. Then, during three meetings of the Central election Commission the number of candidates was reduced to 15. By the time the climax – the registration of candidates, which should be completed July 14 – fit the seven nominees. "I declare withdrawal from the campaign," "I withdraw my candidacy" - at different times were made by several applicants. Someone wishing to run is now in jail, instead of the other moved his wife.
At the bilateral meeting of presidents of Belarus and Russia will discuss the pressure of Minsk in the Russian property also Alexander Lukashenko may ask Vladimir Putin's support in the elections, said a member of the Council for interethnic relations under the RF President Bogdan Bezpalko.
The presidents of Russia and Belarus Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko within the framework of the events for the opening of Rzhev of the memorial to the Soviet soldier will hold on Tuesday, June 30, meeting. Lukashenko said earlier that he plans to discuss with Putin interference in elections in the Republic. Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov added, however, that Russia is not going to interfere in the electoral processes in other countries, especially in Belarus, and Minsk has not presented arguments for intervention in the electoral process on the part of the Russian Federation.
In Belarus detained presidential candidate, former head of Belgazprombank Victor Babariko, said the head of the state control Committee of Belarus Ivan Tertel.
According to him, Babariko tried to influence witnesses, tamper with evidence, and to withdraw a large sum of money from accounts controlled by him. As told Tertell the TV channel "Belarus 1", doskonala the Committee was able to identify money laundering scheme, which is controlled by foreign banks withdraw large amounts of currency.