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Zelensky discussed with Lukashenko extradition of the detained Russians

The presidents of Ukraine and Belarus, Vladimir Zelensky and Alexander Lukashenko discussed during a telephone conversation the question of extradition of the detained in Minsk Russians. Relevant information distributed by the office of the Ukrainian leader.

Zelensky expressed hope that the detained Russians will give the official Kiev. The head of state expressed confidence that the detainee "will not be able to avoid just punishment."

Lukashenka commented on the detention of Russian citizens in Belarus

Minsk is ready to provide Moscow with additional information on the detained Russians, said the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko. His words are on the website of the President.

"On lies, we do not build policy. Shouting over each other in the media, the issue will not solve.

Detained in Belarus Russians detained

Detained in Belarus Russians were detained, Sputnik reported, citing the head of the Investigative Committee Ivan Nosevich.

According to the Agency, other solutions they were "not supposed to".

Ukraine plans to extradite detained in Belarus Russians

Kiev will require the issuance of 28 detained by Belarusian authorities of the people to attract them to criminal responsibility alleged "for actions during the armed conflict in Donbass", have informed in a press-service of office of public Prosecutor of Ukraine.

It is noted that nine of them have Ukrainian citizenship.

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."

Tikhanovski surprised at the accusations of ties with detained Russians

The candidate in presidents of Belarus Svetlana Tikhanovski said that her husband Sergei, who is now in jail, "with great surprise," found out about the new accusations against him.

"I want to share with you how Sergei took the statement of the UK instituting against him in two more articles and information on Belarusian TV... the news that the Belarusian television shows him as a person that is related to the detained "rebels" from Russia, and that "Country for life" allegedly worked under the control of a Russian political technologist Shklyarov, Sergey learned with great surprise. He are the facts of his biography are unknown," wrote Tikhanovski in Facebook.

The Consul was allowed to visit the detainees in Belarus Russians

The head of the Investigative Committee of Belarus made Russian Consul to visit detained in the Republic of compatriots, told RIA Novosti the representatives of the Embassy in Minsk.

"Now wait, technically, that the resolution was passed and staff could carry out their duties," — stated in the message of the Embassy.

Peskov called the detention of Russians in Belarus are unfounded

33 groundless detention of Russians in Belarus is not entirely within the parameters of allied relations, so Russia hopes that in the near future, this incident will be clarified, and citizens will be released, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

"The unfounded detention of the Russian citizens, and citizens 33, not quite within the parameters of allied relations, it is unique. And that is why we hope that soon this incident will be cleared up by our allies and Belarusian citizens will be released," - said Peskov told reporters.

In the Kremlin hope that the detainees in Belarus, the Russians will let go

Moscow hopes that the Belarusian colleagues will understand the situation with the detention of the Russians and let them go, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

He noted that Moscow is concerned that until now has not been presented with any information justifying the detention of the Russian citizens.

The Russian foreign Ministry responded to the arrest of the Russians in Belarus

Odious interpretation of the official Minsk to the detention of citizens of the Russian Federation does not hold water. This statement was made by Russian foreign Ministry.

The foreign Ministry stressed that the intention to expose the incident as foreign interference in the internal Affairs of Belarus, called "at least puzzling."

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