The expert commented on the upcoming talks between Putin and Lukashenko
Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko at a forthcoming meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin is likely to discuss the scandal of the BGB, the situation with the coronavirus, as well as the supply of Russian gas to the Republic, told RIA Novosti on Monday, the expert of the Belarusian Republican public Association "Belarus Rus" Peter Petrovski.
Earlier, Lukashenko said that he plans to attend the opening of the memorial to Soviet soldiers near Rzhev 30 June in the framework of this visit to hold talks with Putin. As noted by Lukashenko, he would like to address the subject of foreign interference in elections in the Republic scheduled for 9 August.
"Some of the issues announced himself President of Belarus, he said that he would discuss the issues of the relationship between corruption schemes and political activity (candidate for the post of President of Belarus Victor) of Babariko with shareholders of "Gazprom", - said Petrovsky.
In June at the head office of Belgazprombank, which Babariko headed for 20 years, were searched. The state control Committee of the Republic said that the Bank acted organized criminal group, the conclusion of money abroad. KGC has initiated a criminal case on articles about the tax evasion and money laundering obtained by criminal means. Were detained by Babariko, who is currently running for President of Belarus, and his son Edward – the head of the electoral headquarters of the father. All in all, about 20 people were detained, including top managers of the Bank. The investigation of the case entrusted to the KGB. Father and son Babariko are in the KGB detention center, they were charged with, but the articles have not been disclosed.
In addition, according to Petrovsky, Lukashenko and Putin will discuss the issues of lifting restrictions on travel of citizens of both countries, mutual measures to overcome the negative effects on coronaries, as well as topics of gas supplies to the Republic. Another topic of conversation can become NATO exercises, which took place earlier near the borders of Belarus.