In the Federation Council commented on the information about the detention of Russians in Belarus

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."

"Information about the detention in Belarus Russians requires verification, the law enforcement bodies of our countries should cooperate along this line," - said Kondratiev.

He believes that the Russian Embassy in Minsk can connect to the resolution of this situation. Kondratyev also noted that private entities "nothing to do with government policies haven't." Important to clarify which organizations could belong to the detainees, he said.

"In a number of countries and Firms that deal with protection of objects, pipelines, gold mines, referred to the PMC," said Kondratev.