The detained Russians are in the PMCs "Wagner", said the head of the KGB of Belarus
The Chairman of the KGB of Belarus Valery Vakulchik said that the detained in Minsk Russians were in the private military company "Wagner".
Belarusian media reported, 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."
"About 5 hours 30 minutes (same as GMT - ed.)... near Minsk were detained 32 citizens of the Russian Federation – member of the paramilitary organizations, private military company Wagner," said Vakulchik in the report, Lukashenka an emergency meeting with members of the security Council of Belarus. A fragment of the meeting showed the TV channel "Belarus 1" on Wednesday.
Lukashenko said: "absolutely certain" that the detainees included in the company "Wagner". "Yes," said Vakulchik.