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Minsk explained that measures to strengthen the operational cover the border with Russia

The state border Committee of Belarus will create a "barrier to illegal activities" in the framework of the task of strengthening the operational cover of the state border, including in Russia, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday the official representative of Department Anton Bychkovsky.

Earlier, the state Secretary of the security Council of Belarus Andrei Ravkov following the meeting, the President reported that the state border of the Republic will strengthen the operational cover of the state border, including the Russian Federation "in the framework of the learning environment, the track of persons who cross the state border, including the green border." According to him, "these forces will be substantially strengthened".

"The border guards will perform in accordance with its purpose according to the plans and decisions that have been set by the government... Has implemented the required activities that must be carried out at the moment," said Bychkovsky RIA Novosti.

Answering the question whether this means the closure of the border with Russia, he stressed that this can be interpreted as the creation of a "barrier to illegal activity in all its forms and manifestations that threaten the border security of Belarus".

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, 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.