The Kremlin is no complete information about the detention of Russians in Belarus
Moscow does not yet have full information on a situation with detention of Russians in Belarus, also has no information about illegal actions of the detained, reported the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.
"I will say this, we do of course have incomplete information about the incident. While we can say the following: we know that 33 Russian citizens were arrested yesterday in Belarus, 200 people are still missing. There is no information about any illegal actions of the Russians, which could be cause for arrest, we know nothing about it", - said Peskov told reporters.
"However, we see and hear the official statement of representatives of Minsk on the fact that the Russians, say, have involvement in plans to destabilize the situation in Belarus ahead of presidential elections. Any information we do not have", - he added.
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, 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." Later, the Embassy of the Russian Federation said that the official has received from the foreign Ministry of Belarus a notice about the arrest of 32 Russians.