The President of Russia Vladimir Putin sent his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko a letter in which stated all the facts of the detained in Minsk Russians, writes, "Interfax".
It is noted that the leaders agreed to deal on detainees.
29 July near Minsk have been detained more than 30 Russians. According to the Belarusian side, it is the militants of foreign private military company "Wagner", which was allegedly planning to destabilize the country during election campaign.
Putin called Lukashenko
In turn, the Russian foreign Ministry said that the interpretation of the Minsk detention of Russian citizens is puzzling. The Department explained that a group of Russians was in transit through Belarus to Turkey. The citizens had all the necessary documents, including tickets.
Kyiv said that the detainees were involved in terrorist activities on the territory of Ukraine and asked to extradite them for prosecution.
Lukashenko promised to give the Russians, if Ukraine can prove their guilt.