All detainees in Belarus, the Russians had a “serious military past”. This was stated by the head of the Investigative Committee of the country Ivan Nosevich. His words BelTA reports.

“We have received information that almost all of them have a military past. Fought in the East of Ukraine. Almost all belong to a private military company Wagner” — he said.

The detained in Minsk Russians detained

Maskevich also noted that men were not supposed to be any action but procedural, i.e., detention.

According to the head of the Department, most of the circumstances of this case are investigative secret. He also added that during the arrest the Russians are not weapons. At present, the IC checks whether you have owned them weapons on the territory of the Republic or arrives in the country later.

The Agency filed a case under article 13 and part 2 of article 293 of the criminal code (“Preparation for mass riots”). In violation of these articles suspect of 33 Russian citizens.

Earlier detained citizens of Russia chose a measure of restraint. They were taken into custody. The President of the country Alexander Lukashenko asked to handle detainees because to understand the situation, according to the head of state must those who gave the orders.

A group of Russians from 32 people were arrested July 29 in a sanatorium near Minsk, one person in the South of the country. According to Belarusian security services, the Russian mercenaries arrived to destabilize the situation ahead of the presidential elections. Total in the Republic allegedly moved 200 soldiers of PMC.