The story of the detention of 33 citizens of the Russian Federation is a planned provocation of a third state.

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This was stated on Saturday by the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova on the all-Russian youth educational forum "Territory".

"Shook the information space the story of 33 detained citizens of Russia in Belarus a week, at least. It was served almost a special operation of the Russian side to cast their certain specially trained people to destabilize our neighboring country. And that turned out to be? Were a provocation of a third state, as it now appears on the basis of facts," she said.