The Belarusian TV channel “Belarus 1” has aired a story about the detention of Russian citizens near Minsk. In the video, you can see stripes, medallions with information about the blood type, as well as Russian passports of the detainees. At the same time, Ukraine and the Ukrainian SSR are indicated as the place of birth on some documents.
The detainees kept in touch via a messenger. For example, there was such an instruction: “everyone to stay in the hotel, without permission or escort of the elders of the group – Mozdok, Shaman – not to go out”. There was also a schedule for lunch and dinner.
Earlier, the Belarusian media, citing a source in the special services, reported that “32 militants of the private military company Wagner” were detained on the territory of the republic. It was claimed that they were all Russians. Later, Russian diplomats in Belarus were notified of the detention of 32 Russian citizens.