Irina GAL, “FACTS”
In Sledkom of Belarus opened a criminal case against the detainee Sergei Tikhanovski, the wife of his chief rival of Alexander Lukashenko in the presidential elections Svetlana Tikhanovski — one of which is associated with preparations for mass riots and detainees “vagnerovsky”.
“Against Statkevich, Tikhanovski and other persons criminal case on the fact of preparation of mass riots under article 13 of part 2 of article 293 of the Criminal code of the Republic of Belarus”, — stated in the message Sledkoma, which are also referred to the detainees on the eve of the Russians — employees of PMCs “Wagner.”
“By results of check of the operative information received from intelligence services, on suspicion in Commission of the specified crime was arrested 33 citizens of the Russian Federation, employees of PMCs “Wagner”, living on the territory of the sanatorium “Belorusochka” of Minsk district. Currently solves a question on the use of remand in custody”, — said in Sledkom.
As previously reported “facts”, the representative of the opposition, a coordinator of the civil campaign “European Belarus” Andrei Sannikov considers the detention of militants PMC “Wagner” in Belarus the formulation of an officially organized together with Moscow.
A Ukrainian analyst, Institute for the future of Igar Tyszkiewicz said that Alexander Lukashenko was aware of the arrival of mercenaries in Belarus.