Irina GAL, “FACTS”
The network posted pictures of some mercenaries from PMC “Wagner” who were detained by special forces of Belarus in one of the resorts near Minsk. Some of the mercenaries are in the database “Peacemaker” as fought on the side of the militants in the Donbas.
According to information “New newspaper”, about a third of the detainees — a veterans “group Wagner.” At the disposal of journalists were documents, which likes to collect security service PMCs.
The publication notes that the most famous of the detainees, 42-year-old Andrew bakunovich, at the time, caught in the expert report on the situation in Libya before the UN security Council on 24 April 2020. It was established in 122 war in Libya “vagnerova”. In winter 2015, he was seriously injured, was treated at first in the occupied Lugansk, and then in military clinical hospital of the southern military district of Russia.
42-year-old Alexei Sapronov (call of) is referred to as a group. Until 2013 he worked as a driver at the interior Ministry, Wagner — with 2014.
31-year-old Sergey Maslov (Callsign “Artist”) fought in Syria. He is in the PMC in the spring of 2016.
45-year-old Rustem Zagidullin (call sign “Salim”) from Bashkortostan. In 2001-2003, he served under contract in the exploration on the territory of Chechnya, other years in private security. Wagner — no later than 2015. In the record of Syria and Ukraine.
45-year-old Alexei Volgin (call, “Volga”) from the Old Oskol, a veteran of the Chechen campaign of 1999-2000. The shooter, the driver of military vehicles. Wagner — since August 2014.
35-year-old Rinat Karimov (call “Avatar”). In 2015, he fought at the “Motorola” battalion “Sparta”, in the spring of 2016 Wagner.
40-year-old Tahir Bahtigareev (Callsign “lucky”). Wagner since the beginning of 2015. Visited in Syria.
31-year-old Vladimir Lee (call sign “Musician”). The commander of the calculation heavy machine gun. After retirement from the army in 2010 (scout radio) worked without official registration as a cook or a Builder.
As previously reported “FACTS” in the security Council of Belarus said that the 33 “vagnerova” arrested, but the country still is about 200 mercenaries.