Fighters of the private military company “Wagner”, which was detained by the Belarusian security services, used Minsk as a transit point for the transfer to Africa. The Belarusian authorities knew about the presence of mercenaries in a sanatorium near Minsk, but before the election I decided to use this fact to their advantage, wrote in the Telegram of the Russian war correspondent Semyon Pegov.
In connection with the pandemic coronavirus Belarus became a convenient transport hub to transport employees of PMCs, he said.
“Agreed, this transport corridor was achieved at the highest level and [Belarus President Alexander] Lukashenko is, of course, was aware of what “vagnerovsky” located in Minsk and where to fly. And certainly this was with a private beach. Without his personal patronage, such things are not done. Now the main question – why was it now to stick a knife in the back neighbor? From the point of view of intelligence this is not right. The guys and was in shape – because I didn’t expect the impact from their destination they were not in Minsk,” said Pegov.
Journalists of”Radio Liberty” studied the videotape of the arrest of mercenaries and came to the conclusion that the destination was Sudan. “The footage of the detention of visible banknote of 20 Sudanese pounds and a phone card with a picture of a mosque Khatmia in the city of Kassala”, – notes the edition Twitter.
Radio Svoboda says that the detainees in Minsk, the people whom the Belarusian authorities called “mercenaries PMC Wagner”, was headed to Sudan. The footage from the detention of visible banknote of 20 Sudanese pounds and a phone card with a picture of a mosque Khatmia in the city of Kassala pic.twitter.com/Mcf8gu7PXt
Radio Freedom (@SvobodaRadio) July 29, 2020