Belarusian President, Alexander Lukashenko. (Joe Klamar AFP)
Belarus said Thursday it had opened a criminal probe into planned acts of terror by Russian mercenaries held ahead of presidential polls, adding that it was tracking down dozens more.
The ex-Soviet country’s security services on Wednesday arrested a group of 32 Russian fighters as well as one other man in a different location.
Belarus security council chief Andrei Ravkov said a criminal probe had been launched and that the men face charges of preparaing “terrorist acts”.
“Thirty-three have been detained, there are up to 200 or thereabouts on the territory (of Belarus),” Ravkov said.
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