Belarusian security forces received a verbal order to identify Russians hiding in the neighboring country from the partial mobilization decreed by Russian President Vladimir Putinreported the Belarusian media nasha nivaone of the oldest in the former Soviet republic and declared “extremist” for him Alexander Lukashenko’s regime.
Many reservists and other Russians who fear being summoned to join the Armed Forces stand in long queues at Russia‘s borders with Finland, Georgia, Mongolia and Kazakhstan. and, along these lines, Belarus is another escape route because there are no border controls by the State Union between the two countries.
However, newspaper sources indicated that last Wednesday, the day of the announcement of Putin’s partial mobilization, the Belarusian security forces received a verbal order to identify Russians fleeing this measure established by the leader of the Kremlin.
“At the moment, at the level of verbal orders, it is possible to monitor apartment rentals for days, to get in touch with the owners of the houses,” said the source, always according to this medium.
They are also monitored new cars in yards with Russian license plates and it was ordered to track license plates, collect information and verify documentsaccording to the agent who spoke on condition of anonymity with Nasha Niva.
Asked if Minsk will allow the Russians to hide from participating in the war intervention in Ukraine, the source indicated that the general system of fines is in place and “catching those who flee is a trivial task.”
According to the Belarusian telegram channel Maya Kraina Belarusalso declared an “extremist” by the Lukashenko regime and citing Deutsche Welle Belarus, the policemen at the Minsk airport have begun to control men with Russian passports.
Belarus is one of Russia’s closest allies in Putin’s military campaign in Ukrainesince it lent its territory in the south last February so that Russian troops could enter the neighboring country and it still provides logistical aid to the Army, according to the General Staff of kyiv.
(With information from EFE)
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