This is a special communications aircraft Tu-214PU designed to fly in a circle around certain points during field visits of top officials of the Russian Federation, journalists say.
In the capital of Belarus on the evening of Tuesday, August 18, Tu-214PU, a plane of the FSB of Russia, landed. This was announced by the Nexta Live Telegram channel.
"A few minutes ago, a Tu-214PU (serial number 523, registration number RA-64523) belonging to the FSB of the Russian Federation landed in Minsk. Presumably, this is a special communications aircraft designed to fly in a circle around certain points during field visits of top officials of the Russian Federation," says the message.
As reported, Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the situation in the republic with three European politicians during the day - with the head of the European Council Charles Michel, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and French President Emmanuel Macron.
After that, he told the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko about the results of the talks.