Fragments of the An-28 plane that disappeared yesterday have been found notfar from the Ayan settlement in the Khabarovsk region, the Far Easterndepartment of the Russian Emergencies Ministry told RBC. Details of thesituation on the site of the crash have not been reported. However it isknown that the search operation is carried out with difficulties due tounfavorable weather conditions.The An-28 plane bound from Khabarovsk-Ayan, flight number DX 359, was lostin the Khabarovsk region while starting to land in the Ayan settlement fromover the Sea of Okhotsk. The plane disappeared from radars at about 18:56local time August 29. There were 14 passengers, including two children ofeight years old and a Japanese citizen, on board the plane and pilotsAlexey Voyevodin and Alexey Bondar. .
Russia's Ambassador to Belarus, Mikhail Babich, said that Moscow would treat any military intervention in the affairs of Belarus as an attack on Russia