The Russian embassy in Spain has ironic about the alleged plot between the Catalan independence movement and Vladimir Putin’s Russia to defend the republic Catalan with the dispatch of 10,000 soldierss Russians. In a statement posted on its Twitter account, the diplomatic headquarters said that up to two more zeros should be added to that number recorded by the investigators.
In the same text, the embassy adds that the soldiers had to arrive in Catalonia aboard ‘Mosca’ and ‘Chato’ planes, the models of Russian fighter planes that it used Republican aviation during the Civil War. These models arrived disassembled and assembled in factories.
“Be careful: the information that appeared in the Spanish media about the arrival of 10,000 Russian soldiers in Catalonia is incomplete”, reads the statement. “You have to add two zeros to the number of soldiers and the most shocking thing about this conspiracy: The troops had to be transported by ‘Mosca’ and ‘Chato’ airplanes assembled in Catalonia during the Civil War and hidden in a safe place in the Catalan mountains until receiving the encrypted order to act through these publications. “
‼ ️ Beware: The information appeared in the ️ Spanish media about the arrival of thousand Russian soldiers in Catalonia is incomplete pic.twitter.com/Y7v3GjlYVm
– Russian Embassy (@Russian Embassy) October 28, 2020
The statement was made public tonight after the Civil Guard detained 21 people on Wednesday, including businessmen related to the CDC and ERC close to the former president Carles Puigdemont, in an investigation for an alleged diversion of public funds to pay for the expenses of Waterloo that has uncovered supposed contacts in Russia to obtain support for the ‘procés’.
To respond to those arrests, the ANC, Òmnium Cultural and the Committees for the Defense of the Republic (CDR) They have participated in protest rallies in front of the headquarters of the Catalan city councils, under the slogan “Enough of repression, freedom in detention!”