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The expert commented on the detention of militants PMC near Minsk

The militants are foreign private military companies (PMCs) could be in Belarus for a repeat of the "Maidan" in the background of the presidential election on 9 August, told RIA Novosti assistant Professor of political theory at MGIMO (U) mid of Russia, RIAC expert Kirill Koktysh.

Law enforcement authorities of Belarus were arrested near the Minsk more than 30 militants of foreign private military company (PMC), said Wednesday the state Agency BelTA.

Koktysh said that to enter Belarus can "anyone". "Another issue is that if they are detained, it just means that power structures work," he said.

According to experts, the presence of PMCs in Belarus can be "those who can prepare the orange revolution and the riots on 9 August" (the date of the election of the President of the Republic – approx. ed.). "Elections soon – the fact that certain forces can rely on the power development of the situation, including on the Maidan, already mentioned. Moreover, how were Telegram-channels from Poland, we can assume that the same investor will try to play the Maidan, it was quite logical," - said Koktysh. He recalled that in relation to the current government of Belarus launched a campaign to discredit the network Telegram channels. "Since the campaign was intensive and technologically advanced, it is logical to assume that there has been considerable money, the same investor could prepay and "Maidan", - he added.

In this case Koktysh stressed that "Russia "Maidan" not playing." "Color revolutions no one except the West, do not know how, and copyright, they are not sold," he said.

In Belarus, the campaign for the presidential election, primary election day scheduled for 9 August. Candidates for the highest office was five people, the current Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko is running for a sixth term. The election campaign is accompanied by the arrests of opposition politicians and activists, as well as unauthorized protests of citizens of Minsk and other cities.