Lukashenko has accused overtures to Kiev

Alexander Lukashenko

Introduction the Belarusian authorities for a five-day visa-free regime for citizens of 80 countries is a cause of fear, since in this step are disintegration processes. About it “” said a member of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Alexei Zhuravlev Thursday, February 2.

Recent events, according to the MP, suggests that Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko may refuse to cooperate with Russia within the Eurasian economic Union (EEU) and the Organization of collective security Treaty (CSTO) for “conspicuous independence”, designed for Western countries.

“In recent years, Belarusian authorities make strange overtures to official Kiev, portray the “brotherly Ukraine” almost a standard of the struggle for independence. It is therefore possible that, breaking up a close relationship with the Russian Federation, Belarus plans to enter into a Union with Ukraine,” — said the MP.

He stressed that such an approach “threatens the entire international process of the Minsk settlement, which the already moribund”.

The Director of FSB of Russia Alexander Bortnikov signed February 1, three orders of the introduction all along the Russian-Belarusian border, the border zone regime. Was explained with the creation of the necessary conditions for the protection of the state border of Russia.

Minsk has considered the decision a violation of all existing between the two countries agreements in this area.

The decree signed by Alexander Lukashenka sets a visa-free entry into the country for a period of not more than five days for citizens of 80 countries are crossing the state border at the airport of Minsk. It will enter into force 12 Feb.