The Russian defense Ministry believes the danger of "color revolutions" to the Russian Federation, real and time-consuming, said on the first day weekend the head of the main Department on work with the personnel of the military power of the Russian Federation the General-major Mikhail Meanings.
before the head of the defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu on the forum "Army-2015" said the Russian defense Ministry will order a research work on the theme of "color revolutions" to prevent a repetition of the events of 1991 and 1993.
"We are seeing that there is the phenomenon of" Color revolutions ", realize that they have certain risk. Recent events have shown that these dangers are real, they long time. Naturally, it is necessary to understand how these risks are to reflect that, " said Meanings in radio station
He added that the study of color revolutions on the background of world events looks absolutely correct and timely decision.
The "color revolutions" is the collective name for processes of regime change, such as the "rose revolution" in Georgia, the Tulip in Kyrgyzstan, "orange" in Ukraine, the "Jasmine" in Tunisia and "Lotus" in Egypt. Beginning as peaceful demonstrations, the "Color revolutions" as a rule, result in a tough confrontation, leaving the legal framework. Experts believe that the "Color revolutions" are in direct support of Western countries and the United States, and the fresh authorities become the agents of Western interests. In this regard, there was the concept of " exporting color revolutions ", when using the support of opposition movements in the Western countries are trying to influence the internal politics of other countries.