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KGB To Get Limitless Access To Nationwide Surveillance System

Belarusian security agencies will get a limitless access to a state nationwide video surveillance system, TUT.BY reports.

Big Belarusian brother is watching you!

A unified monitoring system for safety and financial savings will be available for local security ministries.

The KGB (Committee for State Security) the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the Department of Financial Investigation, as well as the Presidential Security Service and the Operational and Analytical Center under the aegis of the President of Belarus will have a full access to the system.

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Besides, the information can be submitted to the State Border Committee and the State Customs Committee if necessary.

The new system would accumulate and process data from a network of video and thermal-imaging cameras, as well as detectors of smoke, radioactivity, explosives and others.

It was designed to ensure public order, preventi and detect crimes and emergencies, search for criminals and missing persons, to name a few.

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The operator of the up to $100 million monitoring system will be either a state company or a “reliable private trader who is ready to become an investor”.

Sources: TUT.BY, BelTA