The article, “Protests in Russia against Putin’s Actions in Ukraine a Shift in Attitudes” explains how demonstrators in the country argue the case for Ukrainian citizens. President Putin military forces have been leading a battalion that threatens the sovereignty of Ukraine.
The concept in this article illustrates is sovereignty that depicts the ability of a regime having an independent authority over a certain territory. A sovereign state must work for the betterment of the citizens (O’Neil, p.28).
The article depicts sovereignty since the protestors speak on behalf of the Ukrainians and urge President Vladimir Putin as well as the military force to respect the sovereignty of the country and withdraw the crisis. The public perceives the invasion as an act of dictatorship perpetrated by the Russian government. This has lead to a fall in popularity of the president since the invasion began.
Protests in Russia against Putin’s Actions in Ukraine a Shift in Attitudes (2014, March05). The Washington Times Retrieved http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/mar/5/protests-in-russia-against-putins-actions-in-ukrai.
The article, “For Russian TV Channels, Influence, and Criticism” elaborates how the media depicts the war situation in Ukraine. The Vesti Nedeli compares the action of the government with the nationalist that was in power during the Second World War. The media depicts nightmarish footages of criminal disorder carried out by Putin government.
The concept illustrated is sovereignty defined as the ability of a state to guarantee authority in a geographical area. A sovereign state must exercise authority without the interference of external actors (O’Neil, P.28).
This article illustrates sovereignty because the media has criticized the government for perpetrating the war in Ukraine. A recent media survey concerning the war situation suggest that people perceive the activity of events in Ukraine diminish the sovereignty of the state. The media fraternity argues that the Russian government works to overthrow the Ukrainian government in the outbreak of the civil war.
For Russian TV Channels, Influence, and Criticism (2014, March 06) The New York Times Retrieved http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/06/world/europe/for-russian-tv-channels-influence-and-criticism.html?ref=world.
Barry, Ellen, and Ravi Somaiya. "For Russian TV Channels, Influence and Criticism." The New York Times. The New York Times, 5 Mar. 2014. Web. 6 Mar. 2014. <http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/06/world/europe/for-russian-tv-channels-influence-and-criticism.html?ref=world>.
Bennets, Marc. "Protests in Russia against Putin’s actions in Ukraine a shift in attitudes." Washington Times. The Washington Times, 5 Mar. 2014. Web. 5 Mar. 2014. <http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/mar/5/protests-in-russia-against-putins-actions-in-ukrai/>.