Last February 9th, the citizens of Ukraine announced their real start of anti-government demonstration with an opening of So-chi Olympic. Their demonstration was against the government including the president, who decided an important thing arbitrarily without hearing the citizen’s opinions. At first, the demonstration started with just a few people, but it became a bigger event when they gathered and shared their collective opinions. While so-chi was full of tremendous shout with expectation, Ukraine was full of dangerous shout with anger. Let’s look into this event called the “Bloody Situation”.
a. The geographical feature of the Ukraine.
Before you can understand the current situation that is called as the “Bloody Situation”, you should know about Ukraine’s geographical location. Now, Ukraine is located close to Russia from the east and it is also close to North European countries like Poland, Hungary and Romania. Ukraine is basically divided into two groups that have different vies from each other. There are basically pro-Russians in the East and pro-Europeans in the West following this division. So it’s hard for Ukraine to find national harmony.
b. The concrete situation and reason for the “Bloody Situation”
The president of Ukraine who is pro-Russian declares a breakdown of an agreement with the EU. “The support money from the EU wasn’t enough to keep our economic situation. This is an answer from him. About this, pro-EU raised the standard of revolt. Including university students, many citizens participated in this severe demonstration and have continued that until now. Last 22th, they also occupied regional government buildings.
Of course, I understand the situation of the Ukraine president to secure enough financial support for the nation’s benefit. However the president already knew that there are two groups in Ukraine. For this, his breakdown decision with EU was very impatient and has fault indicating a positive distinction toward Russia.
The police are finding it hard to control the whole situation, because the demonstration has become more serious. Among the pro-EU, a group on the right has committed an offense that violated morality. They took charge of regional security directly and draw the anti-EU with a rope. The government has tried to relax them, but because of the disappointment and betrayal toward the government, they won’t be controlled and the conflicts between them will continue. During the conflicts, about 5hundred people were hurt or killed including police officers. People called this event” The world’s worst bloody Situation” and Biden, the American vice president has blamed Ukraine for failing to prevent its citizens from demonstrating. He also requested the quick withdrawal of their forces and to find the people who participated in any violence.
c. Truth of the president, “Yanukovych”
A lot of citizens in Ukraine demanded the quick resignation of the president making their plans to select another new president. They have also tried early election movements experiencing current “Bloody Situation”. This isn’t only related to the contracting breakdown with EU, but is also related to the president. He wasn’t such a trustworthy person to the citizens. Why they have regarded him dissatisfied?
Yanukovych has formed their own authority forces with his family and they have interested in Ukraine’s whole society like high-class from Arab that was known for anti-government movement. The president’s family grasped all aspects of society, in particular the economy, politics and public organization and they destroyed the whole development of Ukraine. After his election, the facilities that should work hard for citizens were adjusted for him including a law court, prosecution and tax administration. However they has pressed many medium that should be guaranteed freedom in making a new law that prevents his mistake from becoming know. However, in relation to the contracting breakdown with the EU, his brutality has been concealed To Ukraine. If we are Ukrainian, we might feel betrayal and would distrust him too. In addition, it has increased the citizen’s hostile feelings, because the president who had a big responsibility ran away somewhere to avoid the current situations.
d. The intervention of Russia and America for “Bloody Situation”
As the serious situation continues now a days in Ukraine, Russia seems to move with strength. Last March 11th, the Russia Assembly permitted a written application that gave notice to the use of army against Ukraine. So when Russia thinks that military intervention is needed, they can give the command to attack. There is also concrete facts that Russia forces their army to move for crimea-peninsular that is located at west in Ukraine. It brings out bigger tensions between Russia and Ukraine. Russian military has already tried to enter a defense missile base in Ukraine and they took soldier discipline in the east frontier. In addition, America sent a destroyer o the black sea and they have also arranged their military around Ukraine in countries like Poland and Lithuania. It roused each nation’s tensions and expressed the aspects of confrontation. As well as America, western nations have announced that they will limit the issuance of visas and will freeze assets Regarding this, Russia felt certain economic danger and they stopped the gas support from “gas from” which is a gas-supply corporation for Ukraine.
The “Bloody Situation” should be solved with strong intervention of powerful countries. So I think the various intervention from Russia or America would be positive to arrange this situation. Although they protect specific benefits firstly, they should lead with their moral duty to solve the problem. But, I hope that Russia doesn’t use their military forces thoughtlessly on the crimea-peninsular. It will make the situation more dangerous and complex.
Currently, the important things for Ukrainian citizens are sincere apology from the president and enough compensation for the pro-Europeans, because the person in charge of this event is the president. His actions were irresponsible and he has escaped without any announcement. If he doesn’t try to finish what he started, then the “Bloody Situation” won’t be solved later. Although the president is pro-Russian, he shouldn’t have inferred any benefit to Russia and discriminated against the pro-Europeans in Ukraine.
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