Media analysis of Russian President landing intentions: to suppress the expansion of thinking on the momentum
11 1 May, Medvedev took the camera in the island country after the shooting.
11 January, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, Russia’s first landing on disputed islands — the four northern islands (known as the South Kuril Islands, Russia) in the island country after the inspection, this is the first Russian leader to visit the ground.
important strategic position
called the four northern islands (known as the South Kuril Russia Islands), is located northeast of Hokkaido, Japan Etorofu, Habomai, Dan, after the four islands of the country, located north of Hokkaido, Japan, Russia, south of Kamchatka Peninsula. The total area of ??4996 square kilometers, the island is now inhabited 10,000 people, mostly Russian servicemen.
four northern islands, though small in size, but Russia is of great strategic significance. Once the disputed islands returned to Japan, then Russia will lose access to the Pacific Ocean from the Far East strategic channel, and the four northern islands surrounding waters a vast reservoir of oil and gas, mineral and fishery resources. Accordingly, media analysts believe that Russia, the Japanese sent a clear signal that Russia will not give up on the four northern islands of the actual control.
landing high-profile Russian president declared sovereignty
According to Russian officials, said Medvedev were to stay on the island for about four hours. During this period, he was overhead at a pier on the Pacific a few pictures and visited a local geothermal power station, met with some local residents, and visited a fish product processing plant and a kindergarten.
Although Dmitry Medvedev plans since landing has been made in September, the Japanese side has expressed strong opposition, but he still planned to act without interference from the Japanese government and public opinion. Analysts believe that this shows in the South Kuril Islands, Russia’s hard-line stance on the issue, ignoring the opposition of Japan and has long been Japan’s “Northern Territories” demands. On the domestic side, landing Medvedev that Russia’s Southern Kuril Islands to promote socio-economic development and improving the living conditions of local people’s attention, is intended to enhance the island’s residents to stay confident. Because since the 20th century, 90 years, including after the island, including the residents of the South Kuril Islands, a sustained economic downturn outflow phenomenon.
the Russian ambassador to Japan, Bely and subsequently to the media that demands the Japanese side, “calm” and not interfere in Russia’s “internal affairs.”
Unfortunately, users grant the government Japanese Prime Minister weak
Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan that the message to Congress, said Medvedev would “unfortunately “; Japanese Chief Cabinet Paradise Valley protested that Russian President Medvedev before landing,” the absence of formal notice “; Japanese Foreign Minister Maehara said he was very unhappy, and summoned the Russian ambassador to Japan.
the Japanese people’s reaction is to their anger against the Japanese government, in relation to Russia they do not have any position. Japanese Internet users said the government is very weak and the performance, before considering whether the measures are too late.
Russian president landed on the island has three intentions
President Dmitry Medvedev to the identity of landing, of course, not simply landing so simple. Made behind the actions, perhaps revealing the subtext of these three:
a: to suppress the momentum of Japan
with Japan as the current intent and the. Expansion in Japan starting to prove the rise of the trend of thinking, must be vigilant and address. So landing move is to suppress such a good move momentum.
II: Asia and the United States fight
in front of Asia, the United States has made a strong return to the attitude, itself a half of Russian territory in Asia, with the landing forces can be displayed there will not be too free the affairs of Asia.
III: Russian revival
Russia back on the rise in recent years, the road to landing operations still show strong muscles, you can create a momentum in the country to enhance In the course of the rise of self-confidence and cohesion.
dispute settlement island surrounded by enemies Japan diplomatic crisis
four northern islands, the Diaoyu Islands and Dokdo, located in Japan, North and South, in three directions. Japan and Russia, China, South Korea three neighboring sea islands dispute about a long time, but the controversy is heating up in several directions at the same time still relatively rare. Analysts believe that Japan’s recent dispute with neighboring islands, is a series of active provocative moves by Japan and its south, north of these two maritime strategic concept induced.
downturn in the economy has been the case, the Japanese expansion in the area surrounded, prompting neighbors restless. Many experts believe that, in addition to island mentality cause, the most important reason is that Japan should bear their own guilt of World War II, there is no deep understanding of the history of many years in the military and political development of a strong desire to get rid of World War II pacifist constitution limits, even To establish maritime supremacy in Asia.
chairman of the Liberal Democratic Party congressional measures that Aisawa Ichiro, Japan’s diplomatic problems in the occasion, the bottom line of the Russian master in Japan, Japan is further diplomatic crisis.