CENTRAL NEWSPAPERS ABOUT CONFLICT ESCALATION IN RUSSIA IN OCTOBER, 1993
Otrokova Ol'ga Yur'evna, Shcherbakova Ol'ga Mikhailovna, Gol'tseva Ol'ga Yur'evna Bauman Moscow State Technical University
Moscow University of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation named after V. Y. Kikot
Abstract. The article analyses the materials that were published in Moscow newspapers in early October, 1993. On the basis of their studying the authors consider the problem of the role and attitude of the central periodical press in this period. The paper focuses on the problems of forming new Russian statehood, examines the response of the pubic and journalistic community to the events of the "two-day civil war" as a political conflict between the President of Russia and the Supreme Council of the Russian Federation. The authors conclude that introducing censorship contributed to the militarization of the conflict, which allowed President Yeltsin’s supporters to win a victory and predetermined Russia’s historical choice.
Key words and phrases: Á. Í. Åëüöèí, À. Â. Ðóöêîé, Ð. È. Õàñáóëàòîâ, ÑÌÈ, ãàçåòà, 1993, "äâóõäíåâíàÿ ãðàæäàíñêàÿ âîéíà", èíôîðìàöèîííàÿ âîéíà, B. N. Yeltsin, A. V. Rutskoy, R. I. Khasbulatov, mass media, newspaper, 1993, "two-day civil war", information warfare.
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