Monthly Archives: December 2014

Federation of Unions of Ukraine Protest Latest Government Cuts

Published below a statement provided to us by the  Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine issued in protest at the latest round of cuts announced by the government.  Thank you to our friends at the Union of Coal Industry of Ukraine (PRUP) for providing this translation.                         Statement Of Federation Of Unions Of Ukraine           In Connection With The […]

Social Democratic Party of Ukraine submission to the Socialist International

Published below is an English translation of the statement by the Social Democratic Party of Ukraine at the  Socialist International second Council meeting of the year on 12-13 December at the United Nations, Geneva.   The statement was made by Olena Skomoroshchenko International Secretary of the SDPU, which is a Consultative member of the International,  SDPU is […]

KYIV TRANSPORT WORKERS APPEAL FOR SOLIDARITY

Transport workers in Kyiv are demanding action from the council-owned public transport company  “Kyivpastrans” who has  failed to pay two-months wages. The transport workers have newly organized into an independent trade union as part of the Confederation of Free Trade Unions (KVPU).  Facing increasing pressure the workers at bus depot 5 in Kyiv held a mass […]

Poroshenko gives Ukrainian citizenship to a Neo-Nazi criminal from Belarus.

Ukraine: Activist Perspective On 4-th of December 2014 Petro #Poroshenko has gave Ukrainian citizenship to Sergey Korotkih, a combatant of  the Azov regiment. In this way the president of Ukraine showed his appreciation for a foreigner that was fighting in a pro-Ukrainian paramilitary unit.  This decision was made by the Commission on Citizenship Issues under the President […]