An Brief History of Ukraine

Video of forum with John-Paul Himka and book list https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pYWG7qiTEY Following our event an Introduction to the History of Ukraine with historian John-Himka we are providing a list of books on Ukraine which may be of interest and help develop understanding of Ukraine. Books on Ukrainian History Magocsi, Paul Robert. Ukraine: A Historical Atlas. Toronto: … Continue reading An Brief History of Ukraine

NO to NATO, or the identity crisis of the Spanish left

Elisa Moros  The terrible images reaching us after the withdrawal of Russian troops from the Kyiv region reveal the scope of the Russian offensive. These images force political leaders to unanimously condemn Putin's attack on Ukraine, including Putin’s natural allies (the far-right). In this context, some of the most radical among us feel the need … Continue reading NO to NATO, or the identity crisis of the Spanish left

ARE PUTIN’S EGGS HARD BOILED OR STILL TOO SOFT?

WAR AND RESISTANCE REPORT NO. 4 MARKO BOJCUN Ukraine’s army and territorial defence have repelled the Russian army so far for three essential reasons: first, its regular army, territorial defence brigades and volunteer battalions have a stronger motivation and sense of purpose in defending their homeland than the invading Russian enemy; second, they have employed … Continue reading ARE PUTIN’S EGGS HARD BOILED OR STILL TOO SOFT?

JOIN US FOR AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF UKRAINE 21 APRIL 8:00PM

The history of Ukraine is one of oppression and the struggle of the people against it.   A country the size of France it is one of the richest territories in Europe in terms of its natural resources, farming land and minerals, but rival powers sought to exploit Ukraine and deny it self-determination.   In response the … Continue reading JOIN US FOR AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF UKRAINE 21 APRIL 8:00PM

ЛОНДОН СОЛІДАРНИЙ З УКРАЇНОЮ

UNION STAND WITH UKRAINE DEMONSTRATION IN LONDON - VIDEO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIgt6vmWbrE У Лондоні відбулася демонстрація, скликана профспілками Великобританії у рамках кампанії солідарності з Україною. На початку акції виступив член парламенту Алекс Собел. До учасників мітингу на Даунінг-стіт, у відеоформаті зробив звернення Стоп Путін! Ні Війні проти України ! Профспілки - за Мир! Голова Федерації профспілок України … Continue reading ЛОНДОН СОЛІДАРНИЙ З УКРАЇНОЮ

War and Resistance Report No. 3

Marko Bojcun Over 300 members of the Trade Union of Metallurgists and Miners of Ukraine, from the Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant in Dnipro organise a battalion of the local the Territorial Defence Force to resist the invasion. “Denazification” Mariupol, Bucha. Irpen. Borodianka, Troatianets, Kramatorsk, the outskirts of Kyiv...By the time this blog is published the list … Continue reading War and Resistance Report No. 3

Ten Turning Points: A Brief History of Ukraine

John-Paul Himka The current war being waged on Ukraine has provoked a surge of support for the people of Ukraine.  To help a greater understanding of Ukraine we are hosting an online event on 21 April 8:00 PM (London time) with the Ukrainian historian John-Paul Himka:  AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF UKRAINE.  In advance … Continue reading Ten Turning Points: A Brief History of Ukraine