PART TWO: CONFEDERATION OF FREE TRADE UNIONS AND THE CRISIS

Конфедерація вільних профспілок України  kvpu.org.uaSTATEMENT TO ITUC ON THE EVENTS IN UKRAINEThe Consequences of military conflicts’ escalations in the East of Ukraine touched upon today not only Ukrainian families but the people, whose relatives and dear ones perished in the tragedy of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on 17 July 2014.During the military aggression, financed from … Continue reading PART TWO: CONFEDERATION OF FREE TRADE UNIONS AND THE CRISIS

The Donetsk revolt and the “people’s governor – commander Pavel Gubaryov”

Following the fall of President Yanukovych on 22 February 2014, and the occupation of the Crimea four days later, pro-Russian demonstrations erupted across eastern and southern Ukraine. They all read from President Putin’s script that the new government of Ukraine was anti-Russian and illegitimate, and called for following Crimea into Russia. The success or failure … Continue reading The Donetsk revolt and the “people’s governor – commander Pavel Gubaryov”

WHAT COMPROMISE ARE WE PREPARED TO MAKE TO SAVE LIVES IN THE DONBAS?

Zakhar Popovych, member of the Left Opposition, Kyiv Published originally on the website Haslo: http://gaslo.info/?p=5298 Translation by Marko Bojcun Only the lazy aren’t talking about the need to stop the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO). The speediest possible halt to the armed conflict has even become even the official position of the Ukrainian authorities. The issue, however, is … Continue reading WHAT COMPROMISE ARE WE PREPARED TO MAKE TO SAVE LIVES IN THE DONBAS?

BEHIND THE LINES: UKRAINIAN LEFTISTS IN THE DONBAS

“Don’t sell your homeland – its the only one you have. Away from Brussels! Away from Moscow!” An interview with Mykola Tsikhno, co-ordinator of the National Communist Front. Taken by Chris Ford, 16 May 2014; translated by Marko BojcunPrefaceMykola Tsikhno explains in this interview why he and his comrades call themselves national communists. He also refers, … Continue reading BEHIND THE LINES: UKRAINIAN LEFTISTS IN THE DONBAS