Donbas miners charged with ‘treason’ for going on strike

Repression in the so-called Donetsk Peoples Republic Report by Halya Coynash of the Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group Miners in Kremlin-backed militant-controlled Makiyivka may face trial for ‘treason’ after going on strike earlier in January over unpaid wages.  According to a local newspaper, the ‘authorities’ of the so-called ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [‘DNR’] have identified the organizers of … Continue reading Donbas miners charged with ‘treason’ for going on strike

Constitution of Donetsk People’s Republic: Russian nationalism, clericalism and capitalism

The essence of the whole project of Donetsk People’s Republic can be put in one paragraph , taken from the end of the preamble of the Constitution: “…establishment of a sovereign independent state, based on the restoration of a unified cultural and civilizational space of Russian World, on the basis of its traditional religious , … Continue reading Constitution of Donetsk People’s Republic: Russian nationalism, clericalism and capitalism

SLAVERY IN THE DONETSK AND LUHANSK “PEOPLES REPUBLICS”

The report below was originally published by the Ukrainian association  Liva Opozytsiya – Left Opposition  the moves against free trade unions in these areas of Donbas are a matter of concern for the international labour movement. The Confederation of Free Trade Unions is no longer able to function in these areas, and independent trade unions are being declared … Continue reading SLAVERY IN THE DONETSK AND LUHANSK “PEOPLES REPUBLICS”