LIFT THE BAN ON THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF UKRAINE! BUT OPPOSE NEO-STALINISM!

  The Ukraine Solidarity Campaign condemns the decision of the District Administrative Court of Kyiv on 16th December 2015 to suspend the activities of the Communist Party of Ukraine (CPU). This judgement in effect prevents the CPU from participating in elections and engaging in other activities under its own name. On 25th January 2016, the Supreme … Continue reading LIFT THE BAN ON THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF UKRAINE! BUT OPPOSE NEO-STALINISM!

THE BANNING OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF UKRAINE

A SYMPOSIUM OF UKRAINIAN SOCIALISTS AND TRADE UNIONISTS On 16th December 2015, the District Administrative Court of Kyiv agreed to the request of the Minister of Justice to ban the Communist Party of Ukraine (KPU) from being able to officially operate or participate in elections.  The move has been condemned by Amnesty International and the … Continue reading THE BANNING OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF UKRAINE

On the Possible Banning of the Communist Party of Ukraine and Its Meaning for Democracy and the Left

by Volodymyr Ishchenko,   On July 24 the speaker of the Ukrainian parliament Oleksandr Turchynov announced the disbanding of the parliamentary group of the Communist Party of Ukraine (CPU) over a ridiculous technicality. The court trial over CPU’s ban as a political party started the same day with the next session of the court scheduled for mid-August.  … Continue reading On the Possible Banning of the Communist Party of Ukraine and Its Meaning for Democracy and the Left