Category Marko Bojcun

The Workers Movement and the National Question in Ukraine 1880-1920

Bojcun’s study presents the workers’ movement in Ukraine against the backdrop of the development of capitalism in the Russian Empire, the emergence of Jewish, Russian and Ukrainian social democratic parties, the 1905 Revolution, the First World War, the 1917 Revolution and the Civil war.

The Challenges of Russian Imperialism Today ?

Ukraine Solidarity Campaign supporters participated in a successful conference organised by Socialist Resistance on ‘Imperialism, Globalisation And Climate Change’ on 26th September where Professor Marko Bojcun spoke on the question of Russian Imperialism today. Also speaking at this session of the conference was the French socialist Catherine Samary on ‘socialists’ attitudes to Russian expansionism’ who […]

MINSK II: LAND FOR A CEASEFIRE, BUT NOT FOR PEACE

By Marko Bojcun  Observer Ukraine The “Package of measures to implement the Minsk Accords” (see the full text in Russianhttp://www.pravda.com.ua/articles/2015/02/12/7058327/ ) agreed in Minsk on 12 February contains thirteen clauses and an explanatory note. Let’s go through them one by one and ask ourselves what they mean. An immediate and comprehensive ceasefire beginning at 00h […]

THE UKRAINIAN LABOUR MOVEMENT IS GROWING AGAIN

Marko Bojcun Republished from Observer Ukraine The government and the employers now face growing labour unrest. The most common cause of labour disputes throughout 2014 was the widespread practice of employers to withhold wages from their workers for months on end. While wage arrears continue to grow, protests over this and other issues are now taking […]

PROTECTING LIVES, DENAZIFICATION, A GENERAL STRIKE

We publish below the statement of the Left Opposition collective in Ukraine on the war in the east and the steps it believes are needed to bring it to a halt. Posted originally in Ukrainian by gaslo-info on 15 June 2014. Translated by Marko Bojcun   It is necessary above all to protect the inhabitants of […]

Power and Conflict in Ukraine

Over one-hundred people packed out a meeting to hear Marko Bojcun and Gabriel Levy speak on the crisis in Ukraine:http://www.mondediplofriends.org.uk/content/20140527-power-and-conflict-ukraine