Marko Bojcun Bricks and rubble inside a play room, shelled by Russian proxy forces. Reuters Russian strategy has shifted markedly in the last few days. Putin and Lavrov refuse to agree a meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group (Ukraine, Russia, OSCE) to loook at repeated ceasefire violations of increasing intensity from the sider of DNR … Continue reading Russian strategy has shifted
possible paths back to peace
By Marko Bojcun The prospect of further armed Russian aggression against Ukraine remains real. It brings into focus two big questions: immediately, how can Ukrainians defend themselves from further aggression, and in the longer term how can the peoples of Europe build a more reliable peace for the subcontinent as a whole? There is no … Continue reading possible paths back to peace
Self-determination for Ukraine!
Interview with Marko Bojcun Marko Bojcun spoke to Sacha Ismail about the threat of conflict between Ukraine and Russia. Marko is an independent writer and former academic; his books include The Workers’ Movement and the National Question in Ukraine: 1897-1918 and Towards a Political Economy of Ukraine. He is a supporter of the Ukraine Solidarity Campaign. The current crisis … Continue reading Self-determination for Ukraine!
Forums: Workers and the National Question in Ukraine
Forums and Discussion In September Marko Bojcun’s book, The Workers Movement and the National Question in Ukraine, 1897-1918, was published. A number of forums have been held with discussion and debate on this important history of the Ukrainian Revolution which can be viewed below: The Workers’ Movement and the National Question in Ukraine 1897-1918 Series: Historical … Continue reading Forums: Workers and the National Question in Ukraine
The Workers’ Movement and the National Question in Ukraine 1897-1918 – Introduction
Marko Bojcun Editor’s note: We are publishing below from the Historical Materialism blog - the Introduction to the new book in the Historical Materialism series - The Workers’ Movement and the National Question in Ukraine 1897-1918 by Marko Bojcun: https://brill.com/view/title/21251 Bojcun explores the social-democratic workers’ movement in the Ukrainian provinces of the Russian Empire, focused on the Ukrainian, … Continue reading The Workers’ Movement and the National Question in Ukraine 1897-1918 – Introduction
The Workers’ Movement and the National Question in Ukraine 1897-1918
NEW BOOK BY MARKO BOJCUN We are pleased to announce the publication of an exciting new book on the revolutionary period of Ukraine by Marko Bojcun - The Workers’ Movement and the National Question in Ukraine 1897-1918 published by BRILL as part of the Historical Materialism Book Series. Bojcun explores the social democratic workers’ movement … Continue reading The Workers’ Movement and the National Question in Ukraine 1897-1918
Towards a Political Economy of Ukraine
We are pleased to announce the publication of an exciting new book by the veteran Ukrainian socialist Marko Bojcun - Towards a Political Economy of Ukraine Selected Essays 1990–2015. Part of the Ukrainian Voices series by ibidem Verlag. The essays in this book explore the major developments, both domestic and international, that shaped the first … Continue reading Towards a Political Economy of Ukraine
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 … Continue reading The Challenges of Russian Imperialism Today ?
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 … Continue reading MINSK II: LAND FOR A CEASEFIRE, BUT NOT FOR PEACE