Slavoj Žižek Russia claimed it may be “forced to take retaliatory steps” if Finland joins Nato. No, it will not be “forced,” in the same way that Russia was not “forced” to attack Ukraine. A question like ‘Did US intelligence-sharing with Ukraine cross a line?’ forgets the fact that it was Russia that crossed the … Continue reading We must stop letting Russia define the terms of the Ukraine crisis
Elisa Moros The terrible images reaching us after the withdrawal of Russian troops from the Kyiv region reveal the scope of the Russian offensive. These images force political leaders to unanimously condemn Putin's attack on Ukraine, including Putin’s natural allies (the far-right). In this context, some of the most radical among us feel the need … Continue reading NO to NATO, or the identity crisis of the Spanish left
Protests in London and in Ukraine Protest in London 8 January 2021 The Ukraine Solidarity Campaign supported protests outside the Kazakhstan embassy in London and with the Kazakh community at Trafalgar Square on 8 January. Yuliya Yurchenko and Christopher Ford spoke and delivered messages of solidarity from Ukrainian socialist organisations at the protest outside the … Continue reading KAZAKHSTAN – SOLIDARITY WITH THE REVOLUTION!
Saturday 8 January 1:00 PM 125 Pall Mall, St. James's, London SW1Y 5EA There is an uprising in Kazakhstan against the government. It started as a protest over fuel prices but has now escalated into a full on confrontation with the regime over its corruption and violence.Workers are on strike, units of the army and … Continue reading Protest at the Kazakhstan embassy – solidarity with the revolution!
BY BRIAN WILLIAMS Map shows Crimean Peninsula, which Putin regime annexed in 2014, and part of eastern Ukraine in Donbas region that Moscow proxy forces seized. The recent buildup of Russian forces along the border with Ukraine threatens that country’s sovereignty. Moscow seeks to reverse the Ukrainian rulers’ moves toward closer relations with imperialist governments … Continue reading Moscow threatens sovereignty of Ukraine, sends troops to border
A reply to Stop The War’s Andrew Murray by Paul Mason Russia is pouring military hardware into Crimea and its border with Ukraine “We have nowhere further to retreat,” Vladimir Putin says told his generals today. “Do they really think we’ll sit idly as they create threats against us?” With Russia massing troops on Ukraine’s borders, triggering … Continue reading Russian-Ukraine: who is the aggressor?
The workers are not fighting under the leadership of the workers’ party, but under the leadership of the Moscow oligarchs and Russian fascists (not those, of course, on the battlefields).
Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament Everything must be done to save the cease-fire in Eastern Ukraine and prevent another deadly conflict. The alleged killing of two Russians on the Crimean border last week, and the deployment of a new missile system in the peninsula have revived tensions between Moscow and Kiev. We … Continue reading European Socialists Statement Growing Russia – Ukraine Tensions
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 ?
The editors of the Russian socialist website openleft.ru analyse why Russia is now openly moving troops into Syria to support the Assad regime. Translated by Translated by Nick Evans republished from RS21. A whole range of evidence [also here] indicates that Russia is activating its military aid for the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad up to the point … Continue reading Why Russia backs Assad: a view from Russia’s anti-imperialist left