UKRAINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN SUPPORTERS MEETING

Report back of delegation to Ukraine - Monday 5 September, 20:00 (London) UKRAINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN SUPPORTERS MEETING: Monday 5 September, 20:00 (London) Report back of delegation to Ukraineby Alena Ivanov and Christopher FordLatest situation in the countrywith speaker directly from Ukraine on current situation REGISTER HERE for the meeting. News and analysisNew Aid Delivery To … Continue reading UKRAINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN SUPPORTERS MEETING

REPORT FROM BORODYANKA, BUCHA AND IRPEN – BARBARISM OF THE RUSSIAN INVASION

A scene from Borodyanka (photo by Simon Weller) On 26 August 2022, a delegation from the Ukraine Solidarity Campaign was taken to Borodyanka, Bucha and Irpen, areas which are just north of Kyiv.   These places were under Russian occupation from when the invasion began on 24 February until early April. Following liberation, it became clear … Continue reading REPORT FROM BORODYANKA, BUCHA AND IRPEN – BARBARISM OF THE RUSSIAN INVASION

New Aid Delivery To Ukrainian Trade Unions

The Ukraine Solidarity Campaign is pleased to report that on 27 August, with the generous of assistance of John Abbey,  much needed aid was delivered to the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine (KVPU) in Kyiv. Present was Simon Weller, Assistant General Secretary of ASLEF,  Alena Ivanova of Another Europe is Possible and Christopher … Continue reading New Aid Delivery To Ukrainian Trade Unions

JOINT APPEAL BY UKRAINIAN TRADE UNIONS AGAINST ATTACK ON WORKERS RIGHTS

We publish below a joint appeal to President Zelensky by all the trade union federations of Ukraine in opposition to the  Law 5161 introducing “zero-hour” contracts and Law 5371 abolishing labour rights in Small and Medium Enterprises, which were approved in their second reading by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 19. These laws will abolish … Continue reading JOINT APPEAL BY UKRAINIAN TRADE UNIONS AGAINST ATTACK ON WORKERS RIGHTS

Video Women’s Forum: Voices from the Warzone

https://videopress.com/v/INO6WULx?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true Ukraine Solidarity Campaign recently hosted a Women’s Forum with a range of speakers from Ukraine.  Published here is a video of this important event of Voices from the Warzone.  Speaking at the event was: YULIYA YURCHENKO, Chairperson,Ukraine Solidarity Campaign IVANNA KHRAPKOChair of the Youth Council of the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine OLESIA BRIAZGUNOVAInternational … Continue reading Video Women’s Forum: Voices from the Warzone

Day of Action Free Aiden, Sahun and Brahim

Protests in Nottingham and London - Ukraine Solidarity Campaign organised protests as part of the European wide day of action in solidarity with Ukraine. Protests in Nottingham and London focused on the POWs being held hostage in Donetsk by Russian forces. We called for the release of Aiden, Sahun and Brahim. https://videopress.com/v/hYhoXSIC?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true Vitaliy Dudin of … Continue reading Day of Action Free Aiden, Sahun and Brahim

Teachers in occupied Kherson refuse to collaborate with Russian occupiers

Halya Coynash Kherson protest against Russian invasion. Such protests are one of the reasons why the Russian invaders actively abduct civic activists, journalists and local leaders Photo Viacheslav Gusakov, RFE/RL Russian attempts to foist their educational program on occupied Kherson oblast schools have encountered resistance with virtually none of the school directors willing to collaborate.  … Continue reading Teachers in occupied Kherson refuse to collaborate with Russian occupiers

UNITED AGAINST PUTIN -PROTEST AT RUSSIAN EMBASSY

This May Day weekend Ukraine Solidarity Campaign joined with Russian Against the War in calling a protest at the Russian Embassy on Saturday 30 April.  The protest united activists of the labour movement with Ukrainians, Russians, Poles, Belarussians  in opposition to the Putin regime and the war on Ukraine.  There were calls for freedom for … Continue reading UNITED AGAINST PUTIN -PROTEST AT RUSSIAN EMBASSY

Ten Turning Points: A Brief History of Ukraine

John-Paul Himka The current war being waged on Ukraine has provoked a surge of support for the people of Ukraine.  To help a greater understanding of Ukraine we are hosting an online event on 21 April 8:00 PM (London time) with the Ukrainian historian John-Paul Himka:  AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF UKRAINE.  In advance … Continue reading Ten Turning Points: A Brief History of Ukraine