European education unions in solidarity with Ukrainian workers

For more than a month Ukrainian trade union have been struggling against the changes proposed by the Government to the legislation on employment rights, trade unions, social insurance and social dialogue. Trade union organisations around the world have offered their support to workers in Ukraine. Published here is a statement by the European Trade Union … Continue reading European education unions in solidarity with Ukrainian workers

FEAR AND HOPE IN UKRAINE

We publish below the observations of Maksym Kazakov in Kyiv about the demonstrations in October against President Zelensky’s attempt to restart the peace process and bring the war in Eastern Ukraine to an end. Kazakov. Maksym is a historian and activist in Social Movement (Соціальний Рух) Translation by Marko Bojcun President Zelensky visiting the war … Continue reading FEAR AND HOPE IN UKRAINE

UKRAINIAN ELECTIONS: A VOICE OF LABOUR

Elections to the Ukrainian parliament will be held on 21 July, once again various oligarchic candidates will compete. This time however in the industrial city of Kryvyi Rih there will be candidate standing in an effort to give a voice to Ukrainian labour.  Vitaliy Dudin is prominent solicitor representing trade unions who has campaigned for … Continue reading UKRAINIAN ELECTIONS: A VOICE OF LABOUR

Moscow assault on Ukraine access to Sea of Azov

Russian fighter jets fly over Kerch bridge with Russian tanker blocking access to Sea of Azov during assault on, seizure of three Ukrainian naval boats and their 24 crew members Nov. 25. In an aggressive inflammation of tensions, the capitalist rulers in Moscow ordered Russian forces to fire on and seize three Ukrainian naval vessels, … Continue reading Moscow assault on Ukraine access to Sea of Azov

Miners Continue Underground Protest in Ukraine

The Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine (KVPU) has called for solidarity with their members who are on strike and protesting underground at the mine Kapustin in Luhansk Oblast. (area not under Russian occupation). The Following bulletins were issued by the KVPU International Department In Luhansk region, the 14 miners of the mine named … Continue reading Miners Continue Underground Protest in Ukraine

Putin Aide promises Donbas Proxies higher ‘pay’ & help with ‘elections’

So much for Moscow’s claim that the events in Donbas are a ‘civil war’ in Ukraine that Russia is not a party to.  On 10 October the Russian state news agency TASS reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aide Vladislav Surkov had met, in Moscow, with the current leader of the self-proclaimed ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [DPR] and … Continue reading Putin Aide promises Donbas Proxies higher ‘pay’ & help with ‘elections’

Neo-Nazi C14 vigilantes appear to work with Kyiv police in latest ‘purge’ of Roma

Members of the neo-Nazi C14 movement, together with the ‘Kyiv Municipal Watch’ civic organization which is led by C14 activist Serhiy Bondar, have carried out another raid, driving Roma citizens out of the area around the Southern Railway Station in Kyiv.  The raid does not appear to have been accompanied by shocking images of violence like … Continue reading Neo-Nazi C14 vigilantes appear to work with Kyiv police in latest ‘purge’ of Roma