On 4 February a small but courageous protest took place in Poshtova Square in Kyiv in protest against the new militia force created by the AZOV movement. This follows a great deal of discussion on the role of the far-right after a parade on 28 January in central Kyiv of the 600 members of a … Continue reading Danger of the far right: Who created the new “National Brigades” and for what?
In a new dangerous turn 600 members of a new self-proclaimed ‘National Guard’ marched through the Ukrainian capital Kyiv on 28 January. Comprised of ex-members of the far right AZOV battalion the new National Guard declared its aim is to keep order on the streets and preserve a ‘Ukrainian Order’.
Ukraine, an area the size of France, is one of the richest territories in Europe in terms of its natural resources, farming land and minerals. The irony of history is that is has been pillaged by neighbouring states who have denied it self-determination and confined the Ukrainians to the lower sections of the social structure.
BOOK LAUNCH VIDEO |UKRAINE AND THE EMPIRE OF CAPITAL From Marketisation to Armed ConflictThe Ukraine Solidarity Campaign held a successful meeting to discuss the exciting new book by Yuliya Yurchenko Ukraine and the Empire of Capital. The packed event was held in the House of Commons hosted by Lloyd Russell-Moyle, MP for Brighton Kemptown. He was joined by Michael Calderbank, Red Pepper co-editor with both speaking on the new book.
In another worrying turn the Kyiv based Neo-Nazi organisation C14 in open collusion with the Police, has disrupted the remembrance event for two murdered journalists and beat up an innocent British in the area.
As part of our ongoing marking of the 100th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Revolution 1917-1921, we republish below a series of original articles from The Socialist - the paper of the old Socialist Labour Party from 1919 and 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.
Звертаю Вашу увагу на вчорашний відгук в Лондоні на судовий процес проти гірників у Кіровограді.
The call for Justice for the 94 Ukrainian miners has been raised in the UK Parliament by Labour MP's.
The Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine (NGPU) reports that union members are placed under pressure and have their labour rights violated at mines owned by Evraz Sukha Balka in the Dnepropetrovsk region of Ukraine. Private security employed by the company regularly conducts searches of workers.