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).
Novorossiya’s foreign friends who, in 99% of cases, are also friends of Russia and worshippers of Putin, may explain their views from various, sometimes incompatible positions. Novorossiya can be supported both by a white racist and a communist who talks about the fight against “Ukrainian fascism” and “Western imperialism.”
Labour Movement Must Oppose Restoring a Tsarist Colony in Ukraine Imagine a campaign to support the abolition of Zimbabwe and restoration of the white colony of Rhodesia; it would be reactionary. Yet that is precisely what is happening on the European left as regards Ukraine. A section of the left, especially from the Stalinist tradition … Continue reading The Fallacy of ‘Novorossiya’s’ ‘Leftist’ Friends
A Popular Front for Russian NationalismThe “Manifesto of the Popular Front for the National Liberation of Ukraine, Novorossiya and Transcarpathian Rus’.” (1)by Dale StreetThis is the title of the manifesto adopted at a conference – attended by people who regard themselves as being of the left, and by representatives of various brands of Russian nationalism, … Continue reading A Popular Front for Russian Nationalism