Ukraine: the elections and after, Interview with historian serhiy hirik

Ukraine Solidarity Campaign interviewed the historian Serhiy Hirik about the recent round of Ukrainian presidential and parliamentary elections and the current situation. Sergiusz Hirik 1. Why did the Ukrainian voters so overwhelmingly reject the incumbent Poroshenko? What did they expect Zelensky would do for them? First of all, the Ukrainian voters, a majority of them, … Continue reading Ukraine: the elections and after, Interview with historian serhiy hirik

Lessons from the election in Kryvyi Rih

Ukrainian socialist Vitaliy Dudin recently stood in the Parliamentary elections in the industrial city of Kryvyi Rih. Standing on an openly left-wing program as an activist of the "Social Movement" he gained a small vote.  It was however an invaluable experience with man lessons.  We publish below Vitaliy’s initial thoughts. I got 328 votes. I … Continue reading Lessons from the election in Kryvyi Rih

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