The Last War of Putin’s Reich

Appeal of Ukrainian Socialists to the Socialists and Workers of the World Debris litter Freedom Squarel in Kharkiv, Ukraine. SERGEY BOBOK/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES Early in the morning of February 24, Russia unleashed a full-scale war against Ukraine. The 200,000-strong Russian army launched an offensive from the north, east and south, bombing dozens of Ukrainian towns … Continue reading The Last War of Putin’s Reich

“Putin’s War is an Imperialist Adventure” –

Statement by Independent Left (Ireland) Independent Left condemns the Russian invasion of Ukraine; Putin’s war is an imperialist adventure. We support the demand for complete withdrawal of Russian forces from all of Ukraine.  We support the right of the Ukrainian people to resist the Russian invasion by all means necessary – armed and civil resistance. We … Continue reading “Putin’s War is an Imperialist Adventure” –

Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine

Urgent Appeal For Aid Dear Brothers and Sisters,  On 24 February, Russia started large-scale attacks on Ukraine along the entire length  of the common border and from the territory of Belarus. Long range missiles are  striking settlements all over Ukraine, including residential buildings, kindergartens,  maternity hospitals and educational institutions. Tanks are advancing on Ukrainian  towns … Continue reading Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine

US-plaining is not enough. To the Western left, on your and our mistakes

Volodymyr Artiukh Here in the post-Soviet world, we learned a lot from you. By ‘we’ I mean atomized or loosely organized communist, democratic socialist, left anarchist, feminist scholars, and activists from Kyiv, Lviv, Minsk, Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, and other places that are plunging into the horrors of war and police violence. After our own Marxist tradition … Continue reading US-plaining is not enough. To the Western left, on your and our mistakes

UKRAINE: CALL FOR FINANCIAL AID

Соціальний рух Social Movement Dear comrades from all over the world! Ukraine is suffering from the most devastating war since 1945 on our soil. If you want to help volunteers please send us financial aid on the following accounts of 'Sotsyalnyi Rukh'. 1. Multicurrency bank account: Beneficiary: Yuliya Yurchenko IBAN: GB86HBUK40142801446495 BIC/SWIFT: HBUKGB4121W Name of … Continue reading UKRAINE: CALL FOR FINANCIAL AID

a memorandum on the radical anti‑imperialist position regarding the war in ukrain

gilbert achcar writes that the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people has thrown into disarray the whole spectrum of reactionary admirers of Vladimir Putin The Russian invasion of Ukraine is the second defining moment of the New Cold War in which the world has been plunged since the turn of the century as a result of … Continue reading a memorandum on the radical anti‑imperialist position regarding the war in ukrain

A letter to the Western Left from Kyiv

The ‘anti-imperialism of idiots’ meant people turned a blind eye to Russia’s actions Ukrainian citizens prepared to resist Russian Imperialism We republish below an important open letter from Taras Bilous a leading activist of the Ukrainian democtratic socialist organisation Social Movement, republished from Open Democracy. Iam writing these lines in Kyiv while it is under … Continue reading A letter to the Western Left from Kyiv

Russia-Ukraine: Step back from conflict and open real dialogue

The ITUC and the ETUC call for an immediate end to hostilities and conflict in eastern Ukraine, and good-faith negotiations to resolve the crisis in the interests of the people. UN Secretary General António Guterres has described the decision by the Russian Presidency to give recognition to two separatist regions as inconsistent with the UN … Continue reading Russia-Ukraine: Step back from conflict and open real dialogue

Statement of the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine

On the Day of Unity, the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine (KVPU) once again emphasizes the importance of solidarity for the sake of peace and calls on the international community to continue and strengthen international diplomatic and economic pressure on the Russian Federation in order to deter it from further aggression, withdraw her … Continue reading Statement of the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine