Kyiv protesters on 30 January: “A Red Card for the Government’s Law On Labour No. 2708” A report from the Kyiv organization Social Movement about the growing opposition to the government’s attempt to satisfy the demands of domestic and foreign owned big business for a cheaper and more pliant Ukrainian labour force. No less than … Continue reading Wave of Anger – mass trade union protest in Ukraine
Workers and trade unionists demand decent work and decent pay on 1 May in Kryvyi Rih 1 травня. Кривий Ріг - 1 May Kryvyi Rih A pioneering May Day celebration was held in the city of Kryvyi Rih, a major industrial centre of Ukraine. Organised by the independent trade unions, miners, steel workers and radical … Continue reading Ukraine: May Day March against the Oligarchs
The ArcelorMittal Workers Overcomes Pressure From The Bosses and are Preparing A Strike Workers of the metallurgical giant ArcelorMittal in Ukraine are preparing for a strike On March 27, a conference of the workers – their labour collective agreed their demands including pay rise and improved conditions. The conference of the ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih PJSC … Continue reading Ukrainian Socialist Eyewitness Report of Arcelormittal Workers’ Struggle
Throughout 2014-5 the conduct and decisions of various bodies of Ukraine’s executive and legislative branches of power have grossly violated Ukrainians’ citizens’ rights guaranteed by the Constitution, the ECHR, and fundamental rights 1. Free speech and freedom of expression are guaranteed by Article 34 of the Constitution of Ukraine (CoU) and Article 10 of the … Continue reading AGAINST SYSTEMIC VIOLATIONS OF CITIZENS’ RIGHTS AND ASSAULT ON POLITICAL FREEDOM IN UKRAINE!
Published here is Part 2 of a series of interview of activists involved with the new left 'Social movement' party recently established in Ukraine. Part one is available here: INTERVIEW WITH ACTIVISTS OF THE NEW LEFT PARTY ‘SOCIAL MOVEMENT . "Borotba", who said, "Fyodor Ustinov, one of the leaders of the "Social movement" party, was a member … Continue reading Part 2: INTERVIEWS WITH ACTIVISTS OF THE NEW PARTY ‘SOCIAL MOVEMENT
On 13th June in Kyiv, the founding conference of a new Ukrainian left party, Social Movement, took place. The consolidation of the participants in the ‘Social Maidan’ has caused uproar among different forces. Here we publish a collection of interviews with activists of the new party which was conducted by the Russian Socialist Movement. This … Continue reading Interview with activists of the new left party ‘Social Movement