International Celebration of Ukraine’s Independence in Kyiv

A delegation from the Ukraine Solidarity Campaign  participated in an event hosted by Соціальний рух  (Social Movement) in Kyiv on 24 August. The event was chaired by Vitaliy Dudin of Social Movement and Speakers were:  Andriy Zdorov (Odesa) and Serhiy Hirík (Kyiv) historians of the Ukrainian socialist movement, and from the UK: Alena Ivanova of … Continue reading International Celebration of Ukraine’s Independence in Kyiv

REPORT FROM BORODYANKA, BUCHA AND IRPEN – BARBARISM OF THE RUSSIAN INVASION

A scene from Borodyanka (photo by Simon Weller) On 26 August 2022, a delegation from the Ukraine Solidarity Campaign was taken to Borodyanka, Bucha and Irpen, areas which are just north of Kyiv.   These places were under Russian occupation from when the invasion began on 24 February until early April. Following liberation, it became clear … Continue reading REPORT FROM BORODYANKA, BUCHA AND IRPEN – BARBARISM OF THE RUSSIAN INVASION

New Aid Delivery To Ukrainian Trade Unions

The Ukraine Solidarity Campaign is pleased to report that on 27 August, with the generous of assistance of John Abbey,  much needed aid was delivered to the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine (KVPU) in Kyiv. Present was Simon Weller, Assistant General Secretary of ASLEF,  Alena Ivanova of Another Europe is Possible and Christopher … Continue reading New Aid Delivery To Ukrainian Trade Unions

UNION AID: SUPPORT UKRAINE MINEWORKERS’ RESISTANCE

Help us raise funds to support Ukraine's miners' unions, supporting their members resisting the Russian invasion. Donate Here:  Union Aid Crowdfunder Ukraine's miners trade unions – the Independent Trade Union of Ukrainian Miners (NGPU) and the Trade Union of Coal Industry Workers of Ukraine (PRUP) – have made urgent appeals for aid to assist their … Continue reading UNION AID: SUPPORT UKRAINE MINEWORKERS’ RESISTANCE

RMT conference demands release of Belarus rail workers

The July 2022 Annual General Meeting of UK rail and transport union RMT - currently engaged in national strike action to defend wages, jobs and conditions on the railways - passed the following in solidarity with rail workers in Belarus, jailed for taking action in solidarity with Ukraine. workers Submitted by AWL on 6 July, 2022 - … Continue reading RMT conference demands release of Belarus rail workers

Ukraine, Resistance and Reconstruction: Issues for the post-war recovery

The Ukraine Solidarity Campaign recently hosted a special Parliamentary briefing on Ukraine, Resistance and Reconstruction: Issues for the post-war recovery. https://videopress.com/v/W5mpGqSj?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true The Russian invasion of Ukraine is recognised as the largest European conflict since World War II.  Ukrainian resistance has been an inspiration and discussions are beginning on how best to organise Ukraine’s post-war recovery.   The rebuilding … Continue reading Ukraine, Resistance and Reconstruction: Issues for the post-war recovery

Video Women’s Forum: Voices from the Warzone

https://videopress.com/v/INO6WULx?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true Ukraine Solidarity Campaign recently hosted a Women’s Forum with a range of speakers from Ukraine.  Published here is a video of this important event of Voices from the Warzone.  Speaking at the event was: YULIYA YURCHENKO, Chairperson,Ukraine Solidarity Campaign IVANNA KHRAPKOChair of the Youth Council of the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine OLESIA BRIAZGUNOVAInternational … Continue reading Video Women’s Forum: Voices from the Warzone

Day of Action Free Aiden, Sahun and Brahim

Protests in Nottingham and London - Ukraine Solidarity Campaign organised protests as part of the European wide day of action in solidarity with Ukraine. Protests in Nottingham and London focused on the POWs being held hostage in Donetsk by Russian forces. We called for the release of Aiden, Sahun and Brahim. https://videopress.com/v/hYhoXSIC?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true Vitaliy Dudin of … Continue reading Day of Action Free Aiden, Sahun and Brahim

Women’s Forum: Voices from the Warzone

8pm (BST), 20.00 UTC + 01. Join this forum to hear the voice of women in Ukraine, on the war, solidarity and resistance. Register Here:https://us02web.zoom.us/.../reg.../WN_h08RudEcSEm45gmjG5LY4A Speakers YULIYA YURCHENKO, Chairperson,Ukraine Solidarity Campaign IVANNA KHRAPKOChair of the Youth Council of the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine NATALIYA LEVYTSKADeputy Chairperson of the Confederation of Free Trade Unions … Continue reading Women’s Forum: Voices from the Warzone