On the Possible Banning of the Communist Party of Ukraine and Its Meaning for Democracy and the Left

by Volodymyr Ishchenko,   On July 24 the speaker of the Ukrainian parliament Oleksandr Turchynov announced the disbanding of the parliamentary group of the Communist Party of Ukraine (CPU) over a ridiculous technicality. The court trial over CPU’s ban as a political party started the same day with the next session of the court scheduled for mid-August.  … Continue reading On the Possible Banning of the Communist Party of Ukraine and Its Meaning for Democracy and the Left