Yuliya Yurchenko and Paul Jay discuss national identity, sovereignty, and the war in Ukraine. Yurchenko is an activist for the Ukraine Solidarity Campaign and an academic at the University of Greenwich. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWAod432lZA
Fact Finding Delegation Underway in Ukraine Julie Ward former MEP and Nina Kozlovskaya urse a nurse who leads a movement of 78k nurses and care workers A delegation of solidarity from the left in the UK is underway in Ukraine. We copy their press release below. The delegations has already met with activists of the … Continue reading Solidarity with the workers and minorities of Ukraine!
YULIYA YURCHENKOPolitical economist, Ukraine Solidarity Campaign Among a myriad of aspects to discuss when trying to understand what is happening in the current situation and what is to be done, I have selected to appeal to some crucial issues of the larger context, of the questions of sovereignty and of peace. One of the things … Continue reading Ukraine’s Borders and Sovereignty Violated
Interview with Yuliya Yurchenko The elections in Ukraine have come a shock and will have an impact not only in Ukraine and East Europe but globally. What does this mean and how did it happen? In order to help understand these dramatic events Christopher Ford organiser of the Ukraine Solidarity Campaign interviewed leading Ukraine specialist … Continue reading UKRAINIAN ELECTIONS: THE CRISIS OF REPRESENTATION AND RECONFIGURATION OF OLIGARCHIC POWER.
Yuliya Yurchenko unravels the complexities of transnational capital in Ukraine.
Ukrainians of all ages and walks of life demonstrated astonishing courage and perseverance in opposition to corruption and misrule during two huge protest actions over the past decades.
Some two million people braved freezing conditions and attacks by the security forces as well as far right movements, first with the 2004-5 Orange revolution and then again in 2013. The protests became known as the Maidans, after Independence Square in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv.
BOOK LAUNCH VIDEO |UKRAINE AND THE EMPIRE OF CAPITAL
From Marketisation to Armed ConflictThe Ukraine Solidarity Campaign held a successful meeting to discuss the exciting new book by Yuliya Yurchenko Ukraine and the Empire of Capital.
The packed event was held in the House of Commons hosted by Lloyd Russell-Moyle, MP for Brighton Kemptown. He was joined by Michael Calderbank, Red Pepper co-editor with both speaking on the new book.