Understanding the Civil War in Ukraine
The Ukrainian conflict, like most political phenomena, is multi-dimensional and highly complex. As such, it calls for a holistic – dialectical, if you wish – approach. But to judge by … Keep reading »
Stop the War in the Ukraine!
Antiwar Appeal of Left Forces in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus On June 7-8 a conference of antiwar left forces from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus was held in Minsk. Its purpose was … Keep reading »
Ukraine: New President Escalates Austerity, Civil War
Popular Resistance Deepens The newly elected president of western Ukraine is deepening the disastrous course to civil war of his interim predecessor. Within hours of his election on May 25, Petro … Keep reading »
Rather the Useful Idiot: Ukraine in Turmoil
The images from Odessa were truly horrific. Burnt corpses, a strangled pregnant woman, people jumping out of windows to their deaths. Yet perhaps the most disturbing of them all was … Keep reading »
Popular Rebellion Deepens in Eastern and Southern Ukraine
NATO and the Kiev Government Step Up Attacks A political crisis over the future of Ukraine has exploded in the past two months. It’s being driven by the longstanding efforts of … Keep reading »
Ukraine — Diplomacy Is the Only Way
The following is the text from a speech delivered on March 13, 2014 by Gregor Gysi, a prominent member of the German Left Party (Die Linke). As the chairman of … Keep reading »
Ukraine Between Popular Uprising for Democracy and Fascist Putsch
Let’s begin with Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s version. One can think what one likes about deposed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, but his election in 2012 was recognized as legitimate by … Keep reading »
Ukraine, Coup or Revolution?
The Ukraine is no longer ‘in flames.’ With the hurried flight of the detested Viktor Yanukovych, peace and order have descended on Kiev (except for some fistfights in the Parliament!) … Keep reading »