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Working people need socialist alternative to warring oligarchs and outside powers Rob Jones, CWI Moscow It is just over one year since protestors gathered in Kiev’s Maidan Nezalezhnosti in protest at the Mykola Azarov government’s...

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From Socialism Today No.181, September 2014, by Peter Taaffe, General Secretary of Socialist Party (England and Wales), CWI Secretariat The bloody conflict in Ukraine, alongside the slaughter of the Palestinian people in Gaza, has brought...

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Ukraine: Crisis Deepens

August 11, 2014

Military conflict escalates Clare Doyle, CWI Secretariat The crisis over Ukraine has deepened in the past few days. Fighting in the east of the country and the international sanctions conflict have both intensified. The US...

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Six months after the the refusal by Ukraine’s former government, led by Victor Yanukovich, to sign an Association Agreement with the European Union (EU) sparked the ‘Euromaidan’ protests, the country is close to breaking up...

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United workers’ action needed to prevent war Niall Mulholland, CWI The crisis in Ukraine deepened following clashes between pro-Russian separatists and armed forces despatched to the east of the country by the new Kiev regime....

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Tensions between powers worsen Crimea’s 16 March referendum saw an overwhelming majority vote in favour of joining Russia. According to the claimed official result, 96.77% voted ‘for’ integration and turnout was 83.1%. Tens of thousands...

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Tensions deepen between Western powers and Moscow At least 6,000 Russian troops have taken up positions throughout the Crimean peninsula, formally an autonomous republic of Ukraine. The Russian regime claims it took this action following...

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