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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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Only united working class action can stop the catastrophe Rob Jones, Moscow Events in Ukraine have taken a tragic turn as the country has degenerated into violent conflict. The Ukrainian army is moving in, with...

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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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Oppose the pro-big business EU/ US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership! Paul Murphy, Socialist Party MEP and Tanja Niemeier In the context of the escalating political standoff over Ukraine between the US and the EU...

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What programme should the Left advocate? Sonja Grusch, Socialist Left Party (CWI in Austria) Five weeks have passed since militant protests broke out in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Sonja Grusch reports from her recent visit the country, along...

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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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This is a very brief video of Paul Murphy, a Member of the European Parliament from the Socialist Party of Ireland, Socialist Alternative’s sister organization in Ireland. He speaks out against various imperialist forces’ actions...

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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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Ukraine: Yanukovich Deposed

February 25, 2014

Pro-western, right wing regime consolidates power The latest developments in the Ukraine saw the dramatic overthrow of President Viktor Yanukovich and his flight from Kiev. Mass discontent at grinding poverty and a corrupt, brutal regime...

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