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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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Ukraine: Bloodshed in Kiev

February 20, 2014

What lies behind the Ukraine crisis? Rob Jones, from Socialism Today (March edition, No.176) Massive protests are rocking Ukraine once again. President Yanukovich’s riot police have violently clashed with protesters in Kiev’s Independence Square. To...

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A violent stand-off between protesters and riot police continues in Kiev, with unrest spreading to other parts of Ukraine. Crowds have stormed and occupied administrative buildings in Lviv, Lutskthe and elsewhere in the west of...

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A violent stand-off between protesters and riot police continues in Kiev, with unrest spreading to more than a dozen regional centres in other parts of Ukraine. Over the last week, crowds stormed and occupied administrative...

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Leaderships of unions and Left parties fail to provide decisive leadership Andros Payiatsos, Xekinima (CWI Greece) A three and a half hours meeting held yesterday Wednesday, 19 June evening, between Prime Minister Samaras, the leader...

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By Niall Mulholland (CWI) and Andros Payiatsos, Xekinima (CWI in Greece) The worst capitalist crisis since the 1930s has led to increasing crises and change across the world. In the last months, Greece has been...

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