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The anonymous shell companies, foundations and trusts they set up have been likened to “getaway cars” for the high-end criminal. You load up the swag and put your foot down. On second thought, drive as...

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International tensions escalate Niall Mulholland, CWI Although tentative peace negotiations may now be under way, at the time of writing this article fighting in Ukraine had been escalating sharply over the last week, as anti-government...

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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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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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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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Rob Jones, Moscow When the International Olympic Committee awarded the 2014 winter Olympics to the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, eyebrows were raised at the cost of $12 billion. Now it has been revealed...

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