British TUC opposes use of British forces in Ukraine offers support to antifascists

On September 10, the 2014 Congress of the TUC, representing over 6 million organised workers in Britain, passed a motion on Ukraine moved by the RMT. The motion opposes the use of British forces in the conflict, calls for a ceasefire and supports those fighting against fascism in Ukraine. Continue reading

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Athletic Bilbao fans support Donbass at match with Shakhstar Donetsk

Herri Norte supporters group and the Euskal Herria Donbas Elkartasun Komitea (Basque Country – Donbass solidarity committee) jointly organised a display of solidarity with the struggle of the Donbass during and prior to their team’s fixture with Shakhstar Donetsk on September 18. Continue reading

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Kharkov: fascist thugs disperse Communist Party rally against price increases

On September 18 a gang of fascist thugs drawn mainly from ultras from the local Metallist football team attacked a Communist Party rally protesting against price increases and Kiev’s so-called “anti-terrorist operation” against the Donbass.  Continue reading

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Alexei Sakhnin: “Free Vlad Wojciechowski!”

Alexei Sakhnin

Alexei Sakhnin is a Russian journalist and political activist, member of the Left Front. Prosecuted by the Kremlin for his part in anti-Putin protests in 2011 and 2012 he was forced to emigrate to Sweden. He met and interviewed Borotba activist Vlad Wojciechowski from Odessa the day before his arrest by the Ukraine SBU on trumped up charges of terrorism. He recalls the meeting and calls for his release: Continue reading

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Left wing activists arrested and tortured in Odessa

On the night of Friday, September 12, three left wing activists, members of Borotba, the Communist Party and the Communist Youth, were arrested in Odessa by the Internal Security Service (SBU), under the accusation of terrorism.  Continue reading

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German TV Shows Nazi Symbols on Helmets of Ukraine Soldiers

A news broadcast by German ZDF station on September 8 showed soldiers of the Ukraine Azov Battalion near Mariupol with Nazi symbols on their helmets.  Continue reading

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Ukraine security services raid offices of Vesti newspaper – seize server

On September 11, heavily armed masked men from Ukraine’s security service raided the editorial offices of Russian language Vesti newspaper in Kiev. The action took place under the accusation of “attacking the territorial integrity of the country”. The raid ended with the seizure of the server which hosted the paper’s website, hard drives, journalists note books, etc.  Continue reading

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Hundreds march to Ukraine embassy in Athens in solidarity with antifascist resistance

On September 10, about 600 people marched from Panormou, along Kifissias to the Ukrainian embassy in Athens, to show their solidarity with the antifascist resistance. A small group of about 20 supporters of the Kiev authorities had gathered at the embassy under the protection of riot police.  Continue reading

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