This is a video message from Alexey Albu on the second anniversary of the Odessa massacre. Alexey is a member of the Marxist Organisation Borotba (Struggle), a survivor of the massacre and was at the time an Odessa Regional Council Deputy. His message was recorded for the commemoration organised by SARU in London.
On the second anniversary of the Odessa massacre, in which dozens of people were killed at the House of Trade Unions by far right nationalists, anti-fascist campaigners in London rallied at the Ukraine embassy to demand justice. Continue reading
April 10 marks the anniversary of Odessa’s liberation from Nazism during World War 2. This year, neo-Nazi thugs from the Right Sector, Svoboda, Automaidan and the Maidan Self-Defence attacked those who wanted to commemorate the event and destroyed the Memorial at Kulikovo Field to those who died in the House of Trade Unions on May 2nd, 2014. Continue reading
The UK government through its Embassy in Kiev is funding a so-called ‘Peace-building school’ in Ukraine. As the following video reveals, the so-called ‘peace building’ that British tax payers are paying for consists of sanitising and glorifying the historical role of WW2 Nazi-collaborator, Stepan Bandera, whose crimes against humanity – not least Polish, Jewish & Russian peoples – are well documented. Continue reading
CAMPAIGNERS rallied outside the Ukrainian embassy yesterday [January 19] in protest at Kiev’s ban on communist politics. [Morning Star report] Continue reading
Four members of the British parliament, two Labour and two SNP, have tabled an Early Day Motion to raise concerns about the banning of the Ukrainian Communist Party. The motion calls on the UK government to raise the issue with the Ukrainian government and also for “the ban to be addressed by the EU-Ukraine Association Council as it violates the terms of the EU Association Agreement regarding good governance”. Continue reading
As a culmination of a campaign of legal harassment and physical attacks which started with the victory of the Maidan movement in February 2014, on December 16, the District Administrative Court of Kiev banned the Communist Party of Ukraine. Continue reading