Report and photos from Bristol Ukraine Anti Fascist Solidarity meeting

Last Saturday, June 18th, Bristol Ukraine Anti-Fascist Solidarity (BUAFS), held a public meeting to give an update on the current situation in Ukraine and fascist activity in Europe. Continue reading

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[VIDEO] Alexey Albu: on the Odessa massacre 2nd anniversary

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.

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Two years after the massacre, campaigners say: Justice for Odessa!

13122920_988535987890486_3531251328585600175_oOn 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

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Odessa: neo-Nazis attack commemoration of city’s Liberation

picturepicture_68119946145992_53497April 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

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UK government whitewashes the fascist Bandera cult in Ukraine

0f844c84ee3cb5c36ee7faacdc060f02The 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

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London: protesters attack ban on Communist Party Ukraine’s

ukrainepicket19JanCAMPAIGNERS rallied outside the Ukrainian embassy yesterday [January 19] in protest at Kiev’s ban on communist politics. [Morning Star report] Continue reading

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Early Day Motion in the British parliament against Ukrainian Communist Party ban

bigFour 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

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Ukraine bans Communist Party

bigAs 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

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Rivne: Local head of Trade Union Federation attacked by fascist thugs

1449571956On December 8 a group of “Maidan activists”, including members of the far right UNSO organisation (Ukrainian National Self Defence) attacked the local head of the Trade Union Federation in Rivne, Mykola Shershun, and forced him into a rubbish container.  Continue reading

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May 2 massacre remembrance attacked by Automaidan thugs in Odessa

On November 2, relatives and friends of the victims of the Odessa massacre gathered at the Kulikovo field in remembrance as they do on the second of every month to mark the events on May 2, 2014. This time they were attacked by thugs from Automaidan who assaulted them and burnt down a poster with pictures of the victims. The Automaidan “activists” were led by Eugene Rezvushkin, a leading member of this paramilitary organisation which is supposed to be under house arrest.  Continue reading

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