Monthly Archives: September 2014

Vigo, Galiza: solidarity with antifascist Ukraine

Dozens of people gathered in Vigo (Galiza) on September 19 in solidarity with antifascist Ukraine.

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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 … 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. 

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Alexei Sakhnin: “Free Vlad Wojciechowski!”

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 … 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. 

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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. 

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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 … Continue reading

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