Monthly Archives: September 2014

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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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 … Continue reading

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TUC Congress Calls for Permanent Ceasefire to Ukraine Civil War

Morning Star Report: Britain’s labour movement threw its weight behind calls for a permanent ceasefire in Ukraine yesterday, condemning interference in the country by Western powers.

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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 … Continue reading

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RMT union denounces Western support for Kiev – supports antifascist resistance

At its Annual General Meeting in Bristol in June 2014, the Rail, Maritime and Transport union, which organises over 80,000 workers, passed a motion in solidarity with the antifascist resistance in Ukraine, denouncing Western support for the far right regime in Kiev … Continue reading

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Bilbao: Donbass solidarity protest at Ukraine-US basketball world cup game

Dozens of protesters from the Euskadi-Donbass committee staged a demonstration during the Ukraine vs USA basketball game in Bilbao on Tuesday, waving anti-US-Kiev and pro-Donbass flags and banners. The protest was organised by the Euskadi-Donbass Committee

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Bilbao: Donbass solidarity protest at Ukraine-US basketball world cup game

Dozens of protesters from the Euskadi-Donbass committee staged a demonstration during the Ukraine vs USA basketball game in Bilbao on Tuesday, waving anti-US-Kiev and pro-Donbass flags and banners. The protest was organised by the Euskadi-Donbass Committee

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