Tag Archives: Donetsk

Perspectives for the People’s Republics: The external and domestic struggle of the left and progressive forces

Peter Mikhailenko. Just a few weeks after signing the ceasefire with the rebel republics on September 5th, Poroshenko could be seen on CSPAN, asking a session of the US Congress for more lethal military equipment. It is becoming clearer every … Continue reading

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Ukraine: Reorganisation of the Left – New developments in the East

An interview with M, a member of Borotba about the political situation in the Donbas and recent developments there.

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Miners in the armies of the people’s republics of Donetsk and Lugansk

We publish here the translation of a very interesting article and interview by Susann Witt-Stahl which appeared in Junge Welt about the participation of mine-workers in the armies of the Donetsk and Lugansk people’s republics. 

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Odessa Court bans October Revolution and Makhno commemorations

The Odessa District Administrative Court decided to ban two demonstrations which were supposed to take place on November 7: one marking the 126 anniversary of the birth of Ukrainian anarchist Nestor Makhno and the other to commemorate 97 years since the … Continue reading

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Zugres: Workers at ZEMZ want to establish collective ownership

The workers of the Zuevsky Works of Energy-Mechanical Engineering (who have been unemployed for a long time) appealed to the chairman of the Supreme council of Donetsk Peoples’ Republic. The workers propose as a solution to the problem – to introduce collective … 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 … Continue reading

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CNN journalist talks to Donetsk residents being shelled by Kyiv’s forces

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Ukraine security service admits detention of Communist Party local secretary Filindash

In a post on its website on August 1st, the Ukrainian SBU (Internal Security Service) said it had detained the First Secretary of the District Committee of the Communist Party in Volnovakha, Donetsk, Sergei Filindash. Filindash had been taken from his … Continue reading

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Humanitarian crisis in Donetsk and Lugansk

“Health supplies are running low, and an estimated 70% of health personnel have fled, leaving access to medical care significantly reduced. Damages to housing have so far affected 1,600 families. Supply routes are increasingly disrupted by conflict, and coping mechanisms … Continue reading

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Armed militants kidnap Communist Party District Secretary in Volnovakha, Donetsk

On July 29, armed masked men kidnapped Sergey Nikolaevich Filindash, secretary of the Communist Party of Ukraine in Volnovakha, 60 km south of Donetsk. This is a new example of the campaign against the democratic rights of left wing militants … Continue reading

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