Flight MH17: Kiev seizes tragedy as pretext for further massacres in East Ukraine

The family and friends of the 298 passengers and crew who lost their lives when Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crashed in Eastern Ukraine will have to wait some time for an objective investigation to discover the truth of what happened. Not so the British press. Within hours of the crash the British media dutifully delivered […]

Workers Power  ·  22 July 2014

Civil war and class war in Ukraine

By KD Tait In Ukraine, ‘war is peace’. The government air force marked the end of one “ceasefire” and the start of a “peace plan” with the terror bombing of the defenceless village of Kondrashovka. Scraps of unidentifiable charred flesh scattered among burning ruins were all that remained of eight villagers, including three members of one family. […]

Workers Power  ·  08 July 2014

Imperialist tension: the main enemy is at home

By KD Tait The announcement of the substantial reinforcement of Nato forces in Eastern Europe signals the end of the “phoney peace” that followed the collapse of the USSR. The conflict in Ukraine, which saw the pro-Russian president Yanukovych overthrown by Western-backed ultra-nationalists and fascists has been the catalyst for a sharp escalation in tension […]

Workers Power  ·  10 June 2014

Issue 378: Ukraine Special

Workers Power  ·  02 June 2014

Gunpoint democracy: bullets and ballots cannot crush resistance

By KD Tait Elections, where half the population did not vote, a military invasion of large parts of the east and south of the country, murderous attacks by fascist militia, threatened and actual intervention by rival imperialist blocs and an impending economic disaster imposed by finance capital have all failed to quell the resistance to […]

Workers Power  ·  02 June 2014

Stop Nato’s new war drive

 By Dave Stockton The western media are filled with talk of the danger or the onset a new Cold War. The villain of the piece, they all agree, is Vladimir Putin – a new Hitler. Hillary Clinton, Prince Charles and even German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble are of one mind on this. Of course there […]

Workers Power  ·  02 June 2014

MEETING: Solidarity with the Antifascist Resistance in Ukraine

        Solidarity with the Antifascist Resistance in Ukraine 7:30 pm Monday 2 June SOAS (Vernon Square campus) Map Please join us for a launch meeting for a new campaign in the UK against Western backing for the far right regime in Kiev and in solidarity with those resisting fascist repression in Ukraine. […]

Workers Power  ·  01 June 2014

The disgrace of the Maidan leftists

By Dave Stockton One of the most striking features of the events in Ukraine, both before and after the February coup, was the disgraceful response of some groups on the British and international left, including Socialist Resistance (British section of the Fourth International). First they denied the fundamentally reactionary nature of the Maidan movement. Then, […]

Workers Power  ·  26 May 2014

Never forget Odessa and Mariupol!

By KD Tait On 2 May the government in organised a pogrom against anti-government protesters, in which official figures admit that at least 46 people were killed, more than 200 were injured and 78 people hospitalised. Forces within the government orchestrated the massacre, bringing in a thousand Right Sector fascists from Kyiv and Kharkov to […]

Workers Power  ·  15 May 2014

Statement: condemn the fascist pogrom in Odessa

This is a statement drafted by Workers Power which we invite organisations and individuals to sign. Please circulate it to your members and supporters. To add your name to the statement please reply to this or email [email protected] May 3 2014 We unequivocally condemn the fascist pogrom in Odessa, carried out by Right Sector gangs […]

Workers Power  ·  03 May 2014

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