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Photos From Kiev: Latest Riots Turn Deadly (PHOTOS)

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Photos From Kiev: Latest Riots Turn Deadly (PHOTOS)

After weeks of calm, the Ukrainian capital city Kiev erupted in new violence outside the country's parliament building on Tuesday, leaving 14 dead, according to the latest Reuters report. [...]

February 19, 2014

Anger in Bosnia, but this time the people can read their leaders’ ethnic lies

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Anger in Bosnia, but this time the people can read their leaders’ ethnic lies

It all began in Tuzla, a city with a Muslim majority. The protests then spread to the capital, Sarajevo, and Zenica, but also Mostar, home to a large segment of the Croat population, and Banja Luka, capital of the Serb part of Bosnia. [...]

February 10, 2014 Author: Slavoj Žižek

Greece: Antifa protest attacked by the Police

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Greece: Antifa protest attacked by the Police

An antifa protest in Athens turned ugly after being attached by the riot police and ended up in clashes between protesters and the police. [...]

February 1, 2014 Author: x-pressed

Ukraine: What the West should know about the Euromaidan’s far right element

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Ukraine: What the West should know about the Euromaidan’s far right element

Two things that the West should understand about the Ukrainian ultranationalists in the context of Euromaidan. [...]

January 31, 2014 Author: Anton Shekhovtsov

A simple summary of the events in Ukraine for my international friends

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A simple summary of the events in Ukraine for my international friends

A simple summary of the events in the Ukraine [...]

January 29, 2014 Author: Nadiya Slobodenyuk

Euromaidan: A Revolution between the Political Right and the Left

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Euromaidan: A Revolution between the Political Right and the Left

Today, there is a provisional truce concluded between extra parliamentary right-wing groups and left-wing groups present on the Euromaidan. [...]

January 29, 2014 Author: Tetiana Bezruk

“The politicians had to obey the crowd”: interview on the protests in Kiev

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“The politicians had to obey the crowd”: interview on the protests in Kiev

This interview with a comrade from the Autonomous Workers' Union in Kiev was done on January 28, 2014. It sheds some light on the events around the Maidan: the array of reasons behind the protests, their focus on the hated president, the differences to the "orange revolution", the role of the right, the weakness of [...]

January 28, 2014

Greece: Trial on police violence postponed

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Greece: Trial on police violence postponed

After two and a half years, 18 police officers stand trial for the brutal crackdown of the massive demonstrations of the 29th of June 2011 against the bail-out. [...]

January 20, 2014

Spain: Gamonal is only the beginning. Demonstrations against urban-political corruption

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Spain: Gamonal is only the beginning. Demonstrations against urban-political corruption

During the past two weeks, the residents of the Burgos neighbourhood of Gamonal have won “a great little victory” and have become a symbol of citizen participation in politics. Their protest against corruption, whose cause was their objection to the construction of a boulevard with a parking in their neighbourhood, has provoked a wave of [...]

January 19, 2014 Author: Sofia Tipaldou

Brussels: Protest against the inauguration of the Greek presidency (video)

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Brussels: Protest against the inauguration of the Greek presidency (video)

About 100 Belgians and Greeks mounted a protest outside the venue of the first public event of the Greek EU presidency in Brussels, denouncing the barbaric austerity policies. [...]

January 15, 2014