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Ukraine: Interview with Ricardo Marquina, director of “Ukraine, the year of chaos”

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Ukraine: Interview with Ricardo Marquina, director of “Ukraine, the year of chaos”

The climate of fear, generated by propaganda, leads one part of the Ukrainian society to want an open conflict with Russia, with the hope of receiving military help from NATO. Additionally, the far right sectors will not accept surrendering, defeat nor truce. In this case, Poroshenko or whomever occupies his place in Kiev is risking [...]

November 17, 2015 Author: Javier Morales

To make sense of Ukraine, we need to bring the class back in

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To make sense of Ukraine, we need to bring the class back in

While no one should care much for the deposed Yanukovich, there are many issues that need to be critically confronted. Sweeping them under the carpet and celebrating the victory of the people against a corrupt puppet of the corrupt oligarchs is theoretically weak and politically reactionary. [...]

February 24, 2014 Author: Florin Poenaru

Ukraine, Lviv: What I saw over the last seven hours. A report.

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Ukraine, Lviv: What I saw over the last seven hours. A report.

I do not know what the morning will bring or how we will live, but I know for a fact that the power of the Yanukovych regime in Lviv is no more, and that makes me happy. [...]

February 19, 2014 Author: Otar Dovzhenko

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

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

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

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

“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

Ukraine: Days of Decisions, Days of Struggle

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Ukraine: Days of Decisions, Days of Struggle

The political face of the Kiev protests causes grave pessimism. But a revolution is a revolution and the left has no right to stay on the side. [...]

December 12, 2013 Author: Ilya Budraitskis