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Vladyslav Starodubtsev, an activist with Ukrainian democratic socialist organisation Sotsialnyi Rukh (Social Movement), discusses the state of the war and its impact on progressive forces.

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Ukrainian agricultural expert Mykhailo Amosov talks about the devastating impact of Russia's invasion on Ukraine’s agricultural sector, and the link between the war and the fight against climate change.

Enguerran Carrier talks about his documentary that focuses on a volunteer battalion comprised of leftists from Ukraine and Belarus who have taken up arms against the Russian invasion.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has dismissed two top government officials for allegedly “turning a blind eye” to “traitors” in their agencies, report Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard

Zaporizhia nuclear power plant

The more than 10,000 workers at the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant have issued an urgent and impassioned plea for global support, reports Federico Fuentes.

Welder

Almost a month after Ukraine’s parliament adopted two anti-worker bills, President Volodymyr Zelensky finally ratified Draft Law 5371, removing union rights for most of the country’s workers, reports Federico Fuentes.

Under capitalism, wars are fought to gain access to markets, resources and to harness the working class in its service. The suffering of the Ukrainian people attests to this, writes William Briggs.

Worker

The international campaign in solidarity with Ukrainian workers against new draconian anti-worker laws is growing, reports Federico Fuentes.

Ukraine protest

Socialist Taras Bilous argues that calls for diplomacy mean nothing unless they take account of negotiating positions, concrete concessions, and the willingness of the parties to adhere to any signed agreement.

Save Ukraine

Renfrey Clarke presents an analysis of the balance of forces in Russia's war on Ukraine and argues that urgent international negotiations are needed to secure the survival of an independent Ukrainian state.

Workers

International trade unions are calling on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to veto two anti-worker bills that were recently passed by parliament amid Russia’s invasion, reports Federico Fuentes.

Steel worker

When Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, social conflict inside the country was not put on hold: any illusion that its defence needs might produce a truce in the class struggle soon vanished, reports Dick Nichols.

Metalworker in Ukraine

On the eve of the Ukraine Recovery Conference, in Lugano, Switzerland, Ukrainian democratic socialist Vitaliy Dudin outlined an alternative vision for reconstruction to deregulation and liberalisation.

Anti war protest in Perth

Federico Fuentes spoke to Ilya Matveev, Russian anti-war socialist and editorial collective member of Posle, a new anti-war website, about the background and motivations behind Russian President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine.

Western capital is eyeing the profit potential of a new Marshall Plan for Ukraine, writes William Briggs.

Free Maksym Butkevych

There are grave fears for the safety of Ukrainian anti-fascist and human rights activist Maksym Butkevych, following his capture by Russians troops, reports Federico Fuentes.

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