The Democratic Socialists of America has condemned Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and expressed solidarity with anti-war protesters calling for a diplomatic resolution.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine is a violation of that nation’s sovereignty and must be opposed by anti-war forces in the United States, argue Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.
In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, anti-war and progressive groups have responded with calls for Russia’s immediate withdrawal and for a diplomatic resolution of the crisis, reports Susan Price.
Left parties and anti-war groups internationally have added their voices to calls for a peaceful negotiation to end the Ukraine crisis, reports Susan Price.
Instead of running documentaries, statements or messages on how war might be averted, the message of conflict has become inexorably clear in the mainstream media, argues Binoy Kampmark.
The United States and its backing of far-right forces in Ukraine is the biggest impediment to peace, writes Barry Sheppard.
The threat of war in Europe between Russia and a United States-sponsored client-state in Ukraine is real, writes William Briggs. The security of Europe and the world is under direct threat and we receive, as always, a skewed and distorted view of what is going on.
As tensions heat up on the Ukraine-Russia border, Vijay Prashad looks at the factors and interests behind what is happening.
It is official: solidarity and activism are, according to the Ukrainian government, criminal acts. It seems paradoxical, but it is true.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Petro Poroshenko has demanded the Italian government extradite members of the so-called Anti-Fascist Caravan (AFC), a group of activists who recently visited the separatist region of Donbass in eastern Ukraine.
The statement below was released by the Party of the European Left (EL) on November 17. The EL is a Europe-wide political party that formed in 2004. It is composed of 26 member parties and seven observer parties. Visit www.european-left.org for more information. *** A delegation of the Party of the European Left (EL), headed by two of its vice presidents, Margarita Mileva and Maite Mola, returned on November 16 after a four-day visit to Kiev.