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Hanna Perekhoda

Ukrainian socialist Hanna Perekhoda discusses Russia’s relationship with Ukraine, the role of language in the conflict and the realities of the Donbas.

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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.

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It is more than a century since Edward Bernays, the father of spin, invented “public relations” as a cover for war propaganda, writes John Pilger. What is new is the virtual elimination of dissent in the mainstream.

Anti-war protest in the United States. Photo: Code Pink/Twitter

The United States and its backing of far-right forces in Ukraine is the biggest impediment to peace, writes Barry Sheppard.

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.

Leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France emerged from negotiations in Minsk, Belarus on the morning of February 12, after 16 hours of talks, and announced that agreement had been reached for a ceasefire in Ukraine's civil war. The conflict has divided Ukraine since the overthrow of the unpopular, but democratically elected, president Viktor Yanukovich in February last year.
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