In Mariupol, our comrade, communist Andrei Sokolov, is on trial. This winter, Andrei, a self-taught engineer, came to the Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR) to help the country develop vital production. He stumbled upon a Ukrainian checkpoint and was taken prisoner. He is accused of "forming a terrorist organization" (art. 258-3 of the Ukrainian Criminal Code). In the Mariupol detention center, the inmates have almost no food, and soldiers torture the prisoners.
No one is obliged to do impossible things
by Victor Shapinov
There is a Latin proverb which says: «Ad impossibilia nemo tenetur» -- “No one is obliged to do impossible things.” It looks like the Kiev authorities are not familiar with this ancient wisdom. Or, conversely, too familiar. Turning the very meaning of the Minsk-2 Agreement on its head, the Kyiv side is trying to oblige the rebels of Donbass to do impossible things, putting the choice: either complete surrender on Kyiv's terms, or continuation of the fratricidal war.
Financial oligarchy bewildered by own incapacity to install subservient govt
Berlin’s brinkmanship with the Greek default
For a political solution based on democracy and participation
Anti-imperialist Co-ordination (AIK)
The air raids of Saudi Arabia and of its allies against Yemen have been going on for many days. Although the attacks are not covered by a UN mandate, the UN Security Council still hasn't called the fighting parties to cease war actions.
Groundbreaking interview with Greek minister Lafazanis
Lafazanis is the most senior exponent of the Left Platform within Syriza and holds decisive governmental office. Together with others like the economist and PM Lavapitsas they seem decided not to back down as other parts of Syriza are prone to.
Euro is the problem, exit the solution
Programme June 26-28, 2015
Call for an International Forum (Athens 26-28/6/2015) and the establishment of a European Co-ordination of Left political parties, popular organisations and social movements fighting for exit from the European Union, the euro and NATO.