Daily Archives: June 23, 2015

Ukraine | The trial of the left opposition politician and journalist

The trial of the left opposition politician and journalist,
Ex-deputy of the Communist Party of Ukraine
Bondarchuk Alexander Vasilyevich
June 24, 2015 at 11.00 the Appeal Court of Kyiv (address: Kyiv, Solomenska square, 2A) holds hearing on the case of an opposition politician, chief editor of newspaper “Working class”, ex-deputy of 3-4 convocation from the Communist Party Bondarchuk Alexander Vasilyevich. A panel of judges chaired by Judge Yudenko. It will be considered the prosecutor’s appeal to determine of Darnytsa Court for the return of the indictment.
Recall: SBU accuse Bondarchuk of “separatism”, which the prosecution has seen in several articles of his newspaper.

Ukraine | Leader of the “People’s Rada of Bessarabia” was beaten in Odessa

The evening of 16 June, at about 20:00, unknown assailants beat the leader of “People’s Rada of Bessarabia” Vera Shevchenko.
As the press service of the PRB informs, the attackers were waiting for a woman at the door of her home. She was unguarded and they knocked her down and then kicked.
According to the relatives of the victim, the malefactors were at least four people.
Note that previously the leader of the Bessarabian movement was openly threatened violence from activists of “Right Sector”, who, according to the organization, are supported by Security service of Ukraine. According to PRB, activists repeatedly broke into the office, pasted offensive leaflets round it, put psychological pressure on the victim.
“We are very politely explained separatist, that this is the first and last warning”, – representatives of PRB quote the statement of “evromaydan” supporters.
In its turn, as the organization’s press office sends, the bureau of “People’s Rada of Bessarabia” is authorized to declare strongly protest the criminal actions on the part of the nationalists and the Security service of Ukraine.
“Beating a woman – is the most humiliating act possible for a man. Our activists reserve the right to punish the perpetrators”, – reported in PRB.
http://timer-odessa.net/news/v_odesse_izbili_lidera_narodnoy_radi_bessarabii_858.html

UK | Solidarity with the Antifascist Resistance in Ukraine: Conference and Annual General Meeting

SARU Conference and AGM
Posted on June 19, 2015

We publish here the videos of some of the interventions at the Conference and AGM of the Solidarity with the Antifascist Resistance in Ukraine campaign. These are Andrew Murray (Communist Party of Britain), Jorge Martin (International Marxist Tendency) and Davey Hopper (General Secretary Durham Miners’ Association).

Neo-con politicians take major hits in Eastern Europe

Wayne MADSEN | 19.06.2015 | 00:00

Political leaders supported by an unholy alliance of U.S. neo-conservative circles and George Soros’s pro-globalization forces have suffered a string of political defeats in Eastern Europe. Perhaps the biggest catastrophe for the neo-cons was in Poland where one of the stars of America’s interventionist foreign policy, Polish parliament speaker Radoslaw (Radek) Sikorski, announced his resignation after secret recordings emerged. The secret tapes scandal, known as «Waitergate», revealed Sikorski and several governing Civic Platform party officials discussing illegal deals involving bribery and extortion over expensive meals, rare bottles of wine, and Cuban cigars at plush restaurants in Warsaw.

Canada | The Snipers Massacre on the Maidan in Ukraine

The Snipers Massacre on the Maidan in Ukraine
(Revised and Updated Version)
Ivan Katchanovski,

Ph.D.School of Political Studies &Department of CommunicationUniversity of Ottawa

Ottawa, ONK1N 6N5, Canada
ikatchan@uottawa.ca
February 20, 2015