Daily Archives: November 26, 2015

Germany | Sergei Kirichuk: Capitalism laid the basis for civil war in Ukraine

By Ulrich Heyden

November 20, 2015: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, under enormous pressure from the ultra-nationalists who were part of the Maidan movement, is now pursuing a criminal investigation against them. Sergei Kirichuk, coordinator of the Ukrainian left organization Borotba (Struggle), explains the background. The interview was conducted by Ulrich Heyden in Berlin.

Turkey | Communists’ reply on the conflict between Turkey and Russia at the Syrian border

Communist Party, Turkey (KP) released a statement replying to PM Davutoğlu as:
“You are the biggest threat!”

ICP, 25th November 2015

In the aftermath of Turkey’s downing a Russian warplane and death of the pilot by groundfire by the rebels at the Syrian border, Communist Party, Turkey (KP) released a statement replying to Prime Minister’s statement.

USA | Turkey Provokes Russia with Shoot-down

Exclusive: Turkey appears to have deliberately shot down a Russian warplane as a provocation designed to escalate tensions between NATO and Russia, a ploy that seems to have sucked in President Obama as he tries to look tough against Russia to appease his neocon critics, writes Robert Parry. (Update: Russia says one airman saved.)

UK | ‘Turkey gave no warning’ – downed Russian pilot

The surviving pilot of a Russian plane shot down by Turkey on the Syrian border has said no warning was given.

Capt Konstantin Murakhtin told Russian television there was “no way” the jet could have violated Turkish airspace, as Turkey said it did.