Daily Archives: March 19, 2017

Ukraine | Poroschenko muss improvisieren

Von Reinhard Lauterbach

Keine 24 Stunden nach der Räumung einiger Blockadeposten an der Grenze zum Donbass durch die ukrainische Polizei hat die Führung des Landes eine Kehrtwende angeordnet. Seit Mittwoch mittag gilt eine vollständige Abrfiegelung des Donbass für den Güterverkehr. Der Personenverkehr soll angeblich nicht betroffen sein; auch Lebensmittel für den Privatverbrauch würden nicht konfisziert, kommentierte Innenminister Arsen Awakow die Entscheidung. Grenzgänger berichteten dagegen von angestiegenen Wartezeiten und schikanösen Kontrollen.

Turkey | Turkish revolutionary workers call to struggle for the defeat of imperialism and despotism and declare 2017 the “year of the October revolution”

Turkish workers united in The Revolutionary Workers’ Party organized their regular congress and renewed the goal to defeat imperialism and the despotism on the way of construction in Turkey. The congress started with a commemoration died comrades.

The congress emphasized with the resolutions passed during its congress that the future of humanity lies in the defeat of imperialism, in revolution and in socialism, not in the so-called democratic values of the imperialist world or in nationalist dead-ends or reformist utopias. Since the crisis of 2008 has begun racism and fascism on the rise in America, Europe and in other parts of the world as well as revolutionary struggles and peoples’ rebellions should be viewed as an output of that depression. This means that revolutionary dynamics dialectically lie in the opposite poles of the crisis, war and every shade of reactionary forces growing apace.

USA | Kiev Silent as US Activists Call for Tackling Repression in Odessa – Campaigner

Ukrainian authorities are giving the cold shoulder to activists calling for tackling political repression in the city of Odessa, one of campaigners told Sputnik.

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Ukraine’s officials remain silent regarding calls by US activist groups to address political repression in Odessa, Odessa Solidarity Campaign Coordinator Phil Wilayto told Sputnik on Friday.