Daily Archives: April 22, 2017

Poland | Polish Left Are Interested How Russians Live In Ukraine

On April 20, 2017, an international round table was held in Warsaw on the theme: “Ukraine – Three Years After Maidan. PATHOS OF DESTRUCTION.” Public event was organized by various Polish left activists. It brought together scientists, human rights activists, political and trade union leaders of Ukraine, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Syria. The round table attracted interest of representatives of Polish scientific and political circles who made up the audience of the event and who actively participated in the discussion of all submitted papers. They were interested not only in ordinary life in the country of victorious coup d’état but were also occupied with problems of language minorities. Polish public opinion knows very well how ethnic Poles live in Ukraine, so they invited guests who can describe situation with Russians and Trancarpathian minorities.

Turkish trade unions say “no” to referendum

The confederation of progressive trade unions of Turkey (DISK) continue to say “no” to constitutional amendments after recent referendum the Statement of Executive Board of DISK proclaims.

The declared but unconfirmed result of the constitutional referendum, which aims establish a presidential regime instead of the current parliamentary democracy, points to new problems, tensions and deepening divisions for Turkey.

Ukraine | Ukrainian Nazis celebrated Hitler’s birthday with assassination

On 20 April 2017, left activist in Kiev, a young university student Stanislav (Stas) Sergienko was followed by a Nazi gang and stabbed multiple times. He received three handle-deep penetrating wounds into the hip. But he survived–after emergency surgery he is now in intensive care.  The day of attack was not choosing occasionally. It was the birthday of Adolph Hitler. This assault was carried out in broad daylight and the attackers left, leaving his money and laptop in the crime scene, which must mean that the motive for this action was political.