Monthly Archives: June 2017

Precarity Rising

by Aaron Benanav

Ukraine | Ukraine city to hold festival in honor of Nazi collaborator whose troops killed Jews

The Ukrainian city of Lviv will hold a festival celebrating a Nazi collaborator on the anniversary of a major pogrom against the city’s Jews.

Shukhevychfest, an event named for Roman Shukhevych featuring music and theater shows, will be held Friday.

Eduard Dolinsky, the director of the Ukrainian Jewish Committee, in a statement called the event “disgraceful.”

Kurdish forces ready for ‘historical resistance’ against Turkish occupation in Afrin and Shehba

Mehmud Berxwedan, the People’s Defense Units (YPG) commander in Afrin, spoke to Voice of America and commented on the recent escalation and possibility of war in the Afrin and Shehba region.

In the past several days there have been many reports published by Turkish media saying that the Turkish army and their supported militants are preparing a large-scale operation against Afrin, as a commander of the YPG, how do you see these reports? What is the current situation in Afrin?

Génocide au Rwanda : un ordre officiel de l’Elysée accablant pour Paris

Selon la revue « XXI », un ordre officiel avait été donné pendant l’opération « Turquoise » de réarmer les génocidaires des Tutsi, quelques mois après les massacres.

La revue XXI publie, mercredi 28 juin, une enquête sur le rôle de la France lors du génocide des Tutsi du Rwanda en 1994, qui affirme que les autorités françaises ont sciemment réarmé les responsables des massacres, violant ainsi l’embargo sur les armes décrété par l’Organisation des Nations unies (ONU) dans ce pays d’Afrique de l’Est.

Ukraine | Russian citizen captured in Donbas

The Russian service of the BBC, referring to the statement of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, said that the army controlled by Kiev allegedly had captured a Russian serviceman. Kiev sources assure that scout Viktor Ageyev, who was recruited in the Altai Territory and served under the contract, got into their hands. The alleged Russian was captured on June 24 in the area of ​​Zhelobok village of the Slavyanoserbsky district of the Lugansk region as a result of a clash of fighters of the 93rd separate mechanized brigade and the reconnaissance group of the 4th mechanized brigade of the 2nd Army Corps of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic.