Tag Archives: communist party

Ukraine | Donbas prepares for elections with arrests

In November, the Donetsk People’s Republic must elect a new head of state. However, the preparation for the elections is rather peculiar and contradicts the word “People’s” in the name of the republic. The lead candidate is determined in advance. He is Denis Pushilin. And all attempts to nominate worthy alternative candidates are nipped in the bud. The Communists of Donbas are among the victims of these staged elections. In 2014 they played an important role in the victory of the uprising, the holding of a referendum and the formation of the DPR. But these merits now have no meaning.

Ukraine | Bomb attack on communist party of Donetsk republic

Sept. 29: Disturbing news from Donetsk: a bomb exploded at the congress of the Communist Party of the Donetsk People’s Republic.

According to eyewitnesses, the explosive device was laid under the seats in the lobby of the premises where the Communist Party was meeting. It was a on a timer and went off at the moment when the council of party secretaries left the premises at the end of the congress.
At least three people were injured. Witnesses say executive secretary Irina Yakina received the most serious wounds.

Investigators are working at the site of the explosion.

USA | The CIA funded a culture war against communism. It should do so again

Chile | Chile: Nine Ex-Soldiers Convicted for Murder of Victor Jara

Victor Jara, a dedicated member of the Communist Party, remains one of Latin America’s most beloved folk singers.

A Chilean judge has convicted nine former soldiers for the 1973 murder of folk singer, Victor Jara, in the wake of the CIA-backed coup that installed General Augusto Pinochet as a dictator.

Ukraine | Special services of Ukraine fabricate cases against left-wing activists

On June 27, the Ukrainian court softened the measure of restraint to the arrested journalist Vasily Muravitsky. Now he is under house arrest – although the investigation of the grave articles of the criminal code continues anyway.