Author: Dan La Botz

A Letter to the Western Left from Kyiv

I am writing these lines in Kyiv while it is under artillery attack.

Stop Russian aggression in Ukraine !

We condemn and denounce Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and express our full solidarity with the attacked people. For the self-determination of the peoples of Ukraine and for a Ukraine free from the clutches of Russia, NATO and the US and European imperialists!

A Call from Russian Scientists against War

We demand an immediate halt to all military action against Ukraine. We demand respect for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Ukrainian State. We demand peace for our countries.

Ukrainian Trade Unions on Situation in Ukraine

Joint Statement of the Ukrainian Sectoral Trade Unions on Situation in Ukraine
Logo of Ukrainian Union Federation
1. Ukraine has been resisting the Russian Federation (RF) aggression since 2014.
As a result of the aggression Ukrainian Crimea was annexed, parts of Lugansk and . . .

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No to Russia’s Imperialist Aggression against Ukraine

Statement from Swiss Solidarity, a socialist organization.
A few days after Moscow recognized the independence of Ukrainian separatist territories in Donbass, Vladimir Putin’s army launched a massive attack on Ukraine on February 24, with airstrikes and ground invasion. A few hours . . .

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Belarusian Labor Union on War in Ukraine

We apologize for the shame, the shame that the Belarusian government has imposed on all Belarusians, becoming an ally of the aggressor and opening the border with Ukraine.

Our Attitude Towards Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Saturday 26 February 2022,
This petition now circulating among Chinese academics on Chinese social media is being now censored by China’s Internet overseers.
The war began in darkness.
In the early hours of February 22, 2022 (the evening of February 21 in Moscow), . . .

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Letter of protest to President Putin of Russia

The use of nuclear weapons can only lead to mass destruction and inhumane and catastrophic consequences, as the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki have shown.

CNDP (India): Statement on Ukraine

The Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace (CNDP) India, expresses its grave concern at the situation in Ukraine.

Statement of Hong Kong Universities’ Students on the Russian Invasion and War on Ukraine

We oppose not only the military aggression commanded by Putin, but also NATO, which has led to the crisis in Ukraine ; we stand in solidarity with thousands of anti-war demonstrators in Russia to insist an internationalist anti-war stance.

The absence of solidarity is a mistake and a denial of humanism

We can only condemn the military aggression decided by President Putin against a sovereign state, Ukraine.

Exodus to the Ukraine-Poland border: “They turn us away because we’re black!”

Many Africans fleeing the war in Ukraine claimed on social media that they had been rejected at the Polish border because of their skin color.

Joint Declaration of French Unions

Our organizations, CGT, FSU and Solidaires, condemn the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian armies, in violation of Ukrainian sovereignty and the Charter of the United Nations.

Women in Black Against War (Madrid)

Women in Black Against War believe that a policy based on promoting the idea that war is a valid solution to conflict is immoral.

Russia’s Feminists Are in the Streets Protesting Putin’s War

As Russian citizens and feminists, we condemn this war.

Ukraine: Women’s Appeal for Peace (Croatia)

As female citizens of Europe and the world, we demand from the Government of the Russian Federation to immediately cease hostilities, knowing that war is a crime against peace and humanity.

Worker Activists Call for Solidarity Against war

A statement by the Global Labour Institute Network, published yesterday, calling for the immediate withdrawal of Russian military forces from Ukrainian territory and for solidarity against war
The full-scale invasion of Ukrainian territory by Russian military forces on 24 February 2022 has unleashed . . .

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An Open Letter from Russian Cultural and Art Workers Against the War with Ukraine

We demand an end to this war, which has been going on since 2014 with Ukraine, a sovereign and independent state, and to begin negotiations with it on a respectful and equal basis.

Appeal from Ukrainian socialists of Social Movement.

WE CALL on socialists around the world to go to the streets and demand an end to Russian aggression in Ukraine,

Sharing the Shame: A Letter from Internationalists in China

The Chinese state and social media platforms have been censoring some of the content critical of the Russian invasion of Ukraine (although this has been inconsistent, as the state itself has yet to take a clear stance on the matter). . . .

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Interview with Witalij Machinko, Workers’ Solidarity Union (Trudowa Solidarnist, Kiev)

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Interview with Witalij Machinko, Workers’ Solidarity Union (Trudowa Solidarnist, Kiev)
Interview by Ignacy Jóźwiak, from the Polish trade union OZZ-IP, member of the International Trade Union Network of Solidarity and Struggles.
Vitaly, first of all, tell us what the . . .

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