Place: Eastern Europe

The Conquest of Ukraine and the History of Russian Imperialism

Historically, Russian imperialism has been based on the ideas of “amassing Russian lands” and building a “unique and indivisible” Russian state.

The Ukraine War Will End, But How?

The Ukraine war is a convergence of three wars: 1) Ukraine defending itself against the Russian invasion, 2) the inter-imperialist cold war between the US-led bloc of the established powers and the Russia-China bloc challenging them, and 3) the civil war between the Ukrainian government and Russian separatists.

DSA and the Russian War on Ukraine: Political Paralysis

Why is DSA in this anomalous position: A political organization with no useful position on the central foreign policy question of the day?

The War in Ukraine, International Security, and the Left

A Ukrainian socialist examines how the security of small states can be secured

Putin’s conquest of southeast Ukraine

Vexed questions of ‘negotiations’, gotcha moments and real imperial interests

Ukraine’s decisions should not be subject to the approval of either western imperialism or the western imperial left.

Report: International conference of European Solidarity with Ukraine

Report by an international delegate to a solidarity conference with Ukraine

When should we stop excusing the Russian invasion?

Ukraine, Self-determination, and the National Question

Clarifying left views on national self-determination and the war in Ukraine

Ukrainian Feminists under Western Eyes

Westerners need to understand the perspective of Ukrainian feminists.

Irresponsible braggadocio won’t help Ukrainians

The difference between helping defend Ukraine and warmongering

NO to NATO, or the identity crisis of the Spanish left

Explaining the positions of the Spanish left on Ukraine

Why the Left Must Support Arms for Ukraine!

A response to Branko Marcetic’s argument against weapons for Ukraine

Harsh Critique of Chomsky on Ukraine

A discussion with Noam Chomsky was called “A Left Response to the Russian Invasion of Ukraine”.  It wouldn’t be far wrong to say Chomsky placed all of the blame for Russia’s attack on the U.S. government. The title of the event should have been “Chomsky Calls for Realpolitik for the 21st century”. 

Internationalist Manifesto Against the War

Statement from anti-capitalist organizations

Contemptuous Denial of Agency in the Name of Geopolitics and/or Peace

Internationalists must listen to the voice of Ukrainians

Vladimir Putin

Can the God of global fascists and Nazis “de-Nazify” a country?

Virtually the entirety of fascist, Nazi, white-supremacist and ultra-rightist forces everywhere in the world have been strongly aligned to the Putin regime.

Ukrainian Socialist: ‘The Future of Demilitarization Lies in Stopping Russia’s War machine now’

Discussion of the current state of Russia’s invasion, the scale of peoples’ resistance to it and key issues such as Ukraine’s far right, NATO and sending weapons to Ukraine.

Russia and Ukraine: A Stalemate? A Turning Point?

The stalemate of the Russian army led to a victory in Kyiv. It is a political victory as well as a military one, even if, obviously, the war is not ended and Putin’s Russia can still be victorious.

Coherence and Incoherence about the War in Ukraine

What should our attitude be towards arms to Ukraine?

What I Think About the Situation in Ukraine

Viet Than Nguyen posted the following statement on his Facebook page on March 18, 2022. We thank him for permission to publish it.

Russia's Invasion of Ukraine

Interview with a Volunteer from the Kiev Territorial Defense

In order to protect their city, thousands of Kievans volunteered for territorial defense. Taras Kobzar tells us about his experience of this war.

Compilation of Statements on the Ukraine Crisis

Here we collect statements from Ukrainian, Russian, and other grassroots organizations on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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