Place: Eastern Europe

Six FAQs on Anti-Imperialism Today and the War in Ukraine

Gilbert Achcar responds to six questions about his “Memorandum on the radical anti-imperialist position regarding the war in Ukraine.”

The War in Ukraine and the Global South

If it wins in Ukraine, it will be able to meddle in your countries’ affairs, too. Whereas its defeat can restrain not only Russia but also other global and regional powers.

Between War and Terror: A Letter from Russia

Since the very first day of the war, protests have been ongoing throughout Russia, and they have taken a variety of forms. The primary one is the daily “stroll” on the streets.

The War in Ukraine Seen on the Ground: Interview with Oksana Dutchak

Continuing to mobilize and communicate across the borders is crucial but it should go hand in hand with radically rethinking the transnational itself.

Russia: Manifesto of the “Socialists Against War” Coalition

This time the Kremlin elders were in the minority. Most Russians do not want fratricidal war, even among those who still trust the Russian authorities.

Journalists’ Statement on Ukraine:

We, the undersigned organizations, stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine, but particularly Ukrainian journalists who now find themselves at the frontlines of a large-scale European war.

“The Left in the West Must Rethink”

Notes on the war from Kyiv -- a conversation with Taras Bilous

Ukrainian socialists speak to the Western Left

Russian War on Ukraine Churns American Politics

The Russian war on Ukraine has completely roiled American politics.

The Ukrainian “Social Movement” Appeal to Leftists

We hope that leftists around the world – for whom working-class solidarity and an anti-war stance are core values – will help us do just that.

For Peace and Unity Among all Peoples

All refugees and migrants should be welcomed in France and in Europe whatever their nationality.

“The Russian Army is a Paper Tiger–and the Paper is Now on Fire”

If Russian imperialism has suffered this setback, it is above all thanks to the extraordinary and unexpected resistance of the Ukrainian army and the Ukrainian population.

Trade Union (Britain): Unite Executive Council – Statement on Ukraine crisis

The Unite executive council unreservedly condemns Putin’s invasion of Ukraine and stands in full solidarity with the millions of victims of the attack

Call to Demonstrate against the War in Ukraine

At a time when a war with serious consequences is raging in Europe, it is imperative that international solidarity live in defense of the freedoms of all.

The World According to Russian Propaganda

We at New Politics don’t usually publish rightwing positions or articles from state agencies, but we make an exception here because we believe it is important to understand Vladimir Putin’s worldview and his long-term goals.

Russian Imperialism

From the Tsar to Today, via Stalin, the Imperialist Will Marks the History of Russia

Sergei Nikolsky argues that perhaps the most important thought for Russians “from the fall of Byzantium to the present day is the idea of empire and being an imperial nation.”

The Historical Background to Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine

It is impossible to understand what is happening in Ukraine today without some knowledge of its past

Ukraine: Putin’s War Must Stop – ITUC and ETUC

The attack on Ukraine is a flagrant violation of international law and of Ukraine’s territorial integrity as a sovereign and democratic state.

U.S. Unions Oppose Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine

AFL-CIO joins the global labor movement in condemning Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, and we stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine.

Monday, March 7: Putin’s War on Ukraine: History, Analysis, Solidarity

An Internationalism from Below forum

A public forum providing crucial background on Putin’s war

Left solidarity with Ukraine

The future of Ukraine should depend solely on their free and independent decision.

Interview with a Leftwing Ukrainian activist in Kyiv

The mood is clearly for an uncompromising struggle.