What the Russian Interventions in Syria and Ukraine Tell Us About the Relationship Between Putin and the West

Since the Russian army crossed the Ukrainian border on February 24 – launching an unprovoked invasion that most analysts had deemed highly unlikely – Ukrainians have received sympathy from across the world. The acts of solidarity abound: thousands of volunteers have travelled to the Polish-Ukrainian border to help the...

Ukraine and Russia: On Fascisms and Fascisms

One of Putin's "justifications" for aggression against Ukraine is that its government would be fascist or Nazi. This accusation is repeated over and over again by the left, especially by Stalinists. By: Diego Russo We have no confidence in Zelensky's government, after all, he is a representative of the Ukrainian bourgeoisie,...

In Ukraine, Women Also Resist!

The invasion of Ukraine has already lasted more than a month, and it is impressive to see the Ukrainian people’s heroism in carrying out the resistance against the Russian army. Women are the most admirable battalion in this unequal struggle. By Lorena Cáceres When Putin initiated the invasion and started bombing...

International appeal by Ukrainian mine worker

The IWL-FI, with other political, trade unions and human rights organisations, has been driving an international campaign of solidarity with the Ukrainian resistance, workers and people. We reproduce below a new appeal from the frontline of the resistance and call to undertake it and redouble the solidarity campaign. "It is terribly...

What is NATO? Why do we call for its dismantling?

By A. AL TARIQI Originally published on Socialist Resurgence's website In previous posts and in our work in the Revolutionary Socialist Network, Workers’ Voice and Socialist Resurgence, along with our RSN comrades, have stated our unequivocal opposition to the Russian aggression in Ukraine and our support for the self-defense of the...

One month on, Ukraine holds out against Putin’s mighty army

When we woke up on 24 February to images of a sweeping invasion of Ukrainian territory by the world's second most powerful military, the overwhelming disparity of forces suggested that the Kremlin's blitzkrieg would get what it wanted in a matter of days. A month later, although Putin assures...

“Victory is the only possible solution”!

Valeriya and Alex shed the light on the resistance of their people in Ukraine and Belarus: "Despite everything, we believe that the resistance will achieve victory.. This is the only possible solution"!   By Tamer Khorma   In the Georgian capital Tbilisi, the young Ukrainian Valeria (23 years) and her Belarusian husband Alex (28...

Weapons for Ukrainian Resistance!

Recent events reaffirm that we are living in the epoch of imperialist decadence. Lenin predicted that this would be an epoch of catastrophes and conflicts, wars and revolutions. In fact, the pandemic caused millions of deaths, with social and military conflicts in a large part of the globe, the...

Controversy over the “No to War” in Ukraine slogan

The Russian invasion of Ukraine, ordered by Vladimir Putin's regime, has divided the world's left. Broadly speaking, there are three positions. We'll detail them here and provide our own analysis and way forward. By Alejandro Iturbe The first of them, raised by organizations coming from the old Stalinist branch, is support...

For a broad international campaign of support and solidarity with the Ukrainian resistance! For the defeat of the Russian army’s invasion! No to NATO!

In a recent interview, Yuri Petrovich Samoilov, chairman of the Krivoy Rog Independent Miners’ Union, Dniepropetrovsk region, Ukraine, denounces the fierce aggression they are suffering from the Russian army, tells how Ukrainian workers are actively fighting in what he calls the "war for the independence of Ukraine" and how...

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