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Ukraine Riots

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A Very Long Winter

War transforms everything – we are suddenly for or against armies, revolutionaries become soldiers, coalitions monopolize politics, patriotic fervor swells, and the party of order triumphs. When the Russian army invaded Ukraine last week, Putin claimed it was in the name of “denazification,” evoking the important role “anti-fascism” plays in the ideology of the Russian state. In the following text, published in Liaisons’ first book In the Name of the… …


Ukrainian anarchist dispels myths surrounding Euromaidan protests, warns of fascist influence

Asheville Fm radio, based in western North Carolina, aired a fascinating interview with an anarcho-syndicalist named Denys, from the Autonomous Worker’s Union in Ukraine. In the interview, Denys debunks many of the myths surrounding the Euromaidan protests in Ukraine, and explains motives behind the stories and propaganda being circulated around the protests. Why is the Free Association Agreement with the EU (which would mostly benefit the ultra-rich oligarchs of Ukraine)… …

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Neo-Nazis and far-right protesters in Ukraine

The far-right in Ukraine are acting as  the vanguard of a protest  movement that is being reported  as pro-democracy. The situation on the ground  is not as simple as pro-EU and trade  versus pro-Putin and Russian hegemony  in the region. When US Senator John McCain dined with Ukraine’s  opposition leaders in December, he shared  a table and later a stage with the leader  of the extreme far-right Svoboda party  Oleh… …

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