PIERRE MARSHALL speaks to those on the front lines of the anti-fascist war in the east of Ukraine
Saturday 4th Jun 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
by Our Foreign Desk
THE MISSING Ukrainian defence lawyer for a captured Russian anti-fascist volunteer was found buried on an abandoned farm yesterday.
Kiev’s Chief Military Prosecutor Anatoly Matios said that Yuri Grabovsky had been drugged and kidnapped in the...
Saturday 26th Mar 2016
posted by Morning Star in World
RUSSIAN Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the Kiev regime of delaying the implementation of last year’s Ukraine peace deal.
Russia, Germany and France brokered the Minsk-2 agreement in the Belorussian capital between Kiev and anti-fascist forces in the self-declared eastern...
Thursday 24th Mar 2016
BETH PULLMAN speaks to a “ghost brigade” fighter about the struggle for a safe and socialist east Ukraine
Saturday 12th Mar 2016
RUSSIAN Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called yesterday for an immediate end of the economic blockade of Ukraine’s antifascist-held Donbass region.
Speaking at the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) summit in Serbia’s capital Belgrade, Mr Lavrov...
Friday 4th Dec 2015
RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin met the leaders of Ukraine, France and Germany yesterday at a Paris summit on peace for Ukraine.
It was the first time Mr Putin had met Petro Poroshenko, Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel since signing a peace deal in Minsk in February.
Saturday 3rd Oct 2015
THE DEATH toll in Monday’s rioting in the Ukrainian capital Kiev rose to three yesterday, with some 140 hospitalised.
Two National Guard officers died of their injuries in hospital yesterday, in addition to one killed on Monday.
The riot began when members of the...
Wednesday 2nd Sep 2015
posted by James Tweedie in World
UKRAINIAN President Petro Poroshenko used independence day celebrations in Kiev to rattle the sabre in a flurry of war rhetoric yesterday.
Speaking during a military parade, Mr Poroshenko claimed Ukraine must not be complacent, despite the ongoing...
Tuesday 25th Aug 2015
UKRAINIAN anti-fascist forces began pulling back lighter military vehicles from front lines yesterday, as Kiev forces repeatedly breached a ceasefire.
Forces in the eastern Donetsk and Lughansk regions — collectively called the Donbass — said they were moving tanks and...
Monday 20th Jul 2015
UKRAINE’S parliament gave preliminary approval to a Bill that would devolve autonomy to the separatist-controlled Donbass region.
MPs voted overwhelmingly by 228 votes to 58 to approve the Bill as visiting US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland watched from the public...
Friday 17th Jul 2015