Tag Archives: Putin

Russia — Anti-corruption Protests “Down with the Tsar — For a new 1917”

Over 100 cities across nine time zones from Vladivostok in the Far East to Kaliningrad on the Baltic Coast, from Magadan and Murmansk through Yakutia, where the temperature was fifty degrees below zero, to sunny Sochi on the Black Sea and Sebastopol in Crimea, were shaken by protests today. Some involved hundreds of people, more often thousands. The centre of ...

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Britain: Russia, spies and nerve agents

By Peter Taaffe, General Secretary, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales) Jeremy Corbyn is broadly right and his pro-capitalist critics both within the Tory government and their Labour fifth column in the Parliamentary Labour Party are wrong and lying in their responses to the recent use of nerve agents in Britain. Of course, it is reprehensible for any human being ...

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Oppose imperialist intervention in Syria

Editorial from “The Socialist”, paper of the Socialist Party in England and Wales.  After four and a half long, bloody years of civil war in Syria – with over a quarter of a million dead and eleven million displaced – there is still no end in sight. On the contrary the entire region faces being drawn into a sectarian civil ...

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