Solidarity with the resistance against Putin’s war!

An event video 'Solidarity with the resistance against Putin's war!' hosted by Christian Zeller for Bewegung für den Sozialismus.

The Russian war of aggression is meeting surprisingly strong resistance from the Ukrainian army and population. The Russian troops failed to occupy the country or to overthrow the government. They are bombing residential areas and vital infrastructure. Tens of thousands of people have already died. At the same time, governments in Europe are using this war of aggression as an opportunity to systematically push ahead with their previously planned rearmament projects. The ranks are closing. We discussed with socialist activists in both Ukraine and Russia about war, resistance and perspectives of solidarity for the whole of Europe.

Speakers:

Denys Pilash, historian and activist of the socialist organisation Sotsialnyi Rukh (Social Movement), Kyiv.

Maksym Shumakov, activist of the socialist organisation Sotsialnyi Rukh (Social Movement), Kyiv.

Hanna Perekhoda, from Donetsk, political scientist at the University of Lausanne, member of solidaritéS.

Ilya Budraitskis, contributor to the magazines openleft.ru and LeftEast, lived in Moscow until recently.

Gilbert Achcar, professor at SOAS in London, author of several books on imperialism and the new Cold War.


Anti-War Art Book Review Books Capitalism China Climate Emergency Conservative Government Conservative Party COVID-19 Creeping Fascism Economics EcoSocialism Elections Event Video Fascism Film Film Review Fourth International France Gaza Global Police State History Imperialism Israel Italy Keir Starmer Labour Party Long Read Marxism Marxist Theory Migrants NATO Palestine pandemic Police Protest Russia Solidarity Statement Trade Unionism Transgender Ukraine United States of America War


Join the discussion

MORE FROM ACR