The High Stakes of the U.S.-Russia Confrontation Over Ukraine

by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J.S. Davies, November 22, 2021 A report in Covert Action Magazine from the self-declared Donetsk People’s Republic in Eastern Ukraine describes grave fears of a new offensive by Ukrainian government forces, after increased shelling, a drone strike by a Turkish-built drone and an attack on Staromaryevka, a village inside the buffer zone established by the[…]

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Warning sign to Anti-War Movement: Behind Assassination of Donetsk Leader

Image: Alexander Zakharchenko (center) during the battle of Debaltsevo in Feb. 2015. By Greg Butterfield, published on Workers World, September 3, 2018 Alexander Zakharchenko, prime minister of the anti-fascist Donetsk People’s Republic, was assassinated on Aug. 31 when an explosion ripped through the Separ restaurant in the capital city of Donetsk. Zakharchenko’s bodyguard, Vyacheslav Dotsenko, was also killed. Twelve other[…]

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