Declaration: Down with U.S. and NATO Warmongering in Eastern Europe!
Troops out! Down with NATO! No imperialist intervention in Ukraine! No Russian military interference! For an independent workers’ and socialist Ukraine! A declaration by the Trotskyist Fraction — Fourth International.
Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth InternationalJanuary 30, 2022
U.S. Threats of New Sanctions against Russia Must Be Denounced
President Joe Biden is threatening new sanctions on Russia as a way for U.S. imperialism to appear strong. But such sanctions will mostly hurt Russia’s working class and risk escalating the conflict over Ukraine.
Samuel KarlinJanuary 28, 2022
No to Imperialist War: Ukrainians Gain Nothing from U.S., NATO, or Russian Troops
The situation on the Ukraine-Russia border is growing hotter and hotter, with the possibility of war becoming greater with each passing day — especially as U.S. imperialism and NATO have now decided to up the ante and mobilize their own forces. The reactionary objectives of both sides are coming into much sharper focus.
Scott CooperJanuary 25, 2022
Ukraine on the World Chessboard
Historically, Ukraine has been strategically important in the confrontation between Russia, the United States, and NATO. Today, as Russia mobilizes its troops to the Ukrainian border, the drums of war are beating. But will Russia invade? This article analyzes the situation from the beginning, addressing the various dimensions of a conflict that is much more complex than it appears, as well as the strategic views of each competing power.
Santiago MontagJanuary 15, 2022
Kazakhstan: A Revolt Against “Transitional” Capitalism
Dozens of protesters have been killed in protests sparked by a rise in fuel prices. The revolt is concerning to Russia and inconvenient for Western powers.
Philippe AlcoyJanuary 13, 2022
The Conflict between Russia and Ukraine Is Neither Bluff nor Ultimatum
Moscow is amassing 100,000 troops on its border with Ukraine, whose government is seeking to lean on NATO to counter Putin. But even if Russian military intervention is central to that country’s defense, it is a very risky option. Are we one step away from war?
Philippe AlcoyJanuary 1, 2022
Why is Biden Escalating Tensions Between the U.S. and Russia?
Heightening tensions between Russia and the United States were on full display last week after a diplomatic row between the two countries. Like previous administrations, the Biden administration has quickly shown that it is unwilling to back down from U.S. imperialism’s aggressiveness.
Samuel KarlinMarch 29, 2021
The Crushing of Chechnya’s Aspirations for Independence: An Interview with Tony Wood
Phillipe Alcoy interviews historian Tony Wood on the history of Chechnya, the two Chechen-Russian wars, and the ongoing hostility towards Chechens in France and elsewhere.
Tony WoodOctober 30, 2020
What Is behind the Confrontation between Armenia and Azerbaijan?
Armenia and Azerbaijan are on the brink of a new war for control over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. Although the conflict is so far driven by local tensions, regional and global geopolitical factors also play a part, particularly the relations established in the recent wars in the Middle East.
Claudia CinattiOctober 9, 2020