Showing posts with label Finland. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Finland. Show all posts

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Finland's disgrace: Last statue of Lenin removed

Using the pretext of the imperialist war in Ukraine, the authorities of Kotka, Finland proceeded to the removal of the last remaining statue of Vladimir Lenin in the country. This decision comes as a consequence of the escalation of anti-communism within the EU member-states, following the Russian invasion in Ukraine. 

More specifically, the statue of Vladimir Lenin in Kotka's Pohjoispuistokatu square was relocated to a warehouse on Tuesday.

Thursday, June 9, 2022

The enlargement of NATO is a threat to the peoples — Statement by the European Communist Initiative

In a statement issued today, 9 June, the Secretariat of the European Communist Initiative stresses out:

"The Secretariat of the European Communist Initiative deplores and condemns the plans of the bourgeois classes and governments of Sweden and Finland to join NATO. This is a move that entangles the peoples of both countries, the whole of Scandinavia, and overall in great dangers and adventures.

Monday, May 16, 2022

Eight reasons why Finland should not join NATO

Following the decision of the Finnish government to seek NATO membership, the country's communists, alongside other progressive and anti-imperialist forces, have expressed their opposition to the accession of Finland in the imperialist alliance. 

The Communist Workers' Party for Peace and Socialism (KTP), a member of the European Communist INITIATIVE, participates in the STOP NATO campaign. 

Below, you can read eight reasons why Finland should not join NATO but remain non-aligned militarily:

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Finland should not become a NATO member

"NATO membership is not the solution" writes Seppo Ruotsalainen, member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Finland (SKP), Doctor of Political Science and Senior Researcher, regarding the country's potential accession to the imperialist alliance. 

More specifically, Ruotsalainen points out:

"When considering NATO membership, it is worth briefly recalling the development of Finland's foreign policy after the wars. The aim of J.K. Paasikivi (President from 1946-56), who initiated this policy, was to preserve Finland's independence and to keep the country out of the disputes between the great powers.

Monday, August 27, 2018

The Communist Party of Finland celebrated its 100 years - Speech by JP Väisänen

In a culturally filled event held in Helsinki on 25th of August, the Communist Party of Finland (Suomen Kommunistinen Puolue) celebrated the 100 years since its foundation. In his speech, the Party's Chairperson Juha-Pekka Väisänen stressed that the dream of working people everywhere for a world free of exploitation and oppression is possible. 

The workers’ dream is possible.
The dream of workers, of workingmen and workingwomen, is possible. When we talk of the working proletariat, the particles of the cosmos coalesce. Red ignites. Revolutionary consciousness lives and summons its fighters.