Showing posts with label Volodymir Zelensky. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Volodymir Zelensky. Show all posts

Friday, July 22, 2022

Ukraine and Russia governments unleash attack against workers' rights

Presidents Zelensky and Putin, both enemies of the working class.
In the midst of the imperialist war, the governments of Ukraine and Russia are promoting and implementing bills that undermine the rights of the workers in favor of the big capital.


Ukraine's Parliament Verkhovna Rada has passed two bills that obliterate workers' rights to collective bargaining and other fundamental labor protections, and allow employers to put up to 10% of their workforce on “zero hour” contracts leaving them without any control over their working lives. 

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Jean-Luc Godard: "Cannes Festival is a propaganda tool - Zelensky a bad actor"

The 75th annual Cannes Film Festival  kicked off on Sunday 22 May, with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky appearing on a video message during the opening night, giving a speech about the importance of film-making in the midst of war. 

Commenting on Zelensky's propagandistic appearance at Cannes, the legendary French-Swiss film director Jean-Luc Godard, one of the most influential European filmakers of the 20th century, wrote:

Friday, April 8, 2022

KKE denounces the appearance of Nazi Azov battalion members in the Greek Parliament

Yesterday's disgraceful and utterly disgusting images in the Greek Parliament, with the presence of Nazi Azov battalion soldiers during Volodymir Zelensky's teleconference, consist a complete vindication of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) which refused to participate. 

Zelensky's address included the recorded messages of two members of the Nazi Azov battalion who fight against the Russians in Ukraine. 

In a comment published on Twitter, the Press Office of the CC of the KKE stressed out:

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

D. Koutsoumbas: “We do not choose a camp between thieves, we choose the camp of the peoples”

On Friday 1 April 2022, thousands of people participated in the rally of the Party Organization of Attica of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) at Athens' Syntagma Square, where the General Secretary of the CC of the Party Dimitris Koutsoumbas delivered a speech. 

The demonstrators united their voices under the slogan “No to the imperialist war in Ukraine”. They demanded that our country's involvement should stop. They shouted that they will not accept that the people pay the price of the war, that they face high prices that erode the income of the working class and greater energy poverty.

Saturday, April 2, 2022

No to Zelensky: Why the KKE will not attend Zelensky's address to Greek Parliament

As we wrote on March 29th, the Parliamentary Group of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) does not intend to participate in the sitting of the Parliament where the President of Ukraine, Volodymir Zelensky, will address a speech. 

The above is officially confirmed by a letter sent to Konstantinos Tassoulas, President of the Hellenic Parliament. The letter, which is signed by all KKE MPs, reads:

“Letter from the KKE Parliamentary Group to the President of the Hellenic Parliament, Mr Konstantinos Tassoulas.

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

KKE declines to attend Zelensky's address to Greek Parliament

The Communist Party of Greece (KKE) will not participate in the Parliament's special session on April 7th, in which Ukrainian President Volodymir Zelensky will address the body, 902 portal has reported.

The KKE points out that “Zelensky represents a reactionary government backed by the US-NATO-EU camp and, like Russia, is responsible for the drama of the Ukrainian people”.