On 31 August over 200 police officers from Germany’s special and state protections units raided 26 individual apartments in the Hamburg and North Rhine-Westphalia radius and targeted 22 comrades of Roter Aufbau. Upon being raided, members of the group reported that they were awoken by police with machine guns pointing directly at their faces. The raids involved a confiscation of technology, clothes and other items that the police deemed to have links to the supposed crimes.
The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) has issued a statement condemning the tragic events affecting refugees on the Greek island of Moria.
Irish republican party Saoradh have been the subject of a renewed wave of British state repression in the past few weeks as an MI5 informant was ousted from its ranks, leading to 10 arrests.
Vladimir Isakov, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Leninist Komsomol of the Russian Federation, argues we must resist attempts to misrepresent the Soviet Union’s role in ending the war in the Far East.
The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) has issued a statement on current developments in Belarus following the presidential elections.
After years of takeovers and meddling, Hungary’s President Orban and his media baron allies could be about to place the final straw to break the camel’s back for independent media in Hungary.
EU leaders yesterday (22 July 2020) agreed on a €750bn coronavirus recovery fund after the longest summit meeting since 2000.
The anti-socialism of the Observer/ Guardian group of newspapers sunk to a new low with the reproduction on Sunday (19 July 2020) of postage stamps issued by Ukrainian nationalist groups in exile during the Soviet era.
The Russian Federation is due to hold a national referendum between 25 June and 1 July 2020 on amendments to the federal constitution proposed by Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party. The amendments include changes which would potentially allow Putin to maintain his grip on power as president for a further two six-year terms. Putin’s current term in office ends in 2024.
There was a stir in the international media over the weekend (20 June 2020) around the unveiling of a new statue honouring leader of the Russian Revolution, Vladimir Lenin, over the weekend.