The EU, Nato and Russia: a war long foretold

In his annual Marx graveside oration, Rob Griffiths says Western state-monopoly capitalism and imperialism have worked diligently to encircle Russia, but understanding that does not justify Putin’s attack: we must strive for peace

Crimea coastline provocation

On the 23rd of June, the British ‘HMS Defender’ warship was followed by several Russian fighter jets after it sailed within 12 miles of Crimea’s coastline.

‘Jobs and homes NOT military provocations’ – Communist Party

The Communist Party’s International secretary John Foster told the CP Political Committee on Wednesday evening (23 June 2021) that while the Conservative government is preparing real-terms cuts to the budgets needed for a post-COVID recovery, military spending will jump by 20% over the next two years.  He strongly condemned the government’s decision to sail the guided-missile warship HMS Defender (pictured) inside Crimean territorial waters directly opposite Russia’s Sevastopol naval base.