17 | 02 | 2020

“The whole system of labour law and social protection is being dismantled. The law on labour has already been nicknamed a ‘slavery law’. Massive transition to individual contracts will deprive workers of their rights, and every worker will have to individually bargain over their wages and working conditions … it is incumbent upon the government of Ukraine to withdraw this draft labour law without any delay.”

In the letter, Mr Cotton reminds President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine’s obligations under international law: “The draft law is in contravention of core international labour standards, undermines workers’ fundamental rights and is a regression from the current Ukrainian national labour law.”

The new law violates several...

On 27 December, the neo-liberal Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian Parliament) a new draft law on labour published earlier in the month which will strip workers of legal protections, and unions of their ability to protect them. In doing so, the Ukrainian government sided decisively with oligarchs and multinational enterprises against its own...

On December 29, after a two-year interval, Kiev and Donbass completed a major “all-for-all” prisoner exchange as part of the intra-Ukrainian crisis resolution. A total of 200 people were able to return back home. Their release was the result of the agreements reached at the December 9 Normandy format summit held in Paris as well as the political will shown by the new government of...

The CP of Ukraine assessed the first round of presidential elections in Ukraine as a rejection of the US-NATO backed regime and a pursuit for radical change.

As Ukraine enters the second round of presidential elections, the first round where Volodymyr Zelensky, a comedian, received most of the votes against the Poroshenko government, the Presidium of the Central Committee of the...

The Political Bureau of the CC of the Communist Party (Italy) issued a statement on 1 October condemning the attack targeting the Communist Party of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) wounding three delegates of the party congress that was being held at that time. The statement pointed out that among those injured, Igor Khakimzyanov was 'one of the candidates for president of...

KPDNRToday, September 29, in Donetsk, there was an explosion in the room where the extraordinary IV Congress of the Communist Party of the Donetsk People’s Republic was being held. One person is shell-shocked, three have received burns of varying degrees, the correspondent of the Wpered website reports.

«There was an explosion. Fire, smoke. They began to take people out. Three were taken...

KPDNRThe first stage of the extraordinary IV Congress of the CP of the DPR took place in Donetsk on September 29. The main issue on the agenda was the question of the party’s participation in the election campaign before the upcoming elections to the People’s Council of the Donetsk People’s Republic, the correspondent of the Wpered website reports.

According to a demand of the...

The Communist Party of Ukraine (KPU) released a statement about the scandal speech made by the speaker of the Ukranian Parliament, Andriy Parubii. Parubii has referred to Hitler as "the greatest democrat" during his recent speech. In the statement released by the Department for the International Relations of the CC, the general secretary of the KPU, Symomenko, called for Parubii's immediate...

The murder of the Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic Alexander Zakharchenko can be considered political, aimed at disrupting the Minsk agreements, deputy of the DPR People’s Council Valery Skorokhodov told RIA Novosti.

“Many of my colleagues agree that the political assassination of the DPR Head is aimed at disrupting the Minsk agreements. Let me remind you that Alexander...

The assassination of the DPR Head, Alexander Zakharchenko, is a provocation aimed unequivocally at the disruption of the Minsk agreements. This was announced today by the Chairman of the DPR People’s Council, the Permanent Plenipotentiary Representative of the Donetsk People’s Republic at the talks of the Contact Group in Minsk, Denis Pushilin, on the air of the “Reaction&rdquo...

Communist Party of the Russian Federation and Russian Workers’ Communist Party-Communist Party of the Soviet Union issued statements on the murder of Alexander Zakharchenko.

On September 1, the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (CPRF) and the Russian Communist Workers’ Party-Communist Party of Soviet Union (RKRP-CPSU) issued statements on the murder of Alexander...

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