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20 years since the Asian financial crisis

Finance sector employees protest in Bangkok in November 1997.

Capitalism is preparing new catastrophes

Russia: Youth revolt against Putin

Russia: Youth revolt against Putin

Socialist Alternative (CWI Russia) reporters As the clock moved across Russia’s nine time-zones, in nearly one hundred cities, beginning with the far-eastern cities of Vladivostok, Khabarovsk and Komsomolsk-na-Amur, hundreds and sometimes thousands turned out for illegal demonstrations, to protest at the corruption of the ruling elite.

Sochi winter Olympics – breaking all records!

Sochi winter Olympics – breaking all records!

Corruption, LGBT rights and environmental destruction in focus as ‘Putin’s Games’ open Rob Jones, Moscow When the International Olympic Committee awarded the 2014 winter Olympics to the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, eyebrows were raised at the cost of $12 billion. Now it has been revealed that $50 billion has […]

Russia:“Pussy riot” – made into scapegoats by revengeful Putin

Russia:“Pussy riot” – made into scapegoats by revengeful Putin

Public support growing for punk group! Rob Jones Moscow It would have been difficult to predict a year ago that a group of “third generation feminist punk rockers” calling themselves “Pussy riot” and dressed in brightly colored balaclavas and wooly stockings would not only become a symbol of the rapidly […]

Russia: Moscow police round-up 6th May protesters

Russia: Moscow police round-up 6th May protesters

Protest to Russian Embassies! CWI Reporters, Moscow Nearly three months after the event, Russian police are continuing to arrest protesters who took part in a massive opposition demonstration of 6 May. The demonstration ended in clashes and the development of the ‘Occupy Abai’ movement. Provocations by the riot police led […]