Monthly Archives: August 2016

Yakutsk: A Tricolour Cake Meant for Orphans Was Eaten by Officials

Yakutsk government officials ate a tricolour-themed (a.k.a. Russian flag) cake, which was baked expressly for the Federal Flag Day celebration. Children from the local orphanage, seniors and all interested were invited to the celebration, yet only the officials got to … Continue reading

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Rostov Miners Declare Hunger Strike as Pay is Withheld

Rostov-on-the-Don, August 23. In Rostov oblast, the miners of the mining company, Kingcoal, announced the start of a mass unlimited hunger strike. The miners decided to take such measures due to multi-month delays in the payout of the salary. More … Continue reading

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An Uprising in Heroic Style: Summary of the Recent Conflict in Armenia

After taking over the police station in Yerevan, the armed activists of Sasna Tsrer seem to be old-fashioned heroes of the folk epic. However, their romantic nationalism impresses many. To better understand how the Daredevils of Sasun came into existence, … Continue reading

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Jirinovsky Talking Geopolitics …

[Translator’s note: Although this article is politically irrelevant to the content of Left Russia, it can be used to understand Russian parliamentary ultra-nationalism and its main proponent apart from giving you a good laugh and a glimpse into Russian geopolitics … Continue reading

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New Monthly Record of Casualties in Donbass

The total number of killed and injured in Donbass for July 2016 is the highest monthly total since August 2015. This has been published in a report of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, reports the news channel 112 Ukraina. Continue reading

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Alexey Selivanov: Military-Patriotic Education in LNR

Aleksey Sergeyevich Selivanov, senior operations officer for particularly important affairs of OPDN MVD LNR (OPDN (?) Ministry of Internal Affairs of Lugansk People’s Republic), leader of the military-patriotic children and youth upbringing project: The demonstrations that were held by the … Continue reading

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History of ROT FRONT

The idea that led to the creation of a Front of anti-imperialist class forces is, of course, not new. The experiences behind the struggles of antifascist people’s Fronts of the 20th century, with Thälmann’s Rot Front in the foreground, are … Continue reading

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