One year after the brutal invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022, those who have opposed Russia and Nato stand vindicated, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans in the latest issue of the International Socialism journal (ISJ)
In the course of a year, the West and Russia have turned Ukraine into the site of a deadly proxy war. Socialist Worker looks at what’s behind the slaughter—and how it can be stopped
Rob Ferguson looks at the history of inter-imperialist competition between Russia and the US over the “near abroad” in the ISJ.
What’s happening in Ukraine isn’t just a national struggle against Russia. It’s a proxy war between imperialist powers, argues Alex Callinicos
In this article, Alex Callinicos looks at how the classical Marxist theory of imperialism can explain the war in Ukraine
In this piece, we publish Lebanese Marxist Gilbert Achcar’s reply to the article above—and Callinicos’ response to it.
Written in the run-up to the Russian invasion, this article looks at why Ukraine is at the centre of inter-imperialist rivalry between the West and Russia.
The Ukraine conflict began long before Russia’s invasion. In this article, Rob Ferguson looks at why imperial rivalry and nationalist division have torn Ukraine apart since 2014.
“So if you don’t want Nato to use its power and weapons, how are you going to stop the Russians? You’re letting the killers win.” That’s a question that anyone who opposes Western escalation in Ukraine must have faced. In this article, we argue real hopes lies with the anti-war movements in Russia and the West and Ukrainian resistance independent of Nato
How important are fascist groups such as the Azov regiment in Ukraine?
In this piece, read about how Ukraine’s history is scarred by repression with imperialist powers using the country for their own gain.
Left wing writer Paul Mason criticised our opposition to US imperialism in the Ukraine crisis. Alex Callinicos explains where Mason’s gone wrong
As the West prepares for a drawn-out war with Russia—sustained by tens of billions of dollars of US military aid to Ukraine, there can be no more doubt this is now an inter-imperialist war.
Historian John Newsinger writes
All out for Palestine