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Q&A: Navigating the Left’s Ukraine Debate

Bill Fletcher, Jr. and Elly Leary Convergence Magazine
“Sovereignty and self-determination are important concepts to keep at the heart of Left analysis” — and can help orient us in the confusion and misinformation surrounding Russia’s war on Ukraine.

Normal People in Today’s Russia

Anna Ochknia Russian Dissent
Modern Russian propaganda, much like the modern Russian state, continues to parasitize off of the Soviet Union. Today, it is difficult for political convictions to be born: there is no habit of conscious resistance to the authorities.

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The War With Ukraine Is Coming Home to Russians

President Putin has announced a 'partial' mobilisation of citizens with military experience. This is what the reality of students, pensioners and people with no army training being called up looks like.

Mobilisation in Russia: A Perspective From the Left

Left East Left East
Putin has announced a “partial” mobilisation. What does it mean? We asked a group of left activists, journalists, and sociologists from Russia who have run the anti-war media “Nevoina” (“Notowar”) since the beginning of the full-scale invasion.

Russian Protest and Exodus

Boris Kagarlitsky Russian Dissent
Military mobilization has finally buried the “Putin social contract,” which assumed the political passivity of the people. How will people act when suddenly and unwillingly awakened to politics and civic activity?

1-2-3-4; We Don’t Want Your F—Ing War!

Harold Meyerson The American Prospect
In just five days after Putin's speech calling up 300,000 reservists, the independent newspaper Novaya Gazeta, citing government sources, reported that 261,000 Russian men had fled the country.
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