Skip to comments.UK Union Leader Backs Pro-Putin Rebels in Ukraine
Posted on 08/03/2014 11:12:00 AM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
The chief-of-staff of Britains biggest trade union has launched a group supporting pro-Putin separatists in Ukraine.
Andrew Murray, who is one of the most powerful figures in the Unite union, spoke at the inaugural meeting of campaign group Solidarity with the Anti-Fascist Resistance in Ukraine (SARU), in which he branded the Western-backed Kiev government as "fascist" and derided Prince Charles for comparing Putin to Hitler.
The Mail on Sunday reports that Mr Murray, who was introduced as representing the Communist Party of Britain, rather than the Unite union, added: "We have to take a stand here in Britain, which is the main ally of the United States which is standing with the Kiev government and backing its horrendous assault on its own people.
"We must demand that our government stops supporting EU and Nato expansion and stops supporting the Kiev government."
After the MH17 airliner was shot down, the SARU group held a demonstration outside the Ukrainian embassy in London against "repression in Eastern Ukraine". The SARU website said: "Protesters also spoke up against the media coverage of the downed Malaysian flight MH17 over Eastern Ukraine, criticising the haste [sic] attribution of guilt to Russian President Vladimir Putin."
It also suggested that the downed airliner flew "lower than usual over the danger zone at the request of the Ukrainian dispatchers".
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Is this the 6th or 7th International? I am so behind the times on this mainly because I work for a living!
This shows that the Communist parties in various countries are still under the control of the Russian government. The U.S. Communists are also entirely in Putin’s pocket, as well as the Communists in Ukraine (hence their recent banning in that country of their party).
Russian military aircraft had not been flying over the Ukraine at 30,000 feet. I haven't heard one report of this yet. None the less, some folks seem dedicated to supporting the idea that the Ukraine was intent on shooting down an aircraft at 30,000 feet.
If anyone had military aircraft it the area, it would be the Ukraine. So why would the Ukraine fire off a SAM at an aircraft? It would make no sense.
Now, consider those who might want to take down a military aircraft. Those who opposed the Ukrainian forces could very easily be understood for wanting to shoot down a military aircraft.
"The Communist Party USA expresses its alarm at the fast moving developments in the Ukraine, and calls upon the people of the United States to insist that our government back off from a pattern of interference that does not serve the interests of either the Ukrainian or the U.S. people."
Murray, who was introduced as representing the Communist Party of Britain, rather than the Unite union, added: "We have to take a stand here in Britain, which is the main ally of the United States which is standing with the Kiev government and backing its horrendous assault on its own people. We must demand that our government stops supporting EU and Nato expansion and stops supporting the Kiev government."What a scumbag.
Well — is anyone really surprised.
Surprisingly, none of our local Putinists want to chime in on this thread. Must be a little ashamed of the company they keep.