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UKRAINIAN OFFENSIVE BEATEN BACK

by our Eastern European Affairs correspondent

RUSSIAN TROOPS are beating back the Ukrainians whose much vaunted southern offensive that began on Monday is already running out of steam. Although the Ukrainians managed to capture a couple of villages along the front-line, their big push is already being dismissed as a “miserable failure” in the Kremlin whilst Kirill Stremousov, the deputy chief of the regional administration in the liberated south, said: “Kherson will never return to the control of the Nazis, no matter what they promise, no matter what they do.”

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Postal battles

by New Worker correspondent

INDUSTRIAL action by the Communication Workers Union (CWU) is continuing across the country. Although this saw the late delivery of last week’s New Worker the workers have the full support of the paper.

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Editorial

An enemy of the people

MIKHAIL GORBACHEV is dead. He was 91. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says “the world has lost a great world leader, committed to multilateralism, and a tireless defender of peace”. Imperialist leaders such as Joe Biden, Boris Johnson and the rest of the Western pack mourn the passing of an old friend. Sir Keir Starmer calls him a “great figure” who will “forever be remembered”.

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