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RUSSIAN TROOPS ON OFFENSIVE - UK ADMITS SPECIAL OPERATIONS IN UKRAINE

by our Eastern European Affairs correspondent

RUSSIAN TROOPS went on the offensive this week in a renewed bid to crack the Ukrainian lines and drive the fascists out eastern Donbas as waves of Russian drones rained down on the Ukrainian capital in pre-dawn attacks on strategic targets in central Kiev. The Ukrainian national grid has been crippled. Millions of Ukrainians are left without power for hours on end and the Zelensky regime is begging NATO supply some 50 million energy-saving light bulbs to help Ukraine cope with Russian attacks on its energy system.

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That was the year that was

by New Worker correspondent

THE YEAR of the Three Prime Ministers saw levels of industrial action not seen in Britain since the 1980s. A notable feature is that some workers, such as nurses, voted to take strike action for the first time in history. The year was the first since Covid-related issues were no longer dominant. Bosses have, however, found Covid a useful weapon in the class struggle.

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Editorial

In the bleak mid-winter…

AND IT CERTAINLY will be for the millions struggling to cope in freezing temperatures with astronomical heating bills grossly inflated by the imperialist sanctions on the Russians, who were one of the main suppliers of liquified natural gas to Europe before the war in Ukraine erupted this year. It won’t, however, be so bad for the rich, who’ll still be rocking around the Christmas tree snorting coke and drinking themselves silly over the festive season whilst the rest of us are told to make the best of it, accept “the price of liberty” and blame it all on the unions, and of course, Vladimir Putin.

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