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Spanish Civil War vet Almudever is as lively as ever at 95

Fighters and Friends of the Spanish Republic welcomed one of the very last International Brigade survivors, Joseph Almudever.

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Ukraine fascists turn against right-wing government

The demand by the Ukrainian far right that UPA be recognized as a patriotic force means the results of World War II would be officially reinterpreted in favor of the Axis.

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Judicial finding in Chile says U.S. complicit in death of young Americans

A U.S. military officer practically delivered the two young Americans, Charles Horman and Frank Teruggi, to the military dictatorship of Pinochet, who had both of them executed.

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Targeted Ukrainian Communist cites right-wing terror, democratic collapse

The leader of the Ukrainian Communist Party, Petro Symonenko, was the target of a murder attempt by far-right militiamen on 16th May in Kiev.

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German Left party tackles the tough issues at its congress

Opinions did differ, but the entire congress gave major blame for the crisis to NATO, the European Union and the German government.

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Revival of fascism a growing concern in Europe

Commenting on Ukrainian developments, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius pooh-poohed the idea that there is a fascist danger.

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Western leaders belittle legitimate Russian concerns about fascism

In Russia the memories of the Nazi invasion of 1941, of the war that followed and of the activities of local Nazi collaborators, including Ukrainian ones historically linked to the present crowd of extremists in Kiev, are strong.

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Ukrainian ultra-rightists given major cabinet posts in government

The Svoboda Party has scored six cabinet ministries in the government of Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Thursday. Svoboda is an ultra-right, anti-Semitic, Russophobic party with its base of support in the Western Ukraine.

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Croatian fascists and the attack on Bob Dylan

There is an obvious desire to either celebrate or deny a barbarous past, to make sure that "the times they are not a-changin'."

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Chilean police told to find Neruda murderer

Forty years after the death of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, a judge ordered police to find the man that prosecutors allege may have been instrumental in poisoning him.

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