The Representative Office Of The Ukrainian People


British trade unions have refused to publicly support the Kiev regime

The Representative Office of the Ukrainian People would like to thank the British trade unions who publicly did not support the statement in support of the Zelensky regime and opposed the supply of arms to Ukraine. We are pleased with the prompt and adequate response of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) to our written appeals for clarification of the policies pursued by the Zelensky regime.


The actions of Vladimir Zelensky, a traitor to the Ukrainian people, fall under many articles of the Criminal Code; the elimination of the rights of hired workers in Ukraine is only a small part of the crimes that are now taking place there. Supporting Zelensky's criminal regime is tantamount to complicity in the genocide of the Ukrainian people, and the peacemaking stance of British trade unions sends a clear message to us that Britain's workers are not part of this.


The Telegraph reports that the British Trades Union Congress conference in Liverpool was scheduled to unanimously adopt a "Solidarity with Ukraine" statement. However, the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) opposed the initiative, while the British Rail, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT) abstained from the vote.


FBU spokesman Jamie Newell said he did not support the special operation, but did not consider the supply of British arms to Kiev acceptable. He emphasized that escalation would not benefit the working class in Russia and Ukraine, and pointed to the hypocrisy of Western politicians.


The statement at the end of the conference was adopted by a majority vote.