The Central Committee of the Young Communist League of Britain has issued the following statement in response to the arrest of young Ukrainian communists:

This morning the World Federation of Democratic Youth alerted the world of the arrest of the first secretary of the Ukrainian Komsomol – Mikhail Kononovich. His brother Aleksander Kononovich has also been arrested. Both brothers have been accused of spying for the Russian and Belarussian intelligence services, and we are concerned for their safety. This […]