Paulo Raimundo, the PCP’s new general secretary, considered Russia to have “invaded” Ukraine. The term marks something new in the official discourse of the PCP – which has hitherto referred to the conflict as an “action” or “military intervention”. Terms relating to Moscow🇧🇷 Only the word “invasion” was used Episodicament by some prominent communist militants.
M Interview with JN/TSF, Paulo Raimundo used the word “invasion” which did not break the communist vision of this war. According to the general secretary of the PCP, “Russian intervention and invasion of Ukrainian territory” is nothing more than the culmination of “military expansion” that began before February 24.
Last Thursday, In an interview with PÚBLICO and RRArménio Carlos, former president of CTGP and Communist militant, emphasized the PCP’s importance by using the word “invasion” when referring to the war in Ukraine. Days later, it happened.
Still in conflict, the Communist General Secretary noted that “the PCP’s effort is to find paths to peace because there are no just wars”, for better or for worse. “This is a war. You need to get rid of her quickly. In fact, it should never have started,” he concluded, then denied that the PCP had “legalized” military intervention.
Asked about what Russia called a “shaken dog” – that’s opinion Some writersTurned the game upside down and made Moscow a scapegoat -, said Paulo Raimundo Interview with Lusa He had made it clear that “the dog is not to blame”, meaning that Russia was not the only cause of the conflict. According to Geronimo de Sousa’s successor, the US, EU and NATO are responsible for the Russian invasion of Ukraine because they “provoked” Moscow.
A political graveyard
As for internal politics, Paulo Raimundo admitted, “No [da República] creates an objective difficulty” and held that there is a fact for PS Absolute majority “Doesn’t guarantee the stability you need to pursue any and all goals you may have”.
He further mentioned A series of cases by Govt They create “an abyss and deep contempt for political life and even democratic governance”. He notes that the PCP does not feed these controversies, but is not shy about saying what it thinks about them. According to Paulo Raimundo, “this idea of a graveyard where everyone is the same” and “they all come here to button” is “very dangerous”.