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No Nuclear Escalation
No Nuclear Escalation

Conflict in Ukraine: No Nuclear Escalation

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On Tuesday 24 February 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine. Scottish CND unequivocally condemns Russia’s military actions in the Ukraine and the threat to use nuclear weapons.

Upcoming Events and Actions

SATURDAY 7 MAY at 11.30am for 12pm March (GLASGOW): Stop the War Demonstration on the International Day of Action to stop the war in Ukraine. The demonstration, organised by the Stop the War Coalition and supported by Scottish CND, joins with dozens across the UK. Meet at Blythewood Square in Glasgow and march to George Square for a rally. Join the movement here:

https://www.stopwar.org.uk/events/stop-the-war-in-ukraine-scotland-national-demonstration/

Past Events and Actions

TUESDAY 1 MARCH at 7pm: Online Rally – No to War in Ukraine. Organised by the Glasgow Stop the War Coalition. Find out more and register online via Eventbrite.

SATURDAY 5 MARCH at 12.30pm (PAISLEY): Scottish CND and SNP CND will be raising awareness of the situation in Ukraine at the AUOB March on Saturday 5 March. We’d welcome supporters to help get the message out. Contact scnd@banthebomb.org if you can help.

SUNDAY 6 MARCH at 12 noon (GLASGOW): Gathering at the Donald Dewar Statue on Buchanan Street supported by Glasgow CND. All welcome.

SUNDAY 6 MARCH at 4pm (ABERDEEN): Peace and Solidarity Protest organised by CND North East Scotland. Meet at 4 outside Marischal College. Bring flags and banners, and your friends and family! Find out more on Facebook.

SUNDAY 6 MARCH at 3pm (EDINBURGH): Human Chain of Solidarity in Edinburgh. Meet at the corner of Princes Street & Castle Street at 3pm – the full chain should be formed by 3.30pm and maintained until 4pm. Organised by Edinburgh peace and anti-war groups as part of the Global Day of Action: No to War in Ukraine. Find out more on Facebook.

Scottish CND has produced a leaflet and a card for distribution at events. Please contact us on scnd@banthebomb.org if you would like copies of either of these for use at your event, or to distribute in other ways.

Members are encouraged to let us know of any vigils (groups or individuals) and and other acts of solidarity with the people of Ukraine and the brave protesters in Russia. If you send pictures please caption with where and when they were taken. Contact us on scnd@banthebomb.org.

Petitions

No Nuclear War over Ukraine: Organised by IPPNW. Find out more and sign on Avaaz.org.

Statements

We stand together with organisations around the world to condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine and to call for peace:

Statement from ICAN
Statement from ICAN on the risk of nuclear escalation
Statement from CND UK
Statement from the Church of Scotland
Statement from Medact

We think it is important to show that many Russian citizens do not support the war their government is waging in their name. We are pleased to share this collection of statements (in Russian and in English) from Russians who oppose the war on Ukraine:

Russians are against the war on Ukraine!