Russian revolution

Regarding our critiques of Bolshevism

Camillo Berneri (1897–1937)

In this short but insightful article, Camillo Berneri tries to analyze as fairly as possible the causes for the failure of the Russian revolution, taking account of both “the errors and the horrors” committed by the Bolsheviks and the ‘objective conditions’ that even an anarchist revolution would have been unable to overcome, and concluding that the latter played the greater role.

Kozhin, Foma (18?- 1921)

Foma Kozhin

A short biography of Makhnovist commander Foma Kozhin

The Astrakhan' shootings, March 1919

Account of the bloody repression of striking workers in the industrial town of Astrakhan by the Bolsheviks.

L.L. Men - Two Texts for Defining the Communist Programme

L.L. Men (sometimes LLM or L.L.M.) was a Hong Kong-based left communist who in the 1980s corresponded and debated with at least the International Communist Current, Communist Workers Organization, and the Communist Bulletin group.

The book-length "Two Texts For Defining the Communist Programme" is comprised of two texts: "The Nature of the 'Socialist' Countries: A Politico-Economic Analysis" and "Russia: Revolution and Counter-Revolution (1917-1921)."

Taratuta, Alexander (Ovsey-Meer) Grigorievich (Gershkovich) aka Stanislav, Sasha (1879-1937)

Alexander Taratuta

A short biography of Alexander Taratuta, Russian social democrat and then anarchist communist.

Dvigomirov, Grigory (?-1921)

A short biography of Russian anarchist communist Grigory Dvigomirov

Savonov, Grigory Mikhailovich aka Grischka (1898-1922)

Grigory Savonov

A short biography of Grigory Savonov, Makhnovist commander

Dolzhenko, Ivan (?-1921?)

A short biography of Makhnovist and anarchist communist Ivan Dolzhenko

Avramenko, Andrei Andreevich aka Kamenyuk, Kamenev, Kamyany (1880-1921)

Kamenyuk

A short biography of the independent minded Makhnovist commander Kamenyuk