Russian revolution

Yakimova, Anna, 1856-1942

Anna Yakimova

A short biography of Russian revolutionary Anna Yakimova, a.k.a. Anna Vasilevna Yakimova-Dikovsky.

Sapronov and the Russian Revolution - Yurii Colombo

Timofei Sapronov decists Democratic centralism

Source: International Socialist Review, Winter 2016-17. Contains translated excerpts of Sapronov’s essay 'The Death-Throes of the Petty Bourgeois Dictatorship' (December 1931). For a list of translations of the Decists see here.

Russia 1917: why not anarchism?

Anarchists during the Russian revolution

Article from Red & black: an anarchist journal from 1975 attempting to explain why anarchists were not successful during the Russian revolution.

Nestor Maĥno

Biografio de la revoluciulo anarkiisto el Ukrainio.

Top 10 texts about the 1917 Russian Revolution

International Working Women's Day march, 8 March 1917, Russia

A century after the Bolsheviks seized power from the soviets, libcom.org choose some of the best texts about an uprising that changed the world forever

1917年彼得格勒工厂委员会运动综述 ——工人监督与无产阶级政权

Putilov factory meeting - Petrograd 1917

俄国革命是人类历史上最重大的事件之一,但中国对其研究却少得可怜,让我们回到一百年前的俄国工厂,看看俄国的工人们是怎么进行自己的革命的。

Ante Ciliga - Gesprek met Lenin in Stalin’s gevangenis

Ante Ciliga

Een hoofdstuk uit Ante Ciliga's in 1936-37 geschreven "Het Russische raadsel" over het verval van de Russische revolutie en over Lenin's rol in de ongebroken opmars van de bureaucratie. Ciliga zat drie jaar in een gevangenis waar ook verschillende groeperingen van de arbeidersoppositie de balans opmaakten.

The Preobrazhensky papers

Historians generally recognise Preobrazhensky as the most famous Soviet economist of the 1920s. English-language readers know him best as author of The New Economics and co-author (with Bukharin ) of The ABC of Communism. The documents in this volume, many newly discovered and almost all translated into English for the first time, reveal a Preobrazhensky previously unknown, whose interests ranged far beyond economics to include not only party debates and issues affecting the lives of workers and peasants, but also philosophy, world events, and Russian history, culture and politics.

La du Oktobroj: Petro Arĉinof

Eseo sur la temo de la Oktobro Rusa Revolucio, kaj la kontraŭrevolucian rolon de la bolŝevisto partio.

Nestor Makhno: the man and the myth

Nestor Makhno

A short biography of Nestor Makhno by historian Paul Avrich.