Russian revolution

Похороны П.А. Кропоткина в контексте Великой российской революции - А.Фёдоров / Funeral of Piotr Kropotkin in the context of the Great Russian Revolution by A.Fedorov

This article is about funeral of Piotr Kropotkin and situation with social revolution and bolsheviks contrrevolution in Russia during that period. From the russian anarchists point of view.
In russian.

How Lenin led to Stalin - Workers Solidarity Movement

Lenin led to Stalin

Good short account of how the foundations of Stalinist terror were laid by the policies of Lenin and Trotsky in the early days of the Russian Revolution.

The Russian revolution and the international proletariat - Maria Koszutska

Maria Koszutska

This collection of articles, published during August 1918 in the newspaper of the PPS-Left, while clearly supportive of the Bolsheviks, discusses many controversial aspects of their rule: the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, the peasantry, the terror, as well as the question of democracy. Koszutska encourages the international proletariat to take an active part in the events, and help guide them on the correct path to socialism, rather than remain critics on the outside.

O «renegado» Kautsky e seu discípulo Lênin - Jean Barrot

Karl Kautsky

Este artigo descreve como as teorias de Lênin e, portanto, o leninismo e o trotskismo, são prolongamentos da teoria de Kautsky sobre a questão da relação entre a classe operária e a teoria revolucionária. É mostrado que a resposta que Kautsky dá à questão constitui o fundamento teórico da prática e da organização de todas as variedades de leninismo.

Living in the shadow of Stalinism - Donald Parkinson

Communists today must grapple with the difficult realities of the USSR, a society where capitalism didn’t operate but working class rule was liquidated.

Russia and Ukraine: history called up on national service

Flag showing Stalin

The Russian and Ukrainian elites are mobilising, and misrepresenting, history, to justify each side of the ruinous military conflict in eastern Ukraine

The Russian Enigma - Ante Ciliga

Ante Ciliga

Originally written in 1936-37 and published in Paris, 1938 under the title "Au Pays du Grand Mensonge". The first part of his account of his time in the Soviet Union, The Russian Enigma, was distributed by the Labour Book Service in 1940, and the complete text was published under the same title by Ink Links in 1979.

Russian anarchists in the labour movement in the early 20th century - Anatoly Dubovik

Flax factory Kulotino 1905

In Soviet historiography, the social basis of Russian anarchism was routinely ascribed to the petite-bourgeoisie. This legend has persisted into the post-Soviet period, despite a lack of empirical evidence. Using the database he has painstakingly constructed over many years, the Ukrainian researcher Anatoly Dubovik seeks to deal with this question scientifically by means of a statistical analysis.

Rybin, Peter, 1885-1921

Peter is second from left, pictured in November 1920

Historical information about Peter Rybin, a Russian anarcho-syndicalist who joined the revolutionary Ukrainian Makhnovist army and was also active in the US, gleaned largely from his Soviet secret police file and focusing on his final months before he was sadly executed.

Conquered city - Victor Serge

Victor Serge's novel about the early days of the Bolshevik regime, written in 1932 in France after being expelled from the Soviet Union and part biographical.