Russian revolution

Anti-Semitism and the Makhnovists - Michael Malet

Malet finds that - despite false allegations - Makhno was not anti-Semitic and that incidents of anti-Semitism among the Makhnovists were less than in rival military forces, including the Bolshevik Red Army.

White Collars & Horny Hands: the revolutionary thought of Waclaw Machajski - Max Nomad

Nomad describes Machajski's theory of the socialist movement as a bid for power over the working class by the middle class intelligentsia. His critique was based on observations of the legalism and state-capitalist goals of the European Social-Democratic parties of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

What is "Makhaevism"? - Paul Avrich

Paul Avrich looks at the life of the Polish theorist and activist, Jan Wacław Machajsk.

Lepetchenko, Ivan and Alexander

Alexander Lepetchenko

A short account of the lives of the Lepetchenko brothers, Alexander and Ivan, who fought with the Makhnovists.

Stalin: why and how - Boris Souvarine

Souvarine describes Stalin's path of ascent to power as master of Party and state.

Zuychenko, Nazar Semenovich, 1887/8-1938

Zuychenko , seated  2nd from right. Makhno seated far left, Antoni seated second

A short biography of Nazar Zuychenko, one of first members of Gulyai Poye Anarchist Communist Group, persecuted by the Soviet authorities

Chuchko, Ivan Minovich, 1893-1938

A short biography of Ivan Chuchko, Makhnovist commander hounded by the Soviet authorities for many years.

The Kolesnikov uprising

Ivan Kolesnikov

A short account of the uprising against the Bolsheviks led by Ivan Kolesnikov, like Fomin and Sapozhkov an ex-Red Army man.

The Greek Makhnovists

A short account of the role of the Black Sea Greeks in the Makhnovist movement.

“Socialism in One Country” Before Stalin, and the Origins of Reactionary “Anti-Imperialism”: The Case of Turkey, 1917-1925

"Father" of Turkey: Kemel Pasha (saluting)

Loren Goldner's detailed history of the official communist movement and the communist left in Turkey around the time of the Russian revolution.