Russian revolution

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.

Rapprochement; how the Bolsheviks came to love capitalists - EH Carr

Lenin's Rolls Royce - one of 15 custom-made for Party use

In this short excerpt Carr describes the speedy development of close links between the young Bolshevik regime and Western capitalist powers.

The KAPD’s report on the third congress of the Communist International

Report presented at the meeting of the KAPD Central Committee on July 31, 1921, by a KAPD delegate to the Third Congress of the Third International.

The Communist Left and the resolutions of the second congress of the Communist International - Henriette Roland-Holst

Opening of 2nd Congress of the CI

Dutch communist Roland-Holst argues against using the objective and subjective conditions of the Russian Revolution as a model for revolution in the Western countries.

Ivanyuk (?-1921)

A short biography of Ivanyuk, independent-minded Makhnovist commander, who died in the last major battle of the movement.

Social origin and educational level of the chief Bolshevik leaders in 1917

Bolshevik central committee 1917

A questionnaire filled in by Bolshevik leaders in 1917 reveals their social origin and educational level: