A short biography of Svirid Kotsur and the independent soviet republic of Chyhyryn.
An analysis by academic, Kowalski, on the early internal party opposition in the Bolshevik Party by the communist left, against the signing of Brest Litovsk agreement with Germany.
Stalin was the gravedigger of the Russian Revolution, as conscious agent of the bureaucratic elite that stole power and bloodily repressed opposition. But did Lenin and Trotsky’s earlier suppression of party factions fatally secure his passage to total power? Mark Hoskisson argues that the anti-Stalinist left has underestimated the significance of 1921 in sealing the fate of the revolution