Russian revolution

To all workers of the plough and the hammer! (Makhnovists)

An appeal to the Workers and peasants of Ukraine concerning the advance of Polish and White Guard forces.

Down with fratricide! Insurgent Makhnovists

Another appeal to the Red Army from the Makhnovists.

Comrades in the Red Army, on the front line and in the home guard!

An appeal to the rank and file of the Red Army to reject their officers and the Bolsheviks.

A word to the peasants and Workers of the Ukraine Revolutionary Insurgent Army of the Ukraine (Makhnovist)

A message to the workers and peasants of Ukrainian urging them to reject to Bolshevik Dictatorship.

Comrade peasants! Insurgent Army of the Ukraine (Makhnovist)

A communique by the Makhnovists concerning the occupation of the Red Army and the encroaching power of the Bolsheviks in the Ukraine.

Declaration of the Revolutionary Insurgent Army of the Ukraine (Makhnovist)

A declaration by the Makhnovist army to the Peasants and Workers of the Ukraine.

My visit to the Kremlin - Nestor Makhno

You want bread? Here's bread for you

The Ukrainian peasant Nestor Makhno visited Moscow in June, 1918 and had extensive interviews with the Bolshevik leaders Sverdlov and Lenin. This account amounts to two chapters from his memoirs and deals with his encounters with the Bolsheviks.

The guillotine at work - Gregori Maximov

Originally published in 1940 in two parts, this is the (partly eyewitness) account of the Leninist terror inflicted upon Russia during the revolution after 1917. Maximov, a life-long anarchist, fought in the Russian Revolution, organized with the metal-workers, and was imprisoned by Lenin's secret police in 1920 when he refused to join the Red Army: he was happy to fight the Whites, but not put down workers' and peasants' uprisings.

The guillotine at work, part 2: data and documents

Prisoners arrive at the Solovetsky Camp (1927)

This is part 2 of the The Guillotine at Work, containing documentation of the Bolshevik "Red Terror" in the wake of the Russian revolution, edited by Russian anarchist Gregori Maximov.