Ukraine

A Communist Left Critique of Platformism (Part I): The Makhnovshchina

Many over the years have pointed out the apparent similarities between Platformism and the Communist Left, and indeed some comrades whom today we count among our ranks first came to the politics of the Communist Left through Platformism. But while the need for revolutionaries to come together, in an organisation united around a common platform, is something both tendencies acknowledge, the differences go a bit further than whether one stands beneath a red or black banner. We often get asked what is our attitude towards Platformism and the following is a two-part attempt to grapple with the question.

Kharkov, Ukraine: On The First Grassroots Response To American-Backed Land Grabbing!

Protest in Kharkov, Ukraine

«Olkhovka is not an industrial zone», «Land is Ukrainian popular property», «Save Lavrova gully», «Defend environment»
See also a video report.

Nemeritsky, Boris Grigorievich (1902- 1937)

Nemeritsky, second from right, Lidia to his left

A short biography of Boris Nemeritsky, active in the anarchist underground

Piven, Dimitri (1885-1970)

Butyrka Prison, Moscow, 1890s

A short biography of anarchist communist Dimitri Piven, who shared a prison cell with Makhno.

Movie Review: Mr Jones (2019)

Review of movie about Stalin's famine in Ukraine.

Kozhin, Foma (18?- 1921)

Foma Kozhin

A short biography of Makhnovist commander Foma Kozhin

The Workers and Peasants of Russia and Ukraine: How Do They Live? - Augustin Souchy

Augustin Souchy's work on the living conditions of Russian and Ukrainian workers and peasants in the early days of the Soviet Union.

Gavrish, Daniil (189?-after 1924)

A short biography of Makhnovist commander Daniil Gavrish

Ĉernobil Dokumenta Novelo

La libro de Jurij Ŝĉerbak pri la Nuklea Katastrofo ĉe Ĉernobil.

Schwartzbard, Shalom (1886-1938)

Shalom Schwartzbard, 1886-1938.

Short biography of Jewish anarchist poet and participant in both 1905 and 1917 Russian revolutions Shalom Schwartzbard, who carried out a revenge assassination of a leading anti-Semitic pogromist in Paris.