USSR

Thoughts on Francesco Ghezzi

Francesco Ghezzi was an anarchist militant from Milan who was also active in France, Switzerland, Germany and Russia (and was imprisoned in the last three countries).

Prisoners - Black Flag

Mark Barnsley

Round up of prisoner solidarity from Black Flag #218, 1999.

Nikolai Tuzov and the anarchist underground in Vyksa

Sovetskaya St, Nizhny Novgorod - 1920s

A short account of the activities of anarchist Nikolai Tuzov and the anarchist underground

Nemeritsky, Boris Grigorievich (1902- 1937)

Nemeritsky, second from right, Lidia to his left

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

Olonetsky, Alexei Alexeivich (1893-1964) aka Sadikov, Sadikov-Olonetsky

Olonetsky

A short biography of Alexei Olonetsky, Maximalist then anarchist

Torgasheva, Tatiana Tikhonovna (1885-1919)

Tatiana Torgasheva

A short biography of Tatiana Torgasheva, fighter for women's liberation, Bolshevik then anarchist communist

The Dolenko brothers. Dolenko, Nikolai Ilyich (1883-1944) aka M. Chekeres, Andrei; Dolenko, Ilya Ilyich (1896-1937)

Header of 'Golos Truda', first Russian edition: 11th August 1917.

Short biographies of the anarchists Nikolai and Ilya Dolenko

Piven, Dimitri (1885-1970)

Butyrka Prison, Moscow, 1890s

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

The massacre of Anarchists and Maximalists at Sandormokh

Mass murderer Matveyev

A short account of the murders of revolutionaries at Sandormokh

Workers in Stalin's Russia - Marie Louise Berneri

A short book written in 1944. Berneri outlines how socialism did not exist in the U.S.S.R. and how the lives of workers under state socialism was essentially the same as those who lived under capitalist democracies.