John Riddell

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Bolsheviks take to the streets

Nos 12-13, ‘1917: the view from the streets’ - leaflets of the Russian Revolution

Join us to achieve peace

‘1917: the view from the streets’: leaflets of the Russian Revolution, No9

For a people’s Provisional Revolutionary Government

Introducing another translation in the series: ‘1917: the view from the streets’ - leaflets of the Russian Revolution, No7

Culmination of the February revolution

Introducing another translation in the series: ‘1917: the view from the streets’- leaflets of the Russian Revolution, No6

How women’s protest launched the revolution

Introducing: ‘1917: the view from the streets’ - leaflets of the Russian Revolution, No5

A Turn in World Politics

A translation of remarkable article by Lenin from January 1917 and a shorter translation of declaration by the Petersburg committee of the Russian Social Democratic Workers Party

1917: the view from the streets

Leaflets of the Russian Revolution, No. 3

Day of people’s wrath is near

The text of a leaflet issued by the Petersburg Mezhrayonka prior to January 22, 1917

Down with war - long live revolution!

One hundred years ago this month, in December 1916, an organising committee of Bolshevik-influenced students issued this underground proclamation, calling on students in Russia who were opposed to the war to come together with workers and peasants to put a provisional revolutionary government in power.