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Rearming the April theses

14 Sep 2017

With the help of some new insights, Rex Dunn argues that Lars T Lih’s continuity theory does not stand up, despite the new evidence he has uncovered

Giving 1917 real meaning

31 Aug 2017

Chris Gray reviews: China Miéville, October: the story of the Russian Revolution, Verso, 2017, pp369, £18.99

Lenin refutes a misreading of the April theses

31 Aug 2017

Reproducing a historic polemic

Lenin glosses the April theses

31 Aug 2017

In this fifth part of his series, Lars T Lih focuses on Lenin’s April 21 1917 Pravda article, ‘A basic question’

Supplement: The birth of a new system

10 Aug 2017

As well as celebrating the Russian Revolution, says Jack Conrad, we should never forget the counterrevolution

Supplement: Two excerpts from VN Zalezhskii’s ‘First legal PK’ published in Proletarskaia revoliutsiia, 1923, No1 (13)

27 Jul 2017

Part of the special supplement

Workers and soldiers: everything ‘in our favour’

27 Jul 2017

‘1917: The view from the streets’ - leaflets of the Russian Revolution, Nos16-17

Supplement: Thirteen to two?

27 Jul 2017

Did the Petrograd Bolsheviks overwhelmingly reject Lenin’s April theses when they were first proposed? The records show otherwise, argues Lars T Lih

Soviet leadership clashes with ranks

20 Jul 2017

‘1917: the view from the streets’ - leaflets of the Russian Revolution, Nos14-15

Crisis and degeneration

29 Jun 2017

David E Lowes (editor), Arthur Ransome Three accounts of revolutionary Russia Red Revenant, 2017, £6.90, pp212

First stage of the first revolution

29 Jun 2017

Lenin’s ‘Letter from afar’, as printed in Pravda, March 21 and 22 1917

Witnesses of the revolution

22 Jun 2017

Rex Dunn reviews: David E Lowes (editor), 'Bessie Beatty on revolutionary Russia', Red Revenant, 2017, £6.99, pp256 and, David E Lowes (editor), 'Arthur Ransome Three accounts of Revolutionary Russia Red Revenant', 2017, £6.90, pp212

Bolsheviks take to the streets

22 Jun 2017

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

Prospects of the Russian Revolution

08 Jun 2017

Kautsky saw the events of spring 1917 as having a global significance. Even though now a renegade, he was still capable of considerable foresight

A forgotten strategist

08 Jun 2017

Ben Lewis introduces Karl Kautsky’s article of April 1917