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Draft of a mandate

20 Apr 2017

For use in electing delegates to the Soviet of Worker and Soldier Deputies

‘All power to the soviets!’

20 Apr 2017

Did Lenin’s April theses mark a fundamental change in Bolshevik strategy? In this series of articles Lars T Lih demonstrates that this was not the case

False memory syndrome

13 Apr 2017

Far from being disproved by 1917, the standing programme of Bolshevism found vindication, argues Jack Conrad

Lenin’s arrival in Russia

06 Apr 2017

One hundred years ago a small group of revolutionaries returned to Russia in the famous ‘sealed train’. Ben Lewis introduces his translation of Grigory Zinoviev’s account of this truly historic event

Join us to achieve peace

30 Mar 2017

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

For a people’s Provisional Revolutionary Government

23 Mar 2017

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

Culmination of the February revolution

16 Mar 2017

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

09 Mar 2017

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

Mayakovsky and the avant garde

09 Mar 2017

What was the truth about Soviet art? Rex Dunn looks at the real reasons behind its decay

The inferno erupts

02 Mar 2017

The struggle for women’s liberation cannot be left to the feminists. The Russian Revolution shows that women’s liberation and the struggle for socialism are inseparable, argues Anne McShane

A Turn in World Politics

16 Feb 2017

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

09 Feb 2017

Leaflets of the Russian Revolution, No. 3

Berger and Stalinism

02 Feb 2017

John Berger had a complex and contradictory relationship with the world communist movement of the 1950s and 1960s, writes Lawrence Parker

Day of people’s wrath is near

26 Jan 2017

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

Reason in revolt

19 Jan 2017

Lawrence Parker reviews: Paul Flewers and John McIlroy (editors) 1956: John Saville, EP Thompson and The Reasoner Merlin Press, 2016, pp450, £20.