22 July 2020
Socialists in Russia report on a hunger strike and sit-in by migrants trapped in Russia's detention system
20 July 2020
A report, carried out by parliament’s intelligence and security committee, showed links with the Russian rich.
05 July 2020
The ‘forgotten war’ that began 70 years ago wrecked a country so that big powers could grab more influence, writes Sophie Squire
07 June 2020
The destruction in Norilsk, Russia, is shaped by the connected issues of climate change and the profiteering interests of private companies.
08 May 2020
How would a society that has had a revolution deal with pandemics? A glimpse comes from Russia in 1917. The working class, headed by the Bolshevik party, took power in a revolution there in October. Immediately, they had to deal with waves of disease sweeping large parts of Europe.
07 February 2020
A film about a journalist who uncovers famine in Ukraine could have fallen to smug pro-Westernism. But it has more to say
24 September 2019
Seventy years ago revolution in China threw off the rule of landlords and struck a blow to Western imperialism. But it wasn’t a socialist revolution, and its aims were not to put people in power, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans
30 July 2019
Russian police arrested thousands of protestors in the capital Moscow
30 July 2019
Tens of thousands of people in Warsaw rose up against Nazi rule 75 years ago this month. The heroic action was abandoned by the Allies writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans
16 July 2019
Were moon landings a giant leap forward for humanity, or the culmination of a growing Cold War? Gabby Thorpe boldly goes in search of the legacy of the space race
02 July 2019
Kursk—the Last Mission, tells the story of a Russian submarine disaster in 2000. It is for people who like war and disaster films.
01 June 2019
As the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings sees politicians commemorate the events Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at the horrific reality of the Second World War
05 March 2019
Revolutionaries formed the Comintern 100 years ago. Simon Basketter says this was a world-shaping event and that its activities still hold lessons for socialists today
14 August 2018
Czechoslovakia had been one of Stalinist Russia’s most economically advanced and politically reliable satellite states. Then, in 1968, the monolith suddenly cracked open. Tomáš Tengely-Evans explains what happened
24 July 2018
Donald Trump spent last week testing the limits of presidential power—and the contradictions that keep him in place.
17 April 2018
Missiles were launched against Syria as all the imperial powers jockey for their position in the carve up
18 March 2018
Former KGB spook Vladimir Putin has ruled Russia through force and fraud for the last 18 years. He will firm up his rule for another six years after the Russian presidential elections on Sunday.
16 March 2018
The Tories, the press and Labour right are all going for Jeremy Corbyn because he didn’t join in with their warmongering rhetoric over Russia.
13 March 2018
Theresa May threatened Russia with retaliation if it didn’t respond to an ultimatum by Tuesday night.
11 December 2017
The revolution of 1917 showed another world is possible, what that world could look like—and how we can make it happen