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
18 November 2017
Politicians and commentators seem to think anything that goes wrong can be blamed on Russian spybots on Twitter. But the truth is scarier still, warns Tomáš Tengely-Evans
14 November 2017
A new design exhibition in London gives a graphic illustration of the impact of revolution and counter-revolution in Russia after 1917, writes?Nadia Sayed
31 October 2017
The Provisional Government assembled in the Winter Palace at 9pm on 25 October to “work out methods for the resolute and final liquidation of the Bolsheviks”.
31 October 2017
Within a decade of the revolution a regime was taking shape in Russia that pushed back everything revolutionaries had fought for.
02 October 2017
The October uprising had broad support from workers—unlike the parliamentary efforts to hold it back
29 August 2017
At the beginning of September 1917 the commander of the Russian Army, general Lavr Kornilov, tried to crush the revolution.
22 August 2017
Ideas can change fast in a revolution, as ordinary people start to take control of their own lives and the world around them
17 July 2017
The question of how the revolutionary party relates to all groups in society remains relevant for the struggle today
11 July 2017
In July 1917 frustration at the Provisional Government led to soldiers’ and workers’ protests that were violently put down
27 June 2017
The Bolsheviks backed national rights for oppressed groups as a way of overcoming ‘Greater Russian chauvinism’