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18 October 2017

October 1917 reviews: 'More bright than any heaven'

The October revolution showed countless millions that workers have the power to stop exploitation and oppression. It's no surprise these events inspired marvellous documentary and artistic works. The Socialist revisits some of the classic accounts of 1917 - and comments on some more recent efforts to smear it...

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18 October 2017

Russia, October 1917: When workers took power

With monotonous predictability the centenary of the Russian revolution has led to an outpouring of bile - not aimed in the main at the 'acceptable' February revolution - but at October. A cacophony of slander is attempting to drown out the real history of the October revolution.

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13 September 2017

Trotsky's "insightful and frank examination" of revolution out soon

New reprint - Lessons of October: "We met with success in the October revolution, but the October revolution has met with little success in our press."

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26 July 2017

Russia 1917: how art helped make the revolution

Revolution in Russia swept away the dictatorial rule of the Tsar in February 1917. Then in October, led by the Bolshevik Party, a second revolution set up the world's first workers' state

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12 July 2017

July Days 1917: battles with counterrevolution

Massive demonstrations involving nearly a million people erupted in Petrograd on 2-3 July 1917, in a colossal outburst of anger and discontent

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31 May 2017

June 1917: when workers in Britain first tried to form soviets

The centrepiece demand - for the formation of workers' councils - was the one the authorities feared the most. Yet this did not come to fruition

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3 May 2017

Rare opportunity to see Russian revolution lifted off the page

Exhibition review: 'Russian revolution - hope, tragedy, myths': This new exhibition at the British Library draws on an extensive collection to take visitors through the key events of the Russian revolution

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29 March 2017

April 1917: how the Bolsheviks reorientated

Lenin's arrival from exile on 3 April 1917 turned the Bolshevik party upside down and changed the course of history.

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1 March 2017

Lessons of Russia 1917 for women's struggle today

The 1917 Russian revolution was a momentous moment in working class history, in which women played a pivotal and active role

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22 February 2017

February revolution 1917 - what lessons for today?

The February 1917 revolution in Russia marked the beginning of the socialist revolution later that year

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15 February 2017

No, Trumpism is nothing like Leninism

Steve Bannon, investment banker and chief strategist to US president Donald Trump, once called himself "a Leninist"!

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23 January 2017

CWI website marking 1917 Russian Revolution

The Committee for a Workers' International (CWI) has launched a website dedicated to commemorating and celebrating the 1917 Russian Revolution

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28 June 2016

What went wrong in Russia?

The degeneration of the Soviet Union into a brutal dictatorship - albeit one based on a distorted form of planned economy - has been used to argue that socialism is doomed to failure...

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