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26 July 2017
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
6 July 2017
When the Soviet Criminal Code was established in 1922, male homosexuality was not included as a criminal act
3 May 2017
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
29 March 2017
Lenin's arrival from exile on 3 April 1917 turned the Bolshevik party upside down and changed the course of history.
1 March 2017
The 1917 Russian revolution was a momentous moment in working class history, in which women played a pivotal and active role
28 February 2017
Guardian 'arts critic' Jonathan Jones, fresh from condemning Russia's 1917 socialist revolution, has rushed to the defence of a gallery which has been hosting 'alt-right' speakers
22 February 2017
The February 1917 revolution in Russia marked the beginning of the socialist revolution later that year
15 February 2017
Steve Bannon, investment banker and chief strategist to US president Donald Trump, once called himself "a Leninist"!
8 February 2017
The Russian revolution a hundred years ago is still a terrifying calamity - for billionaire thieves, warmongers and their political defenders. But for the working class, it meant a boom in living standards, freedom and imagination.
8 February 2017
Non-fiction review: Lenin on the Train: When the February revolution broke out in Russia in 1917 and the Tsar was overthrown, Vladimir Lenin was living in exile in Switzerland.
8 February 2017
The military victory in Aleppo by Assad's regime and its foreign backers was a turning point in the war in Syria. It has put the Syrian government once more in formal control of the country's main urban centres. Serge Jordan of the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI) examines if this is the prelude to a broader peace settlement that could end the horrors inflicted on the Syrian people.
1 February 2017
Socialist Students conference is now less than two weeks away. This promises to be a hugely exciting event. Socialist Students will be hosting Monica Caballero - the deputy general secretary of the Sindicato de Estudiantes (student union in Spain) and a leader of the mass movement against education attacks in Spain. The Sunday morning session will include a debate with Conservative Future.
23 January 2017
The Committee for a Workers' International (CWI) has launched a website dedicated to commemorating and celebrating the 1917 Russian Revolution
18 January 2017
The Committee for a Workers' International is to launch a new website celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution
11 January 2017
Beginning with an important talk on the pivotal role of women in the Russian revolution and the lessons we can learn from this a 100 years on, 50 Socialist Party members from around the country attended a national women's meeting in London on 7 January.
11 August 2016
Trotskyism has been in the news since Tom Watson, deputy leader of the Labour Party, accused some new members of the Labour Party of being supporters of Trotsky.
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