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8 March 2017
This meeting will also be marking International Women's Day
7 February 2017
19 January 2017
This year marks the anniversary of the Russian Revolution. Throughout the year, we will be discussing aspects of the 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.
15 June 2016
Theatre review - The Government Inspector: A fantastic achievement - fast paced, very funny, innovative and inclusive. The closest description might be a lost episode of Fawlty Towers - from 1836.
24 February 2016
60 years ago, at the 20th conference of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union on 25 February 1956, first secretary Nikita Khrushchev denounced the dictatorial crimes of Joseph Stalin who had died in 1953.
2 December 2015
It's hard to believe that in the 1990s, articles were appearing asking: "Is the future female?" and "Are we witnessing a genderquake?" Women are still a long way from being liberated.
18 November 2015
In a dramatic move, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF - the world's governing sports body) has provisionally suspended the Russian athletics federation. This follows a damning report by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) accusing the Russians of "state-sponsored doping".
14 October 2015
After four and a half long, bloody years of civil war in Syria - with over a quarter of a million dead and eleven million displaced - there is still no end in sight
8 April 2015
Niall Mulholland reviews Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915-2015
4 March 2015
The planned 'anti-crisis' march organised by Russia's liberal opposition in Moscow was turned into a political protest against terror after one of the organisers, Boris Nemtsov, leader of the Russian Republican Party, was gunned down as he was walking past the Kremlin
11 February 2015
Last year was the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War One, covered by the Socialist in previous issues. But when the war ended, it was in a wave of revolution, most notably in Russia in 1917, but also Germany in 1918
30 October 2014
October 2014 marks the 120th anniversary of the birth of Russian writer Boris Pilnyak.
30 October 2014
October 2014 marks the 120th anniversary of the birth of Russian writer Boris Pilnyak. Andy Ford writes on Pilnyak's life and works
29 October 2014
The October revolution (7-8 November in the modern calendar) of 1917 in Russia was the greatest event in human history. Under the leadership of the Bolshevik Party, it brought into existence the first, and so far the only, workers-led government to hold power for any length of time
5 September 2014
Pete Glover comments on some of the views and sights he encountered during a visit to the Ukraine
3 September 2014
Fighting in Ukraine escalated sharply over the last week as anti-government forces carried out a successful counter-attack, gaining territory in the south and east, writes Niall Mulholland.
11 July 2014
13th July 2014 marks the 120th anniversary of the birth of the outstanding Soviet Russian writer Isaac Babel, writes Andy Ford, Manchester Socialist Party.
30 April 2014
United workers' action needed to prevent war: The crisis in Ukraine deepened following clashes between pro-Russian separatists and armed forces despatched to the east of the country by the new Kiev regime, writes Niall Mulholland.
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