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100th anniversary of Rabotnitsa: time to recreate its success

  On International Women’s Day we are celebrating the 100th anniversary of Rabotnitsa (The Woman Worker). Started by a group of Bolshevik women, including Nadezhda Krupskaya, Konkordiya Samoilova and Inessa…

Bolshevism and the fight for women’s liberation

In this article Joy Macready examines the relatively unknown history of the Bolshevik’s ground-breaking policies for the liberation of women, which were subsequently reversed in the 1930s under Stalin.  …

Twenty years since the death of the USSR

Dave Stockton looks back at the aborted coup in the USSR and the counter-coup by Boris Yeltsin…