October 1917 : A lost opportunity for socialism?

A libertarian communist perspective on the Russian revolution of 1917. Includes many original anarchists texts not available elsewhere.

Eyewitness accounts

Analysis of the Revolutionary Years

Writings on particular incidents and movements


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The Makhnovist Movement

The opposition in the Communist Party

Replies to modern day Leninists

PDF file for you to print out and distribute
Stalin didn't fall from the moon
A 12 page pamphlet on the Russian revolution

Includes many of the articles on this page

Russian revolution pamphlet

Check out the Anarchist History page

Anarchist History including the Russian, Spanish and Mexican revolutions, the Paris commune, historical texts and famous individual anarchists.

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Related pages

Anarchism and the left
articles by anarchists about Leninism, Marxism and Social democracy

Songs about the Revolution

Russian Anarchism Today

Other Russian Revolution pages

Lessons of the Revolution

Spanish revolution

Find out more about the Spanish Revolution