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Russia

Footnotes for The Nonviolent Russian Revolution and The Grassroots Working-Class Revolution that Lenin Crushed

The full references for the Peace News double-pamphlet 1917: The Nonviolent Russian Revolution / 1917: The Grassroots Working-Class Revolution that Lenin Crushed

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Call for a National Debate on US 'Regime Change' Policy

A call from a Center for Citizen Initiatives delegation as it visited Russia

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50,000 Russians march against Putin’s invasion of Crimea

On 15 March, Moscow saw its largest demonstration in over two years, a protest against Russian president Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, and impending annexation of the Crimea.

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Things are not as bad as they seem: they are much, much worse

Russia after the election is a grim place. With electoral doubts safely swept under the carpet, Putin has been sworn into Office.

Thomas Goltz, 'Chechnya Diary: A War Correspondent's Story of Surviving the War in Chechnya'

Thomas Dunne Books, 2004. ISBN 0 312 26874 2; US$27.95; 352pp HB

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Michael Haynes and Rumy Hasan, 'A Century of State Murder? Death and Policy in Twentieth Century Russia'

Pluto Press, 2003; ISBN 0 7453 1930 0

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FSB attacks humanitarian organisations

The FSB, one of the successors to the KGB, have accused humanitarian organisations working in Chechnya and Ingushetia of producing “anti stability” propaganda harmful to the efforts made b

Russian activists take on corporations and military

In spite of mounting state repression of campaign groups - the spurious arrests of ecological activists, the death in suspicious circumstances of Mr Shekochikhin, the Minister of Defence a

The alternative

Since 1991, the democratically oriented public in Russia had advocated for the legal regulation of an alternative civil service as a substitute for military service by conscription.

Peter Brock and John LH Keep (eds), 'Life in a Penal Battalion of the Imperial Russian Army: The Tolstoyan NT Iziumchenko's Story'

William Sessions Ltd, 2001. ISBN 1 85072 261 7, 76pp

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