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21 April 2021
A further deterioration in relations between the US administration, and its allies, with Putin's regime in Russia has ratcheted-up tensions between the two blocs.
27 January 2021
Mass anti-government demonstrations took place throughout Russia on 23 January
12 September 2018
The day Russia unexpectedly won its first game in the football World Cup tournament the government announced a major attack on the pension age, first established decades ago - currently 55 years for women and 60 years for men.
28 March 2018
Unsurprisingly, Vladimir Putin was reelected on 18 March as Russia's president
16 March 2018
Should anyone accept Theresa May's and the Labour right's version of events?
Corbyn has correctly cautioned against the rush to judgement to blame Russia for the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.
21 February 2018
This is, without doubt, a victory for the Hands Off Ali campaign and all who supported him
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
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
10 August 2013
The degeneration of the Soviet Union into a brutal dictatorship - albeit one based on a distorted form of planned economy - has been used to argue that socialism is doomed to failure
18 May 2012
Two members of the CWI in Moscow have today been arrested while participating in round-the-clock protests against Putin's rule which have taken place in Moscow since 6 May. Urgent protests needed!
15 March 2012
'Communist' Party and neoliberal opposition fail to win mass appeal: The election of Vladimir Putin to the office of president of Russia, is surrounded by allegations of widespread voter fraud, writes Rob Jones, CWI, Moscow.
19 February 2011
Alexandra Kollontai was a member of the Bolsheviks, the party which in 1917 led a revolutionary mass movement of workers and peasants to overthrow capitalism and landlordism and introduced a workers' state in Russia...
9 September 2010
ON 7 August, Russian CWI activist, Igor Yasin, and two other CWI members, were brutally attacked by thugs following a peaceful protest in Moscow over the proposed construction of a major new road through Khimkinsky forest, part of Moscow's green belt, writes Igor Yasin, Moscow.
1 September 2010
ON 7 August, Russian CWI activist, Igor Yasin, and two other CWI members, were brutally attacked by thugs following a peaceful protest in Moscow over the proposed construction of a major new road through part of Moscow's green belt...
18 August 2010
DOZENS HAVE died in fires, thousands have drowned, hundreds have been arrested in the last month as the environmental crisis and the struggle against its causes find their epicentre in Moscow, writes Rob Jones, Moscow.
31 March 2010
THIRTY NINE people died and over 70 were badly injured when two bombs exploded on the Moscow metro during the morning rush hour on Monday 29 March, writes Igor Yasin and Rob Jones, CWI Russia.
27 November 2009
Vital debates for socialists on the Russia/Georgia War, the capitalist crisis and the workers' movement...
28 January 2009
ON 19 January at the end of his shift, Dmitrii Kozhnev, Chair of the Tsentrosvarmash factory branch of the Trade Union of Auto Industry Workers (MPRA), and a supporter of Socialist Resistance (CWI, Russia), was sacked from his workplace in Tver city, Russia...
21 January 2009
Russia and Eastern Europe in the 1990s: "SHOCK THERAPY sell-offs blamed for one million deaths" was the stunning headline in the Financial Times of 15 January, writes Clare Doyle.
2 October 2008
World financial meltdown: THE COLLAPSE of US banks is grabbing the headlines worldwide. But the consequences of the current crisis are also starting to hit the so-called BRIC countries, Brazil, Russia, India and China...
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