New Book: Transition Economies – Transformation, Development, and Society in Eastern Europe & Former Soviet Union

By Aleksandr V. Gevorkyan. From Routledge: This interdisciplinary study offers a comprehensive analysis of the transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Providing full historical context and drawing on a wide range of literature, this book explores the continuous economic and social transformation of the post-socialist world. While the future … More New Book: Transition Economies – Transformation, Development, and Society in Eastern Europe & Former Soviet Union

New book: Trotsky on Lenin

by Leon Trotsky. From Haymarket Books: Combining Young Lenin and On Lenin in one volume, this is a fascinating political biography by Lenin’s fellow revolutionary, Leon Trotsky. Trotsky on Lenin brings together two long-out-of-print works in a single volume for the first time, providing an intimate and illuminating portrait of the Bolshevik leader by another … More New book: Trotsky on Lenin

New Book: Red Flag Unfurled – History, Historians, and the Russian Revolution

by Ronald Grigor Suny. From Verso: Reflecting on the fate of the Russian Revolution one hundred years after October, Ronald Grigor Suny—one of the world’s leading historians of the period—explores the historiographical controversies over 1917, Stalinism, and the end of “Communism” and provides an assessment of the achievements, costs, losses and legacies of the choices … More New Book: Red Flag Unfurled – History, Historians, and the Russian Revolution

Fidel Castro: Our right to be Marxist-Leninists

In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Great Patriotic War, the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, expresses his profound admiration for the heroic soviet people who provided an enormous service to humanity. The 70th anniversary of the Great Patriotic War will be commemorated the day after tomorrow, May 9. Given the … More Fidel Castro: Our right to be Marxist-Leninists