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Review: ‘Russian Revolution – hope, tragedy, myths’

Review: ‘Russian Revolution – hope, tragedy, myths’

Reviewed by Niall Mulholland “In 1917, the process of long-overdue social and political change in the Russian empire took the form of a revolution… [which] sparked hopes that an ideal social order was achievable…” Unlike the recent (London) Royal Academy ...

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July Days 1917: Battles with counterrevolution

July Days 1917: Battles with counterrevolution

Judy Beishon, from the Socialist 12 July 2017 (weekly paper of the Socialist Party, England  & Wales) Massive demonstrations involving nearly a million people erupted in Petrograd on 2-3 July 1917, in a colossal outburst of anger and discontent. Workers, ...

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