After a Pathological Sleep

What kind of historical crossroads had Russia reached by the mid-noughties? What hopes and fears did the situation in the country bring with it? This is a little-known and prophetic text of the time, which was written by Stanislav Markelov, a human rights lawyer and antifascist murdered by Russian neo-Nazis on 19 January 2009

From Mobilization to Revolution: World War I in Three Slogans

How did World War I impact the Russian Revolution? Why did patriotic enthusiasm quickly give way to disillusionment? Or did the enthusiasm ever exist? Historian Konstantin Tarasov explains how the attitude towards war changed in Russian society as events unfolded

“Power Should Return to the People” 

What happens to Russia after peace is achieved? How can we overcome the consequences of the February catastrophe? What political and economic measures can we anticipate today? Historian Alexander Shubin contemplates the past and future of Russian society

From Street Protests to Circle Activism

How has Russia’s war on Ukraine been received in Belarus? What organizational methods is the Belarusian left using under conditions of total control? In this report Belarusian activists analyse the situation in the country

After a Pathological Sleep

What kind of historical crossroads had Russia reached by the mid-noughties? What hopes and fears did the situation in the country bring with it? This is a little-known and prophetic text of the time, which was written by Stanislav Markelov, a human rights lawyer and antifascist murdered by Russian neo-Nazis on 19 January 2009

From Mobilization to Revolution: World War I in Three Slogans

How did World War I impact the Russian Revolution? Why did patriotic enthusiasm quickly give way to disillusionment? Or did the enthusiasm ever exist? Historian Konstantin Tarasov explains how the attitude towards war changed in Russian society as events unfolded

“Power Should Return to the People” 

What happens to Russia after peace is achieved? How can we overcome the consequences of the February catastrophe? What political and economic measures can we anticipate today? Historian Alexander Shubin contemplates the past and future of Russian society