Russian politics (English texts)

Is Russia Irredeemable?
John-Paul Himka
March 1, 2023
Navalny Comes out for Ukraine's 1991 border
Michael Baker
February 28, 2023
On the Anniversary of Russia’s War on Ukraine: Analyzing the Roots of Russian Imperialism
Dan La Botz
February 27, 2023
Full-scale freedom to Ukraine: A statement from Russian anti-war activists and their allies on the anniversary of the full-scale invasion of Ukraine
February 26, 2023
‘Russia ends nowhere,’ they say Sociologist Grigory Yudin discusses a year of war and what comes next
Margarita Liutova Grigory Yudin
February 25, 2023
“Russia is giving carte blanche to the far right”
Sergey Movchan Alexander Tushkin
February 24, 2023
Intervening to Undermine Democracy in Africa: Russia’s Playbook for Influence
Joseph Siegle
February 22, 2023
Liquidating the Legacy of Revolution: Ideology of the Russian Invasion
Andreu Movtxan
February 22, 2023
Russia-Ukraine: one year of war – the economics
Michael Roberts
February 22, 2023
Russia: Memo to activists before 24 February
February 21, 2023
Liquidating the Legacy of Revolution: Ideology of the Russian Invasion
Andriy Movchan
February 21, 2023
We Say: War on War!
Russian Socialist Movement (immigrant section)
February 15, 2023
We Say: War on War! Russian socialists on the nature of the war in Ukraine and the delusions of Western “pacifists”
February 15, 2023
Queer Tolstoy and anti-authoritarian struggle today
Javier Sethness Castro
February 13, 2023
Russia: Feminist Anti-War Resistance abortion rights petition
Feminist Anti-War Resistance/FAS (Russia)
February 5, 2023
Christian Zeller: ‘Ukrainian resistance has forced Germany to reconfigure its position towards Russia’
Christian Zeller Federico Fuentes
February 3, 2023
Russia: What kind of decolonization do we need?
Ilya Budraitskis
February 1, 2023
Russia: The Collapse of the Vertical
Oleg Sheyn
February 1, 2023
Russia and the threat of the open window
Tom Harrison
January 31, 2023
Hi, I am one of the many FAS activists who continue to resist while in Russia, and I would like to speak on my anonymous behalf about our horizontality
Feminist Anti-War Resistance/FAS (Russia)
January 31, 2023
Nobel Peace Prize winner Alexander Cherkasov: ‘The history of post-Soviet Russia is a chain of wars, crimes and impunity’
Gonzalo Moncloa Allison
January 31, 2023
Russia: ‘I sacrificed myself to the regime, but I am not a terrorist’
Solidarity Zone
January 31, 2023
Ukrainian works of literature and history banned as ‘extremist’ in Russian occupied Luhansk oblast
Halya Coynash
January 27, 2023
Russia: Where the “Motherland” Calls: From Gender Mythology to Political Action
Asya Neverova
January 26, 2023
How Western scholars overlooked Russian imperialism
Botakoz Kassymbekova
January 24, 2023
Turkey reaches out to Assad
Simon Nelson
January 24, 2023
Resisting war and repression in Putin’s Russia
Ashley Smith Ivan Ovsyannikov
January 22, 2023
An administrative case was brought against a Karelian deputy for calling to spend money on schools rather than on the war
Feminist Anti-War Resistance/FAS (Russia)
January 10, 2023
Russia: Mikhail Lobanov: Why Police Raided My Home
Mikhail Lobanov
January 9, 2023
Russia: The Evolution of Post-Soviet Ideology
Arseniy Krasnikov
December 31, 2022
Russia. Renaissance is not going to happen
Simon Pirani
December 29, 2022
Gathering "peacefully and unarmed" is now forbidden in Russia
Feminist Anti-War Resistance/FAS (Russia)
December 6, 2022
Russian society after nine months of war: from indifference to resistance [video]
Małgorzata Kulbaczewska-Figat Felix Levin
November 29, 2022
More than 13,000 military personnel from Buryatia may be at war in Ukraine
Feminist Anti-War Resistance/FAS
November 20, 2022
How Russia’s loyal ‘opposition’ parties support the war against Ukraine
Simon Pirani
November 17, 2022
Russia: Abolition culture: the play Zuleikha Opens Her Eyes was withdrawn because of the author's anti-war stance
Feminist Anti-War Resistance/FAS (Russia)
November 14, 2022
Russia: The security services will monitor the world view of citizens
Feminist Anti-War Resistance/FAS
November 10, 2022
Feminist Anti-war Resistance: Russia is no alternative to Western imperialism
Feminist anti-war Resistance (FAS)
November 9, 2022
About Russian Neo-Imperialism
Bernd Gehrke
November 1, 2022
Russia: ‘Because I struggle, I am innocent’
Xerta Nadezhda Nizovkina
October 31, 2022
Music and the USSR: Two Poles of Nostalgia for the Soviet era?
Ivan Beletsky
October 30, 2022
Russia: Combative sisterhood
Ella Rossman (Feminist Anti-War Alliance)
October 29, 2022
Russia: Putinism: A New Form of Fascism?
Ilya Budraitskis
October 27, 2022
Russia: Are Putin’s views fascist?
Mansur Mirovalev
October 26, 2022
Russia: Decision
Konstantin Kharitonov
October 23, 2022
Russian feminists help men avoid draft
Irina Chevtayeva
October 20, 2022
Mobilisation in Russia: a perspective from the Left
LeftEast “Nevoina” (“No(to)war”)
October 20, 2022
How Russian propaganda works, what vision of reality it tries to impose, and why its isolated successes cannot mask the many vulnerabilities
Feminist Anti-War Resistance/FAS
October 18, 2022
Two Voices from Russia & Ukraine on Putin, Resistance Inside Russia & Their Views on Anti-Imperialism
Amy Goodman Hanna Perekhoda Nermeen Shaikh Arshak Makichyan
October 13, 2022
Putin threatens nuclear war
Alliance for Workers’ Liberty (AWL)
October 11, 2022
Has Vladimir Putin been outflanked by the Russian far right?
Jules Sergei Fediunin
October 6, 2022
Russia: How to talk to loved ones who believe the propaganda?
October 6, 2022
Russia: “In Almost Every Village Someone Was Killed”
Saida Sirazhudinova Khazbi Budunov
October 5, 2022
The Russian people are winning
Eric Lee
October 4, 2022
Resistance inside Putin’s Russia: an interview with Ilya Budraitskis
Eleanor Morley Ilya Budraitskis
October 4, 2022
About 700,000 people have left Russia in two weeks of mobilisation
Ukrainska Pravda
October 4, 2022
On words that do not save lives
Nikita Kadan
October 3, 2022
Putin accuses the West of ‘Satanism’ to justify Russia’s colonial theft of 15 percent of Ukraine
Michael Karadjis
October 2, 2022
Putinism is like fascism. Why and why it is necessary to say this today
Ilya Budraitskis
October 1, 2022
For Vladimir Putin, Russia’s future is North Korea-lite
Jeremy Morris
September 30, 2022
War and resistance in Putin’s Russia
Ilya Budraitskis Ashley Smith
September 29, 2022
Partial Mobilization: Six Stories. Part 1
September 28, 2022
What’s the future of Russia’s Ukraine war?
Volodymyr Artiukh
September 26, 2022
Russia: “Putin Doesn’t Know Any War Except Class War”
Posle Mikhail Lobanov Aleksandra Zapolski
September 2, 2022
Russia: No tears for Dugina
Dale Street
August 23, 2022
Russia: Conflict & Democracy - Issue #6
Paul Mason
August 23, 2022
Russia: Being an Antifa: On Anti-Fascist Activism and Its Fate
August 7, 2022
Russian anti-war socialist: ‘Putin cannot tolerate an independent Ukraine’
Federico Fuentes Ilya Matveev
July 18, 2022
Russian socialist Ilya Matveev: ‘Putin’s war on Ukraine is not about security, it is about imperialist interests’
Ilya Matveev Federico Fuentes
July 17, 2022
From Buryatia to Ukraine and back
July 14, 2022
Russia intimidates indigenous activists at UN meeting
July 11, 2022
Ukraine: Desperate for Recruits, Russia Launches a ‘Stealth Mobilization’
Neil MacFarquhar
July 10, 2022
Russian feminists in solidarity
July 7, 2022
How Solntsepyok, a brutal 2021 propaganda film, primed Russians for war with Ukraine
Greg Dolgopolov
July 5, 2022
Does Ukraine Need Russian Culture to Win the War Against Russia?
Irina Zherebkina
July 1, 2022
Who Invented “Historical Russia” and Why?
Andrey Oleynikov
June 29, 2022
'Russia needs to be defeated': Russian socialists in exile say Putin has to be defeated in Ukraine
Charles R. Davis
June 28, 2022
Inside the Russian Resistance Against Putin’s War
Ashley Smith
June 23, 2022
Russia: Students against the War. Part One
Posle All-Russia Initiative PhysTech Against War Viatka Whispers Groza Media Tyumen State University Initiative Group
June 14, 2022
The Conquest of Ukraine and the History of Russian Imperialism
Zbigniew Marcin Kowalewski
June 12, 2022
As Russian anti-war sentiment grows, will Ukraine be Putin’s Vietnam?
Dick Nichols
June 9, 2022
The Fractured Russian Opposition
Naomi Cohen Ilya Budraitskis
June 8, 2022
Russia: Unafraid to Be Called a “National Traitor”
Andrei Movchan
June 8, 2022
Russia’s War on Ukraine: Imperial Ideology or Class Interest?
Volodymyr Ishchenko Ilya Matveev
June 3, 2022
Interview with the Russian Socialist Movement: The Revolutionary Left in Russia on the Resistance behind Putin's Front
RSD João Woyzeck
June 2, 2022
Grieving for Others, Not for Ourselves
Irina Zherebkina ПОСЛЕ МЕДИА
May 28, 2022
Is Russia forcing people to fight in Ukraine?
Editors Of ODR
May 25, 2022
The War in Ukraine, International Security, and the Left
Taras Bilous
May 24, 2022
Sanctions against Russia: Here is Everything you Need to Know
Ilya Matveev
May 23, 2022
Russia: a new wave of anti-war protest
Simon Pirani
May 20, 2022
FAS–Denazification of the opposition
Green Left
May 18, 2022
Refusing to teach how to kill by drone
FAS (#voices_of_russians_ok)
May 16, 2022
What the Left’s fight for worker rights in Ukraine and Russia has in common, and what it does not
Jeremy Morris
May 10, 2022
Environmental activists in Russia are under increasing pressure
Estelle Levresse
March 9, 2022
The disastrous state of the Russian army, a faithful reflection of the perversions of the dying Putinism
Yorgos Mitralias
Lessons in patriotism used to justify Ukraine invasion to Russia’s children
Andrew Roth