The Great Soviet Encyclopedia on the Civil War in the United States (1861–65) and the Reconstruction of the South

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). Civil War in the United States, 1861–65, and the Reconstruction of the South The Civil War in the United States was a natural result of the sharp worsening of antagonistic economic and political contradictions between the capitalist North and the slave-owning South. By the mid-1850’sContinue reading “The Great Soviet Encyclopedia on the Civil War in the United States (1861–65) and the Reconstruction of the South”

‘Novorossiya’s’ ‘Leftist’ Friends

The frenzied world-wide front is expanding Mercy to no one, no one, no one! Stanza from 1989 Russian anarchists’ song Vintovka – eto prazdnik (The Rifle is a Holiday) By the Russian punk bank Grazhdanskaya Oborona (Civil Defense) The annexation of Crimea, the “Novorossiya” project, and the fight against the “Kyiv junta” are not supportedContinue reading “‘Novorossiya’s’ ‘Leftist’ Friends”

Alliance Marxist-Leninist: Chechnya, Oil and the Divided Russian Capitalist Class

INDEX 1. INTRODUCTION. 4 1. THE WAR ITSELF – MUTINY OF THE GENERALS 5 2. WHAT LIES BEHIND THIS WAR ? THE OIL BACKGROUND 8 3.VIEW OF STALIN VERSUS KHRUSHCHEV AND VOSNOSENSKY UPON INDUSTRY 9 4. DIVISIONS INSIDE THE USSR CAPITALIST CLASS SINCE STALIN 15 5. THE ERA OF GORBACHEV AND YELTSIN 21 6. THEContinue reading “Alliance Marxist-Leninist: Chechnya, Oil and the Divided Russian Capitalist Class”

Anasintaxi (KKE 1918-55): On the Events in Nandigram

* This article, translated in Greek, published in Anasintaxi issue 263 The 14 known dead, the wounded, the raped and the unknown number missing in Nandigram, the victims gunned down by the joint police and the CPI M cadre ‘action’ on the 14th of March, visibly signify the pain of the marginalised sharecropper suffering fromContinue reading “Anasintaxi (KKE 1918-55): On the Events in Nandigram”

Stalin Society: The Katyn Massacre

by Ella Rule July 2002 At the end of the First World War, the boundary between Russia and Poland was settled as being along a line which became known as the Curzon line – Lord Curzon being the British statesman who had proposed it. This demarcation line was not to the liking of the Poles,Continue reading “Stalin Society: The Katyn Massacre”

The Truth about Katyn

The Truth About Katyn Report of Special Commission for Ascertaining and Investigating the Circumstances of the Shooting of Polish Officer Prisoners by the German-Fascist Invaders in the Katyn Forest The Special Commission for Ascertaining and Investigating the Circumstances of the Shooting of Polish Officer Prisoners by the German-Fascist Invaders in the Katyn Forest (near Smolensk)Continue reading “The Truth about Katyn”

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia on the Mongolian People’s Republic

Mongolian People’s Republic (Bugd Nairamdakh Mongol Ard Uls). The Mongolian People’s Republic (MPR) is a state in Central Asia bounded by the USSR and the People’s Republic of China. Area, 1,565,000 sq km. Population, 1,377,900 (early 1974). The capital is Ulan Bator. Administratively, the country is divided into aimaks; Ulan Bator and Darkhan form separate administrativeContinue reading “The Great Soviet Encyclopedia on the Mongolian People’s Republic”

EMEP’s 7th Congress calls on all forces of labour, peace and democracy

Our 7th General Conference met at a time of critical internal and external political situation. The struggle for supremacy among imperialists led to fierce conflicts in the Middle East and Ukraine; this struggle is sharpening with the use of all economic, financial and military means and leading to new imperialist fronts. The ‘new Ottoman’ foreignContinue reading “EMEP’s 7th Congress calls on all forces of labour, peace and democracy”

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia on the Spanish Civil War

Spanish Revolution of 1931–39 a revolution during which there evolved in Spain a democratic republic which for about three years from the middle of 1936 struggled for its existence, waging a national revolutionary war against fascist insurgents and Italo-German invaders. The specific features of the Spanish Revolution were in large measure attributable to certain distinctiveContinue reading “The Great Soviet Encyclopedia on the Spanish Civil War”

EMEP: 20th anniversary of the CIPOML celebrated in Istanbul

The 20th anniversary of the International Conference of Marxist-Leninist Parties and organisations (CIPOML) has been celebrated in Istanbul on 23 November. 20 member parties and organisations took part in the celebrations, organised by the Labour Party (EMEP). The Celebration started at 4pm and lasted five hours. It started with a minute’s silence in the nameContinue reading “EMEP: 20th anniversary of the CIPOML celebrated in Istanbul”

ICMLPO: Support the resistance in Kobane, support the liberation struggle of the peoples

Resolution adopted at the plenary session of the International Conference of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations The sharpening of the Syrian conflict, driven by the reactionary forces in the region, particularly Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar, under the supervision and coordination of the United States and French imperialists, is part of the political strategy to redesignContinue reading “ICMLPO: Support the resistance in Kobane, support the liberation struggle of the peoples”

Statement of the Plenary of the ICMLPO: Twenty years on the road of struggle and unity for the Revolution and Socialism

I The Plenary session of the International Conference of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations (ICMLPO) to mark its 20th anniversary, met in Turkey to discuss important issues of the international situation, of political work, of the question of the Popular Front, and of the orientation for activity with working and communist women in their respective countries.Continue reading “Statement of the Plenary of the ICMLPO: Twenty years on the road of struggle and unity for the Revolution and Socialism”

Revolutionary Communist Party of Volta (PCRV): Statement on the Popular Insurrection in Upper Volta, known as Burkina Faso

Revolutionary Communist Party of Volta (PCRV) November 1, 2014 Upper Volta, called Burkina Faso, is experiencing a revolutionary situation which led to a popular insurrection on Thursday, October 30, and ousted the autocrat Blaise Compaoré on Friday, October 31, 2014, despite his sordid maneuvers to maintain himself at the head of the neocolonial State atContinue reading “Revolutionary Communist Party of Volta (PCRV): Statement on the Popular Insurrection in Upper Volta, known as Burkina Faso”

Guevaraism: the Theory of the Guerrilla Elite

An analysis of the theories of Regis Debray as propounded in “Revolution in the Revolution?”, and their relevance to the revolutionary struggle in Latin America. By Cmde MS on behalf of MLOB. FIRST PUBLISHED IN Red Vanguard Volume 1, 1968 THE THEORY OF THE GUERRILLA ELITE Table of Contents INTRODUCTION BOURGEOIS OUTLOOK AND SPONTANEITY CLASSContinue reading “Guevaraism: the Theory of the Guerrilla Elite”

Enver Hoxha: The Fist of the Marxist-Leninist Communists Must Also Smash Left Adventurism, the Offspring of Modern Revisionism

From a conversation with two leaders of the Communist Party (Marxist-Leninist) of Ecuador October 21, 1968 We are very glad to meet you comrades from Ecuador. Of course, we would like to have more frequent and longer talks with you, because the struggle of the Communist Party (Marxist-Leninist) of Ecuador, as well as the Marxist-LeninistContinue reading “Enver Hoxha: The Fist of the Marxist-Leninist Communists Must Also Smash Left Adventurism, the Offspring of Modern Revisionism”