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Political terrorism was an important weapon in the struggle for the socialist-revolutionaries. This harked back to the tradition of the populists (narodniki): revolutionary cells, which during the... [Section]
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In May 1921 an Amsterdam schoolteacher, Jan Ceton, went to Soviet Russia to carry out research. As a communist, Ceton was interested mainly in the experimental United Labour Schools (edinaya... [Item of the Day]
The Dutch engineer Wim de Wit sympathized with the Russian Revolution and moved to the Soviet Union in the 1920s to help in rebuilding its industry.Like hundreds of thousands of Russians and hundreds... [Item of the Day]
Three Russian social democrats in exile share sweet memories in a park in Berlin ten years after the October Revolution.Left: Vladimir Vojtinskij (1885-1960), member of the Executive Council of the... [Item of the Day]
Childcare, canteens and laundries enable women to participate fully in the construction of socialism.For nearly a century now, International Women's Day, on March 8, is a special day in the Soviet... [Item of the Day]
On this  day, Lydia Kochetkova was appointed as a propagandist for the Russian Socialist-Revolutionary Party. She had to propagate the ideas of the PSR in the countryside near Smolensk, where she had... [Item of the Day]
Yekaterina Breshko-Breshkovskaia  was one of the founders of the Socialist-Revolutionary Party (PSR) and its Combat Organization in 1902. Breshko was involved in revolutionary agitation among the... [Item of the Day]
Stepan Balmashev (1881-1902), son of a political exile from Arkhangelsk, got radicalised as a student at the University of Kiev.On 15 April 1902 he committed the first terrorist attack of the Russian... [Item of the Day]