Russia

Putin’s difficult summer

The summer for Putin’s regime did not go well. It all started with a retiree from Crimea who inquired Medvedev about the indexation of salaries for retirees. Later on, the scientific community was shocked by massive layoff plans. A Daguestan teacher asked Medvedev about the outrageous salary of the...

Why Does Putin Support Assad?

After the beginning of the war in Syria, Russia has returned to appear in the leading newspapers and the media in the world alongside the U.S., something that has not happened since the fall of the USSR. Although it is evident the common aspiration of Obama and Putin for "stabilizing...

USSR, August 19, 1991 – A right-wing coup, disguised in a red flag

Last August 19 was the 20th anniversary of the coup performed by the self-entitled “State Emergency Committee" in 1991. Again, the armored cars through Moscow streets, the ballet "Swan Lake" on all channels, the demonstrations against the coup, the barricades, the beginning of the strike wave and Gorbachev’s...

Russian government is preparing to send troops to Afghanistan

Helping to supply NATO army in Afghanistan, Putin and Medvedev have turned Russia into a complicit in war crimes of U.S. and NATO. The government is preparing to send Russian troops to Afghanistan under the pretext of the "war against heroin".  The U.S. attempt to bring under control the...

93 years from the Russian Revolution

We present below two articles in honor of the 93 years of the Russian Revolution, occurred on October 25, 1917 in the byzantine calendar, which corresponds to November 7, 1917 in the occidental calendar. They were published in the IWL-FI’s journal of theory and policy, Marxism Alive n. 16:...

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