A Useful War for All Oppressors in South Caucasus

The current conflict in Karabakh between Armenia and Azerbaijan is dealt with by many as an “ever-conflicting Caucasians’ stuff”. Nothing is more distant from reality. There is no way to address the reality of any conflict in the Caucasus out of the historical framework of centuries-old oppression by neighboring powers. By Kirmizi...

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...

Russia-American Negotiations Over The Future Of Syria

The Syrian regime prepares itself to storm the city of Idlib. By Victorios Shams Meanwhile the leader of Nusra Front Abu Muhammad al-Joulani said that he and his faction would defend Idlib. Nusra Front no longer exists in other areas in Syria. Many similar Islamic factions handed over their weapons and...

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...

Once Again, Bastion of Reaction

Marx sometimes referred to nineteenth-century tsarist Russia as the bastion of reaction in Europe. Keeping the proper proportions, Russia under Putin again plays this pitiful role. By POI (Russia)   The situation in Russia deserves the attention of any activist in the world, as its significance goes far beyond the country's national...

Why are the Ingush protesting?

On March 26th, according to different sources, between 10.000 and 30.000 people took to the streets again on Ingushetia. Even 10.000 people is already a huge number for this small republic in the Russian Caucasus, with around 3.000 km2 and less than 500.000 inhabitants. Written by the Internationalist Workers Party...

Syria: Russia-Turkey Bargaining On Idlib

The Syrian regime started talking about storming the northwestern province of Idlib after Russian forces set four checkpoints on the border between Syria and Occupied Syria (Golan Heights), and then another four of them in order to protect the Zionist State. By Victorios Shams Today three million Syrians live in Idlib. More...

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:...

The Worst Thing About Chernobyl: Sooner or Later It Will Happen Again!

            The HBO series about the nuclear accident of Chernobyl is already the most viewed in history, provoking a lot of debate across the world. And, as was inevitable, this debate has political aspects. On one side, the world press, referring to the crimes of the Soviet bureaucracy in...

Pandemics: How the October Revolution Fought and Won

As billions of people struggle to contain the coronavirus inside a world system of exploitation and oppression, one thing is clear: no government can be trusted to safeguard their population from suffering and dying. By Martin Ralph At the beginning of September Covid-19 had led to 863,535 deaths, 26 million cases...

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