Russia

Russia’s World Cup has Syrian blood on its hands

As the World Cup gets underway in Russia, we repost this essay by Sam Hamad, an independent Scottish-Egyptian activist and writer, criticizing the Russian State for its war crimes in Syria. Besides supporting Bashar al-Assad—Vladimir Putin recently declared that Russian troops are “testing and training” in Syria—Putin’s regime is very sexually traditionalist, with the result […]

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Book Review – Anarchist Encounters: Russia in Revolution and The Experiment: Georgia’s Forgotten Revolution, 1918-1921

A. W. Zurbrugg (ed) Anarchist Encounters: Russia in Revolution London, Anarres Editions, 2017. 259pp., £10.99 pb. ISBN 9780850367348 Eric Lee The Experiment: Georgia’s Forgotten Revolution, 1918-1921 London, Zed Books, 2017. 160pp., £12.99 pb. ISBN 9781786990921 First published on Marx and Philosophy, 14 March 2018 by Javier Sethness Both of these intriguing new works take critical […]

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Against the Assad Regime’s Conquest of Eastern Aleppo

We members of the Black Rose/Rosa Negra Rojava-Syria Solidarity Committee (BRRN-RSSC) in the strongest terms condemn the Bashar al-Assad regime and its Russian and Iranian allies for their recent conquest of Eastern Aleppo. This brutal defeat of the Aleppo rebels, who were both secular and Islamist, has entailed massively indiscriminate bombardment and besiegement by the […]

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