The leader of the Soviet Revolution was an armed prophet who adopted the characteristics of the lion and the fox.
The Russian Revolution should not be confined to 1917. The legacy of its leader and chief ideologue lives on in all its terrible contradictions.
It was Russia’s tragedy, writes Leonard Schapiro, that a greater man than Stalin supplied Stalin with the means to put his nightmare Utopia into practice.
Lenin’s return to Russia by German agency in April 1917, writes David Woodward, was one of the turning points in 20th-century history.
Lionel Kochan describes how two of the most important of Russian Revolutionary Conferences were held in Edwardian London.
Embarking on a study of the Russian revolutionary’s long years in exile, Helen Rappaport unveiled the strangely compelling and sometimes surprising private life of a man
On December 12th, 1907, Lenin fled Russia for a second time.
Russell Tarr explains how the Bolsheviks established their grip on Russia after the 1917 Revolution, and at what cost.
John Etty charts the complex, and highly significant, relationship between Lenin and Stalin.
How should we interpret the Bolshevik Revolution, in the light of later events? Michael Lynch explains the issues with which we have to grapple and gives tips on how to impress the examiners.