Ex-USSR

Trotsky's Last Letter to the Russian Workers

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Leon Trotsky

Greetings to the Soviet workers, collective farmers, soldiers of the Red Army and sailors of the Red Navy! Greetings from distant Mexico where I found refuge after the Stalinist clique had exiled me to Turkey and after the bourgeoisie had hounded me from country to country!

Letter written in May 1940 to be smuggled into Stalin's USSR

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Last Letter to the Russian Workers

Author: 

Leon Trotsky

Greetings to the Soviet workers, collective farmers, soldiers of the Red Army and sailors of the Red Navy! Greetings from distant Mexico where I found refuge after the Stalinist clique had exiled me to Turkey and after the bourgeoisie had hounded me from country to country!

Letter written in May 1940 to be smuggled into Stalin's USSR

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Last Letter to the Russian Workers

Author: 

Leon Trotsky

Greetings to the Soviet workers, collective farmers, soldiers of the Red Army and sailors of the Red Navy! Greetings from distant Mexico where I found refuge after the Stalinist clique had exiled me to Turkey and after the bourgeoisie had hounded me from country to country!

Letter written in May 1940 to be smuggled into Stalin's USSR

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CZECHOSLOVAKIA 1968 (1968)

1: April 1968: A "Cultural Revolution"?

The attempt in Czechoslovakia in 1968 to create a "Socialism With a Human Face" was snuffed out by an invasion by the armies of the USSR and its other East European satellites. Where did the reforming regime come from? Two articles from Workers Fight, 1968

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Where Were Lenin's Children?

It will be a good day for Lenin's cause when they burn or bury the great iconoclast's poor patched-up mummy, and shut his mausoleum forever.

What is happening in the USSR now was symbolised in one scene in a Moscow street last weekend.

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Leon Trotsky: Marxism and Ukrainian independence

In Mid-1939 Trotsky came out for Ukrainian national independence from the oppressive Stalinist Russian state. His proposal was rejected both by the Russian bourgeois-democratic exile press and Trotskyist sectarians who accused him of abandoning the defence of the USSR. He replies to his critics.

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Leon Trotsky: Marxism and Ukrainian independence

In Mid-1939 Trotsky came out for Ukrainian national independence from the oppressive Stalinist Russian state. His proposal was rejected both by the Russian bourgeois-democratic exile press and Trotskyist sectarians who accused him of abandoning the defence of the USSR. He replies to his critics.

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Independence of the Ukraine and Sectarian Muddle-heads

In one of the tiny, sectarian publications which appear in America and which thrive upon the crumbs from the table of the Fourth International, and repay with blackest ingratitude, I chanced across an article devoted to the Ukrainian problem. What confusion! The author sectarian is, of course, opposed to the slogan of an independent Soviet Ukraine. He is for the world revolution and for socialism—“root and branch.” He accuses us of ignoring the interests of the USSR and of retreating from the concept of the permanent revolution. He indicts us as centrists.

Certain Marxists criticised Trotsky's support for Ukranian independence, on the grounds that it could not but weaken the defence of the USSR against imperialism

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