National Sections of the L5I:

Revolutionary Party

Why we need a Revolutionary Party

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In February 1917 the workers, soldiers, sailors and peasants of Russia revolted against the slaughter of the First World War and the tyrannical regime of Tsar Nicholas II. The workers, soldiers and sailors in the main cities organised themselves, spontaneously, in workers’ councils (soviets). Read more...

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