A moving first-hand account of the Siege of Leningrad from a civilian who lived through it, transcribed and introduced by his great nephew, Mikael Kai Zakharov.
In the context of the ongoing fallout of the Salisbury nerve attack, Ulf Schmidt & David Peace explore the troubling history of the British state’s relationship with chemical weapons and secret science.
In the first of our History Workshop World Cup series, Tosh Warwick compares the build-up to Russia 2018 with England’s own hosting of the games in 1966.
The ‘most notorious book in Russian history’: Jennifer Keating on Alexander Radishchev’s radical critique of autocracy, banned by Catherine the Great over a century before the Russian Revolution.
Stephen Heathorn explores what the rise of the far right, authoritarianism and fascism looks like in the 21st century, as opposed to the 1930s.
A book published in 1944 with the aim to solicit donations to the Jewish Fund for Soviet Russia, and to place on record the admiration of the authors for the heroic efforts of the Soviet forces in the battle to liberate Nazi-occupied Europe
The thirty years between the Russian Revolution and Stalin’s destruction of Yiddish culture produced some of the best writing in Yiddish, little of which has been translated into English.