Works of Christian Rakovsky

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Christian Rakovsky

1873 – 1941

Christian Rakovsky

At the moment the following texts are available either here in the Archive or by links to other Websites

All works copied from Christian Rakovsky, Selected Writings on Opposition in the USSR, 1923–1930 are provided by permission from the editor, Gus Fagan.


Gus Fagan: Biographical Introduction to Christian Rakovsky

The Eastern Question and the International Socialist Party (Part I) – 1897

The Eastern Question and the International Socialist Party (Part II) – 1897

Socialism and the Working Class – 1905

The Origins of the Potemkin Mutiny – 1908

The Turkish Revolution – 1908

The Eastern European Question and the Great Powers – 1908

Towards a Balkan Entente – 1908

Constitutional Turkey – 1908

Between Two Thieves – Russia and Austria in Serbia – 1909

Revolution and Counter Revolution in Turkey – 1909

Bulletin Of The Social-Democratic Workers Federation Of The Balkans. No.1 1915 – 1915

Second Day of the Balkan Workers Conference – 1915

On Conditions of Admission to the International – 1920

The Communist Movement in Roumania – 1920

The Soul of Victory – 1920

On the Italian Question – 1921 at the 3rd World Congress of the Comintern. Translated by John Riddell.

An Old Comrade’s Memories – 1924

Autobiography – 1926

The Foreign Policy of Soviet Russia (extracts) – July 1926 PDF Version here

Speech to the Fifteenth Party Congress – Dec. 1927

Statement on Expulsion from the Party – Dec. 1927

The “Professional Dangers” of Power – Aug. 1928
Alternative translation: Power and the Russian Workers

The Russian Opposition Replies to the Capitulators – 1929

The Policy of the Leadership and the Party Regime – 1929

On the Five Year Plan – 1930

The Russian Bolshevik-Leninists on the Present Situations (with V. Kossior & N. Muralov) – Apr. 1930

The Five Year Plan in Crisis – Aug. 1930


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