MIA: Encyclopedia of Marxism: Glossary of Periodicals



Rabocheye Dyelo

The Workers' Cause: An Economist journal appearing irregularly in Geneva between April 1899 and February 1902 as the organ of the Union of Russian Social-Democrats Abroad.


Rabochevo Dyela, "Listok"

Workers' Cause Supplement: Eight numbers were issued in Geneva, at irregular intervals, between June 1900 and July 1901.


Rabochaya Gazeta

Worker's Newspaper: The central organ of the Mensheviks, published as a daily in Petrograd from March to November 1917.On August 30 (September 12) it became a supporter of the Menshevik Central Committee. It supported the Provisional Government and fought against the Bolshevik Party and its leader, Lenin. Its reaction to the October Revolution and the establishment of Soviet rule was hostile.


Rabochaya Mysl

Workers' Thought: Organ of Economists, which was published in 1897-1902.


Rabocheye Utro

Workers' Morning: A legal Menshevik newspaper published in Petrogradin October-December 1915.


Rabochy Put

The Workers' Path: The Central Organ of the Bolshevik Party, a daily published from September 3 (16) to October 26 (November 8), 1917 in place of the newspaper Pravda, which was closed down by the Provisional Government. On October 27 (November 9), Pravda resumed publication under its original name.



Women Worker: A legal publication published by the C.C. of the R.S.D.L.P.(B) on Lenin's initiative in St. Peterburg, with money collected from women workers. It appeared from February 24 (March 8) to June 1914. Seven issues were brought out, of which the police confiscated three. Among the members of it's editorial board were I. F. Armand, A. I. Yelizarov, N. K. Krupskaya, P. F. Kudelli, L. R. Menzhinskaya, Y. F. Rozmirovich, K. N. Samoilova and L. N. Stal.

The periodical resumed publication on May 10 (23), 1917, and continued till January 1918.

Rabotnitsa played an important part in the political education of women workers during the Bolshevik Party's preparations for the socialist revolution in Russia.