[The following was originally written in 1905 by Lenin as a set of directives to communists during and after the events of the revolution of 1905 that established the quasi-parliamentary system in Russia. This was a critical moment for revolutionaries in Russia, as it became apparent to Lenin that a larger storm was soon on […]

From the “Decree of the VTZIK of January 1, 1931, published in the Collection of Laws and Regulations, No. II, Part I of March 26, 1931”. The powers and authorized functions of the village soviet in the USSR are elaborately set forth in the decree of the Central Executive Committee of January 1, 1931, of […]

This is an extract from the Regulations of City Soviets of October 24, 1925, published by the Communist Academy of Moscow, 1927. 45. In order to attract all members of the Soviet, and also wide masses of workers to the practical work of the city Soviets and its organs, the city Soviets are divided up […]