Is Russia Imperialist?

Contents

Contents

Introduction ‘Worried about the Russia Question’ by Bill Logan with Tom Riley response ‘Is Russia imperialist?’ (by Tom Riley) with Decker / Dorn Interpolated Comments For a ‘Concrete Analysis of a Concrete Situation’ by...

Motions on Russian Imperialism

Motions on Russian Imperialism

—excerpt from minutes of 2014 IBT Conference, 18 April 2014 Motion by Lichtenberg on Russia: That we endorse the political thrust of the following documents: “Is Russia imperialist?” by Riley. “Why Russia is not...

Dots for Joining

Dots for Joining

—Bill, 23 March 2014, with interpolations by Tom, 28 March 2014 Tom’s reply to Dave raises some issues about the way in which the argument we have been having has been conducted, expressing frustration...

Why Russia is not imperialist

Why Russia is not imperialist

—Breitman, 23 March 2014 It seems to me that the current discussion is at heart not simply one of different perceptions of what Russia is and how she can be best categorised, given the...

Russia, Ukraine, Syria

Russia, Ukraine, Syria

—Lichtenberg, 12 March 2014 Nobody disputes that Russia has some investments in Ukraine. It is also clear that the trade balance between Russia and Ukraine is in Russia’s favor. If Russia is really the...

On the Ukrainian Crisis

On the Ukrainian Crisis

—Draft for discussion, Barbara, Bill, Josh, 5 March 2014 The following draft was circulated and discussed prior to the 2014 Conference, but neither voted on nor published. The Nimps considered that the following passage...