The Russian Revolution and the Rise of the Soviet Union, 1905–1940

"Aleksandra Kollontai," Marxists Internet Archive

Read English translations of Kollontai’s writing, view photographs of her and her family, and learn more about her life.

"Lenin," "In Our Time" podcast

Host Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Russian leader and what enabled his rise to power.

"The making of the Stalinist state," National Archives (UK)

This two-part podcast from the British National Archives discusses Stalin and Russia from 1928 to 1941.