Boris Kagarlitsky

Patrick Bond — Boris Kagarlitsky has had a torrid time with Russia’s notorious carceral regime, most recently on February 13, 2024 when prosecutors allied with one Kremlin faction had him re-imprisoned for a five-year term.
The following is a chapter from Russian anti-war Marxist Boris Kagarlitsky’s forthcoming book, “The Long Retreat: Strategies to Reverse the Decline of the Left”.
In his latest letter from a Russian prison, Boris Kagarlitsky addresses why should we, in 2024, find Lenin interesting.
Boris Kagarlitsky discusses the need for an alternative to the individualist logic of modern liberalism and the totalitarian aggressiveness of the new conservatism.
Writing from a Russian prison, sociologist Boris Kagarlitsky has penned the following open letter in support of a broad solidarity campaign with left-wing Russian political prisoners.
Mikhail Lobanov on the prospects for political change in Putin’s Russia.
In a new letter to his daughter from Detention Centre No.12 in Zelenograd, Boris Kagarlitsky discusses the fallout of the horrific terrorist attack at Moscow’s Crocus City Hall.
Andrea Levy — Renowned Russian sociologist, dissident was jailed on February 13 for five years on trumped-up charges of “justifying terrorism”.
Renowned Russian sociologist Boris Kagarlitsky was jailed on February 13 for five years due to his opposition to the war in Ukraine. This is his first public letter since then, sent from Detention Centre No.12 in Zelenograd.
The sham trial of Dr Kagarlitsky is the latest in a wave of brutal repression against the left-wing movements in Russia.
Ernest Reid — The post-Soviet capitalist regime has been central to the gradual destruction of Russia’s Left. Nevertheless, the emerging new cohort of leftists offers hope for the future.
Frank Hansen — It is no coincidence that just three days before Navalny’s death, Russian leftist Boris Kagarlitsky had his sentence for opposing the Ukraine war increased from a fine to five years in a penal colony.