MIA: Encyclopedia of Marxism: Glossary of People



Akimov, Vladimir Petrovich (Makhnovets) (1872-1921)

A member of the right-wing of the Mensheviks and one of the theorists of Economism. Akimov was one of the ideologists of Economism, who adhered to the Menshevik Right-wing. At the Unity Congress of the R.S.D.L.P. held in Stockholm in 1906, Akimov spoke against an armed uprising and in general opposed insurrection as a means of achieving socialism.

See The Elections and the Opposition for Lenin's polemic against Akimov in 1912.


Akselrod, Pavel

Alternate spelling of Axelrod. See: Paul Axelrod.