Tag Archives: russia

A Message to Anarchists in Belarus from the ‘Anarchist Fighter’ Website

For all anarchists in Belarus Friends! A political crisis is about to happen in Belarus. There’s a good chance Lukashenko’s regime, which seemed to last forever, will lose control: partially or totally, temporarily or permanently… Belarusian society shows unprecedented active … Continue reading

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Saint Petersburg, Russia: “We Can Dance If We Want To” – Sentencing of the ‘Network Case’ Defendants

Jenya Kulakova Facebook June 22, 2020 His hands trembling and sounding breathless, Judge Muranov sentenced Vitya [Viktor Filinkov] to 7 years and Julian [Yuli Boyarshinov] to 5 1/2 years in prison. He read out the date of Vitya’s ACTUAL arrest, that is, a day … Continue reading

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Saint Petersburg, Russia: ‘Network Case’ Trial – Closing Statements by Defendants

The Penza Case in Petersburg: Closing Statements Mediazona June 18, 2020 The trial of the “Network terrorist community,” whose alleged members have been charged with violating Article 205.4.2 of the Criminal Code, is winding down in Petersburg. The Second Western Military District … Continue reading

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Russia: Anarchy in the Age of the Robots – Manifesto of the Radical Democracy

We present to you a large article by Russian social revolutionary anarchists from the “People’s Self-Defense” (Narodnaya Samooborona) movement. This article is a summary of many texts of People’s Self-Defense, trying to adapt the ideas of anarchism to the 21st … Continue reading

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Russia: Parents Demand Release of Network Defendants Due to Coronavirus

Parents Demand Release of Network Defendants from Remand Prison Due to Coronavirus Ekaterina Malysheva 7X7 April 1, 2020 Parents of the young men convicted in the Penza portion of the Network Case have demanded their children be transferred to house arrest due … Continue reading

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Zurich, Switzerland: Incendiary Attack Against Mercedes in Solidarity with Rojava

During the night of March 4th, several luxury cars were torched in the Mercedes garage in Zurich-Oerlikon. Because Mercedes is a supplier of the Turkish Armed Forces, which is attacking Rojava in a war of occupation. Companies that directly logistically … Continue reading

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International Solidarity Actions for Anarchist / Antifascist Prisoners in the Russian Federation

Following the announcements on anarchist media platforms of the manifestly excessive prison sentences faced by members of the FSB fabricated “Network” – Dmitry Pchelintsev, Ilya Shakursky, Arman Sagynbaev, Andrei Chernov, Vasily Kuksov, Mikhail Kulkov, and Maxim Ivankin – anarchists/ antifascists … Continue reading

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Penza, Russia: Defendants in Network Case Receive Up to 18 Years in Prison

Note from The Russian Reader website: This verdict doesn’t leave me at a loss for words. I’m just convinced there is no point in using them when everyone who could listen has made a point of tuning out people like … Continue reading

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Moscow, Russia: Pre-Trial Detention of Anarchist Comrade Azat Miftakhov Extended Until April

Moscow City Court has extended the term in custody of mathematician Azat Miftakhov, charged with disorderly conduct, as reported in Novaya Gazeta‘s live blog from the hearing. Since Miftakhov has been in remand prison for a year, further extensions of his … Continue reading

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Russia: Antifascist Prisoner Viktor Filinkov- “It’s As If You Disappear-Only the Pain Remains”

Viktor Filinkov’s Speech in Court on 4 June 2019 While Recording a Voice Sample (The Court Could Not Interrupt the Defendant for Ten Minutes)… Viktor Filinkov: When I was tortured . . . Well, it was unexpected, of course. It … Continue reading

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Russia: Prosecutor Asks Court to Sentence Penza Network Case Defendants to Up to 18 Years in Prison

OVD Info December 26, 2019 The state prosecutor has asked the Volga District Military Court to sentence the five defendants in the Penza portion of the Network Case to between six and eighteen years in prison, according to a member … Continue reading

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#memory161 – International Campaign in Memory of Antifascists Murdered by Neo-Nazis Nov 10 – Dec 20, 2019

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Russia: Update on Anarchist Prisoner Kirill Kuzminkin

On July 16, the Municipal Court of Moscow (Bogorodsky Val, 8) will consider an appeal against the extension of the detention of anarchist Kirill Kuzminkin, aged 14, suspected of making an explosive device. The appeal will start at 9.30 in … Continue reading

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Russia: Sacrificing Life – What Did Mikhail Zhlobitsky Achieve?

We live in a world where an endless stream of information and constant updates in news feeds force out even the most important events of the recent past. However among the events there are those which can not be allowed … Continue reading

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