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#Penza, #Russia: 86 Years in Prison for 7 Defendants in Network Case – Defendants in Network Case Receive Up to 18 Years in Prison

Penza. Russia. February 10, 2020. The Volga District Military Court, [sitting in Penza], has [convicted and] sentenced seven defendants in the Network Case.

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Solidarity with Anarchist Prisoners in #Russia – A Call

Penza. Russia. The Volga District Military Court, [sitting in Penza], has [convicted and] sentenced seven defendants in the Network Case. Now there is a call for solidarity actions from February 22 – 29.

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Solidarity is fragile – thoughts on the “Network” case from ABC #Dresden

Around a month ago before the whole Europe was locked down by the national states, anarchist movement in different parts of the world was shaken by the news from Russia around “Network Case”. Liberal news portal “Meduza” published information that some of the defendants from Penza were involved in murder of two people while they were on the run. This information brought back the topic of how we organize our solidarity and what are the limits of our solidarity. Although we are not located in the region, we have a connection to our comrades in Russia. We organized many solidarity events for those prosecuted under “Network” case in the city of Dresden. For example, an evening at the end of December, where we encouraged people to write to Russian Anarchists and Antifascists in prison.

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Soli-demo at Russian Embassy in #Dublin for ‘Network Case’ (Ireland)

On Saturday the 22nd of February there was a protest held outside the Russian embassy in Dublin, Ireland in solidarity with anarchists and anti-fascists being persecuted by the Russian state.

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#London, #UK: Call for Solidarity Demo for Russian Anarchists and Antifascists!

London. UK. Solidarity Demo for Russian Anarchists and Antifascists! – Against the ‘Network Case’ Repression! – Russian Embassy -Thursday 27th February 6:30pm.

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Russian territory: 18 Years in Prison for Being Tortured by the FSB

Russian territory. 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 of the campaign to support the defendants who was present in the courtroom.

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Elephant in the room – repressions against anarchists in #Russia and cooperation of liberals and nazis in #Thuringia #Germany

Podcast Elephant in the room – interview on recent sentencing of anarchists in Russia. Second part of podcast we talk about cooperation of liberals and nazis in Thuringia, Germany.

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“Now and then the flame dies down, but solidarity is a stream of sparks” – An interview with Ilya Shakursky, imprisoned in the infamous “Network” case

ILYA SHAKURSKY, an antifascist political prisoner in Russia, appeals to you in this interview to write to him, and to others imprisoned in the infamous “Network” case. Please see a note at the end about where to send messages.

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Repression against Russian anarchists

Repressions against Russian anarchists, March 2019. Over the past few years, a campaign of repression by the police and special services has been launched against anarchists in Russia. The situation of repression is constantly changing and being updated, and therefore we have prepared this list of cases against anarchists over the past few years, which is relevant for March 2019.

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#Russia: Support Anarchist and #Antifa Prisoners in St.Petersburg and Penza!

Fundraising for lawyers working on cases about police raids and arrests of anarchists and antifascists in St. Petersburg and Penza, Russia has begun. At the moment two persons in St. Petersburg and five in Penza are arrested, more are connected to the case as witnesses. Raids and repressions are likely to continue. Arrested are charged with part 2 of rticle 205.4 of russian Criminal Code (participation in terrorist organisation) at the request of court from Penza.

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