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New CrimethInc Book: The Russian Counterrevolution

When the Bolsheviks usurped the Russian Revolution, it was a disaster for anti-capitalist movements everywhere. This book traces a timeline of the Bolshevik crackdown on revolutionary currents in Russia and elsewhere around the world, starting before the October Revolution and running up to the treaty between Stalin and Hitler. It includes a treasury of quotations from some of the anarchists who helped make the revolution only to perish under the heel of authoritarians.

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Repression in #Russia: “Are You a Bitch Yet?” FSB Makes New Threats to Framed and Tortured Antifascist Viktor Filinkov

On April 20, 2018, the Russian Investigative Committee officially declined to open a criminal case on the basis of a complaint filed by Viktor Filinkov, one of the young men accused in The Network case, who alleged he had been tortured by FSB officers. Moreover, these very same FSB officers are permitted to visit him in remand prison. OVD Info has published, below, the account Filinkov gave to his lawyer of how the secret service officers who tortured him now talk to him.

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They will never be stop us. From #Brazil to #Russia, long live Anarchy

We live in the old and beautiful contradiction of risking freedom while fighting for it. And they will never be stop us. From Brazil to Russia, long live Anarchy.

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CrimethInc: Why the torture cases in #Russia matter

How the tactics that the Russian state uses against anarchists could spread.

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Video: Anarchist activity in #Russia against the March 18 electoral spectacle

Video with footage of anarchist activity against the March 8 electoral spectacle in Russia.

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#Helsinki: Solidarity action with the arrested anti-fascists and anarchists in #Russia

On March 18, 2018, as part of an international solidarity campaign with Russian antifascists and anarchists, there was a protest in Helsinki near the embassy of the Russian Federation.  More than 50 people gathered a few dozen meters from the embassy.

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#Sydney, #Australia: Solidarity with Russian Anarchist Prisoners

Images of a solidarity action in front of the Russian consulate in Sydney, Australia.

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Call for solidarity-actions with Russian anarchists on March 18

March 18 – act in solidarity with Russian anarchists!

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Urgent Call to Continue the Solidarity Campaign with the Repressed Russian Anarchists

More arrests: In the Crimea, special services detained a local anarchist and social activist Yevgeny Karakashev (02/02). In Moscow, an anarchist Elena Gorban was arrested (13/02). On the same day, anarchist Alexei Kobaidze was detained and arrested. We are calling upon everybody to continue the solidarity campaign!

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#Russia: Anarchists Yelena Gorban and Alexei Kobaidze Suspects in Vandalism Committed Outside of United Russia Office Sent to Temporary Detention Facility

Yelena Gorban and Alexei Kobaidze, suspects in the vandalism case (Russian Criminal Code Article 214) opened after a protest outside a United Russia party office on January 31, have been sent to Temporary Detention Facility No. 1 (Petrovka) in Moscow, as reported to OVD Info by their defense lawyers, Svetlana Sidorkina and Maxim Pashkov.

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