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.Continue reading Russian territory: 18 Years in Prison for Being Tortured by the FSB
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.Continue reading Repression against Russian anarchists
On February 1, in Moscow, Russian FSB has raided several flats and arrested 10 people under « conspiracy charges ». All of them were later released, after all-day interrogations and physical tortures, except one person, Azat Miftahov.Continue reading #Russia: New repression against Russian anarchists
A Russian newspaper has published evidence that the FSB used a neo-Nazi agent provocateur to try to entrap defendants in the “Network” case, who were then arrested and tortured.Continue reading Russian security services may have used agent provocateur to frame up anti-fascists
Between October 2017 and February 2018, the Russian security services tortured several Russian anarchists and anti-fascists as part of an
investigation into alleged terrorism offences.
Stockholm: On January 27, 2019 there will be an support event for the imprisoned and tortured comrades in the Russian cities St. Petersburg and Penza. There will also be a solidarity action in front of the Russian embassy.Continue reading #Stockholm: Support event for antifascists who are imprisoned in Russia!
Russian anti-fascists are struggling against a brutal wave of repression which has featured kidnappings, savage beatings, torture and fabricated court cases. Up to date, eleven antifascists are facing lengthy jail sentences. In response, a group of activists centred in London and with the shared goal of organising solidarity action and fundraise for the release of the antifascist political prisoners is calling on everybody opposed to racism, xenophobia, fascism and the upsurge of far-right populism sweeping the world to help raise funds in solidarity with Russian comrades. Please donate now at the link below. Solidarity is a weapon.Continue reading Russian antifascists under attack: urgent fundraiser launched
We (Libcom, EIE) are publishing this translation from Russian of the Internationalist Communists of Krasnoyarsk. We should warn readers that the latter is machine translated and we have not been able to verify its accuracy. The article has since been overtaken by events (e.g. at time of writing this 4 people have now died) and the opinions are those of the Russian comrades.Continue reading #GiletsJaunes: #Paris is on Fire
A report, translated by the Russian Reader, on the ongoing repression against Russian anarchists. Russian anarchists have also published a call for international solidarity.
Next year, 2019, the Father Frost against Putin-festival will once again take place in Helsinki. From the 5th to the 6th of January you can join discussions about the state of affairs in Russia and the x-USSR region, and get a chance to meet various social and political activists without the fear of police or special service operations. (fear of infringement from the side of police and special services).