Following a brawl between Russian and Chechen mafia, a popular assembly adopted a fascist resolution for a pogrom. A later anti-fascist attack on fascist leaders resulted in several arrests.
On August 29th, a row began in a café, 'Chayka', in Kondologa, Russia. The fight was between drunken local youths and the Chechen criminal group, which ran the cafe.
A short biography of Bulgarian anarchist and anti-dictatorship guerrilla, Gueorgui Cheitanov.
Born at Yambol in Bulgaria in 1896, Gueorgui Cheitanov was to prove to be one of the most outstanding figures (and there were many) of Bulgarian anarchism, and of its specific organisation, the Anarchist Communist Federation.
A short biography of legendary anarchist Emma Goldman, "one of the most dangerous women in America" according to J. Edgar Hoover.
Emma Goldman was born in 1869 in a Jewish ghetto in Russia where her family ran a small inn. When she was 13 the family moved to St Petersburg. It was just after the assassination of Alexander II and so was a time of political repression. The Jewish community suffered a wave of pogroms.
Budapest has seen the largest anti-government demonstrations yet with up to 40,000 demonstrating peacefully outside parliament demanding the resignation of the Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany.
Gyurcsany was caught on tape admitting he “lied morning, noon and night” to get elected, but now claims he didn’t mean he actually lied, but was just exaggerating.
Police have blamed ‘the far right and known football hooligans’ for the trouble as the conservative opposition party looks to capitalise on the ongoing demonstrations.
Thousands have been demonstrating outside parliament demanding the resignation of the Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany, already unpopular for being a ‘Socialist’ millionaire and his program of neoliberal austerity, he was caught out in a leaked tape recording admitting that his party “lied morning, noon and night” to get elected.
A short biography of Alexander Berkman, a Russian anarchist who lived for many years in the United States, where he was a leading member of the anarchist movement. He was closely associated with anarcha-feminist Emma Goldman.
Aka Sasha, born 21 November 1870, Vilnius, Lithuania, died 28 June 1936, Nice, France.
A short biography of Russian anarchist, often described as the founding father of collectivist anarchism, Mikhail Bakunin.
Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin
Born May 18 (May 30 OS), 1814 Pryamukhino, Russia – died June 13, 1876 Bern, Switzerland.
The anarchist movement throws up many men and women, who become famous because of their actions, ideas and writings. Perhaps the best known of them all was the Russian anarchist, Mikhail Bakunin.
A little-known uprising in Albania, triggered by International Monetary Fund measures after which the state lost complete control.
The uprising that took Albania to the brink of revolution in 1997 was not supposed to happen – the Albanians, we were told, had shaken off their Stalinist masters and were now enjoying their new found capitalist freedom.
Clashes have broken out in Budapest after the ‘Socialist’ Hungarian Prime Minister broke convention and admitted lying to get elected.
Thousands of mostly young protesters filled the streets to demand Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany’s resignation, after a tape was leaked in which he admitted he "lied morning, noon and night" to get elected.