Russia

After mass protests against election fraud, Moscow anarchists are targeted with repressions

This far five of the persons charged for rioting after events of "March
of the millions" 6th of May in Moscow, two are known anarchist
activists. Of them, Alexandra Dukhanina is in home arrest, and Stepan
Zimin was remanded today until 8th of August.

Russian anarchists in Finland 1917-1918 - Ari Vakkilainen

Short article on anarchist activity in the Finnish Civil War, originally published in 1989.

Seventy days in Russia: What I saw - Angel Pestaña

Angel Pestaña

First published in Spain in 1924, Angel Pestaña’s journal recounting his experiences in Russia in the summer of 1920 as the delegate sent by the Spanish anarchosyndicalist Confederación Nacional del Trabajo (the CNT) to the Second Congress of the Third International, which he represents as “an objective accounting”, features encounters with Victor Serge, Peter Kropotkin, Lenin, Zinoviev, Lozovsky and Tomsky; while critical of the “mistakes” of the Bolsheviks, Pestaña ultimately absolves them of the greatest share of responsibility for the suffering of the Russian people, which he attributes to the blockade and civil war imposed and underwritten by the Western Democracies.

Join common days of action for Alexey Sutuga, Alexey Olesinov and all repressed anti-fascists

In spring of 2012, anti-fascist movement of Russia has been targeted
with new repressions. An excuse for the repressions was an incident in
Moscow club "Vozdukh", where 17th of December, during a punk-hardcore
concert, a conflict between public and the security took place.
Security of the club consisted of supporters of the far right, and were
provoking guests. Due to conflict, concert was got halted prematurely,
but the security attempted to take some guests as hostages,
promising
them punishment from their friends - nationalistic football hooligans.

Occupy Abai - day 8

One day in the life of protest camp against inauguration of Putin in
Moscow - 14th of May

Anarchists on huge anti-government rally in Moscow

Over 100,000 protesters gathered in Moscow to demonstrate against Vladimir Putin. There was violent clashed between protesters and police resulting in over 400 arrests.

Interview with the Moscow Anarchist Black Cross

Food Not Bombs interview the Russian anarchist prisoner support group.

Anarchist Alexey Sutuga was arrested and remanded in Moscow - help needed

Alexey Sutuga, anarchist, anti-fascist and the member of
"Autonomous Action" was arrested on Tuesday evening, April 17, in
Moscow. It happened during fundraising effort in
support of anti-fascists prisoners. It became aware almost after a day
after arrest that Alexey is now in the remand prison number two which
is also known as "Butyrka".

The FSB is expelling political activists from Russia

On the 29th of March the Federal Migration Service of Russia gave Finnish citizen Antti Rautiainen, a member of Autonomous Action, an order to leave the Russian Federation within 15 days. According to the order, Rautiainen is suspected of "making statements for the violent overthrow of the constitutional order." Migration authorities have commented, that such decisions are made according to orders from the FSB.

Successful autoworker strike in Russia

Kaluga Benteler auto workers win strike in battle over wages, collective agreements and union recognition.