Russia

Alexey Polikhovich - third anarchist, remanded for 6th of May riots in Moscow

27th of July, Basmanniy district court of Moscow remanded Alexey
Polikhovich for one month. He is 16th suspect for participating to
rioting in Bolotnaya square 6th of May 2012, in day of inauguration of
Vladimir Putin. He was third arrested anarchist - Aleksandra Dukhanina
has been in a house arrest since 29th of May, Stepan Zimin has been in
remand prison since 9th of July.

Russian anti-fascists are facing charges for making a movie

Center of Counteraction Against Extremism ("E-Center") in the city of Vladimir did not like the amateur movie "Russian anti-racist skinheads", and they opened a criminal case against makers of the film. According to them, film incited hatred against "social group of skinheads and nationalists".

Pussy Riot convicted: Britain rails against “disproportionate” sentence - hypocritically

The UK also has no qualms over disproportionate sentencing or criminal sanctions for occupational protest.

600 Russian prisoners on hunger strike against staff brutality

Up to 600 prisoners in prison in south Russia have gone on hunger strike in response to the brutal attack and subsequent death of a fellow inmate at the hands of prison staff.

Workers' control

A pamphlet by the Syndicalist Workers' Federation on the meaning of workers' control, its incompatability with the state and its history (1959).

After Six Years of Authoritarian Revolution - Max Nettlau

In this short essay written during the 1920s, Max Nettlau discusses the psychological and political impacts of the success of the Soviet dictatorship and the eclipse of libertarian socialism on the workers of Europe, claims that the “taste for freedom” is “almost dead”, predicts that any European revolution in the circumstances of his time would be an authoritarian revolution, and calls for a worldwide libertarian initiative to “create a new mentality” that should embrace all those “movements that still have a basis in voluntarism, free association, federation, the coexistence of various opinions, free experimentation, abstention from the state, and real internationalism”.

Pobuna u Kronštatu - Ante Ciliga

Kronstadt sailors

Ciliga's "Kronstadt Revolt" in Serbo-Croat.

Two anti-fascists remanded on 4th July after an incident at Moscow club "Barrikada"

On 4th July, at Presnenski district court of Moscow, judge Dmitry Dolgopolov fulfilled a request from the police to imprison two of the six anti-fascists who were remanded on the night of 2nd July, not far from club "Barrikada". They were 23 year old Irina Lipskaya and 19 year old Andrey Molchanov, suspected of having committed crimes according to statute of Russian criminal codex 213 part 2 (hooliganism, committed with a group of people). The pair will be held in remand prison at least until 2nd September. According to police, anarchists and anti-fascists attacked guests of a Nazi concert with rubber bullets and flares.

Write letters to anarchist and anti-fascist prisoners of Moscow!

Kharchenko Igor Olegovich
FKU SIZO-2 UFSIN Rossii po g. Moskve
ul. Novoslobodskaya d. 45
127055 Moskva 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.