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International solidarity urged for captive Crimean anarchist Alexander Kolchenko

Alexander Kolchenko is a Crimean anarchist, social activist and antifascist who is held in captivity by the Russian authorities. Along with other Crimean activists, he has been kidnapped by the Russian FSB
(ex-KGB) and is now detained as a political hostage in Lefortovo jail in Moscow. He is charged with committing “acts of terrorism” and “belonging to a terrorist community”.

Aleksandr Kolchenko: I am not a terrorist. I am a citizen of Ukraine

The story of this interview is different from how interviews are usually
recorded. The person answering the questions is in the place not very
accessible for journalists – Lefortovo Moscow Pretrial Detention
Facility that is still known as RF FSB SIZO (RF FSB SIZO - pre-trial
detention facility of the Federal Security Service of the Russian
Federation – transl.).

Interview with the Moscow Anarchist Black Cross

Food Not Bombs interview the Russian anarchist prisoner support group.

A letter from Andrey Mergenyov and other prisoner updates from Russia

Andrei Mergenyov is imprisoned in Saratov after a fight with a Nazi in June
2007. Recently we received a following letter from him, and we translated it
just to remind you about one of the less known Russian anti-fascist
prisoners.

Sentence of Yuri Mishutkin overturned – funds are needed for the new court

15th of December of 2009 regional court of Primorsky overturned sentence of anarchist anti-fascist Yuri Mishutkin, who was given a one-year probational sentence for manslaughter due to exceeding necessary limits of self-defence