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Happy birthday Azat! #freeAzat

On 21 March it is Russian political prisoner Azat Miftakhov's birthday. Post your photos with #freeAzat hashtag

Rupression collective statement regarding the article “four went in the forest and only two went out”

(about “the investigation” of the
connection between the “network” case and the disappearance and death of
two young people in ryazan oblast)

Russia: “network” case anti-fascists jailed for 6 to 18 years

A military court yesterday convicted seven Russian anti-fascists of trumped-up charges in the “network” case, and sentenced them to between six and 18 years imprisonment. The trial of two more defendants continues in St Petersburg.

Two Defendants in Network Case Married in Prison

Dmitry Pchelintsev and Maxim Ivankin, two defendants in the Penza trial of the so-called Network (a terrorist organization banned in Russia)* have been married in remand prison, reports 7×7.

18 Years in Prison for Being Tortured by the FSB

Prosecutor Asks Court to Sentence Penza Network Case Defendants to Up to
Eighteen Years in Prison

Miasnikov's 'Draft Platform' for the Communist Workers' International (1930)

The document which follows is a translation from the French original. It was sent to us in the facsimile version kept in the NKVD files in Moscow by comrades of the Workers’ Group in the USA. The official stamp shows that the NKVD had received it by 8 July 1932 and, no doubt, it later played a part in sealing the ultimate fate of Gavril Miasnikov. Our translation is based on this version.

Anarchist Black Cross Moscow is quitting support for Arman Sagynbaev

The Moscow Anarchist Black Cross group is supporting the declaration released by the Rupression-campaign about Arman Sagynbaev, prisoner of the so-called Network case, and will stop supporting him. Arman has been removed from the list of political prisoners, supported by the ABC Moscow.

Taratuta, Alexander (Ovsey-Meer) Grigorievich (Gershkovich) aka Stanislav, Sasha (1879-1937)

Alexander Taratuta

A short biography of Alexander Taratuta, Russian social democrat and then anarchist communist.

The Workers and Peasants of Russia and Ukraine: How Do They Live? - Augustin Souchy

Augustin Souchy's work on the living conditions of Russian and Ukrainian workers and peasants in the early days of the Soviet Union.

The Speech of Russian Anarchist Alexei Polikhovich in Moscow

For Which He Is Currently Imprisoned