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The End of Antifa?

Despite the bleakness of the situation in Ukraine, at least I was amused by the fact that Nazis were fighting on both sides of the front, killing each other.
But then I found out that some "anti-fascists" have been doing the same 1) 2) 3).
I am sure that in terms of the entire former Soviet Union only a minority of the Antifas is willing to die for Poroshenko or Putin. However, the scale of this problem is significant, and any attempts to react to it 4) also have their shortcomings 5).

Anarchism in the context of civil war

On Friday, the 2nd of May, the House of Trade Unions in Odessa caught on fire. Altogether at least 42 people lost their lives during the clashes in the city, most of them in the fire and the others in streetfights. There is an excellent Russian language, eyewitness account of the events available .

Club America Mexico - Ritual del Kaoz

Our team is called Club America , was founded on October 12, 1916 , the first name at that time was that of " Centro Union " the colors were blue and yellow or in this case , cream color. Since its foundation (for coincide with the date of discovery of the American continent was decided to name the club by that name) the Club America has written a story full glory , titles , idols , love and hate , now they do the greatest team and most important of Mexico . Club América was born in the amateur stage of the Mexican soccer by the merger between the "Record" and "Colón" teams, with Rafael Garza Gutiérrez "Record" and Ignacio de la Garza as founders .

Migrants: “Come out, children, and brush your teeth”

http://www.colta.ru/docs/29793
Morning Visitors
The windows of the pricey Finnish supermarket Prisma, in Saint Petersburg’s former Warsaw Station, look out onto a structure with a half-collapsed roof and scruffy walls. People live there, however. They pay rent to the mysterious “proprietor” of the resettled residential building. He probably managed to “come to terms” with local “law enforcement” for a time, but the building is slated for demolition.

Russian army attacks social center in Sevastopol, Ukraine

In Sevastopol, Russian Army raided without any warning local squatted social center "Autumn ball". Russian army considers the squatted center as their property. 
Video documents the events. 
In Autumn 10th of August there will be protest action against the raid in Sevastopol 2 PM, there will also be protest action in other cities of Ukraine. You are welcomed to join.
More info about the social center https://we.riseup.net/skc

Background of the Nizhni Novgorod Victory

In Russian mainstream media, turn of the Nizhni Novgorod was handled with little revealing headlines - "Case of Nizhni Novgorod anti-fascists was returned to investigators". Thus few understood, that as a matter of fact this was perhaps the sweetest victory of Russian anti-fascist movement this year, this far.

A letter from Alexey Sutuga

Hello everyone!
 
Yet another period of our remand imprisonment is approaching its end, but I am certain, that we will be kept locked up a few months more, even without any developments whatsoever in the fabricated criminal case against us.  
 
You already know the details of our arrest and the violations connected to it, but now I want to share with you my thoughts regarding the political context surrounding our case.

Impressions from the Baltic Anarchist Meeting 2012

Almost two months have passed since the Baltic Anarchist Meeting http://www.bam2012.org/ was organised in Tallinn of Estonia 25th-27th of May, but only now I had time to write some impressions. I haven't come across any other reports yet, but I hope they would show at some point up as I missed many of the discussions. 

Enough of people

who are sorry with the fact I got kicked out from Russia. You know nothing about it, you have never been in the same situation and you will never be. I do not want to think about the whole issue, so do not say anything. 
Consider a situation, when your feet got torn off in some accident. Would peoples condolences bring your feet back?
No they would not.
Condolences make sense when it is about some temporary loss, which you may get over with. For example, if your house burns down,  you maybe may have another house at some point. 

Links on my exile from Russia

I gathered links on articles in English, Russian, Finnish and Swedish on my exile from Russia. Technically, I am not deported - it is just my residence permit annulled, and I am refused a visa. In practice, these are pretty much the same thing, actually blacklisting from a visa is even worse - deportation means five years ban of entrance, but blacklisting has no any established time limit. 
Links are ordered according to language and relevance.
In English:
Russia to deport Finnish activist who plans to write a book
Helsingin Sanomat 3th of April 2012

A trip to the anarchist book fair in Croatia

My friends from Hamburg wrote me that at the end of March, they would be going to the anarchist book fair in Zagreb. There was still space in the car and I decided to offer up my company, and at the same time make a presentation about repressions in Russia. The Swedish “activity money” which I get for studying is only enough to pay for a room and some food. There's not so many jobs in my city so I decided to go to Germany, by hitchhiking through Denmark, and got stuck near Copenhagen. The driver spoke in Danish, and I could only answer in my bad Swedish. The Scandinavian languages are similar, but sometimes there are difficulties in understanding.

Exiled

In the far North-West of a once mighty empire, there is a distant province, mostly known due to the sluggishness of its inhabitants. They have still not gotten rid of the statue of a czar, who ruled 150 years ago, in the central square of their capital. Inhabitants of the province have never won a single war, but they have a plenty of other reasons to be proud - for example, a ski-jumper who achieved a lot in 1980, but has since then struggled with a substance abuse problem.

Nizhny Novgorod anti-fascists need your solidarity and support! A call for coordinated actions around the world on March 16–18, 2012

Friends and comrades!

We, the anti-fascists and anarchists of Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), appeal to concerned people around the world. The political police (the Center for Combating Extremism or Center “E”) have fabricated a criminal case against our comrades. Anti-fascism has been outlawed in our city. We need your solidarity and support!

What are the charges against our friends and comrades?

The preliminary summary of the week, shares of common action in defense of Khimki hostages 9.2 April 2011

Hero Strugatskikh not want to at least someone passed universal  happiness. But we at least understand the general misfortune. And there we are, how can support the comrades, not only throughout Russia but even in some countries quite distant from us. The second through April 9 in the world is united Week action in support of Khimki hostages, a list which has recently Denis joins Solopov, who was arrested by the Ukrainian authorities, contrary to international law. Now ukranskie power to decide whether it extradition to Russia. Opened the week Moscow, which is not very good, becauseregions were not very active in this matter. April 4, the Moscow anti-fascists picketed the Ukrainian Embassy. The initiators of action in defense
Russian anti-fascist Dennis Solopova, third <Khimki hostage>> Now of the Kiev prison, were members anti-racism initiatives <Direct Support>>. The picket was supported by Campaign in defense of Khimki hostages.

Boycott conscription

Twice a year, the State deprives the freedom to choose the new generation of young people. Each year from hazing suffered thousands. Someone dies. Authorities publicly stated that during 2010 seriously injured in the army of more than 100 people. This article does not build speculative designs, there is only a strong desire to save young people from bondage. It only calls for a boycott call. Who will come tomorrow agenda?

Ultra-Anarchist bigotry, or as a "labor" with no "no labor" struggled.

We live in a world full of myths and false stereotypes that already understand what is truth and what is fiction. The concepts of this world are illusory, the boundaries are blurred, and everyone understands any thing as he pleases. So-called "anarchist community" is, unfortunately, is no exception. People who say they are fighting against stereotypes and illusions, often themselves are their slaves. Not to be pustoslovnym, here are a few examples.

Example 1. Work - is evil. Work - not anarchical.

Ultra-Anarchist bigotry, or as a "labor" with no "no labor" struggled.

We live in a world full of myths and false stereotypes that already understand what is truth and what is fiction. The concepts of this world are illusory, the boundaries are blurred, and everyone understands any thing as he pleases. So-called "anarchist community" is, unfortunately, is no exception. People who say they are fighting against stereotypes and illusions, often themselves are their slaves. Not to be pustoslovnym, here are a few examples.

Example 1. Work - is evil. Work - not anarchical.