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ABC-Moscow: Repressions summary for January-February 2014

From now on, we are going to publish summaries of repressions against anarchists, antifascists and social activists in Russia on a regular basis, as well as on how the state opposes our activity. In the January-February issue: sudden amnesty of antifascists in Moscow, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, attempt to ban "Avtonom" zine due to

Anarchist anti-fascists from Kazan, Russia need your solidarity

Four anarchist anti-fascists from Kazan, Oleg KapustyanovRuslan RostovTimur Dornonin and Artyom Sher are currently in remand prison. Fifth suspect, Dmitri Ilichev is under traveling restrictions. Goal of the imprisonment is to pressure them to plea guilty.

Anti-fascists of Kazan, Russia need solidarity!

Our friend Oleg is threatened with 5 years in prison, as he is facing charges according to statutes 213 (hooliganism) and 116 parts 2a, 2b (battery) of Russian criminal codex. Person who claims to be the victim is leader of leading far-right organisation of Kazan, "Soprotivlenie" (Resistance). This is already second such case against Oleg, first time he was charged 3 years ago. Officers of the E-center have been using every possible means against local activists - blackmailing, torture, illegal searches and arrests, calls to workplaces and universities.

Kazan hosted the Memorial Day Markelov and Baburova

On this day in Kazan have been a number of activities. Another night of 19 numbers in passing on the street Kalinina Rally street artists, who have placed portraits and information on one wall. Candles were lit, took a moment of silence.

Later in the evening about 10 groups of anarchists and anti-fascists were sticking stickers and handing out leaflets in different parts of the city. It was posted 2 banners.

We will always remember you! Do not forget, not forgive!

Center for E ripped the anti-fascist concert in Kazan

Today is December 26 in Kazan was planned anti-fascist concert, which had planned his speech more than 9 bands of Tatarstan. The event was not intended as a political, its aim was to present the new album "Years in vain is not lost." As well as pre-Christmas show. Instead, the employees of the center E was a call organizers of the concert, which required to provide information about the participants and to cancel this event, that the employees were denied.

November 4, in Kazan - Day of unity against Nazism and xenophobia

In Kazan, the day was truly the day of unity. The top ten cities of our country passed the "Russian March" in which under the guise of patriotism involved a huge number of Nazi organizations and movements. Their slogan "Russia for the Russian" calls to expel all "non-Russian" from Russia and clearly infringes on the rights of most other nationalities in our country.

Actions of solidarity with the Belarusian friends in Kazan

18 and 19th of October in Kazan, the days of solidarity with Boris and Denis Oshchepkova Bystrikovym. At the central bridge of the city was hung a banner "No to repression of social activists." Pieces, and handed out leaflets about seven hundred in most institutions of the city.

Freedom activists Belarus!

The action of solidarity with "Khimki hostages" in Kazan

In Kazan action of solidarity with "Khimki hostages. These days, we decided to inform the widest possible group of people about what country we live in, that the repression goes for what you say and what you have public activist. In the absence of independent media in the course are simple methods, leaflets, stickers, stencils on the wall, almost all the days of graffiti and hanging banners. But the completion of all was to 2uh pickets at the same time in different parts of the city.

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