Вечером 5 мая группа питерских анархистов провела в центре города, у метро Чернышевская, акцию солидарности с заключенными товарищами в России и Беларуси. Мы не видим смысла ходить на легальные митинги в специально отведенных местах, мы не нуждаемся в согласованиях и разрешениях. Место выбрали знаковое – рядом “Большой дом” на Литейном, рядом Захарьевская, через Неву – “Кресты”. Развернули баннер, раздали листовки. Многие прохожие проявляли сочувствие и интерес. Когда листовки закончились, вывесили баннер рядом с метро. Акция прошла без задержаний. Continue reading Акция солидарности с политзаключенными России и Беларуси в Питере
Seven of the “Bolotnaya” activists received prison terms of up to four years. An eighth, the only woman on trial, received a suspended sentence.
Outside the court in Moscow, police detained about 200 people who rallied in support of the defendants. Continue reading Moscow court jails seven anti-Putin Bolotnaya activists
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. Alexey Polikhovich was arrested in the evening of 25th of July, his house was searched and his computer was confiscated. Investigative committee of the Russian Federation is suspecting Alexey of having committed crimes according to parts 2 and 3 of the statute 212 of the criminal codex of the Russian Federation.(calls for and participation to a riot), and part 1 of the statute 318 of the criminal codex of the Russian Federation (violence against a representative of authority). Investigative committee presented witness statements of police, who attacked permitted demonstration, who claimed that Polikhovich was de-arresting people that day, and also a photograph of a masked person, whom they claimed to be Polikhovich.
Investigator also read a written testimony from “E center”, that Polikhovich “is a member and has connections in extremist organisations”. Continue reading Alexey Polikhovich – third anarchist, remanded for 6th of May riots in Moscow