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Antti Rautiainen: On the Russian anarchist and anti-war movement in the third year of full-scale war

From avtonom (29/05/2024) … Anarchist group ANA Regensburg hosted my online-presentation on 16th of May 2024, in which I discussed tactics of anti-war activism in Russia, and reasons why the anti-war movement has not been able to make an impact … Continue reading

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From the Ukrainian Solidarity Collectives

After two years of mobilisation, a summary review of the work of the Ukrainian Solidarity Collectives (From lundimatin, #418, 04/03/2024) In line with the series of interviews that we carried out in the summer of 2023 with anarchist and communist … Continue reading

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The Maidan Diary of Dmitry Petrov

From the CrimethInc. collective (20/02/2024) … An Eyewitness Account of the Ukrainian Revolution of 2014 An unflinching and critical account from within the demonstrations that toppled the Ukrainian government in 2014. In November 2013, protests broke out in Kyiv against … Continue reading

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Anarchists should not be spreading Putinist propaganda

From Antti Rautiainen … Last September, some Italian anarchists published a collective letter criticising Ukrainian anarchists for defending themselves and their movement against Russian imperialist aggression. The argument is based on both ethical and factual points. I will start by commenting on … Continue reading

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In Memory of Marcy

From Solidarity Collectives (18/12/2023) … We want to tell you about our comrade, Marcy, who was killed in action on 11 November, near Avdiivka.  (The family has asked for no media coverage, so we will not disclose his real name).

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Simone Weil: La Personne et le sacré/Human Personality

Justice consists in seeing that no harm is done to men. Whenever a man cries inwardly: “Why am I being hurt?” harm is being done to him. He is often mistaken when he tries to define the harm, and why … Continue reading

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From Ukraine to Palestine: The Poisons of Denialism

by David Finkel (Against the Current) Exploding over the past year, the Russian invasion of Ukraine and Israel’s escalating violence and ethnic cleansing in Palestine have become two centers of a deepening global crisis. For the international left, the Ukraine … Continue reading

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Igor Paskar: “What Did Each of Us Do to Stop This Nightmare?”

(from avtonom.org 16/06/2023) On 31 May the Southern District Military Court in Rostov-on-Don sentenced Igor Paskar to eight-and-a-half years’ imprisonment on charges of “vandalism” and “terrorism”. He was found guilty of burning a Z-banner [a pro-war symbol] and the symbolic firebombing of … Continue reading

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Ukraine: Voices of resistance

Step forward: we hearThat you are a good man.You cannot be bought, but the lightningWhich strikes the house, alsoCannot be bought.You hold to what you said.But what did you say?You are honest, you say your opinion.Which opinion?You are brave.Against whom?You … Continue reading

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War in Ukraine: An anarchist debate (continued)

As Wayne Price writes, the anarchist debate around the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the anarchist response to it continues; a debate that we continue to follow. Retrieved from anarkismo.net/article/32774 (28/05/2023). Anarchists Support Self-Determination for Ukraine: What Did Bakunin Say About … Continue reading

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