Freedom News

Man charged with terrorism over arson of Russian enlistment office

Freedom reproduces a statement from Solidarity Zone: Ilya is a young man from Novosibirsk. He opposes war, loves animals and plays sports. Ilya was detained at the end of September and accused of trying to set the military enlistment office on fire. The first charge was related to the organization of a terrorist attack (part

“I take a sick leave” How mobilization affected workers

Antifond — is a common project of Antijob, Feminist Anti-War Resistance and Antiwar Sick Leave (Antivoenny Bolnichny), organized after beginning of the invasion. The project focuses on supporting strikes and protecting labour rights, including from harassments at work for anti-war stances. We publish translation of its text on action against mobilization with sick leaves. At the

Support Russian anti-war prisoners

The Anarchist Black Cross of Moscow, established in 2003, has supported Russian anarchist and anti-fascist prisoners continuously for almost 20 years. After Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24th, the anti-war movement spread to every corner of Russia with demonstrations and direct actions. During the first 3 months of war, more than 16 000 people were

“Leftists” outside Ukraine are used to listening only to people from Moscow: Interview with anarcho-syndicalists in Eastern Ukraine

Yavor Tarinski from the Greek libertarian journal Aftoleksi interviews two anarchists from eastern Ukraine. They themselves were politically active for decades in eastern Ukraine until before the 2014 invasion – where the possibility of any unmediated political action collapsed. They are both what many people tend to simplistically call “Russian-speaking” citizens of Ukraine. This interview