Russia Jails 2 Anti-Fascists, Ending Terror Case Plagued by Torture Claims

A court in St. Petersburg has sentenced two members of an anti-fascist activist group on terrorism charges, the final verdicts in a case the authorities say has prevented high-profile attacks and rights groups condemn as fabricated, the Mediazona news website reported Monday. Eight members of the Set activist group — Russian for “Network” — were

International actions on the last day of the trial in St. Petersburg

On June 22 in the evening on Wenceslas Square in the center of Prague there was a demonstration of solidarity with Julian Boyarshinov and Viktor Filinkov, who were sentenced on that day in St. Petersburg for the so-called “Network case”. More than 60 people with different political views gathered on the square. Speakers in Czech,

The Network Trial in Petersburg: Closing Statements by Defendants

Network Trial defendant Viktor Filinkov tells a joke: “A programmer, a businessman, and an industrial climber planned to overthrow the government.” The Penza Case in Petersburg: Closing StatementsMediazonaJune 18, 2020 The trial of the “Network terrorist community,” whose alleged members have been charged with violating Article 205.4.2 of the Criminal Code, is winding down in

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