BIOGRAPHY

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08.11.1994
Was born in Petropavlovsk, Kazakhstan.
From the age of 10 have interest in remote control robots, fixing electronic devices, computer programming. After school moved to Omsk (Russia) where he started working as computer programmer (coder). Linux-community user, open-source software and open-internet enthusiast. Gave lectures about internet-security. Left-wing activist, antifascist, supporter of working unions. Moved to Saint-Petersburg in 2016.
On January 23th of 2018 was arrested by FSB during investigation of so-called “Network” case.
 

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Victor was tortured by electric shock and beated-up during inquries.

You can send him a message online via RosUznik or a letter to:
FKU SIZO-3 FSIN Russia, 191123 St. Petersburg, ul. Shpalernaya, d. 25
Filinkov Victor Sergeevich 1994
ALL MESSAGES AND LETTERS MUST BE WRITTEN/TRANSLATED IN RUSSIAN.

News

No Justice, No Peace: Petersburg’s Kangaroo Courts Revisited

Russian political prisoner Yuli Boyarshinov, a “suspect” in the FSB frame-up known as the Network case aka the Penza-Petersburg “terrorism” case, lookng like a human being amidst the combined armed guard of regular police and riot police at Petersburg’s Dzerzhinsky District Court this past Friday. Photo by David Frenkel. Courtesy of Telegram channel Angry Defender

Network: Parents versus the FSB

Eleven antifascists from Penza and Petersburg have been charged in the case against the alleged “terrorist community” known as the Network. Many people have got used to news of the violence, threats, and electrical shock torture used against the suspects in the case, but the accused themselves and their loved ones will probably never grow

“Are You Already a Bitch?”: Man Accused in The Network Case Talks about Mores of FSB Officers

On April 20, 2018, the Russian Investigative Committee officially declined to open a criminal case on the basis of a complaint filed by Viktor Filinkov, one of the young men accused in The Network case, who alleged he had been tortured by FSB officers. Moreover, these very same FSB officers are permitted to visit him

“You’re a normal guy, you understand everything”: Russian anti-fascist Viktor Filinkov on prison life under threat of torture

In January 2018, Viktor Filinkov was abducted in St Petersburg. When he resurfaced days later, he had been tortured by the security services and confessed to terrorism charges. This is the second part of his prison diary.  This post is also available in: Русский (Russian) Deutsch (German) polski (Polish)

Wife of Antifascist Filinkov Seeks Political Asylum in Finland

Alexandra Aksyonova, wife of antifascist Viktor Filinkov, who spoke of being tortured by Russian Federal Security (FSB) officers and is currently being held in a remand prison outside Petersburg, has left Kyiv and requested political asylum in Finland. She reported the news to Mediazona herself. She flew to Finland yesterday, April 9, and today she

Families of Penza-Petersburg “Terrorists” Form Committee

The website of the Movement For Human Rights (MFHR) reports parents of the arrestees in the Penza-Petersburg “terrorism” case have come together to form The Parents Network: A Committee for Relatives of Arrested Anarchists. The human rights activists report that a meeting of relatives of the young men accused in the case took place in Moscow on

DIARY OF VICTOR FILINKOV: “IS HE RUSSIAN? IS HE VEGAN?”

For those days after the torture there was a lot of informal communication. I had to listen to about ten people, most of whom, I assume, were operational officers of the FSB. I was not the initiator of these conversations, and some of them did happen without my involvement at all – the officers talked

Tortured Petersburg Antifascist Viktor Filinkov Transferred to Remand Prison in Leningrad Region

“We just visted Russian Federal Penitentiary Service Remand Prison No. 3 and learned that Viktor Filinkov was transferred to Remand Prison No. 6 the day before yesterday. Members of the Petersburg Public Monitoring Commission have no access to this prison, because it is located in Leningrad Region” – said Yana Teplitskaya There are one hundred

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