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Vladislav Zenevich

Vladislav is an antifascist from Minsk who participated in the 2020 uprising against the dictatorship and rigged elections. He was detained on November 30 under Art. 342 part 1 (gross violation of public order). Vlad was also detained on the march on November 1, severely beaten, the next day he was fined. A search was also conducted in his apartment.

On February 23, 2021, he was sentenced to 3 years of custodial restraint. On June 3 was transfered to an open-type correctional facility.

Denis Boltut

Denis Boltut is an antifascist and fan of the MTZ-RIPO football club. He was detained on September 25, 2020 after the protests against Lukashenko’s inauguration. Denis was charged with art. 342.1 (organization and preparation of actions grossly violating public order, or active participation in them), 364 (violence against the police), 293.1 (organisation of mass riots).

On 2 July 2021, sentenced to six years in prison.

Vitaliy Shishlov

Vitaliy Shishlov is an antifascist and fan of “MTZ-RIPO” football club. He was detained on September 25, 2020 for participation in protests against Lukashenko’s inauguration. Vitaly was charged under Art. 364 (violence or threat of violence against an officer of internal affairs) and Art. 293.1 (organization of mass riots).

On 2 July 2021, sentenced to six years in prison.

Tamaz Pipiya

Tamaz Pipiya is an antifascist from Minsk and a fan of the football club “MTZ-RIPO”. He was detained on 26 September 2020 on suspicion of organizing mass riots on September 23 during the inauguration of Lukashenko. The charges were brought under part 2 of article 293 (participation in mass riots).

On 2 July 2021, sentenced to 5 years in prison.

Timur Pipiya

Timur Pipiya – antifascist from Minsk and a fan of the football club “MTZ-RIPO”. He was detained on 25 September 2020 on suspicion of organizing mass riots on September 23 during Lukashenko’s inauguration. He was charged under part 1 of article 342 (organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order or active participation in them), organising mass riots (art. 293.1) and using violence against the police (art. 364).

On 2 July 2021 sentenced to 6 years and 2 months in prison.

Ilya Shakurskiy

Ilya was born in the city of Moksha (Penza region). At the time of his arrest Ilya lived in Penza. He is a student of the Faculty of Physics, Mathematics and Natural Sciences of the Pedagogical Institute n.a. Belinsky of Penza State University. The environmental activist-ecologist, anti-fascist. At school, Shakursky gathered classmates and went with them to clean the river Moksha. He writes poems and prose.

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Viktor Filinkov

Viktor was born in Petropavlovsk, Kazakhstan. From the age of 10, he was interested in remote control robots, fixing electronic devices, and computer programming. After school he moved to Omsk (Russia) where he started working as computer programmer (coder), linux-community user, open-source software and open-internet enthusiast and gave lectures about internet-security. He is also a left-wing activist, antifascist, supporter of working unions.

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In the run-up to presidential elections and the FIFA World Cup, repressions against antifascists and anarchists started in Russia. In Autumn 2017, 6 people were arrested in Penza; several of them had weapons and explosives planted on them. FSB officers then tortured the antifascists right in the detention facility: they applied naked wires to the activists’ various body parts and turned the electricity on, they beat them up, hanged them upside down.

Rodrigo Lanza

Chilean anarchist Rodrigo Lanza is serving twenty years in prison in Spain, accused of homicide in the death of a fascist in 2017. Rodrigo had already spent 9 years in prison for the Ciutat Morta case for leaving an agent of the Barcelona Urban Guard quadriplegic from a rock blow.

The following is a statement on Rodrigo’s sentencing, originally published in Spanish on the anarchist website Todo Por Hacer.

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