Khimki Battle map


Map of actions supporting Russian antifascists Alexei Gaskarov and Maxim Solopov.


Free Alexei Gaskarov and Maxim Solopov!
Free Alexei Gaskarov and Maxim Solopov!

In recent days, the battle to stop the destruction of the forest in the Moscow suburb of Khimki has heated up. Activists have been protesting the building of an $8 million high speed toll highway between Moscow and Petersburg. This highway would destroy beautiful forestland around Moscow. Environmentalists say the highway can bypass the old oak forest.
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To: Mr. Xavier Huillard

Chairman and CEO of VINCI
Chairman of VINCI Concessions

1, cours Ferdinand de Lesseps
F-92851 Rueil-Malmaison Cedex

Tel. : (+33) 1 47 16 35 00
Fax : (+33) 1 47 51 91 02

Activists of Save Khimki Forest movement


I am deeply worried by the situation with the construction of the toll motorway Moscow – St. Petersburg, section 15 – 58 km. It is known that the concessioner of the project – the company called NWCC LLC –is, in fact, a daughter structure of the Vinci group.
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Anastasia Baburova and Stanislav Markelov were our comrades – left activists and antifascists. They were murdered a year ago.
Large demo in Moscow in homage to Anastasia Baburova and Stanislav Markelov
Reporters Without Borders – Published on 20 January 2010

More than 1,000 people took part in yesterday’s rally in Moscow in homage to journalist Anastasia Baburova and human rights lawyer Stanislav Markelov on the first anniversary of their murder.

Young anti-fascist activists, representatives of human rights NGOs and above all ordinary citizens made up the unusually large crowd that defied freezing temperatures and marched with photos of Baburova and Markelov and other murdered journalists and activists such as Anna Politkovskaya and Natalia Estemirova.

The mayor of Moscow had finally given permission for rallies at the departure point and finishing point but not for a march between the two. As a result, the police intervened to disperse the demonstrators during the march and to confiscate photos and posters.

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