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Sunday, May 19th, 2013
Comrades in Indonesia did a lot of postering these recent nights, especially on the high-profile military case. There was in Jogja spray-painted slogans in some important parts of town.. Signing FAI/IRF and the urgency to revenge against the military and reading “Never forget – Never forgive. Kill Kopasus!”. The poster mostly reads about facts about military involvement in massacres for the sake of corporations and that people should not forget. Because in Jogja, some of the people believe that the forces who slaughter the prisoners are heroes, some sort of vigilantes who are crushing criminals and gangsters. Fuck them! Fuck society!
Background: There’s a killing of one of the Special Unit Forces members in a nightclub. Four people got arrested. They were strangely transferred to the prison very quickly. Four of them. One night, 2 trucks of special unit forces come to the prison heavily armed. They break into the prison and execute brutally the four prisoners.
Here’s some corporate links about the case:
Saturday, May 11th, 2013
Presenting the action map for the June 11 Carnival Against Capitalism. Some 90 locations connected to blatant murder, oppression and exploitation. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg …
Click on the image to zoom in, download and print. Also on http://network23.org/stopg8/
There is also an online map which will feature more details and even more addresses. It is still being updated. To check in for latest progress go to: mappingthecorporations.org/ and select “Mapping Capitalist London” in the sector menu.
If you have more information on any company, or want to add a new address, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
This is London.
London is at the heart of global capitalism. It is one of the main hubs of a worldwide system of money and power. Deals made here build factories in Asia, burn down forests in South America, and start wars in Africa. For billionaires, dictators, and other parasites London is a safe place to hide out, launder money, and go shopping. These people are not untouchable. They are right here on our doorstep, and they have names and addresses. (more…)
Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
On the anniversary of the 2012 protests prior to the inauguration of Putin in Moscow, a demonstration for Russian political prisoners was organised in Helsinki by Free Pussy Riot Helsinki and a local group of Anarchist Black Cross. From 4 to 6 PM an info-stall was held at the statue of the Three Smiths in the very center of the city. Main topic of the demonstration was the case against more than 20 people, accused of rioting 6th of May 2012, but information was also provided about the case of Pussy Riot and the cases of four persecuted Moscow antifascists (Alexey Olesinov, Alexey Sutuga, Alyon Volkov and Igor Kharchenko) At 6 PM, the demonstration headed to the Russian embassy, shouting “Free Russian political prisoners” and “Putin out”, as well as the names of around twenty political prisoners (“Free Aleksandra Dukhanina!”, “Free Stepan Zimin!”, “Free Alexey Polikhovich!”, “Free Alexey Gaskarov!” and so on). In front of the demonstration, there was a bilingual banner “Free political prisoners” in Finnish and Russian languages. Altogether, around 50 people joined the demonstration.
Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
No peace for the defenders of commodity-society. Their security = a joke once again.
Our latest target was Avon and Somerset Guarding, on Fishponds Rd, we broke half the storefront glass and attacked the CCTV camera, leaving an anarchy symbol tagged on the scene. Enough uniformed bastards in our lives, let’s trash the control apparatus. Shouts to anti-fascist of action Jock Palfreeman, held in Bulgaria – love for our comrades, hate for their jailers. That’s all for now
‘Damiano Bolano’ FAI/FRI cell claim the parcel bombs sent to the daily La Stampa of Turin and the private investigation agency Europol of Brescia (Italy)
Saturday, April 20th, 2013
We attacked ‘Europol Investigazioni’ with a parcel bomb. This agency, like many others, provides the forces of order with equipment such as microchips, micro-cameras and other technological wickedness, which the forces of order scrupulously place in houses, cars and other places familiar to comrades, rebels and any other individual enemy of the law and its hangmen.
In this way any single aspect of life and daily experience becomes material for enlarging investigation files and is examined by the servants in uniform with the intent to analyse them according to the standards of the penal code, and use them to take our freedom away and lock us up in the concentration camps of the state.
We believe it is time to break this malicious chain thanks to which many comrades are imprisoned today, and many others who continue to struggle with generosity and determination are compelled to cope with the constant risk of being intercepted and spied on. One thing must be clear to these collaborators of repression: if you help, no matter how, armed dominion do its job, you automatically join its ranks, with all the consequences that this entails.
Another parcel bomb was sent to the notorious shit paper known as ‘La Stampa’, always ready to corroborate the frame-ups of carabinieri and police, especially when they strike those who are at war against the state. We know even too well that repression would be less effective without the fundamental help of pennivendoli [word sellers, TN], and it is for this reason that we decided to make them pay for their responsibility once again. We are aware of the fact that ‘La Stampa’ is just one of the many newspapers of the regime, therefore any single pennivendolo is a possible target of our war against the state and society that supports it and legitimizes its existence every single day.
This action is meant to continue the campaign started by the comrades of the ‘Olga’ nucleus with the wounding of stinker Adinolfi, manager of Ansaldo. This time we chose the targets among those who provide dominion with the technological appendages necessary to repression. They are as responsible as Ansaldo for harmfulness and suffering.
We dedicate this action to the comrades locked up in the AS2 unit of the prison of Ferrara: Sergio, Alessandro, Alfredo, Nicola, Peppe and Stefano; to the comrades imprisoned in Rebibbia: Elisa and Paola; to Marco Camenish, Gabriel Pombo da Silva, our Greek comrades of the CCF and Theofilos Mavropoulos. To all rebel anarchists locked up all over the world.
We hail the cells of FAI/FRI, by now so numerous, that attack dominion in all corners of the globe.
LONG LIVE FAI/FRI
LONG LIVE ANARCHY
INFORMAL ANARCHIST FEDERATION/INTERNATIONAL REVOLUTIONARY FRONT
DAMIANO BOLANO CELL
Tags: Damiano Bolano, Damiano Bolano Cell / FAI-FRI, Europol Investigazioni, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Revolutionary Front, International Solidarity, Italy, La Stampa, Letter Bomb, Roberto Adinolfi
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SUVs and luxury cars torched in Moscow and Voronezh, frag grenade thrown into police station in Voronezh region (Russia)
Friday, April 19th, 2013
On 20/03/2013 4 SUVs burned down in Voronezh. Police suspects arson.
On 02/04/2013 somebody threw an armed frag grenade into police station lobby in New Voronezh (Voronezh region). Cops arrested a suspect, no further news about his fate or reasons for action.
On 08/04/2013 2 Mercedes and Volvo were torched in Northern Moscow.
Source: https://blackblocg.info/ (all news come from corporate media)
Monday, April 15th, 2013
Arson and damage against Mitie vehicles in Bristol
Over the weekend we attacked 2 different Mitie vans. Behind the “Bush” pub 5 minutes from Templemeads, on a sunny evening during rush hour we took the opportunity to spike two wheels and pour paint stripper over the vehicle. We may have been seen, so what, good luck to em, we look just like everyone else.
We chose not to only push our struggle in the hours of darkness, recognising that our expressed anger, if witnessed, probably leaves a question in the mind of the onlooker. On this occasion we decided the risk was worth it. We also burnt a Mitie van in East Bristol, setting fire to it at night.
Mitie are one of several companies to have benefited hugely from the privatisation started by Thatcher in the 1980s. The outsourcing of immigration prisons such as Campsfield was one step in building an empire which now includes prisons, youth offender institutes, probation services, and extends to housing and “sustainable” energy sources. We are not asking for state controlled versions of the above. But calling for fire to all prisons – immigration, youth or otherwise.
As well as “detention centres”, Mitie now run 6 different prisons -including 2 youth offender institutes. They are partners with the UK Border agency and the Prisons Service. Last year workers for Mitie in London went on strike after a pregnant worker was badly mistreated, and ended up in hospital whilst working for Mitie.
Across the country, people of all ages are placed in the “care” of Mitie and are beaten and denied their freedom. These small actions are in solidarity with them, and anyone who was on the streets this weekend.
Mitie claims to support people but their move into housing and energy do nothing to change the fact that they are intent on profiting from any aspect of life.
Fire to the prisons!
Burn in hell Maggie!
Saturday, April 13th, 2013
ONE LESS ENEMY OF FREEDOM – LETS DANCE ON HER GRAVE!
To celebrate the news of Thatcher’s death we smashed the front windows of the Conservative Club on Fishponds Road in Bristol in the early hours of this morning.
No matter how many tributes to a “great woman” appear in the media, we will never remember her as anything other than a vicious tyrant who rolled out the aggressive free market capitalism that flourishes today. The only good politician is a dead one!
Even compared to politicians in general Thatcher was one of the most hated figures in recent UK history, which is why she was under armed guard 24 hours a day until her death in the five star Ritz hotel. She led an all out assault on living conditions of the “underclass” she so openly despised, entrenching and enriching the ruling classes. We are only a few of the thousands upon thousands who are lining up to piss on her grave.
The response in Bristol to her death was immediate. The night the news broke there was a large street party in Easton to celebrate. When cops arrived to break it up they were met with bricks, bottles and burning barricades, injuring several state thugs and damaging a police vehicle. Our thoughts are with the arrested and the many more who defied the riot squad and their “pacifist” allies.
We attacked the club where Thatcher’s arse lickers hang out, but don’t get us wrong – political parties are only one face of the global dominant order. The same system of exploitation they represent churns on regardless of who hold office. Thatcher’s day saw forceful revolt against her regime (the miners strike, the poll tax rebellion and more), and today’s rulers can be sure that they also face our fury.
Thatcher actively supported and defended Pinochet’s military dictatorship in Chile. Under the new economic dictatorship of democracy, rebellious students, Mapuche indigenous warriors and anarchist-subversives continue to be persecuted by the same fascist-era laws. We greet Marcelo, Juan and Freddy in Santiago high security dungeon, solid social fighters since the time of Pinochet’s rule, and those targeted by the Chilean state’s latest frame-up who are held in Temuco women’s prison (also the scene of a recent riot).
Finally, our team takes responsibility for the recent arson on a police 4×4 in a garage off Pennywell Road in Easton. These servants of the state should never be safe on the streets from our attack, here as in Moscow, Cairo or Montreal.
FUCK THE LAW AND THE PEACE POLICE!
FOR A RIOTOUS SATURDAY 13TH EVERYWHERE!
WAR ON POLITICIANS, DEATH TO THE STATE!
-unruly anarchists (in the spirit of Millbank)
Wednesday, April 10th, 2013
Above picture: Dead paedophile Sir Peter Morrison with Margaret Thatcher. A close aide to Thatcher, a Member of Parliament for Chester, named as an abuser by residents of children’s homes in nearby North Wales. Morrison was Parliamentary Private Secretary to Margaret Thatcher, leader of her campaign team in the Conservative leadership election of 1990 and a deputy chairman of the Conservative Party. Despite the massive internal security war being conducted against the domestic opposition and externally against the Irish Freedom Fighters, the security services allowed paedophiles this close to Thatcher and record-breaking paedophile and child procurer Jimmy Saville was her close friend: a regular visitor to her country home at Chequers and Christmas dinner guest. Thatcher would have known about the systematic abuse of hundreds of young boys and girls over decades. Rot in hell bitch.
Above picture: Margaret Thatcher with her friend and ally, the genocidal dictator General Suharto of Indonesia. US and British governments helped Suharto to power and backed his authoritarian regime. The workers and peasants unions were eradicated with the knowledge and support of Thatcher. Estimates of the death toll caused by Suharto’s repression range from half a million to three million. No-one has ever been held to account for this appalling deed.
In Chile, Thatcher backed a 17 year military dictatorship ruled by General Pinochet which deposed the leftist president Allende and a reported 1,200–3,200 people were killed, up to 80,000 were interned, and up to 30,000 were tortured by his regime including women and children. Pinochet was close to Thatcher and she intervened on his behalf when he was held in Britain for war crimes. Massive spontaneous street demonstrations broke out throughout the country upon the learning of his death. At least 200,000 Chileans (about 2% of Chile’s 1973 population) were forced to go into exile. Additionally, hundreds of thousands left the country in the wake of the economic crises that followed the military coup during the 1970s and 1980s. Some of the key individuals who fled because of political persecution were followed in their exile by the DINA secret police, in the framework of Operation Condor, which linked South American military dictatorships together against political opponents.
Tuesday, April 9th, 2013
The news is confirmed – the murderous whore of capital is finally dead. We laugh and celebrate her death. Party on.
Brixton, London: Fotos and video from london-brixton night 9.4.13 – uk + Barnardo’s windows smashed in Brixton 9.4.13 – it was us – south london – uk (Informal Anarchist Federation)
Saturday night 6pm onwards everywhere. Expect the pigs to turn up!
England – - -
London – Trafalgar Square
Bristol -City Centre, opposite the Hippodrome Theatre.
Brighton – Clock Tower
Bradford – Centenery Square
Burry St Edmunds – Chequer Square
Birmingham – Victoria Square
Carlisle – Club Victoria
Coventry – Fountain on the Precinct.
Cambridge – Mid-Summer Common
Doncaster – Town Centre (from Hatfield Colliery)
Falmouth – The Moor
Hastings (East Sussex), The Town Centre.
Hull – Queens Gardens
Liverpool – St Georges Plateau
Leeds City Square.
Leicester – Clock Tower
Luton – St Georges Square
Manchester – Albert Square
Oxford – Bonn Square
Norwich – Forum
Nottingham – Market Square (something about Sneinton?)
Newcastle – Monument
Plymouth – Armada Way The Sun Dial
Portsmouth – Pompey – Guildhall Square
Rotherham – All Saints Green (or Orgeave)?
Sheffield – Devonshire Green
Sunderland – Stadium of Light (atop Munkwearmouth Pit!)
York – The Naivesmire
Worcester – Elgar Statue
Warrington – Market Gate.
Scotland – - -
Edinburgh – The Mound
Glasgow – George Square
Dundee – The counting house
Wales – - -
Wales – Cardif – City Hall
Wales – Aberystwyth – ????
Wales – Swansea – Castle Square
Northern Ireland – - -
Republic of Ireland – - -
Dublin City Centre – Temple Bar
International – - -
Finland – Tampere
Thailand – Nong Khai
Italy – Venice – St Marco
Spain – Barcelona – Plaza Real – midnight!
New Zealand – Aotea Square
Norway – Oslo – National Theatre Station (outside)
Sweden – Stockholm – Sergels Torg 6 pm saturday after.
USA – - -
Denver – Colorado – 16th Street Mall
Anger Unit / ICR-FAI-IRF torch 3 buildings owned by the Major of Aceh Tamiang, Hamdan Sati (Indonesia)
Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
We speak through fire. To remember and always keep on our mind, our sisters and brothers who are kidnapped by the state and seized behind bars. To continue the urban guerrilla warfare against enemies of freedom. Let the action speak for us.
On March 31, we burned down 3 buildings owned by the Major of Aceh Tamiang, Hamdan Sati. This is our first action done in Aceh, a region where religious fundamentalists in the past threw 64 punks into a rehabilitation camp and made them ‘normal’. But, we want to clarify that we aren’t Acehnese. We have no citizenship because we are borderless. We are the angry ones who light the fire of freedom.
Solidarity to the imprisoned members of CCF and Th. Mavropoulos, Camenisch, da Silva and Italian comrades arrested during the Ardire, Thor, and Mangifuoco operations and to Cospito and Gai. And last but not least, we salute our fire to comrades of Kozani 4 who were recently arrested.
Mass media video links about the action:
Tags: Aceh, Alfredo Cospito, Anger Unit / ICR-FAI-IRF, Arson, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire : Imprisoned Members Cell, Gabriel Pombo da Silva, Hamdan Sati, Indonesia, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Conspiracy for Revenge, International Revolutionary Front, International Solidarity, Kozani, Marco Camenisch, Nicola Gai, Operation Ardire, Operation Thor, RO-FAI (Indonesia Section), Theofilos Mavropoulos
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Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013
TORINO (21th of March)
During the night, an arson targeted the entrance gate of Geo Studio Servizi, an architects company which collaborates with the construction of a High Speed Train (TAV) in Val Susa.
TORINO (14th of March)
During the night, three banks were attacked with hammers. The windows got broken and the ATM’s damaged. Tags were painted on the walls saying “Basta sfratti” (stop expulsions) and “Pagherete tutto” (You will pay for everything). According to the police, this attack could be a vengeance for the arrest of three comrades during an anti-expulsion action.
NAPOLI (4th of March)
During the night the Citta della Scienza (City of Science) in Napoli burned to the ground. This institution was well known, even beyond the national borders and consisted of a incubator for companies and a training center to promote the “scientific citizenship”. In a few hours this monument of technological research was destroyed. According to the newspapers it was an arson.
TORINO (2th of March)
During the night, fire was put to an electrical cabin which provides electricity for the Office for Immigration in the corso Verona. Some say this attack could be linked to the recent revolts in the detention center for immigrants in Torino.
News translated from different Italian websites.
Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
The DB burns as a solidarity token for imprisoned anarchists in Greece!
In the early hours of February 27th, in search of a suitable target for a solidarity action with Nikos Romanos, Dimitris Politis, Andreas-Dimitris Bourzoukos and Yannis Michailidis, we spotted a vehicle belonging to the Deutsche Bahn in the neighbourhood of Prenzlauer Berg, in Berlin, which we wrapped up in the flames of international solidarity.
At the Deutsche Bahn AG (German railway corporation), ten managers of its subsidiary DB International have bribed public officials for engineering services contracts in several African States and in Greece, as the Frankfurt judiciary confirmed (according to a report of the ‘Süddeutsche Zeitung’ in April 2010).
Since 2008, in a number of legal battles, it has been documented that the German companies Siemens, MAN Ferrostaal and Deutsche Bahn have bought off politicians in Greece on a large scale, and thus ‘financed’ political decisions in their favour. So, the Siemens Group alone ‘invested’ since the mid-1990s and for about a decade 15 million euros per year in Greece, in order to propitiate in this way politicians of both major parties, Nea Dimokratia and PASOK.
While another Deutsche Bahn subsidiary, the Schenker logistics company, transports war supplies for the Bundeswehr (German armed forces), the Deutsche Bahn and the Defense Ministry are running a symbiotic cooperation: “The BwFuhrparkService GmbH has developed and implemented an economical and customer-oriented mobility concept for the German military. [...] The company is a joint venture of the Ministry of Defense as well as the Deutsche Bahn AG. The BwFuhrparkService guarantees customized logistic concepts, reduction of costs and an increase of the utilization and provision of secure vehicles. As a mobility services provider of the German military, the company offers comprehensive experience in the management of more complex fleet vehicles and the production of individual fleet solutions” (excerpts from dbfuhrpark.de/index.php?id=131).
In January 2013, Dr. Rüdiger Grube spoke on the topic ‘The Deutsche Bahn AG – Current Challenges and Perspectives’ at the military academy of the German armed forces, while 61-year-old Moorburger—chairman of the board of the Deutsche Bahn in Berlin since May 2009—explained to over 200 guests the DB AG corporate strategy and processes.
On the 16th of April, the DB Mobility Logistics and the Berlin’s BFD (‘Vocational Advancement Service’ for the education and training of military personnel) will hold a Soldiers Day under the motto ‘No job like any other.’ The event is aimed at men and women soldiers who are interested in being trained and employed by the Deutsche Bahn.
Therefore, we classify the Deutsche Bahn as a de facto belligerent power and component of the German military/NATO, that will not allow any social changes in Greece but will rather go to any lengths in order to assist the suppression of a revolt. The Deutsche Bahn is one of the German enterprises that profit from the crisis in Greece, as was its predecessor, the Reichsbahn during German fascism.
Last night’s fire was meant to show to the prisoners Nikos Romanos, Dimitris Politis, Andreas-Dimitris Bourzoukos and Yannis Michailidis that we are aware of their arrest and torture on the 1st of February after the double robbery in Kozani, and here, in the heart of the beast, we will try everything possible for the downfall of capitalism and its helpers.
Long live Anarchy! Death to all States!
Chaotics of the Night
Sunday, March 17th, 2013
On Sunday, 10th March an anarchist guerilla group placed an incendiary device at the entrance of the offices of Swift Mail express courier’s company in Pagrati, Athens. This is the shop where the company’s owner wife Reklitou Fotini works. Based on her detailed statement in 2010, the cops were able to mobilize their forces and arrest the comrades of CCF, who on that day sent a mail bomb to the embassy of Mexico using Swift Mail.
The anarcho-nihilist guerilla group “Untouched Revenge Cell, FAI-IRF” claimed responsibility for the act by publishing a communiqué. The comrades dedicated the attack to the imprisoned anarchist guerillas in Greece, Italy, Russia, Holland, Mexico, Indonesia and Belarus.
Tags: Athens, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, Gerasimos Tsakalos, Greece, International Solidarity, Pagrati, Panagiotis Argirou, Reklitou Fotini, Swift Mail, Untouched Revenge Cell / FAI-IRF
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Sunday, March 17th, 2013
On Monday, 4th March an anarchist guerilla group burned down an ATM of the Commercial Bank in Trizinia area, Greece. The initial target was the expropriation of the ATM’s money in order to fund anarchist direct actions but the incendiary device was not enough to breach the ATM’s concrete armor, so the comrades burned it down. The anarchist guerilla group “Lone Wolf Cell, FAI-IRF” claimed responsibility of the attack by publishing a communiqué.
Sunday, March 17th, 2013
On Monday 11/3, at 03:10 pm, a group of anarchists launched a coordinated attack against three “Gold Market” shops and a fur shop in Volos, Greece. The guerilla group “Anarchists for direct action” claimed responsibility for the attack by publishing a communiqué a few days after the assault. In their text, the comrades explain their views on the “Gold Market” phenomenon in Greece and on the fur industry as a part of the brutality of the capitalistic system.
Note: “Gold Market” shops are places where poor people exchange their possessions made of gold (i.e. jewelry) with money. Gold market shops spread like cancer in Greece after the economic crisis broke out and they are widely considered as a modern legitimate black-market taking advantage of people’s urgent need for cash.
Sunday, March 17th, 2013
In the spirit of March 15′s past, a cop car was set on fire on the evening of March 15th, at the Poste 33 police station in Parc-Ex, Montreal. This action was taken to complement the 17th annual demonstration against police (and their brutality) that took place earlier that day.
We also send a message of support to Marco Camenisch in his struggles from inside prison in Switzerland.
Note: Police units attacked the annual anti-police demo in Montreal this year and arrested over 200 people in a preemptive assault. The target of the demo was the downtown policestation.
Tags: Arson, Canada, Fuck the Law, International Day of Action Against Police Brutality, International Solidarity, Marco Camenisch, Montreal, Police Bastards, Police Brutality, Switzerland
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Sunday, March 17th, 2013
Friday, March 15th, 2013
A solidarity demo for the Kozani 4 took place on 23 Feb 2013 in Veria, Greece. Around 400 people attended the demo which took place in the midst of repressive police occupation.
The ‘Kozani 4′ are 4 remanded anarchists who are accused of double robbery in the towns of Velventos and Kozani.
See the report on Actforfree:
Wednesday, March 13th, 2013
During the night of 08/03/13 we placed 3 incendiaries on construction vehicles in a sand extraction complex of Solnechnogorsk district (near Moscow).
The sand from this site goes to the highway construction projects in Khimki forest as well as some other regional development projects. Two vehicles were completely destroyed: a tracked dozer and an excavator.
Because of damp weather one of the devices failed to ignite, so we had to backtrack. With ravaging flames from burning excavator at our backs, we approached the bomb and re-wired it.
Wholehearted support to CCF-Russia, Indonesian rebels from Kulon-Progo, ALF/ELF/FAI groups around the world.
Combative solidarity with “ALF lone wolf” Walter Bond, imprisoned members of Greek CCF, Marco Camenisch and Italian anarchist persecuted under the police operations of 2012 like Thor etc.
Felicity Rider: remain free!
Tortuga: we enjoyed reading your letters man!
- Wolfpack, ELF/FAI
Tags: Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, Felicity Ann Ryder, Forest Struggle, International Solidarity, Khimki, Kulon Progo, Lone Wolf, Luciano Tortuga Pitronello, Marco Camenisch, Operation Ardire, Operation Thor, Russia, Solnechnogorsk, Walter Bond, Wolfpack ELF/FAI
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