International Solidarity with the Khimki Hostages: Where and When

Here is some information about international solidarity actions in support of the Khimki hostages, Maxim Solopov and Alexei Gaskarov. Be there or be square!


Picket the Russian Embassy, 13 Kensington Palace Gardens, from 5:45 p.m., Monday, September 20. Gather at High St Kensington tube at 5:30 p.m. Banners and placards welcome. Called by Green Left, Socialist Resistance, and Chto Delat. Contact: Andrew Kennedy, tel: 0790 644 6137. See the call on the Socialist Resistance web site.


7:00 p.m., Monday, September 20, action at the Russian Embassy, 40-50 Boulevard Lannes, Paris, 16th Arrondissement.

Yesterday, Friday, September 17, Radio Libertaire in Paris broadcast a program dedicated to the Khimki hostages featuring a participant in the Campaign for the Release of the Khimki Hostages. You can listen to it (in French; along with some inspiring music) here.


7:30 p.m., Monday, September 20, in front of the Russian Consulate, Am Feenteich 20, Hamburg. Gather at S-Bahn Sternschanze at 6:30 p.m. The action is organized by the Hamburg Autonomous and Antifascist Group:


Monday, September 20, at the Russian Mission at the United Nations. E-mail for details.


5:00 p.m., Monday, Russian Embassy, Unter den Linden. Details (in German) here.


Actions are also planned for September 20 in Budapest, Mexico City, Saloniki, and Athens. We will update this post as and when we get more details about these solidarity actions.

Solidarity actions in support of Maxim and Alexei have already taken place in NYC, Seattle, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Bochum, Dusseldorf, and elsewhere.

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