Gomel, Belarus: Anarchists attack the Ministry of Taxation with Molotov Cocktails


Received on 27.03.2017:

We, the partisan-anarchists, take responsibility for the symbolic attack on March 24, 2017 on the building of the Inspectorate of the Ministry of Taxes of the Republic of Belarus for the Gomel region. We threw two Molotov cocktails into the window one of cabinet. At the time of the attack hundreds of thousands of people were spiritually with us throughout the country and beyond. This energy gave us great strength and right.

Let’s note that it was not principally for us to attack specifically this building. Any other inspection would also suit: regional, city,
district – it does not matter. Each of them deserved the people’s revenge. The tax authorities regularly called and sent out “letters of happiness” about levying a tax on the unemployed. At the very moment when the people in Belarus were crushed by economic extortion from the state and firmly said: “Basta! to tax and regime”; when protesters claim to state policy and are outraged by the work of tax inspections, the officials, sitting in the offices, continue to indulge the authorities in stealing money of workers and temporarily unemployed people. They do not think that they are in complicity with state racket, i.e. Crime, which includes a whole list of punitive measures against common people: blackmail, extortion, threats, repression, enforcement to social and economic slavery.

To the executors and guides of this predatory regime – in this case to tax inspectors – we sent our warning gesture and response to the requisitions in the form of “Molotov cocktails.” This is done because the parasite deeply spit on the people, since they are fulfilling the dictates of the fuhrer Lukashenko and do not attach importance to what is happening in the country, under the cover of the total lies of the media. By their actions, we point out to them this and say to stop promoting robbery and tyranny on the side of government authority.

Today we inflicted only insignificant damage to the building of the tax inspection, we only spoiled the officials one day. The truth is that ministries, inspections, police stations, KGB and other anti-people departments deserve more destructive effects. Only radical intervention and sabotage of the entire system, which is tied to this regime, can stop the despotism of the authorities. The events that took place on March 25 in Minsk, when the peaceful demonstration was severely dispersed by assault police forces, is our proof. Secret service and cops do everything to make people afraid and not to resist. Today, to go even to a peaceful demo or a march of protest means self-sacrifice. First, you will be recorded onto high-quality video camera, then riot police or agents in civilian clothes will try to grab you when you are going home. But even if you manage to avoid this, you can still wait for “guests” at any moment, anywhere: at school, at work, at the entrance of home or in flat. If you got in sight of the vigilant dogs of the dictator, authoritarian regime will not forget anyone.

Due to the fact that the campaign started across the country against tax on unemployed the cops for the last month shook and took a lot of fighters with the system. Among their hammers were our anarchist comrades. Someone was imprisoned, some were searched, some were publicly harassed and insulted through pro-government media. It hurts us much to look at this. Our mind is seething with indignation.

Citizens, brothers and sisters, countrymen and countrywomen, we – anarchists – urge you to resist the state in every possible way!
Remember, Molotov cocktails have always been very popular among the people. If you are trying to defend dignity and honor, you need to fight back in the most determined manner. At night, in a guerrilla manner, as our ancestors once did in the fight against the occupation totalitarian regimes. In the early 1940s, an unprecedented number of detachments of insurgents and underground members operated on the Belarusian lands. All of them every day were living their lives, fighting against enemy invaders. We believe that among the inhabitants of Belarus there are many spiritual descendants of fighters of those times.

Cops and KGB are not all-powerful. This is proven by all the night attacks of anarchists. Well-planned attacks on state institutions are held without detentions. Anarchists always quietly dissolved in the depths of the night. If you have not previously been exposed as an “extremist”, then no one will suspect you.

We are in solidarity with all the repressed!

Freedom for all detainees!

Down with Lukashenko’s gang!

Down with the parasites-officials!

Self-organize to fight!

A group of furious anarchists