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Anastase Andreivitch Vonsiatsky

Born 12 June 1898(1898-06-12)
Warsaw, Russian Empire
Died 5 February 1965 (aged 66)
St. Petersburg, Florida United States

Anastase Andreivitch Vonsiatsky (Russian: Анастасий Андреевич Вонсяцкий) (born June 12, 1898 Warsaw - died February 5, 1965 St. Petersburg, Florida) was a Russian emigre fascist based in the United States.

Vonsyatsky was the leader of the All-Russian Fascist Organization, an initially independent movement that later became closely associated with the Manchuria-based Russian Fascist Party (RFP). However in 1933 he split from the RFP and founded the Russian National Revolutionary Party in the, an anti-Soviet and anti-communist organization. The headquarters RFO based on Putnam, Connecticut. He became a subject of FBI investigation and was indicted in 1942 for alleged connections with German-American Bund. Vonsyatsky was convicted in Hartford for five years in prison and a fine of $ 5000. In 1945, after the Second World War and the death Roosevelt was released ahead of schedule, spending 3 years in prison.

Vonsiatsky claimed that his party had the following goals:

  • "With the existence of Germany and Adolf Hitler, as a fortified base, and directing center for all anti-Communist movements, the beginning of a war by the USSR with Germany can change with lightning-like rapidity into the end of International Communism and the victory of the Russian National Revolution."
  • The Party "does not support either Germany's or Japan's ambition for hegemony in Europe or the Far East."
  • "The Germans and the Japanese have never made clear their attitude toward a replacement of the present Stalinist rule by a Russian National Government.
  • "The sole aim of our organization is to return Russia to a free people with a government elected by the people, of the people and for the people."
  • "Our intention is to form in Russia a truly DEMOCRATIC government."
  • The Party "is not anti-Semitic."


Died Feb. 5, 1965 in St. Petersburg (Hospital "Mound Park"), is buried at West Cemetery Thompson (Conn.).

Many of the documents Vonsyatsky stored in the archives of the Hoover Institution in California, in the collection of Professor John Stephen, author of «The Russian Fascists: Tragedy and Farce in Exile, 1925-1945»[1] and Providence College, Phillips Memorial Library [2].

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