YABLOKO commemorated victims of the Great Terror
Press Release, 29.10.2014
YABLOKO leaders and activists participated in the annual memorial action commemorating the victims of political reprisals during Stalin’s period. The action was organised by the Memorial human rights group on the threshold of October 30, the Day of Political Prisoners, established in 1974 by Soviet political prisoners who conducted hunger strikes and lit candles in memory of the victims on that day. The action took place near the FSB (former KGB) building at Lubyanka squareby by the Solovetsky stone, the stone brought from the Solovetsky Islands, the location of the Solovki prison camp which was part of the Soviet Gulag system. Read more »
Posted: October 30th, 2014 under Human Rights.
YABLOKO to commemorate victims of the Great Terror
On October 29 YABLOKO leaders and activists will participate in the memorial action commemorating the victims of political reprisals during Stalin’s period. 30,000 people were shot in Moscow in 1937-1938. Read more »
Posted: October 28th, 2014 under Human Rights.
A round table on the situation with small and indigenous peoples of Russia took place in Moscow
Press Release, 23.10.2014
The Committee Against Xenophobia (YABLOKO is a member of) will participate in preparing a report for PACE on the situation with small and indigenous peoples. Such a proposal was made to the Committee at the round table “Preparing for Monitoring of the Rights of Small and Indigenous Peoples in the Russian Federation” held in Moscow. Read more »
Posted: October 27th, 2014 under Human Rights, YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.
YABLOKO participated in rally in support of education
Press release, 26.10.2014
YABLOKO participated in a rally in support of education. More than two hundred participants stood against the merger and closure of schools for special needs children, for eseblishment of free extended daycare groups and demanded the resignation of head of the Moscow department of education Issak Kalina. Read more »
Posted: October 26th, 2014 under Education and Science.
Liquidation of hospitals represents a blow on Muscovites’ health
Press Release, 22.10.2014
The Regional Council of the Moscow branch of the YABLOKO party demands from the government to Moscow to abolish its plans on urgent reduction of the number of hospitals and the total number of beds, runs the statement adopted by the Regional Council. Read more »
Posted: October 23rd, 2014 under Healthcare.
Nizhny Novgorod branch of YABLOKO participated in action “Animals aren’t clothes”
Press release, 22.10.2014
The activists of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of YABLOKO participated in an action called “Animals aren’t clothes” on October 19. Read more »
Posted: October 23rd, 2014 under Social Policies, Street Actions.
Grigory Yavlinsky at Forum 2000, Prague, 2014
Systemic Change, Economic Reforms, and Democracy: What Have We Learned? | 2014 Forum 2000
Ukraine: Perspectives for a Democratic Future in Europe? | 2014 Forum 2000
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Posted: October 22nd, 2014 under Russia-Eu relations.
Grigory Yavlinsky at YABLOKO-ALDE conference on liberal values 2014
Dear friends, I welcome all the participants of the “Conference on liberal values and conservative trends in politics and society”.
It is indeed an important conference, because in current conditions it is not only important, but I can even say courageous and ethic act to discuss such problems in Russia. Read more »
Posted: October 22nd, 2014 under YABLOKO-ALDE conference 2014.
YABLOKO participated in rally against dog hunters in Blagoveshchensk
Press Release, 20.10.2014
The Blagoveshchensk branch of YABLOKO participated in a rally in support of the journalists who had been attacked by dog hunters and demanded to cancel the municipal
contracts with dog hunters company. Read more »
Posted: October 22nd, 2014 under Environmental Policies, Street Actions.
Liberals join coalition government of Europe
With five members of the European Commission, including one Vice President, the European liberal democrats will be part of the governing body of the European Union for the next 5 years. The liberal team in the Commission, which includes 4 women, has been voted and confirmed this week by the European Parliament. Read more »
Posted: October 22nd, 2014 under YABLOKO and the International Liberal Family.
Semyon Burd collected 24807 signatures against closure of children’s hospital
Press Release, 18.10.2014
Grigory Yavlinsky’s advisor Semyon Burd collected 24807 signatures against closure of the children’s hospital in the Izmaylovo district, Moscow, and fawarded them to the Presidential Administration. Read more »
Posted: October 21st, 2014 under Healthcare, Social Policies.
On the necessity of investigation of Valeri Donskoy’s death
Statement by YABLOKO Chairman, 14.10.2014
On October 10 a journalist, radio and TV reporter, ex editor-in-chief of the Crimean radio station “Electron” Valeri Donskoy died with pneumonia in Moscow. Valeri had been working in Ukraine for the past months and was captured in Eastern Ukriane at the end of September. Read more »
Posted: October 21st, 2014 under Human Rights, Russia-Ukraine relations.
Yavlinsky:Foundation of true peace between Russia and Ukraine is their movement to Europe together
Press Release, 15.10.2014
The foundation of true peace between Russia and Ukraine can become only the solidarity of their goals which are the movement to Europe. This was the statement made by the YABLOKO founder Grigory Yavlinsky at the international conference “Forum 2000″ which took place in Prague. Yavlinsky claims that Europe needs integration with Russia, Ukraine and Belarus to especially compete with the USA and Asia. Read more »
Posted: October 20th, 2014 under Foreign policy, Russia-Eu relations, Russia-Ukraine relations.
‘We fight for freedom together’, VP Falkner tells Russian liberals
Liberal International, 15.10 2014
Liberal International’s Vice President, Baroness Kishwer Falkner, and LI Secretary General, Emil Kirjas, have addressed an international conference in Moscow on ‘liberal values versus a conservative trend in public and political life in Europe’, co-organised by LI full member, Yabloko, and LI cooperating organisation, ALDE Party. Read more »
Posted: October 17th, 2014 under The ALDE party, YABLOKO and the International Liberal Family, YABLOKO-ALDE conference 2014.
Liberals from Russia and Europe discuss liberalism
The ALDE party, 13/10/2014
Why does a truly global economy need liberal values? Where will the growing conservative trends in Russia and Europe take us? Is the world again centred on power politics? Read more »
Posted: October 17th, 2014 under YABLOKO-ALDE conference 2014.
International Conference on liberal values and a conservative trend in politics and public life held in Moscow
International Conference “Liberal Values Versus a Conservative Trend in Politics and Public Life in Europe” organized by the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) party and its full member YABLOKO was held in Moscow on October 11. Read more »
Posted: October 16th, 2014 under The ALDE party, YABLOKO-ALDE conference 2014.
Two thousand people from 23 countries demand from Kolokoltsev to investigate attack on Lev Shlosberg
Press Release, 13.10.2014
2065 signature under the petition demanding Minister for Internal Affairs Vladimir Kolokoltsev to take the investigation of the attack on YABLOKO’s Lev Shlosberg under his personal control were brought to the receiving office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Read more »
Posted: October 16th, 2014 under Attack on Lev Shlosberg, Human Rights.
Youth YABLOKO conducted action demanding to investigate murder of Timur Kuashev
Press Release, 09.10.2014
Youth YABLOKO’s Nikolai Kavkazsky, Maria Yefimova, Elena Kriven and Igor Bakirov brought claims demanding to investigate the murder of YABLOKO member and opposition journalist Timur Kuashev to Prosecutor General’s office and the Investigative Committee. They also conducted one-person picketing.
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Posted: October 16th, 2014 under Human Rights, Timur Kuashev's case.
Dr. Rainer Stinner on YABLOKO-ALDE conference:Liberal values versus a conservative trend in politics and public life in Europe
12.10.2014 YABLOKO-ALDE conference:Liberal values versus a conservative trend in politics and public life in Europe
Dr. Rainer Stinner: ex Foreign Police Spokesman for the PDF in the German Bundestag, Germany
♫Dr. Rainer Stinner
Posted: October 14th, 2014 under The ALDE party, YABLOKO-ALDE conference 2014.