YABLOKO Federal Council demanded to stop persecution of human rights defenders in Chechnya
Press release, 15.12.2014
YABLOKO Federal Council condemned the current actions of Ramzan Kadyrov, President of Chechnya, aimed against the Committe against tortures and demanded to abolish the introduced principle of collective family responsibility for crimes. Read more »
Posted: December 19th, 2014 under Human Rights.
Grigory Yavlinsky proposes to change the government or its economic unit and appoint ex Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin chair of the government
Press releases, photos, video, 13.12.2014
At present Russia faces two threats: a war and an economic collapse, said YABLOKO founder Grigory Yavlinsky. Speaking at the Federal Council of the YABLOKO party on Saturday, he proposed a programme of countermeasures. According to Yavlinsky, one of such measures should be resignation of the government and appointment of Alexei Kudrin, ex Finance Minister, Chair of the government. Read more »
Posted: December 16th, 2014 under Russia-Ukraine relations, Russian Economy.
Sergei Mitrokhin: “One should conduct a legitimate referendum on the Crimean issue”
Press release, 13.12.2014
YABLOKO leader, when opening the Federal Council, stated that the solution of the Crimean issue can become only a legitimate referendum with the agreement of Ukraine and control of international organizations. An international conference should be conducted beforehand. Read more »
Posted: December 16th, 2014 under Russian Economy.
YABLOKO’s Federal Council demands investigation of the attack against journalist Lev Shlosberg
Press Release 16.12.2014
On 29 August, 2014, Lev Schlosberg, head of the Pskov YABLOKO, PM of the Pskov Regional Assembly and renown journalist and editor of independent newspaper Pskovskyaya Gubernia [who wrote about the secret burials of Russian soldiers who were sent to fight in Ukraine and were killed there] was attacked and severely injured. This crime recieved much resonance both in Russia and abroad. Read more »
Posted: December 16th, 2014 under Attack on Lev Shlosberg.
Yabloko meets for Federal Council
The ALDE party,15/12/2014
This weekend in Moscow, the YABLOKO Federal Council met and discussed the situation in Russia and decided on the party’s political line for 2015-2016, for local and regional elections, and the State Duma elections scheduled for 2016. Read more »
Posted: December 15th, 2014 under The ALDE party.
YABLOKO Federal Council to discuss Putin’s politics, economy and elections to the State Duma
The meeting of YABLOKO Federal Council will take place in the Moskovsky city on December 13-14. Vladimir Putin’s political course, the state of Russia’s economy and preparation for the coming State Duma elections will be the main issues of the meeting. Read more »
Posted: December 12th, 2014 under Politics.
Lev Shlosberg awarded Moscow Helsinki Group prize
Press Release, 10.12.2014
Chair of the pskov branch of YABLOKO, deputy of the Pskov region Legislative Assembly and the Editor-in-Chief of the Pskov Gubernia newspaper Lev Shlosberg was awarded the Moscow Helsinki Group prize in the nomination “For courage in protecting human rights”. Read more »
Posted: December 11th, 2014 under Attack on Lev Shlosberg, Human Rights.
A United Russia party member and recidivist won in the election in Kuban, YABLOKO candidate came second
Press Release, 08.12.2014
According to the result of the Novotitarevsky rural settlement, Kuban, head elections, the current head of the settlement Sergei Koshman, the ruling party member, gained 81.75 percent. YABLOKO member Vyecheslav Gushcha took the second place with the result of 15.36 percent. Read more »
Posted: December 10th, 2014 under Elections.
Even Public Prosecutor of Crimea spoke against the law on nationalisation
Press Release, 8.12.2014
After the address of the YABLOKO party, Public Prosecutor of the Republic of Crimea recognised that the law on nationalization in the Crimea violated the federal law, and sent to the State Council of the Republic of Crimea a corresponding motion. Read more »
Posted: December 8th, 2014 under Без рубрики.
Where will they take radioactive waste from Angarsk?
Press Release, 04.12.2014
The Krasnoyarsk branch of YABLOKO’s environmental faction “Green Russia” has expressed its deep concern about the poor quality of the documents submitted for public discussion on the assessment of environmental impact of the project envisaging decommissioning of storage facilities of 310 OAO Angarsk Electrolysis Chemical Complex. Read more »
Posted: December 7th, 2014 under YABLOKO for Nuclear Safety.
Lev Shlosberg awarded the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize
Press Release, 03.12.2014
Lev Shlosberg, leader of the Pskov branch of YABLOKO, MP in the Pskov Regional Legislative Assembly and renown journalist, was awarded the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize in the field of human rights. Read more »
Posted: December 7th, 2014 under Human Rights.
Chief Federal Inspector on Mordovia threatens to take away children from Ukrainian refugees
Press Release, 02.12.2014
On December 2, 2014, Chief Federal Inspector on Mordovia Alexander Pykov visited the refugees from Ukraine in the Atma village, the Republic of Mordovia. Instead of providing aid to the refugees he threatened to take away their children. Read more »
Posted: December 7th, 2014 under Human Rights, Russia-Ukraine relations, YABLOKO Against Terrorism.
YABLOKO participated in rally in support of doctors
Press Release, 30.11.2014
The YABLOKO party participated in the march and rally under the slogan “For reasonable medicine” which took place in Moscow. More than 5400 people participated in the action. Read more »
Posted: December 6th, 2014 under Healthcare.
Maria Yefimova: Exhaustive measures are being taken
Maria Yefimova’s blog, 27.11.2014
We, Youth YABLOKO’s activists, brought claims demanding to investigate the murder of YABLOKO member and opposition journalist Timur Kuashev to Prosecutor General’s office and the Investigative Committee on October 8, 2014. Read more »
Posted: December 5th, 2014 under Human Rights, Timur Kuashev's case.
Prosecutors are evicting Ukrainian refugees after Sergei Mitrokhin spoke about their situation on an evening TV show
Press Release, 28.11.2014
YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin told TV viewers about a real situation of refugees from Ukraine in the village of Atma, Mordovia. The popular TV programme took place at Channel One on November 27. Read more »
Posted: December 5th, 2014 under Human Rights, Russia-Ukraine relations.
Sergei Mitrokhin: dissident Vladimir Bukovsky does have Russian citizenship
Press Release, 27.11.2014
YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin lodged an application to Sergei Lavrov, Russian Foreign Affairs Minister, to solve the problem of Russian citizenship for a well-known dissident, writer and human rights activist Vladimir Bukovsky. Read more »
Posted: December 1st, 2014 under Human Rights.
Liquidation of the Environmental Watch on North Caucasus is the Adygei authorities’ crime
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 26.11.2014
The decision to liquidate the Environmental Watch on North Caucasus that has been taken by the Supreme Court of the Republic of Adygei is the revenge for the successful long-term activity of the organisation. Read more »
Posted: November 28th, 2014 under Environmental Policies, Evgeny Vitishko case, Human Rights.
Construction of the Parliamentary Centre in a Moscow park is unacceptable!
Statement by the Moscow branch of the YABLOKO party
On November 24, 2014, [the authorities] announced public hearings on “The project [for] area planning in Mnevnikovskaya floodplain” which is part of the natural protection zone “Natural-Historical Park Moskvoretsky”. The project envisages construction of the Parliamentary Centre for the Federal Assembly of Russia. The fact that such hearings were announced demonstrates that the authorities gave the project a “green light”. Read more »
Posted: November 28th, 2014 under Support of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses.
Sergei Mitrokhin proposed to Sergei Naryshkin to abandon construction of the Parliamentary Centre in a Moscow park
Press Release, 26.11.2014
Today, when participating in the Council of Non-Parliamentary Parties “Development of Entrepreneurship in Russia”, YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin proposed to Sergei Naryshkin, Speaker of the State Duma, to abandon the construction of the Parliamentary Center in Mnevnikovskaya floodplain nature protection territory. Read more »
Posted: November 28th, 2014 under Support of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses, YABLOKO against Corruption.
Boris Vishnevsky: How to measure Putin’s true rating
Boris Vishnevsky’s blog at Ekho Moskvy website, 19.11.2014
At the All-Russia People’s Front forum [a movement founded by Vladimir Putin to replace the ruling United Russia party. Supported by well-known public persons loyal to Putin] Vladimir Putin stated that ruble’s fall shouldn’t upset the citizens of Russia too much. Read more »
Posted: November 27th, 2014 under Economy.