Within the last weeks of spring and the beginning of summer of 2015 the number of detention of street musicians on behalf of police has increased, they are accused under articles that have been used only against political activists before. Read more »
Grigory Yavlinsky, head of YABLOKO faction in the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly, summed up the work of the faction in the spring session. Read more »
Posted: July 3rd, 2015 under YABLOKO's faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly.
Press Release, 01.06.2015
YABLOKO conducted a picket near the house where Stalin’s victims were shot demanding from the authorities to open a memorial museum there. Activists handed out leaflets on the history of the place. Every Wednesday since 2011 YABLOKO’s Alexei Nesterenko has been conducting one-person picketing outside the house. His father was shot there, therefore it’s important for Nesterenko to turn the place into a memorial museum. Read more »
Press Release, 24.06.2015
A round table “What reforms are needed in the context of sustainable development of small and medium-sized enterprises” took place in the International University in Moscow today within he frameworks of an independent Public Expert Council for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises (SMEs). YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin participated in the event. Read more »
On July 2, activists of the YABLOKO party together with street musicians will conduct picketing for freedom of artistic expression in Moscow.
Within the past months the street artists have been persecuted by police since their performance is classified as unauthorised public event.
On behalf of the YABLOKO party I express condolences in connection with the death of a person during the flooding in Sochi.
We are waiting for the objective investigation of the circumstances of the tragedy. The opinion of the environmentalists, who claim that new storm water system wasn’t developed during the construction of the Olimpic venues, needs the most careful examination. According to the environmentalists, the reason for the tragedy could have become the destruction of natural water passages during the construction. Read more »
Press Release, 29.06.2015
Tatiana Shkred, leader of the Voronezh branch of YABLOKO, inspected the area of exploration works in the copper-nickel deposits in the Voronezh region.
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Press release, 25.06.2015
YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin held a meeting with local residents who oppose the construction of a temple in Torfyanka park, Moscow. More than 300 people came to the meeting. YABLOKO leader focused on the legal bearings of the case. Read more »
On June 25, the Tambov Regional Court will consider Evgeny Vitishko’s appeal against the decision of the Kirsanovsky District Court which refused to relese Vitishko on parole.
Lawyer Sergei Loktev will represent Vitishko’s interests.
In case the Tambov Regional Court dismisses the motion of the defense, Vitishko will fill a cassation appeal to the Tambov regional court presidium. Read more »
Press release, 24.06.2015
YABLOKO MP in the Legislative Assembly of Karelia Emilia Slabunova brought ten thousand signatures for resignation of Governor of Karelia Alexander Khudilaynen to Presidental Administraion. The opposition accuse the governor of politically motivated persecution of his opponents and bad economic situation, that is why in April they founded a public committee demanding the resignation of Khudilaynen and started collection of signatures for his dismissal. Read more »
Press release, 23.06.2015
Activists of the Udmurtia Teachers’ trade union conducted pickets against reduction of teachers’ salaries. The action took place before the State Council meeting. Sofya Rusova, YABLOKO Chairman adviser, also joined the picket. Read more »
Press Release, 22.06.2015
YABLOKO’s leaders, party activists and Moscow citizens took part in a memorial action “1,418 candles per every day of the war” commemorating the victims of the Second World War. The action was held in Moscow in the night from June 21 to June 22 (the day the USSR was attacked by Hitler’s troops). Read more »
Press release, 17.06.2015
The YABLOKO faction in the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg voted against the law on the implementation of the city budget in 2014 in connection with the systemic shortcomings of the budget process in St. Petersburg, that YABLOKO pointed at at all the stages of adopting of the budget last year, runs the faction’s statement. None of the budget sections was fully implemented in the expenditure part. The budget remained closed to the public, in addition, the performance report is considered before the end of the public hearings on it, which is a violation of the law. According to YABLOKO deputies, changes in the legislation on the city budget are required. Read more »
Posted: June 19th, 2015 under YABLOKO's faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly.
On 21 June, on the threashold of Hitlers’ attack on the USSR, YABLOKO will lit 1418 candles in memory of victims of Second World War. Read more »
Press Release, 18.06.2015
YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin took part in the round table on the problems of Eastern partnership conducted by the ALDE Group in the European Parliament. Read more »
Press release, 16.06.2015
Public activists challenged Putin’s decree classifying war losses sustained during peacetime special operations a state secret in the Supreme Court. These nine applicants are YABLOKO’s MP in the Pskov Legislative Assembly Lev Shlosberg, human rights defender Ivan Pavlov, journalist Grigory Pasko, Timur Olyevsky and others. The applicants claim that the decree violates the Constitutional right to free seeking and distribution of information. Read more »
Press Release, 16.06.2015
YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin is taking part is the so-called People’s Meeting of democrats (Folkemødet) which has been held in Bornholm, Denmark, for the fifth year already. Read more »
Grigory Yavlinsky’s statement on his readiness to participate in the presidential elections in Russia in 2018, was made by us [in YABLOKO] in the context of the upcoming regional elections, which launches a new political cycle. The YABLOKO party issued a Memorandum of Political Alternative. This is a document, which candidates who will run from YABLOKO (including those who are not members of our party) on our party lists and in single-mandate constituencies. One of the points of the memorandum is support for our party and in our campaigns of other levels: the State Duma and the presidential elections. And we stated that we would nominate Grigory Yavlinsky as early as this spring. Read more »
Press release, 12.06.2015
Today the activist of YABLOKO Gender faction and the representatives of the Sisters Centre, a welfare NGO that provides support to sexual violence victims, brought more than 43 500 signatures for preservation of the centre to the Social Security Department. Read more »
Moscow. June 10. Interfax – According to the information which appeared on Wednesday on YABLOKO website, the party will nominate Grigory Yavlinsky as YABLOKO candidate for presidential elections of 2018. Read more »