Archive for 'Freedom of Speech'
Grigory Yavlinsky: “The fact that people came out into the streets protesting is not a threat to the state yet, but Russia’s hope for the future”
Grigory Yavlinsky: “The fact that people came out into the streets protesting is not a threat to the state yet, but Russia’s hope for the future” Grigory Yavlinsky FB post, 30.03.2017 The fact that people came out into the streets protesting against lies, theft, meanness and irresponsibility of the authorities is not a threat to the […]
Interfax, 30.03.2017 Yevgeny Bunimovich, Ombudsman for Children in Moscow and member of YABLOKO’s Federal Political Committee, believes that police, teachers and parents should not intimidate teenagers who have exercised their right to express their opinion, the Interfax news agency reported.
Press Release, 30.03.2017 The organizer of the rally in Stavropol is beaten and a participant in the action in Rostov-on-Don is fined.
Statement by Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee, 27.03.2017 Over 24 hours have passed since the detention of hundreds of people in the center of Moscow [during a mass-scale non-permitted protest action]. Many still remain in custody.
Press Release, 28.03.2017 The party renders legal assistance to protesters in Moscow and Russian regions. On 26 March, demonstrations and rallies against corruption were held across the country, many of such actions ended in the detention of participants. Moscow demonstrated a record high number of detainees – over 1,000 people. There is a large number […]
Press Release, 20.03.2017 The meeting of the Federal Council of YABLOKO, the most representative body of the party, worked in Moscow on 18-19 March. Chair of the party Emilia Slabunova and Deputy Chair Nikolai Rybakov summarised the results of the elections to the State Duma in 2016 and told how YABLOKO should change. The Federal […]
Press release, 27.02.2017 On February 27, activists of the Tambov branch of YABLOKO held a series of one-person pickets to commemorate Boris Nemtsov.
Press Release, 26.02.2017 YABLOKO leaders and activists took part in the demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov held in Moscow today. YABLOKO activists from many regions of the country formed a column under the banner of the party. The key slogan of YABLOKO was “No to Political Terror!”. The column was headed by party Chair […]
Sotavision, 24.02.2017 Two years ago Boris Nemtsov was murdered. He was a free, fearless and active citizen, a politician, and a bright personality. It was a purely political murder committed in the most political place in Russia: by the Kremlin walls. This murder had a political goal: to intimidate the Russian society and show that […]
Press release, 09.10.2016 On October 7, a ceremony commemorating Anna Politkovskaya was held in St. Petersburg. YABLOKO’s deputies of the city parliament Boris Vishnevsky and Mikhail Amosov as well as Deputy Chair of the party Nikolai Rybakov participated in the memorial action.
Press release, 09.10.2016 On October 7, the Voronezh branch of YABLOKO commemorated Anna Politkovskaya. The activists participated in a rally dated for the 10th anniversary of the murder of the journalist.
Press release, 09.10.2016 On October 7, the 10th anniversary of the murder of Anna Politkovskaya, the Moscow branch of YABLOKO laid flowers to the memorial to the journalist.
Grigory Yavlinsky Facebook page, 07.10.2016 She was braver than one is allowed to be in Russia. She was more honest than one is allowed to be in Russia. She was more talented than one is allowed to be in Russia.
Press release, 01.08.2016 Today Moscow YABLOKO Youth activists have held a one-person picket by the Investigative Committee demanding to investigate the murder of journalist Timur Kushev, to find those who ordered and committed the crime.
Congratulations to Dmitry Muratov, Editor-in-Chief of Russian opposition paper Novaya Gazeta, on being awarded the Golden Pen Freedom Prize!
YABLOKO congratulate Dmitry Muratov, Editor-in-Chief of Russian opposition paper Novaya Gazeta, on being awarded the Golden Pen Freedom Prize! The Golden Pen of Freedom, the annual press freedom award of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), has been awarded to Dmitry Muratov, Editor-in-Chief of independent Russian newspaper, Novaya Gazeta.
Grigory Yavlinsky post in the FB, 7.06.2016 Forum “The New Era of Journalism: Farewell to the Mainstream” [is being held] in Moscow. I wonder what do they mean by a “farewell to the mainstream”? Whether it is goodbye to the endless lies in the mass media or the final farewell to the truth?
Interfax, 23.05.2016 YABLOKO Federal Political Committee member, former deputy of the Pskov Region Legislative Assembly Lev Shlosberg has become the first prize-winner of the Boris Nemtsov Foundation, Chair of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr. reported.
Statement by the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, 07.04.2016 President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has introduced the draft law “On the Russian National Guard Troops” to the State Duma. If the bill is passed, only one person in the country (even if he is the President) will use his own discretion to decide where […]
Press release, 26.01.2016 Today, on 26 January, the Stavropol branch of YABLOKO Youth conducted a one-person picket demanding to dismiss head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov. Kirill Bobro and Ivan Tansky participated in the action.
Sergei Mitrokhin: such persons as [head of Chechnya] Karyrov are in great demand with the regime today
Press Release, 26.01.2016 Today, approximately at 12:00, Sergei Mitrokhin, member of YABLOKO’s Federal Political Committee, and two YABLOKO activists Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko and Stanislav Belyansky were detained by the President’s Administration during the action for the resignation of head of Administration of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov.
Posted: January 27th, 2016 under Freedom of Assembly, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.