Archive for 'Freedom of Speech'
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.
Video of detention of Sergei Mitrokhin and YABLOKO activists at the picket for dismissal of head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov by the Presidential Administration.
Posted: January 26th, 2016 under Freedom of Assembly, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.
Press Release, 26.01.2016 UPD. 14:50. Sergei Mitrokhin released. Antonov-Ovseyenko and Belyansky still remain in the police. Mitrokhin accused of violation of the order of organisation of public actions (article 20.2 of the Administrative Violation Code of Russia). UPD. 14:40. The lawyer is not allowed to enter the police department. UPD. 12:40. Journalists are not allowed […]
YABLOKO expresses solidarity with the statement by the Congress of Intelligencia 18.01.2016 The YABLOKO party expresses solidarity with the statement by the Congress of Intelligencia. Valery Borschyov, one of the initiators of the statement ad member of YABLOKO’s Federal Council, signed the statement on behalf of YABLOKO’s leadership.
YABLOKO to honour the memory of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova killed by neonazists
Press Release, 18.01.2016 Tomorrow, on 19 January deputy chairs of the party Nikolai Rybakov and Alexander Gnezdilov and YABLOKO activists will lay flowers to the place of where lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova were killed by neonazists – at 1 Prechistinka street.
Press release, 12.08.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin expressed his satisfaction with the fact that Andrei Nekrasov, journalist from Udmuria Republic, Russia, obtained an opportunity to get political asylum in Lithuania. Today Cyprus refused to extradite Nekrasov to Russia and took a decision to return him to Vilnus.
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 11.08.2015 It has been already a month since journalist Andrei Nekrasov is imprisoned. On July 15, oppositional blogger and journalist from Udmurtia was put in prison in Nicosia, Cyprus, in connection with Russia’s request on his extradition. Nekrasov is well-known in Udmurtia for his investigations of corrupt practices of the […]
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.
Sergei Mitrokhin becomes the first Russian politician to participate in the People’s Meeting in Denmark
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.
Stigmatisation of NGOs working in the field of education and science is a way towards degeneration of the Russian nation
Statement by YABLOKO Bureau, 2.06.2015 The government’s policies in respect of the remaining fragments of the civil society aim at their complete elimination and lead Russia to even greater backwardness.