Archive for 'Freedom of Speech'
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.
Grigory Yavlinsky blog post, 26.05.2015 Recognition of the Dinastiya (Dynasty) and the Liberalnaya Missiya (Liberal Mission) foundations as “foreign agents” represents an instrument for their elimination. The Dynasty foundation supports science and education from its founder Dmitry Zimin own funds.
Press release, 26.02.2015 On March 1 YABLOKO will conduct an antiwar action under the slogan “No war with Ukraine” at Tverskaya Street, Moscow.
Open letter to Sergei Sobyanin, Moscow Mayor, and collection of signatures on change.org, 20.02.2015 Tomorrow a progovermnet “Anti-Maidan” rally will take place at the Revolution Square, near the Kremlin. The action has got a permission by the Moscow authorities. Today, the Mayor’s Office denied the opposition forces the opportunity to hold a demonstration on the […]
YABLOKO to pay tribute to the memory of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasiya Baburova killed by neo-Nazis
Press Release, 16.01.2015 On January 19 (at 13:00) YABLOKO activists will lay flowers at the site where lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasiya Baburova were killed in 2009.
Press release, 08.01.2015 YABLOKO activists laid flowers to the ambassay of France in memory of the victims of the attack on the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
Press release, photos, video, 21.12.2014 A rally in support of the Tomsk TV-2 television company and regional press was held in the centre of Moscow on December 21. The rally was organised by the YABLOKO party, the Glasnost Defense Foundation and the Moscow Union of Journalists.
Press release, 19.11.2014 Deputies of St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly refused to include the appeal to Minister of Communications and the Media Nikolai Nikiforiv in support of the Ekho Moskvy radio station in the agenda. The appeal was introduced by YABLOKO’s Boris Vishnevsky and a Just Russia deputy Marina Shishkina. Only 14 deputies out of 50 voted […]
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 07.11.2014 The events which take place in connection with the situation with the Ekho Moskvy radio station give evidence that the state strengthens its repressive policy towards mass media.
Press Release, 07.10.2014 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin demands to find the actions of the State Duma Council members unethical since they took the decision to give the floor to the representatives of only ten non-parliamentary political parties today. Mitrokhin sent the claim to the State Duma Committee on deputy ethics.
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 30.08.2014 Lev Shlosberg, Chair of the Pskov branch of YABLOKO, was attacked and severely injured last night. He is in hospital in the state of moderately grave condition. Fortunately, there is no threat to his life already.
Press Release, 29.05.2014 Tomorrow, on May 30, a hearing on the lawsuit from Alfa Bank and one of its heads and oligarch Mikhail Fridman to YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin and Izvestia newspaper will take place in the Moscow Arbitration Court.
By Natalia Zotova, Novaya Gazeta, 22.05.2014 For the first time since foundation of the party there was a search in the party Moscow headquarters – and in connection with the events taking place 18 months ago. In November 2012 Andrei Rudomakha, a well-known environmentalist in the Krasnodar Territory and YABLOKO activist, was arrested for several […]
Press release, 22.05.2014 Investigators have just completed a search in the Moscow headquarters of the YABLOKO party and took away a personal computer. The search was conducted within a criminal case raised under Article 298.1 of the Criminal Code “Slander Against the Judge”. The case was initiated against the Andrei Rudomakha, ex-Chair of the Krasnodar […]
Press Release, 21.05.2014 Today YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin was interrogated in the Zamoskvoretsky Investigation Department as a witness in the trial on Andrei Rudomakha, ex Chair of the Krasnodar branch of YABLOKO “for libel against a judge”. The interrogation was held by senior investigator Sergei Smirnov.
Grigory Yalvinsky’s answers the questions of the visitors of YABLOKO’s web-site, 13.05.2014 Dear friends, Before one of my interviews at the Ekho of St.Petersburg [radio station] we decided to conduct an experiment – you were asked to send your questions to YABLOKO’s web-site. We received a lot of questions and I thank you for it. The […]
Head of the Pskov branch of YABLOKO starts litigation against state television company for non-provision of the right to reply
Press Release, 07.05.2014 Lev Shlosberg, Deputy of the Pskov Region Legislative Assembly and Chair of the regional branch of YABLOKO, and Alexander Zakharov, his assistant and member of the Youth Parliament under the Regional Parliament, began litigation against the All-Russian State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company (GTRK) on a libel case against YABLOKO, as head […]