Archive for 'Protection of Environment'
Press Release, 16.07.2014 The court hearing on Evgeny Vitishko case was postponed till August 4 since the Tambov penal colony settlement No 2 didn’t manage to provide conference communication with Vitishko. YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin who arrived at the court hearing announced about this.
Sergei Mitrokhin’s blog at the Ekho Moskvi web-site, 03.07.2014 Today is the birthday of Yevgeny Vitishko. If our country was headed by a true patriot, he would have definitely awarded Yevgeny Vitishko with the ‘Hero of Russia’ Star. However, then Vitishko would not have been in a penal colony, and thus part of his heroic […]
Press Release, 30.04.2014 YABLOKO’s Suren Gazaryan was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize. The ceremony took place in San-Francisco on April 28.
Press Release, 22.04.2014 YABLOKO conducted a series of one-person pickets outside the Natural Resources Ministry against nickel mining in the Voronezh region on the Earth Day, April 22. YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin and Chair of the Voronezh branch of YABLOKO Tatyana Shkred participated in the cation.
Press Release, photographs, 05. 04. 2014 The second theoretical and practical conference called “The unsolved environmental problems of Moscow and the Moscow region” where YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin and Chair of YABLOKO’s Green Russia faction Alexei Yablokov participated was conducted in Moscow.
Sergei Mitrokhin inspected Northwest chord road and problem construction objects in Khoroshevo-Mnevniki district
Press Release, photograph, 25.03.2014 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin and Deputy Chair of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO Irina Kopkina inspected the Northwest chord and found out that the contraction was frozen. The residents of the Khoroshevo-Mnevniki district showed the cutover square and an illegal parking space to YABLOKO’s representatives.
Press Release, 26.03.2014 YABLOKO’s Bureau member, the Green Russia faction’s activist Dmitry Rybakov conducted a series of one-person pickets in support of the ecologists Evgeny Vitishko and Suren Gazaryan in Petrozavodsk, on March 25.
Press Release, 12.03.2014 A concert in support of Evgeny Vitishko took place in Sochi. His friends and colleagues gathered in an informal setting.The event took place despite the pressure on behalf of the authorities, said the organisers.
Press Release, March 7, 2014 YABLOKO’s branches in Volgograd, Voronezh and Sosnovy Bor (the Leningrad region) conducted pickets and actions in support of the imprisoned environmentalist Evgeny Vitishko on March 7. Volgograd
Press Release, 03.03.2014 Activists of Amnesty International, Ecooborona and YABLOKO expressed protest against the sentence to Evgeny Vitishko. The international action “Free Evgeny Vitishko!” began on February 28. Rallies, pickets and flash mobs will take place in different cities of the world over a period of seven days. The goal of the action is to […]
Press Release, 05.03.2014 A series of one-person pickets in support of Evgeny Vitishko was conducted in Nizhny Novgorod within the international action week “Free Vitishko!”. YABLOKO’s members and environmental activists participated in the action.
Press Release, 26.02.2014 Yesterday the Khostinsky Regional court of Sochi fined YABLOKO’s member Olga Noskovets under the article 19.3 of the Administrative Code supposedly for disobedience to the legitimate demands of police officers.
Announcement, 27.02.2014 The international action week “Free Evgeny Vitishko!” will start on February 28 #FREEVITISHKO. The actions demanding to free Evgeny Vitishko and stop persecution of Russia’s environmentalists and activists will take place in many European countries and nineteen Russian cities.
ARD, 17.02.2014 Der russische Umweltaktivist Jewgeni Witischko befindet sich nach Angaben seiner Organisation im Hungerstreik. Witischko verweigere die Nahrungsaufnahme, seit er am Mittwoch vergangener Woche von einem Berufungsgericht in Krasnodar zu drei Jahren Lagerhaft verurteilt worden sei, teilte die Vereinigung für die Verteidigung der Umwelt im Nordkaukasus mit.
ENVIRONMENTAL WATCH ON NORTH CAUCASUS, February 17, 2014 On February, 15 the IOC broke silence over the case of Evgeny Vitishko, who was sentenced to serve three years in a colony this week after his tireless work to expose environmental violations in Sochi. Here is what spokesman Mark Adams told journalists, according to the media: […]
Sergei Mitrokhin sends a letter to IOC President asking him to speak up on imprisonment of environmentalist Yevgeny Vitishko
Press Release, 17.02.2014 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin has sent a letter to Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee asking him to speak up on a politically motivated imprisonment verdict to environmentalist Yevgeny Vitishko. According to Mitrokhin, the verdict has a direct linkage to the Olympic Games taking place in Sochi.
Italia dei Valori, 15.02.2014 Il segretario nazionale dell’Italia dei Valori, Ignazio Messina, ed il responsabile delle relazioni internazionali del partito, Massimo Bernacconi, esprimono la loro solidarietà e vicinanza all’ambientalista russo Evgeny Vitishko, condannato alla pena di tre anni di reclusione per le sue azioni in difesa dell’ambiente nella regione di Krasnodar.
Mr. Thomas Bach, President, International Olympic Committee No 1257 of February 17, 2014 Dear Mr.Bach, Informing you herewith that environmentalist Yevgeny Vitishko imprisoned for three years began a hunger strike, which has been lasting for six days already. A politically motivated arrest of a public figure in the region during the Olympics represents an event […]
Sergei Mitrokhin’s blog at the Ekho Moskvi web-site, 15.02.2014 A sluggish and delayed reaction of the IOC to the sentence to environmentalist Evnegy Vitishko [envisaging three years of imprisonment for him for his criticism of Governor’s seizure of public lands] represents another example of vain hopes of international interference in the issue of protection of […]
Prime Minister of Norway, IOC and EU express concern on imprisonment of environmentalist Evgeny Vitishko
Press Release, 14.02.2014 This morning, Vladimir Kimayev, leader of the Sochi branch of the YABLOKO party, had a meeting with Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg, where they discussed prosecution of environmental activists in the Krasnodar Territory and the sentence of the court envisaging three years of imprisonment for Evgeny Vitishko. The meeting was attended […]