Archive for 'Russia-Eu relations'
About the speech of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Munich Grigory Yavlinsky Facebook post 20.02.2017 Sometimes it’s better to remain silent than to speak.
Yavlinsky: Russia’s leadership led the country to a deadlock and hopes for Trump’s mercy 17.02.2017 The 53rd edition of the Munich Security Conference opens on February 17. Although it will be the continuation of the G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting and could become a platform for contacts on a range of issues, it is not likely […]
Press release, 12.01.2017 On January 11, Deputy Chair of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, professor of Bremen University Galina Mikhaleva gave a lecture on Russia-EU relations. The lecture was held by the discussion club of Moscow Yabloko Youth.
Press release, 17.11.2016 On November 16-17, the Boris Nemtsov Forum -a platform for Russian-European dialogue – took place in the European Parliament. Lev Shlosber, deputy of the Pskov Region parliament, YABLOKO Federal Political Committee member, Chair of the Pskov branch of YABLOKO, was invited to participate in the forum by the organisers of the Forum. […]
By Grigory Yavlinsky Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 17.10. 2016 The Russian society has been steadily taught to get accustomed to the idea of proximity and inevitability of a new war. Preparation for the war has been boosted at all levels in the past days.
Press release, 17.10.2016 The Supreme Court has refused to consider a claim on lifting counter sanctions submitted by YABLOKO Deputy Chair Alexander Gnezdilov, party Federal Council member Dmitry Ilyushin and Bureau member Ivan Bolshakov.
Press release, 15.09.2016 YABLOKO Deputy Chair Alexander Gnezdilov, parliamentary candidate Dmitry Ilyushin, Bureau member Ivan Bolshakov filed a claim with the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation on adjudication of two decrees of the President and three regulations of the Government concerning counter sanctions [in response to sanctions imposed by the European Union over the […]
Press release, 04.07.2016 Moscow YABLOKO Deputy Chair, professor Galina Mikhaleva gave a report on the topic “From Europeanisation to re-Sovietisation. The Trends of Modern Russian politics.” at the public discussion platform in Bremen, Germany.
Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 24.06.2016 British referendum has ended. From now on Britain and the EU, and Russia will live with this result. All of Europe will think how to respond to the challenge. Such a result has raised a lot of pressing issues, rather than solved some problems.
Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 19.06.2016 The Forum in St. Petersburg demonstrated several things. This forum was not about investment or even the economy… All were speaking about the economy, but told nothing new – neither [Finance Minister] Anton Siluanov nor [Chair of Central Bank] Elvira Nabiullina, nor [Deputy Chair of the Economic Council under the President […]
Blog post by Grigory Yavlinsky, 01.06.2016 The decision by the Russian government’s to extend the “anti-Western” food embargo until the end of 2017 can not be regarded otherwise than economic stupidity. “Beat your people to frighten all the other”. This is a familiar logic – to punish one’s own citizens for serious foreign policy errors […]
Press release, 13.04.2016 On 12 April, former Minister of the Interior of Germany Gerhart Baum gave a public lecture on freedom and security in the Boris Yeltsin Centre in the city of Yekaterinburg (the capital of the Sverdlovsk Region, the Urals). Leader of YABLOKO’s regional branch Yuri Pereverzev and party activist Elena Krasulina attended the […]
Press Release, 23.03.2016 YABLOKO leaders and activists brought flowers to the building of the Embassy of Belgium in Moscow. Emilia Slabunova and Grigory Yavlinsky left records in the book of condolences, and also met with the staff of the diplomatic mission to say the words of sympathy and support.
Statement by YABLOKO Bureau, 15.02.2016 The Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO welcomes the proposal of Guy Verhofstadt, the leader of the Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) in the European Parliament, on recognition of the Russian language as an official language of the European Union. We consider this idea as […]
Grigory Yavlinsky’s Facebook page, 14.02.2016 “We rolled back to the times of a new Cold War,” such a vauge statement was made by Dmitry Medvedev in Munich, and all media wrote that Dmitry Mededev “had declared the start of the Cold War”. This means that the society is already prepared for a war, it is […]
YABLOKO calls on the Russian Foreign Ministry to support the UN resolution on human rights defenders
Statement of YABLOKO Bureau, 18.12.2015 On 25 November, 2015, the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly adopted the draft resolution entitled “Recognizing the role of human rights defenders and the need for their protection”. The UN General Assembly resolution urges the states to recognize the important and legitimate role of human rights defenders, condemn […]
Statement by YABLOKO Political Committee, 16.11.2015 Russia’s political leaders initiated a one-sided interference into the Syrian armed conflict on one of the sides without coordinating it with the potential allies. This interference is accompanied by tough ideological anti-Americanism, anti-European and self-isolating foreign policy, and a sustainably antidemocratic model within the country, when the propaganda firmly […]
Vedomosti, 16.11.2015 By Grigory Yavlinsky First, we can hope that now it is clear to all where the enemy is. Everyone in Russia (except those who complete lost heads in their hatred of the West, but there are not so many such people) feels the blows of mortal danger coming to us from the Paris […]
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.