Archive for 'Political Parties'
Liberal International, 23.02.2017 The presidential hopeful of Yabloko (LI full member), Grigory Yavlinsky, has set his campaign for the key Russian elections in 2018 into full swing. He received a boost from a well-known opposition leader Vladimir Ryzhkov who, in a public statement, said: “Grigory Yavlinsky meets my political opinions, my stance, my programme better […]
Boris Vishnevsky: Protest against transfer of St. Isaac’s Cathedral to the gratis use of the Orthodox Church frightened the authorities
Press release, 13.02.2017 “The authorities throw hysterics about St. Isaac’s Cathedral since they are not secure of their victory,” Boris Vishnevsky, leader of the YABLOKO faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly, noted at the meeting with voters.
Press release, 09.02.2017 United Russia deputy Irina Belykh submitted to the State Duma a bill which proposes that the meeting of deputies of all levels (from the municipal to parliamentary level) with voters must be held according to the law on public events.
Liberal International, 09.02.2017 Building on the growing international coalition against Russia’s recently introduced legislation decriminalising domestic violence, LI Human Rights Committee Member, Rosemary Machua, has called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to repeal a law, reminding the Russian state of its obligations under international law.
Liberal International, 02.02.2017 Chair of LI Human Rights Committee and LI Vice-President on the Bureau Markus Loening has spoken out over news that Russia’s Federal Council (the upper chamber of the Russian Parliament) has passed a bill decriminalizing domestic violence, calling on President Vladimir Putin not to sign the bill into legislation.
Grigory Yavlinsky: It is necessary to form public pressure so that to return Russia to the European way of development
Press Release, 18.12.2016 Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of the Federal Political Committee of the YABLOKO party, made a speech in front of the delegates of the congress of the Democratic Choice party, which takes place in Moscow today. Yavlinsky said that the emergence of a responsible and reasonable right-liberal party would be a great benefit for […]
Liberal Internetional, 18.11.2016 Russia has become the latest country to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the past month, with an announcement coming just weeks after an exodus of African nations including Burundi, Gambia and South Africa, and amid speculation that other nations are considering following suit.
Blog post by Grigory Yavlinsky, 06.10.2016 President began preparing for the new political season with the decree on granting special powers of the National Guard, already renamed into the Russian Guard. This department will get about 100 proxies, including maintenance of the wartime regime, planning joint activities with the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, […]
YABLOKO demands that the authorities must stop intimidating YABLOKO activists in Zhukovsky, the Moscow Region
Press Release, 28.09.2016 Today YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova, forwarded YABLOKO statement to the law enforcement and Public Prosecutor on persecution and intimidation of YABLOKO activists in Zhukovsky, the Moscow Region.
Liberal International, 29.09.2016 Violent acts, intimidation, and fraud have led the Russian United Democratic Party (YABLOKO – LI full member) to reject the 18 September State Duma election results across Russia amid demands that the government and authorities cease intimidating liberal activists and party supporters.
The ALDE party, 20.09.2016 On Sunday 18 September Russian citizens went to the polls to elect a new State Duma. Commenting on the results of the parliamentary elections in Russia, ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen MEP said: “The Duma elections were yet another Putin show, without a free and fair chance for the opposition.”
The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe in the European Parliament regrets that with yesterday’s Duma elections, democratic opposition parties didn’t stand a chance. 19.09.2016
ALDE, 19.09.2016 Commenting on the results of the Parliamentary elections in Russia on Sunday 18 September, ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen said: “The Duma elections were yet another Putin show, without a free and fair chance for the opposition.”
Liberal International, 02.09.2016 The Head of the Moscow Helsinki Group, Lyudmila Alexeyeva, has become Yabloko’s election representative at the elections to the State Duma (Yabloko, LI full-member).
Liberal International, 11.08.2016 With the support of party leaders and candidates ahead of the upcoming elections in Russia, Russian United Democratic Party (YABLOKO – LI full-member) founder and candidate, Grigory Yavlinsky, has presented a new YABLOKO platform and introduced his colleagues running for office in September.
Press release, 10.08.2016 The Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO addressed an appeal against the actions of the regional government, which assists the ruling United Russia party, to the regional election commission.
Blog post by Emilia Slabunova, 03.08.2016 A war against food was declared in our country a year ago. On July 29, 2015, the President signed a decree “On Certain Special Economic Measures Aimed to Provide Security of the Russian Federation”, actually, aimed at destroying food brought from the countries which fall under [Russia’s] counter sanctions.
Press release, 27.07.2016 On July 26, a rally in support of the Russian Constitution and against Yarovaya’s package – the anti-terrorist legislation developed by the State Duma deputies Irina Yarovaya and Victor Ozerov took place in Kurgan, Russia’s Ural Mountains. Dmitry Feldsherov, a YABLOKO’s parliamentary candidate in a single-mandate constituency, was one of the organisers […]
Press release, 27.07.2016 On July 26, the Open Sochi organization and the regional YABLOKO branch conducted a rally against Irina Yarovaya’s anti-terrorist legislation, which had been adopted by the State Dume in late June.
LI, 07.07.2016 Launching their electoral programme ahead of national elections in Russia on 18 September 2016, the Russian United Democratic Party (YABLOKO – LI full-member) held their 19th Congress from 1-3 July, where they presented a viable, liberal alternative to Vladimir Putin’s authoritarianism brand of politics.