Archive for 'Political Parties'
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.
Statement by the YABLOKO Bureau, 24.06.2016 Today, June 24, YABLOKO Bureau has adopted a statement criticizing Irina Yarovaya and Victor Ozerov’s anti-terrorist legislative set which was adopted by the State Duma at the third reading.
Press release, 22.06.2016 YABLOKO’s Deputy Chair Alexander Gnezdilov, Moscow Yabloko Youth leaders Nikolai Kavkazsky and Maria Yefimova held meetings with Board members of Junge Liberale (the FDP youth wing) Konstantin Kuhle, Katharina Schreiner, Florian Philipp Ott, Phil Hackemann, Florian Zeimi and Franziska Brandmann on June 18 and 20.
Liberal International, 03.06.2016 Amid what she has described as a “crisis” in Russia, leader of the Russian Liberals, Yabloko (LI full member), Emilia Slabunova, has set out the challenges facing liberals and democrats ahead of parliamentary elections in Russia in September 2016, speaking to national broadcaster Radio KP.
OnlineTV, 19.05. 2016 According to Vladimir Ryzhkov, YABLOKO candidate in the State Duma elections, the results of the election will affect the tax burden. He expressed this opinion in the Arena Sobitiy (The Arena of Events) by the OnlineTV.
Liberal International, 05.05.2016 In an interview with The Essence of the Events, Grigory Yavlinsky, the co-founder of the Russian liberal party YABLOKO (LI full member) has set out his plans to run for the presidential race in 2018.
Press Release, 28.04.2016 On 27 April, Petrozavodsk City Court sentenced Svetlana Chechil, member of YABLOKO’s Federal Council, to 1.5 years in a penal colony. Today, YABLOKO will hold pickets by the Public Prosecutor General’s Office protesting against such a decision. Nikolay Rybakov, Deputy Chairman of the party, and Galina Mikhaleva, Deputy Chair of the Moscow […]
The ALDE party, 26.04.2016 Commenting on the developing news from Russia, ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen MEP said: “It is with regret that I hear the news from our ALDE Party member party in Russia PARNAS that the chair of their youth wing Mikhail Konev was today kidnapped from the military registration and enlistment […]
Ex Mayor of Petrozavodsk awarded a prize by European politicians // Kommersant, by Taisia Bekbulatova, 25.04.2016 Ex Mayor of Petroavodsk [capital of Karelia] Galina Shirshina received a prize today within the LeaDeR Awards conducted annually in Brussels. The prize is awarded to politicians in several nominations for outstanding work in the field of governing on […]
Novaya Gazeta, 25.04.2016 By Olga Bobrova Ex Mayor of Petrozavodsk, dismissed by the decision of [Petrozavodsk] municipal deputies, was awarded a Special Prize of the President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe – ALDE LeaDer Award – for individual achievement in strengthening the liberal values.
Press release, 07.04.2016 On 6 April Andrei Sklyarov, leader of Youth YABLOKO in Rostov conducted a picket where he asked Vladimir Putin to follow the example of Prime Minister of Iceland and resign.