Archive for 'YABLOKO and the International Liberal Family'
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Blog post by Alexander Gnezdilov, Deputy Chair of YABLOKO, 18.03.2016 I express my deepest condolences to the the relatives and near of kin of Guido Westerwelle (1961 – 2016), a vivid and courageous politician and person, the most successful leader of the German liberals.
Liberal International, 08.03.2016 Gender equality and the empowerment of women affects all of us and is an issue Liberal International and our member parties have long since championed. Join liberals from Latin America to Asia in stepping up for International Women’s Day 2016 and share this message. See YABLOKO Chairperson Emilia Slabuniva min 0:48 Head […]
Liberal International, 01.03.2016 The Congress of the Russian Democratic Party “Yabloko”, LI Full Member, officially nominated its founding president Grigory Yavlinsky for the Russian presidential elections in 2018. Addressing the Congress, the laureate of the 2004 LI Prize for Freedom, called for development of a “positive programme” for Russia, adding that “calls to fight everyone, […]
Liberal International, 14.01.2016 XVIII Congress of the LI full member from Russia “Yabloko” elected Emilia Slabunova, member of the regional parliament of the Republic of Karelia, as the new party President. With this groundbreaking development Mrs Slabunova stands as the first female leader of a Russian political party and for the first time in the […]
Gubernia Daily, 22.12.2015 A popular Finish party, the Swedish People’s Party of Finland (SFP), together with its Women’s Association Svenska Kvinnoförbundet announced their nomination of Ms. Galina Shirshina, Mayor of Petrozavodsk, Karelia, for the prestigious European award – The LeaDeR Award. They named Shirshina one the key liberal players on regional and local level. The […]
SFP, 21.12.2015 The Swedish People’s Party of Finland (SFP), and together with it’s Women’s Association Svenska Kvinnoförbundet have the pleasure to announce the nomination of Ms. Galina Shirshina, Mayor of Petrozavodsk, Karelia, the region neighboring Finland, for the ALDE Group in the EU Committee of the Regions award – The LeaDeR Awards – for key […]