Archive for 'YABLOKO against Corruption'
The government supported Sergei Mitrokhin’s initiative to ban rent of luxury cars for state officials
Press Release, 13.07.2016 The Finance Ministry proposes to prohibit for top state officials to rent expensive powerful cars. YABLOKO Anticorruption Policy Centre launched this initiative some time ago.
Condolences by Emilia Slabunova, 20.06.2016 A tragedy in a children’s camp in Karelia shocked everyone. We express our condolences to those who lost children, who was tormented by uncertainty about the fate of their next of kin. This tragedy demonstrated negligence and indifference, violations of laws, most importantly of human unwritten laws, that are so […]
Press release, 06.06.2016 Member of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee and Chair of the Moscow party branch Sergei Mitrokhin arrived at the Torfyanka park in northeastern Moscow to support the local resident, who are protesting against the illegal attempts to construct an Orthodox church in the territory of the park.
Press Release, 19.05.2016 YABLOKO announced open public nomination for the Golden Toilet Brush 2016 Anti-Prize. The prize is made in the form of golden toilet brush and will be awarded to officials for the most absurd and wasteful purchase of the year.
Press release, 28.04.2016 Today Deputy Chair of YABLOKO Nikolai Rybakov, First Deputy Chair of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO Galina Mikhaleva and party activists have conducted a series of one-person pickets in protest of the sentence to member of YABLOKO Federal Council Svetlana Chechil. The action took place outside the Prosecutor General’s Office in Moscow.
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 28.04.2016 The decision of the Petrozavodsk City Court to sentence Svetlana Chechil, member of YABLOKO’s Federal Council, to 1.5 years in a penal colony is a reprisal against political opponents of Governor of the Republic of Karelia Alexander Khudilainen.
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 […]
YABLOKO Bureau: it is necessary to conduct an investigation into the activities of the Russian officials indicated in the Panama Papers
Press Release, 22.04.2016 The Bureau of the YABLOKO party issued a statement demanding to conduct an investigation into the activities of all of the state officials mentioned in the Panama Papers.
Press release based on the article by ZakS.Ru, 20.04.2016 The Smart Power movement [founded by Grigory Yavlisnky and YABLOKO’s supporters] and deputies of YABLOKO faction in the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg have lunched the Public Control online project which will allow the citizens of St.Petersburg to learn detailed information about the spending of budgetary funds […]
The Moscow Spring festival turned into a cover for sharing budget funds by the Moscow city authorities
Press Release, 18.04.2016 The tender for public procurement for the Moscow Spring 2016 festival has been accompanied by numerous violations, and its only participant is connected with the Moscow authorities, says Sergei Mitrokhin, member of the Federal Political Committee of the YABLOKO party and head of YABLOKO’s Anti-Corruption Centre. Sergei Mitrokhin demands that the Public […]
Press release, 15.03.2016 The activists of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO conduted a picket demanding to dismiss Dmitry Pegov, Moscow Metro Chief. Deputy Chairs of Moscow YABLOKO Galina Mikhaleva and Grigory Semyonov participated in the action.
Press release, 16.02.2016 On 14 February, a rally against an infill construction took place in the Tyoply Stan district, Moscow. Over 500 people came to protest against the plans to construct a multistory building right in the middle of the boulevard which divides two residential area. The participants of the action unveiled the documents that […]
Deutsche Welle, 03.02.2016 By Nikita Batalov Galina Shirshina, ex-Mayor of Petrozavodsk, gave DW an interview about threats to take her to court, participation in elections to the State Duma and her fight against the system. After a loud dismissal of Galina Shirshina, Mayor of Petrozavodsk, the interest of the media has been once again focused […]
Press release, 04.02.2016 On 3 February, a rally against the infill construction took place in the Tyeply Stan district, Moscow. More than 200 came to express protest against the construction of a hotel which was not agreed with the local residents. Grigory Semyonov, a municipal deputy in the Cheryemushki district of Moscow and Deputy Chair […]
The decision can be appealed against in the Supreme Court of the Republic of Karelia through the Petrozavodsk City Court TASS, 21.01.2016 The Petrozavodsk City Court confirmed the dismissal of Galina Shirshina from the post of Mayor of Petrozavodsk, the capital of Karelia, [initiated by deputies of the Petrozavodsk City Council]. This was reported by […]
Residents of Petrozavodsk intend to deprive of mandates those city councilors who voted for the dismissal of the ex-Mayor
Novaya Gazeta, 18.01.2016 Photo: Galina Shirshina, ex-Mayor of Petrozavodsk. Photo by RIA Novosti Residents of Petrozavodsk intend to deprive of mandates those city councilors who voted for the dismissal of the ex-Mayor Galina Shirshina. The TASS agency informs that the motion on registration of the initiative group for conducting a local referendum has been submitted […]
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 […]
Press Release, 3.12.2015 Petrozavodsk Mayor Galina Shirshina who was elected on the post with the support of the YABLOKO party, won the RBC (RosBusinessConsulting) award in the nomination the State Person. The prize was awarded in Moscow today.
[YABLOKO’s] Galina Shirshina has accomplished in eight months what no one in Russia could do before her
/ / Znak.com, 29.04.2014 Galina Shirshina, aged 34, is head of Petrozavodsk [the capital of the Republic of Karelia, North-West Russia], and for the eight months in office as the City Mayor she has managed to accomplish what male officials could not.
Press release, 23.11.2015 Sergei Mitrokhin demanded that the governor of St.Petersburg and the regional Office of the Federal Antimonopolty Service must investigate the procurement of goods for schools at the sum of 131.9 million rubles on suspicion of corruption.