Archive for 'YABLOKO Against the Parties of Power'
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Blog post by Grigory Yavlinsky, 25.12.2015 Dismissal of Galina Shirshina from the post of Petrozavodsk Mayor represents a political revenge on behalf of Governor of Karelia Alexander Khudilainen. Galina Shirshina was elected Petrozavodsk Mayor by people. The authorities always resort to arbitrary rule and force when they fail to win elections honestly.
Emilia Slabunova considers dismissal of Petrozavodsk Mayor Galina Shirshina be a political order from Governor Khudilainen
Press Release, 25.12.2015 Emilia Slabunova, YABLOKO Chairperson and MP of the Karelian Legislative Assembly, considers dismissal of Galina Shirshina, Petrozavodsk Mayor, be a political order of Governor Alexander Khudilainen.
Press release, 25.12.2015 Lev Shlosberg, YABLOKO Political Committee member, journalist and ex MP of the Pskov Regional Assembly, has been elected Politician of the Year by the readers of the popular Vedomosti newspaper.
Resolution of the 18th YABLOKO Congress, 24.12.2015 The Congress states that pressure from the administrative and the law enforcement bodies of the Republic of Karelia on the leaders and members of the Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO has been steadily increasing.
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 […]
Deputies of Karelia Legislative Assembly demand that cancellation of Petrozavodsk mayoral elections must be acknowledged unconstitutional
Press release, 14.10.2015 A group of deputies of the Karelia Legislative Assembly appealed to the Constituional Court demanding to aknowledge that the law on cancelling mayoral elections in Petrozavodsk, capital of the Republic, and the Kostomushka city is unconstitutional.
YABLOKO demands that Communist Party explain the use of quotation marks when mentioning political repressions victims
Press release, 09.10.2015 Chair of the Penza branch of YABLOKO Sergei Oleynik demanded that the head of the Communist Party regional branch Georgy Kamnev should apologise for mentioning the political repressions victims where the word “victims” was intentionally put into quotation marks.