Archive for 'History'
On political parallels and assessment of the events of 1917 Novaya Gazeta, 03.04.2017 In the absence of a modern and honest assessment of what happened [in Russia] one hundred years ago, the Russian public consciousness is doomed to flounder between the idea of a revolution as a blessing and the only way to achieve change, […]
Press release, 07.03.2017 Russia’s key historians will participate in a panel discussion on “100th anniversary of the February Revolution and the aim of political modernisation in the 21st century” which is to take place in YABLOKO’s office on March 14th.
Press release, 27.01.2017 On 27 January, the anniversary of the lifting of the siege of Leningrad, YABLOKO representatives laid flowers at the memorial in Moscow and St.Petersburg.
YABLOKO to hold historic forums on the 100th anniversary of the February Revolution and October Coup
Press release, 17.01.2016 The YABLOKO party will hold a series of forums dedicated to the important historical events on their anniversaries, which will take place this year and in the beginning of next year. They are the 100th anniversary of the February Revolution and the October Coup, the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of mass […]
Press Release, 07.11.2016 On 7 November, YABLOKO activists held a traditional action of memory of defenders of democratic Russia – cadets and officers who made armed resistance to the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. The action was attended by Sergei Mitrokhin, leader of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO.
Press Release, 19.10.2016 On October 15, film director Grigory Amnuel visited the Discussion Club of the Moscow Youth YABLOKO.
St.Petersburg YABLOKO to initiate a referendum against naming a bridge after former Chechen President
Press release, 22.08.2016 The initiative group founded by the YABLOKO party appealed to the election commission of St.Petersburg to initiate a referendum against naming one of the city’s bridges after Akhmad Kadyrov, first President of the Chechen Republic, which was done by the authorities despite loud public protests. The application will be considered within two […]
Blog post by Lev Shlosberg, 21.08.2016 One can not forget August 19, 1991. To be exact: one can not forget this long day of 19-20-21 August, which was not interrupted by sleep. The day began early in the morning of 19 August, when breathing seized up from a voice on the radio, and ended on […]
Press release, 19.08.2016 On 9 August, YABLOKO commemorated the August Coup of 1991. YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova, parliamentary candidate Vladimir Ryzhkov, and party Deputy Chair Alexander Gnezdilov laid flowers to the place where Dmitry Komar, Ilya Krychevsky and Vladimir Usov died during an incident in the tunnel of the Garden Ring Road, Moscow, overnight into […]
Press release, 18.08.2016 On August 19, YABLOKO will commemorate the victims of the August Coup of 1991. Party leaders will lay flowers to the place where Dmitry Komar, Ilya Krychevsky and Vladimir Usov died during an incident in the tunnel of the Garden Ring Road, Moscow, overnight into August 21, 1991.
Press release, 19.07.2016 YABLOKO activists participated in a picket against the installation of a monument to Tsar Ivan the Terrible in the city of Orel 350km south of Moscow. Over 60 people took part in the action. Leader of the local party branch Sergei Zaytsev was one of the organizers of the protest action.
Press release, 22.06.2016 On the 75th anniversary of Adolf Hitler’s invasion of the Soviet Union the leaders and activists of YABLOKO participated in the 1,418 Candles per Each Day of the War action commemorating the beginning of the Great Patriotic War (the date is commemorated in Russia as the Memory and Grievance Day).
Press release, 17.06.2016 YABLOKO will light 1418 candles to commemorate the victims of the Second World War on the eve of Adolf Hitler’s invasion of the Soviet Union, 21 June.
St.Petersburg YABLOKO to initiate a referendum against naming one of city’s bridges after Chechnya’s first president
Statement by the St.Petersburg branch of YABLOKO, 31.05.2016 The decision of the St. Petersburg toponymic commission to name [one of the city’s] bridges after Chechnya’s first President Akhmad Kadyrov, which was obviously made in a rush and under the pressure of the St.Petersburg city administration, indicates that the authorities are not interested in the opinion […]
Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 21.05.2016 I still can not forget one episode. [It was in] 1989. Academician Andrei Sakharov is making a speech from the tribune of congress of People’s Deputies of the USSR. It is broadcast by television. The audience is yelling, stomping feet, Mikhail Gorbachev presiding [over the congress] calls Academician to leave the […]
YABLOKO insists that a museum must be opened in the house where victims of Stalin’s terror were executed
Press release, 11.05.2016 YABLOKO member Alexei Nesterenko has conducted a picket by the house where the victims of Joseph Stalin’s terror were executed. He demanded that the house must be turned into a memorial museum.
Press release, 09.05.2016 A memorial anti-fascist ceremony took place at the mass grave at Preobrazhenskoye Cemetery in Moscow under YABLOKO’s initiative. Thousands of Muscovites – soldiers and officers who died during the Second World War – were buried there. The activists and leaders of the party laid flowers at the Eternal Flame.
Press Release, 06.05.2016 Today the leaders and activists of the YABLOKO party have laid a wreath and flowers to the Eternal Flame and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin walls. YABLOKO conducts the memorial anti-fascist action annually.
Press release, 15.02.2016 Today, on 15 February, Chair of the Sverdlovsk branch of YABLOKO Yuri Pereverzyev participated in a rally dedicated to the 27th anniversary of the Soviet troops withdrawal from Afghanistan. The rally took place in the city of Pervouralsk, the Sverdlosk Region.
Press release, 03.02.2016 On 2 February, the Volgograd branch of YABLOKO laid flowers to the internal flame in memory of the Battle of Stalingrad, 1943, a major battle on the Eastern Front of World War II, when the Soviet troops defeated the Nazi Germany.