Archive for 'Russian Economy'
On the inadmissibility of the country’s economic security destruction through ruining small and medium-sized businesses
Resolution of the 18th YABLOKO Congress, 09.03.2016 Under the difficult economic conditions in our country the authorities must pay special attention to the support and development of small and medium-sized businesses that can provide millions of jobs, protect the labour market from destruction, give different population groups the opportunity to provide for themselves and their […]
By Grigory Yavlinsky, 29.12.2015 The Ladmarks The main events of the year were political reprisals against the dissenting: the murder of Boris Nemtsov and severe poisoning of Vladimir Kara-Murza who only miraculously escaped death. The point of this year – the toughest pressure on the civil society for the past 30 years, the stake on […]
Grigory Yavlinsky proposes to change the government or its economic unit and appoint ex Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin chair of the government
Press releases, photos, video, 13.12.2014 At present Russia faces two threats: a war and an economic collapse, said YABLOKO founder Grigory Yavlinsky. Speaking at the Federal Council of the YABLOKO party on Saturday, he proposed a programme of countermeasures. According to Yavlinsky, one of such measures should be resignation of the government and appointment of […]
Press release, 13.12.2014 YABLOKO leader, when opening the Federal Council, stated that the solution of the Crimean issue can become only a legitimate referendum with the agreement of Ukraine and control of international organizations. An international conference should be conducted beforehand.
Press Release, 16.06.2014 Past week, Russian politician and economist Dr. Grigory Yavlinsky visited Great Britain at hte invitaiton of Cambridge University. The main purpose of the trip was a lecture at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge University. Grigory Yavlinsky met with professors and students of the famous King’s College, and also visited Trinity College and […]
A ban imposed by the Russian government on the imports of medical equipment and medical products for hospitals is a blow on the healthcare in Russia
Statement by YABLOKO Bureau, from March 28, 2014 , 01.04.2014 The Government of the Russian Federation prepared regulation “On establishing a ban on the admission of goods (certain kinds of medical products) originating from foreign countries for the purposes of procurement for state and municipal needs in order to protect the domestic market of the […]
Interview with Grigory Yavlinsky by Antonida Pashinina, Rosbalt, 26.03.2014 Head of YABLOKO’s faction in St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly Dr. Grigory Yavlinsky gives his view on how soon the new sanctions against Russia can be introduced and who may suffer in the first place. – The information on blocking of Visa and MasterCard for the customers […]
After Sergei Mitrokhin’s application to Public Prosecutor large families in the Kostroma region will get plots of land free of charge
Press Release, December 13, 2013 Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Kostroma region together with the regional administration will prepare a joint initiative to amend the legislation in respect of the provision of free plots of land to large families. At present citizens who have three or more children are required to pay for the works […]
Sergei Mitrokhin: Vladimir Putin has not proposed any strategy for Russia’s development in his address to the Federal Assembly
Press Release, December 12, 2013 Instead of presenting of a development strategy for Russia to the society, Vladimir Putin acted as an economic manager, Sergei Mitrokhin said. Vladimir Putin “even did not touch on the major problems of the country. Obviously, a very low level of non-resource exports is due … to the fact that […]
Press Release, November 19, 2013 Today the State Duma is considering a package of bills on the pension reform. YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin has just made a speech in the State Duma.
“Deputat 29”, Press Release, November 18, 2013 YABLOKO member Polina Shubina made a speech at the rally against abolition of social benefits and reliefs in Arkhangelsk on November 16. The residents of Arkhangelsk and opposition politicians protested against the proposal of the Arkhangelsk authorities to abolish social benefits and reliefs for preschool children and veterans […]
Commentary, 07.11.2013 Sergei Ivanenko, famous economist and member of YABLOKO’s Political Committee comments on the government’s plan to fully spend the National Welfare Fund (NWF).