Archive for 'Social Policies'
Press release, 15.02.2017 The Moscow branch of YABLOKO released a statement against the destruction of the All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature, one of the major cultural assets of the country. After Vadim Duda, the adviser to Russia’s Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky, was appointed head of the library it is being systematically destroyed and the work […]
Press release, 15.02.2017 On February 15, the Omsk branch of YABLOKO participated in a rally in support of the social and housing rights of the residents in relation to the growing problems with housing and utility issues, transport, and guaranteed monthly payment for work. The protesters also demanded to return direct mayoral election.
Press release, 09.02.2017 YABLOKO Chair and deputy of the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia Emilia Slabunova submitted a bill on the restoration of independence of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS). Slabunova suggests that the Academy of Sciences must become independent from the Federal Agency for Scientific Organizations and the government.
Press release, 08.02.2017 On February 22, Kirill Martynov, an associate professor at The School of Philosophy of the Higher School of Economics, will give a lecture on “Why modern voters grew fond of the conservatives and what can be done about it. The experience of Russia, Europe and the USA.”. The lecture will be held […]
Press release, 30.01.2017 On January 28, the activists of the Vologda branch of YABLOKO conducted a picket dedicated to educational issues.
Press release, 16.12.2016 On December 15, Sergei Mitrokhin, Chair of Moscow YABLOKO and deputy of the State Duma of the 1-3 convocations, delivered a lecture on “The liberal breakthrough and conservative deadlock” within the discussion club of Moscow YABLOKO Youth.
Press release, 02.12.2016 Emilia Slabunova, YABLOKO Chair and deputy of the Karelian Legislative Assembly, proposed to raise the expenditure on culture in the Republic of Karelia. She proposed to support The Museum of Fine Arts, The National Museum and the National Library.
Press Release, 08.11.2016 According to Lev Shlosberg, Chairman of the Pskov regional branch of the YABLOKO party and MP in the Pskov regional parliament, the main reasons for the growing alcohol abuse in Russia are poverty and lack of medical care. He said this in his interview of the Rosbalt information agency.
Press Release, 19.10.2016 On October 15, film director Grigory Amnuel visited the Discussion Club of the Moscow Youth YABLOKO.
Press release, 10.10.2016 Moscow YABLOKO Youth launched a campaign against conscription and for transfer of the army on a contract basis.
Press release, 02.10.2016 On 1 October, Moscow YABLOKO Youth conducted a rally against military conscription and for the professional army. About 70 people participated in the action.
Press Release, 29.09.2016 On 1 October, Moscow Youth YABLOKO will conduct a rally against military conscription and for the professional army. Young YABLOKO activists got an obligatory permission from the Mayor’s Office as required by the law.
Press release, 10.09.2016 YABLOKO leader Grigory Yavlinsky presented his book “Peripheral authoritarianism. How and Where Russia Has Come” at the 29th International Book Fair at the All-Russia Exhibition Centre in Moscow.
Press Release, 02.09.2016 YABLOKO will take part in the 29th International Book Fair at the All-Russia Exhibition Centre in Moscow on 7-11 September.
Press release, 30.08.2016 On September 1, the Sverdlovsk branch of YABLOKO will conduct an action called “Teach the officials to run a university” near University building.
Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 20.08.2016 Change of officials in the Ministry of Education has nothing to do with the solution of the key problems of Russian education sector. The main threat to education in Russia is the actual reduction of the costs plus ideologisation and imposing of obscurantist standards. And this is only a part of […]
Press release, 16.08.2016 Today,on 16 August, the YABLOKO party and the trade union of the Russian Academy of Sciences has signed a cooperation agreement. YABLOKO was represented by party Chair Emilia Slabunova and Chair of the Federal Political Committee Grigory Yavlinsky. Head of the trade union Victor Kalinushkin and his Deputy Galina Chucheva signed the […]
Press release, 15.08.2016 On 16 August, the YABLOKO party and the trade union of the Russian Academy of Sciences will sign a cooperation agreement. YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova is going to sign the agreement on behalf of the party while Victor Kalinushkin, head of the organisation, will put his signature on behalf of the trade union.
Press Release, 26.07.2016 St.Petersburg Youth YABLOKO acted in defense of non-profit organisations ESVERO and the Andrei Rylkov Foundation engaged in the prevention of HIV infection in Russia and recognised as “foreign agents.” On 25 July party protesting against enlisting these organisations as “foreign agents”, YABLOKO activists sent to the Ministry of Justice the layout of […]
Press release, 21.07.2016 On Monday, August 1, Moscow YABLOKO Youth activists will hold a one-person picket by the Investigative Committee demanding to investigate the murder of journalist Timur Kushev, to find those who ordered and committed the crime.