Archive for 'Russia-Ukraine relations'
Yavlinsky: Russia’s leadership led the country to a deadlock and hopes for Trump’s mercy 17.02.2017 The 53rd edition of the Munich Security Conference opens on February 17. Although it will be the continuation of the G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting and could become a platform for contacts on a range of issues, it is not likely […]
Grigory Yavlinsky’s website, 06.02.2017 The war in the east of Ukraine is well under way again, people are dying. But the Kremlin officially hopes that the so called “rebels” in Donbass will have enough weapons and ammunition. Political cynicism of the Russian authorities is reaching a new level. A human’s life is not on the […]
Press release, 17.10.2016 The Supreme Court has refused to consider a claim on lifting counter sanctions submitted by YABLOKO Deputy Chair Alexander Gnezdilov, party Federal Council member Dmitry Ilyushin and Bureau member Ivan Bolshakov.
Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 01.10.2016 The responsibility for the shameful denial of the war, and, consequently, for the loss of passengers from the shot down [MH17] aircraft lies on Europe too… But the principle of identification of the main culprit – the one who started it – is not cancelled. And Russia began it all.
Interview by Grigory Yavlinsky, 6.05.2016 In his April interview to several Western media Grigory Yavlinsky told why the position of the present Russian President should weaken at the next election and how the Crimea problem should be solved, assessed the results of the Russian military operation in Syria, and explained why Europe needed cooperation with […]
YABLOKO Deputy Chair Nikolai Rybakov’s speech on Channel One, 12.04.2016 Nikolai Rybakov: I would like to comment on the history books issue. In my opinion, the main idea of teaching history at school is to teach a person to acquire information critically and to analyse the information. Wait a minute, please. My next point concerns […]
06.04.2016 Nikolai Rybakov: First of all. All the war crimes must be investigated and the guilty must be punished. End of story. There is nothing to discuss here. I believe, it would have been better if the investigation was carried out by the international institutions and, by all means, the Russian Federation must participate in […]
Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 22.03.2016 The sentence passed today on Nadezhda Savchenko is inseparable from the military, political and media campaign launched by the Russian Federation against Ukraine two years ago. Unlawful actions of the Russian authorities against Ukraine also include the trial on Savchenko. And this sentence – like a shot from a gun – […]
Press release, 21.03.2016 Co-Chair of YABLOKO’s Human Rights Defenders faction Valery Borshchev claims that the trial of Nadezhda Savchenko discredits the Russian system of justice.
24 per cent of the conservative audience of the Russian News Service will vote for Grigory Yavlinsky at presidential elections
Press Release, 11.03.2016 One fifth of the Russian News Service radio audience supports YABLOKO’s stance on Crimea and a quarter is ready to vote for Grigory Yavlinsky in the presidential election. Such are the results of a telephone survey conducted during broacasting of an interview with Sergei Mitrokhin, member of YABLOKO’s Federal Political Committee and […]
Press release, 10.03.2016 On 21 March, the activists of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO will conduct a series of one-person pickets in support of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko opposite the Kremlin. The pronouncement of the verdict will begin on this day.
Press Release, 3.12,2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin said that the annual Presidential Address to the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation demonstrated that there would be no qualitative changes in the country: the course towards militarization would remain and the policies of “tightening the screws” would go on. The President underestimated the crisis tendencies in […]
Vedomosti, 16.11.2015 By Grigory Yavlinsky First, we can hope that now it is clear to all where the enemy is. Everyone in Russia (except those who complete lost heads in their hatred of the West, but there are not so many such people) feels the blows of mortal danger coming to us from the Paris […]
Alexei Melnikov’s blog post at the Ekho Moskvi web-site, 31.07.2015 Probably, reasonable people, both in Russia and abroad, realize that MH17 flight was shot down by the Russian military. Probably, many people understand that the Vladimir Putin’s seizure of Crimea which launched a war against Ukraine, where a plane shot down by Putinistas was a […]
Press release, 17.07.2015 Activists of the Moscow branch of Youth Yabloko laid flowers to the Dutch Embassy on the anniversary of the downing of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
Putin’s decree on classifying troop losses during peacetime as a state secret was challenged in the Supreme Court
Press release, 16.06.2015 Public activists challenged Putin’s decree classifying war losses sustained during peacetime special operations a state secret in the Supreme Court. These nine applicants are YABLOKO’s MP in the Pskov Legislative Assembly Lev Shlosberg, human rights defender Ivan Pavlov, journalist Grigory Pasko, Timur Olyevsky and others. The applicants claim that the decree violates […]
Press release, 10.06.2015 Yesterday YABLOKO Bureau approved the text of the Memorandum which each candidate intending to run from YABLOKO at the forthcoming regional elections in September has to sign. The Memorandum of the Political Alternative contains the following ten key points:
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 26.05.2015 The YABLOKO party expresses protest against the refusal of entry to the Russian Federation to Karl-Georg Wellmann, MP of the German Bundestag deputy from the Christian Democratic Union (SDU).
Argumenti.ru, 21.03.2015, Interview by Valentina Karyelova For the past three months, the volume of industrial production in St. Petersburg dropped by 9.3 per cent, and the reduction in a number of important industries amounted to 27-29 per cent, wage arrears grew by 19 times, construction of apartments fell by 13 per cent – this is the […]