Archive for 'Economy'
Press Release, 27.01.2017 On 25 and 26 January, members of the Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO together with representatives of other parties held pickets in front of the Legislative Assembly of the Novosibirsk Region against rising housing and utility rates. Once more action is planned on 28 January.
Grigory Yavlinsky: It is necessary to form public pressure so that to return Russia to the European way of development
Press Release, 18.12.2016 Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of the Federal Political Committee of the YABLOKO party, made a speech in front of the delegates of the congress of the Democratic Choice party, which takes place in Moscow today. Yavlinsky said that the emergence of a responsible and reasonable right-liberal party would be a great benefit for […]
Grigory Yavlinsky Facebook post, 16.12.2016 The Russian government is looking for ways out of its international isolation. They thought about finding such a way out through Japan, as they have failed to do something proper with China, and no one else wants to talk to them. The Japanese seem to be interested in dialogue.
Facebook by Grigory Yavlinsky, 12.12.2016 What a strange deal: 19.5 per cent of Rosneft shares were sold to the Qatar Investment Fund (the Qatar Investment Authority) and Swiss trader Glencore for € 10.2 billion. The Qatari fund will invest € 2.5 billion, and Glencore only € 300 million for an equal stake. The remaining amount […]
Emilia Slabunova Facebook post, 15.11.2016 The new “show” on the political scene is the arrest of [Minister] Alexei Ulyukayev. The fact that Ministers are wiretapped by the Federal Security Service is well-known to the Ministers and all citizens. And they are not so stupid to demand a bribe over the phone. This is the first […]
Grigory Yavlinsky Facebook post, 15.11.2016 A strange improbable story has been taking place with Minister [for Economic Development] Alexei Ulyukayev.
Press Release, 08.11.2016 The first in the new season lecture of the School of Active Citizen will take place on 10 November at 19:00.
Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 23.10.2016 The Ministry of Economic Development has made its official forecast: Russian economy will not grow in the next 20 years, and until 2036 the country will be in stagnation. What does it mean?
Press Release, 20.10.2016 Proceeding from the forecast of the development of the Russian economy until 2035 published by the Ministry of Economic Development, the economy will be struggling to overcome the stagnation of the next 20 years, but it will not succeed. This forecast was publish by the Vedomosti newspaper today. Coming out of the […]
Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 09.10.2016 A boy asks his Father “Dad, what’s the difference between a disaster and a misfortune?” His father answers, “Let me put it this way: if a little goat were to fall off a bridge into a river and drowns, that would be a misfortune, but not a disaster.
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.
Press Release, 12.09.2016 On 12 September, YABLOKO leader Grigory Yavlinsky and the country’s leading economists Yevgeny Gontmakher, Igor Nikolayev, Mikhail Subbotin and Sergei Ivanenko launched YABLOKO’s Economic Manifesto.
Press Release, 09.09.2016 On Monday, 12 September, Grigory Yavlinsky, YABLOKO leader in the elections to the State Duma, and economists Igor Nikolayev and Yevgeny Gontmakher will launch the Economic Manifesto of the party.
Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 01.08.2016 Tatyana Nesterenko, Deputy Minister of Finance of Russia, has publicly told the truth: 1. Today, the situation in the economy appears to be stable only due to continues drawing on the financial reserves.
Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 19.06.2016 The Forum in St. Petersburg demonstrated several things. This forum was not about investment or even the economy… All were speaking about the economy, but told nothing new – neither [Finance Minister] Anton Siluanov nor [Chair of Central Bank] Elvira Nabiullina, nor [Deputy Chair of the Economic Council under the President […]
Blog post by Grigory Yavlinsky, 01.06.2016 The decision by the Russian government’s to extend the “anti-Western” food embargo until the end of 2017 can not be regarded otherwise than economic stupidity. “Beat your people to frighten all the other”. This is a familiar logic – to punish one’s own citizens for serious foreign policy errors […]
Press release, 26.05.2016 Moscow YABLOKO conducted a picket is support of small businesses in the centre of Moscow, on Russian Entrepreneurship Day, 26 May. Moscow YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin, first Soviet millionaire Artyom Tarasov and the activists of Real Estate Owners Association participated in the street action.
Press release, 25.05.2016 A meeting between head of Russia’s Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS) Igor Artemyev and entrepreneurs whose businesses had been eliminated by illegal demolition of their sales premises in Moscow took place in YABLOKO’s office on the eve of Russian Entrepreneurship Day, 25 May. The situation with business in the country and the role of […]
Press release, 30.03.2016 YABLOKO Chairperson Emilia Slabunova forwarded a request to the General Presecutor’s Office demanding to launch an anti-corruption investigation of the Civil Code provision which allowed the city officials to demolish the sales premises in Moscow. YABLOKO claims that demolition of sales pavilions may continue to take place in other regions of Russia […]
From Grigory Yavlinsky’s Facebook page, 25.03.2016 Vladimir Putin at his meeting with [Russian] businessmen-billionaires has been discussing geopolitics, rather than the economy. This means that “grooming sheep” for geopolitical needs, presidential operation codenamed “Give us money!” is about to start soon. It very clearly demonstrates what the politics has done to the economy, how it […]