Archive for 'Economy'
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 […]
Press release, 18.03.2016 YABLOKO Chairperson developed the measures on tourism industry support. Tourism may become the locomotive which will steer the Russian economy out of crisis, Emilia Slabunova’s statement says. The document appeared in connection with the proposals expressed by a number of tour operators in an open letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs […]
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 15.03.2016 The decision to withdraw the Russian Armed Forces from Syria raises as many questions as the decision to bring them there. The task to liberate 100 per cent of the Syrian territory from the control of the Islamic State, which is outlawed in Russia, and similar terrorist alignments which […]
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 […]
Press release, 18.02.2016 On 18 February, a symbolic action in memory of small business took place in Moscow by the Department of Trade and Services of Moscow. Member of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee and Chair of Moscow YABLOKO Sergei Mitrokhin laid flowers to the doors of the building and expressed his condolences to the entrepreneurs.
Press release, 10.02.2016 Sergei Mitrokhin, member of YABLOKO’s Federal Political Committee and Chair of Moscow YABLOKO, considers that Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, who ordered to start the mass demolition of sales premises in Moscow on the night of 9 Februray, must offer explanations to the President of Russia in the presence of the aggrieved entrepreneurs.
Press release, 10.02.2016 Today Sergei Mitrokhin, member of YABLOKO’s Federal Political Committee and Chair of Moscow YABLOKO, has farwarded an application to President of Russia Vladimir Putin with the demand to dismiss Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin in connection with the gross violation of property rights caused by the mass demolition of sales premises in Moscow.
Press release, 09.02.2016 The Moscow branch of the YABLOKO party made a statement to express their categorical protest in connection with the mass demolition of the kiosks and small shopping centers which had taken place by order of the Moscow Mayor’s Office (City Hall) last night. According to the city government, the buildings had no formal […]
Russia should change its foreign policy in such a way so that economic sanctions against it are cancelled
Interview by Emilia Slabunova, Expert magazine, 29.01.2016 The magazine Expert asked YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova a number of questions about the key economic and political priorities for 2016. The election campaign and the elections to the State Duma in the Fall will be the most important events of the year. Expert: Should the law on […]
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’s answer to a student about Russia’s foreign policy became a hit on the Internet and collected 1.5 million views
Text, video, 15.12.2015 A student of the Higher School of Economics at Grigory Yavlinsky’s seminar asked the professor why he was criticizing Russia’s foreign policy, as, according to the student, “our country did not quarrel with the world on its own initiative”. The video and the text of the dialogue was published on Grigory Yavlinsky’s […]
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 […]
Press release, 29.11.2015 Politician and economist Grigory Yavlinsky presented his new books at the Book Fair of Intellectual Literature Non / Fiction. This year two news books by Grigory Yavlinsky were published: “Peripheral Authoritarianism What Russia Has Achieved and Why”and “Notes on History and Politics: the People, the Country, and the Reforms” written together with […]
Announcement, 07.07.2015 On July 9, an action demanding to preserve the post retirement public transport benefits in the Moscow region will take place outside the Moscow Regional Duma. Chair of the Moscow region branch of YABLOKO Alexander Gunko, representatives of the Klin branch of YABLOKO and party activists will participate in the action.
Press Release, 24.06.2015 A round table “What reforms are needed in the context of sustainable development of small and medium-sized enterprises” took place in the International University in Moscow today within he frameworks of an independent Public Expert Council for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises (SMEs). YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin participated in the event.
Press Release, 26.05.2015 Police has just detained ten people in the action which began in the Triumfalnaya Square by the Ministry of Economic Development. This information has been reported from the scene by YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin.
Press Release, 14.05.2015 Nizhny Novgorod YABLOKO supported a rally organized for protection of entrepreneur Dmitry Kargin, who carried passengers in his mini-bus along Route No 171.
26.03.2015 Today is the 15th anniversary since Vladimir Putin was elected President of Russia. YABLOKO founder Grigory Yavlinsky was Vladimir Putin’s competitor at the presidential elections in 2000… “… I am not going to fight for a “good” Putin. I am going to fight against Putin for the post of the President of Russia. I […]
By Grigory Yavlinsky. Novaya Gazeta, 6 February 2015 Russia’s place and role in the modern world is under the attack of the “collective West”, and not the political regime. Action needs to be taken now – otherwise it will soon prove impossible to stop the rollercoaster as it gathers momentum. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev declared […]
Press Release, 18.02.2015 YABLOKO Political Committee believes that the present Russia’s regime of peripheral authoritarianism is turning into national-imperial neo-Bolshevism. The key element to this development has been inadequate foreign policies. The main slogan of the democratic opposition in these conditions must be the demand to stop interfering into Ukraine’s affairs.