Archive for 'Environmental Policies'
Statement by Grigory Yavlinsky and Alexei Yablokov, 27.12.2016 The joint statement by Grigory Yavlinsky and Alexei Yablokov was published in late December 2016. Two weeks later Alexei V. Yablokov passed away. This crucial document, which proposes the ways to reduce morbidity and mortality in Russia, has turned out to be the political heritage of environmental […]
Press Release, 27.01.2017 On 25 January environmental activists of the Russian Black Earth area handed to Alexei Gordeyev Governor of the Voronezh Region, 107,000 signatures against the extraction of nickel in the region. Viktor Hlebostroyev, Deputy Chairman of the Voronezh branch of YABLOKO, participated in the action.
Press release, 25.01.2017 Mikhail Amosov, leader of the St. Petersburg YABLOKO and MP in the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg, demands from the authorities either to confirm or refute the information on their plans to launch a nuclear power reactor in the city centre. Amosov sent a corresponding inquiry to Alexei Likhachev, Director of the State […]
Press release, 25.01.2017 Today YABLOKO activists and Ivan Privalov, Chair of the Baltiysk city branch of YABLOKO, have been attacked during a protest action against conversion of recreation land, dunes, coast protection boards into development area.
Press release, 13.01.2017 A farewell ceremony for Alexei Yablokov, leader of the Green Russia faction of the party, an outstanding scientist and politician, was held in Moscow. The civil funeral took place at the ceremonial hall of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Alexei Yablokov had been a corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences for […]
Alexey Yablokov, pioneer of the environmental protection, great and warm friend, man of courage, eminent scientist, is now gone.
The Russian academician Alexey V. Yablokov passed away on January 10th, at 83, after a long and painful sickness. The most significant traits of Alexey Yablokov personality were obvious to anybody from the first contact : the benevolence, the moral rigor, the intellectual intransigence, the patriotism, the commitment for the public good, and the tireless […]
Condolences, 10.01.2017 Alexei Yablokov, leader of YABLOKO’s Green Russia faction, an outstanding scientist, Associate member of the Russian Academy of Science, founder of Greenpeace USSR, has died following a serious and extended illness this evening. Emilia Slabunova, YABLOKO Chair: We express our sincere condolences to Alexei Yablokov’s family, friends and colleagues. He was a prominent […]
Press release, 19.12.2016 Sergei Mitrokhin, Chair of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, calls the Muscovites to participate in the public hearings on urban planning, see expositions and send written requests.
Sergei Mitrokhin demands explanations of the arrests of civil activists defending their park from expropriation by the Russian Orthodox Church
Press Release, 14.11.2016 On 14 November at 6 a.m., police arrested ten families (including children) of the activists defending Torfyanka Park in North-East Moscow form expropriation by the Russian Orthodox Church. Sergei Mitrokhin, leader of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, has forwarded inquiries to Alexander Drymanov, head of the Moscow department of the Investigative Committee […]
Press Release, 11.11.2016 On 10 November, public hearings held in the Yaroslavsky district, Moscow, demonstrated that residents rejected he project of building up the territory adjacent to Losiniy Ostrov (the “moose island”), a national park in the north-east of Moscow. Sergei Mitrokhin, Chairman of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, participated in the hearings.
Press Release, 07.11.2016 On 5 November, activists of the Moscow Youth YABLOKO participated in the All-Russian rally against cruelty to animals organised by the Zoopomosch (Zoo Aid) group for protection of animals. The action as orgnised in protest to abuse of animals that became known after young people in Khabarovsk videoed their torturing and killing […]
Alexei Yablokov, Chair of the party’s Green Russia Faction, awarded the Bruno Schubert Prize for environmental protection
Press Release, 25.10.2016 Alexei Yablokov, Chair of the party’s Green Russia Faction, was awarded a prestigious German prize for environmental protection and fight against the risks connected with the development of the nuclear energy sector – the Bruno Schubert Prize.
Letter by Alexei Yablokov, Chair of the YABLOKO Green Russia Faction, on awarding him the Bruno Schubert Prize
25.10.2016 Dear colleagues, First of all, I am very grateful to the Kuratorium of the Bruno Schubert Prize for awarding me with such a prestigious prize.
Press Release, 09.10.2016 A one-person picket against polluting production of Electozink was held by Atsamaz Khadikov, leader of the North-Ossetian branch of YABLOKO’s Green Russia faction and activist of the North Caucasus Environmental Watch. The picket was held by the city out-patient clinic on the 7th of October and caught attention of many people.
Nikolai Rybakov told the residents of Yekaterinburg about YABLOKO’s plans to remedy the environmental catastrophe in Russia
Press release, 14.09.2016 On 14 September, YABLOKO Deputy Chair Nikolai Rybakov visited in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg. He told the residents of the large industrial centre what steps should be made in order to remedy the environmental catastrophe in Russia.
Blog post by Nikolai Rybakov, 09.09.2016 There has been an attack on the camp of Greenpeace volunteer firefighters in Kuban [the Krasnodar region, South Russia]. Shall we go on tolerating this?
Press release, 16.08.206 Alexandra Cherenko, a candidate for deputy of the St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly, and the activists of St.Petersburg YABLOKO Youth inspected a park in the Pushkinsky district and had a meeting with the local residents.
Press release, 29.07.2016 On July 29, the residents of the Kuzhnechikha district, Nizhny Novgorov, conducted a rally against the construction in the area. YABLOKO supported the local residents. About 150 people participated in the protest action.
Press release, 08.07.2016 YABLOKO and environmental initiative groups conducted a rally for preservation of parks, public gardens and city forests and protested against illegal distribution of land for construction.
Those who attacked environmentalist Alexander Veselov in Bashkortostan must not escape responsibility
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 16.06.2016 One of the most authoritative environmentalists, Chair of the Environmentalists Union of Bashkiria Alexander Veselov was brutally beaten in Bashkiria. Many times he received threats in connection with his fight against environmentally hazardous plants of the republic. Alexander Veselov is the author of hundreds of publications on natural conservation, […]