Archive for 'Environmental Policies'
The Moscow branch of YABLOKO held pickets by the State Duma against the Moscow government’s “housing renovation programme” depriving Muscovites of their private property
Press Release, 20.04.2017 On 20 April, activists of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO held a series of one-person pickets by the State Duma protesting against the draft law initiated by Moscow government on “housing renovation” which the State Duma had to consider in the first reading. The law deprives Muscovites of their private property right, […]
Press Release, 18.04.2017 On 17 April, Tatyana Nagibina, Chair of the Omsk branch of YABLOKO, and activists of the regional party branch conducted picketing demanding from the city authorities to clean the city and create a favourable environment for city residents.
An interview with Nikolai Rybakov, 06.04.2017 A correspondent of the RBC Novosibirsk Media Agency interviewed Yabloko Deputy Chair Nikolai Rybakov – Nikolai Igorevich, you were present at the rally against the construction of the landfill site. What do you think about the action? – One can see that people realise what they are fighting for. […]
Press release, 04.04.2017 On March 30 – April 2, the Green Party of England and Wales hosted the first ever joint congress between the Global Greens and the European Green Party gathering environmentalists from all over the world to hold political debates and develop a further political strategy. It was the largest congress in the […]
YABLOKO in the Republic of Buryatia speaks up for the protection of Lake Baikal from Mongolian hydro-electric power stations
Press Release, 03.04.2017 Public hearings devoted to the discussion of construction projects of hydro-electric power stations in Mongolia that would use water from the Selenga River, the largest feeder of Lake Baikal, were held in the Republic of Buryatia. The Buryat branch of YABLOKO took an active part in conducting the hearings.
Olga Tsepilova, Chair of Yabloko’s Green Russia faction, to participate in Global Greens & European Greens Congress 2017
Press release, 29.03.2017 On March 30 – April 2, the Green Party of England and Wales will host the first ever joint congress between the Global Greens and the European Green Party gathering environmentalists from all over the world to hold political debates. The event will take place in Liverpool.
Press release, 28.03.2017 On 30 March, the St. Petersburg branch of Yabloko will hold a round table on solid domestic waste disposal.
Press Release, 14.03.2017 St. Petersburg YABLOKO will participate in the March for Protection of St. Petersburg. There will be also a rally in the centre of the city, on March 18, starting at 14:00.
Press Release, 13.03.2017 Mikhail Amosov, MP of St.Petersburg’s Legislative Assembly and Chairman of the St. Petersburg branch of YABLOKO, sent a deputy’s inquiry to Governor Georgy Poltavchenko. The parliamentarian asked in his letter whether the city’s executive authority had issued a permission to load radioactive fuel and launch nuclear reactors of the floating nuclear power […]
Mikhail Amosov: Either Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church becomes honorary citizen of St.Petersburg or St.Isaac’s Cathedral and its museum are not transferred to the church
Press Release, 3.03.2017 According to Mikhail Amosov, leader of the St. Petersburg YABLOKO and MP in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly from the YABLOKO faction, election of Patriarch Kirill honorary citizen of St. Petersburg can be regarded as a kind of compensation to the church for preservation of the museum in St. Isaac’s Cathedral. The residents of […]
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.