Archive for 'Environmental Policies'
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, […]
Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 26.04.2016 Today marks 30 years since the Chernobyl tragedy, which in many aspects has been still going on.
Press release, 25.04.2016 On the eve of the 30th anniversary of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Moscow YABLOKO conducted a rally against the cut of children allowance for the Chernobyl victims’ families. The actions of protest were held by YABLOKO in Moscow and other cities of Russia.
Press release, 22.04.2016 The consequences of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant are noticeable even 30 years after, Adviser in the Russian Academy of Sciences, head of YABLOKO’s Green Russia faction Alexei Yablokov says. Today he has launched his book “Chernobyl: Сonsequences of the Disaster for People and Nature” at Interfax.
Press release, 30.03.2016 The Krasnoyarsk branch of YABLOKO’s Green Russia faction and the local residents oppose the creation of a hundred additional parking lots for the officials’ cars in the historic centre of Krasnoyarsk.
Press release, 17.03.2016 On 16 March, a round table dedicated to the urban issues of Moscow took place in the YABLOKO office. Chair of Moscow YABLOKO Sergei Mitrokhin participated in the meeting.
Press release, 15.03.2016 Member of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee and Chair of Moscow YABLOKO Sergei Mitrokhin forwarded an appeal to the President of Russia with the demand to dismiss Dmitry Pegov, Moscow Metro Chief.
Press release, 10.02.2016 On 10 February, Yuri Pereverzev, Chairman of the Sverdlovsk Region branch of YABLOKO filed a written inquiry to Eugeny Kuashev, Governor of the Sverdlovsk Region. YABLOKO expressed protest against the demolition of Buddhist monastery Shad Tchup Ling in Kachkanar city, the Sverdlovsk Region.
Press release, 22.12.2015 Today the Tambov regional court has made the decision to commute the sentence to Evgeny Vitishko, environmentalist and YABLOKO member. Imprisonment was replaced with custodial restraint according to the place of Vitishko’s residence, which means he will return home and stay their until the end of the detention period under supervision.
EWNC, 12.12.2015 UPD Today Evgeny Vitishko had to stop his hunger strike due to abrupt deterioration of his condition. (http://ewnc.org/node/20283) Environmentalist Evgeny Vitishko, who is in prison since February 2014 and was set to be freed last month, is still in prison, and his health is deteriorating due to a hunger strike he declared to […]
Press release, 16.10.2015 Enviromnmentalist Evgeny Vitishko submitted another application on release on parole to the Kirsanovsky district court of the Tambov region. The Federal Penitentiary Service supported Vitishko’s motion for the first time.