Archive for 'Overcoming Stalin’s Legacy'
Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 30.10.2016 It was not so long ago. In our country. This happened to our grandfathers and great-grandfathers. Millions of innocent people fell victims of political terror on the part of their own state. The Bolshevik system was protecting itself destroying the brightest, bravest and most educated, the best people of the country. […]
Press Release, 29.10.2016 On 29 October YABLOKO leaders and activists paid tribute to the memory of victims of Joseph Stalin’s political reprisals launched in 1938. On the eve of the Day of Remembrance of Victims of Political Reprisals, they took part in the Returning of the Names action.
YABLOKO will participate in the Returning of the Names annual action on paying tribute to the victims of Stalinism
Press release, 28 October On 29 October, on the eve of the Day of Remembrance of Victims of Political Reprisals, leaders and activists of the YABLOKO party will take part in the Returning of the Names action. They will pay tribute to the victims of Stalin’s reprisals by the Solovetsky stone at 1 p.m.
Press Release, 28.10.2016 Memorial cemetery Dubovka is located in Voronezh in the bottom-land of the Usmanka river. Residents of Voronezh, shot during in the prison of the city NKVD (People’s Commissariat for Internal Affairs) during the Great Terror announced by Joseph Stain in 1937-1938, were buried here.
Press release, 17.10.2016 On October 29, YABLOKO leaders and activists will participate in a memorial action commemorating victims of political reprisals, who were executed under Joseph Stalin. The ceremony is conducted by the Memorial human rights group annually.
Press release, 19.05.16 The Committee against Xenophobia conducted a rally in memory of the deported peoples at Krasnopresnenskaya Zastava Square on 18 May.
YABLOKO insists that a museum must be opened in the house where victims of Stalin’s terror were executed
Press release, 11.05.2016 YABLOKO member Alexei Nesterenko has conducted a picket by the house where the victims of Joseph Stalin’s terror were executed. He demanded that the house must be turned into a memorial museum.
Press release based on the statement by Lev Shlosberg, Chair of the Pskov branch of YABLOKO, 24.02.2016 On 24 February, Chair of the Pskov branch of YABLOKO Lev Shlosberg forwarded an application to the Prosecutor’s Office of the Pskov Region demanding to dismantle the statue of Joseph Stalin. Shlosberg claims that all the officials who […]
Press release, 15.11.2015 On November 15 YABLOKO finished the action in memory of the defenders of democratic Russia, which had been interrupted by police earlier.
Sergei Mitrokhin demands to open a criminal case against the policemen who detained him during remembrance action
Press Release, 12.11. 2015 YABLOKO Chairman Sergei Mitrokhin demands to open a criminal case against the policemen who detained him on 7 November (the anniversary of the October Revolution – the Bolshevisks’ coup d’etat of 1917) during the action in memory of cadets and officers who fought against the Bolshviks in 1917.
Statement by YABLOKO Bureau, 09.11.2015 Placing monuments to Joseph Stalin in the regions of Russia is part of the Communist party (CPRF) election campaign. Every day we receive messages about the erection or preparation to install busts to the the executioner in the regions of Russia. The busts were placed in Penza, Stavropol, Liptesk, Shelanger […]
Press Release, 29.10.2015 YABLOKO leaders and activists participated in the annual memorial action commemorating the victims of political reprisals during Stalin’s period. The action was organised on the threshold of October 30, the Day of Political Prisoners, established in 1974 by Soviet political prisoners who conducted hunger strikes and lit candles in memory of the […]
YABLOKO demands that Communist Party explain the use of quotation marks when mentioning political repressions victims
Press release, 09.10.2015 Chair of the Penza branch of YABLOKO Sergei Oleynik demanded that the head of the Communist Party regional branch Georgy Kamnev should apologise for mentioning the political repressions victims where the word “victims” was intentionally put into quotation marks.
Rossiyskaya Gazeta, 28.07.2015 Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Soviet district of Lipetsk demanded to dismantle a sculpture bust of Joseph Stalin installed in Kuznechnaya street [in Lipetsk] issuing a note of admonition to Anna Shamayeva, Deputy City Mayor. The Prosecutor’s Office pointed out that the sculpture bust was installed unlawfully, thus, had to be removed.
Public Prosecutor issued a note of admonition to Deputy Mayor of Lipetsk for installing a bust monument to Joseph Stalin
Press Release, 27.07.2015 The Prosecutor’s Office of the Soviet district of Lipetsk issued a note of admonition to Anna Shamayeva, Deputy City Mayor, pointing out the inadmissibility of violation of the law, as the bust sculpture to Joseph Stalin unlawfully installed by the Communist Party had not been removed. This was stated in the answer […]
Sergei Mitrokhin proposed to Russian President to withdraw the names and symbols of terrorists and revolution 1917 figures from the Russian cities toponymy
Press Release, 23.07.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin sent an address to Russian President Vladimir Putin proposing to adopt complex measures for furter de-Bolshevisation of public areas and toponimic names of streets and cities in Russia.
Press Release, 01.06.2015 YABLOKO conducted a picket near the house where Stalin’s victims were shot demanding from the authorities to open a memorial museum there. Activists handed out leaflets on the history of the place. Every Wednesday since 2011 YABLOKO’s Alexei Nesterenko has been conducting one-person picketing outside the house. His father was shot there, […]
Press Release, 22.06.2015 YABLOKO’s leaders, party activists and Moscow citizens took part in a memorial action “1,418 candles per every day of the war” commemorating the victims of the Second World War. The action was held in Moscow in the night from June 21 to June 22 (the day the USSR was attacked by Hitler’s […]
Press release, 03.06.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhim called to demolish a monument to Joseph Stalin in Lipetsk and bring the Communist party to responsibility for erecting it. The appeals were forwarded to prosecutor of the Sovetsky district of Lipetsk Mikhail Makeyev, deputy head of the city administration Anna Shamayeva and chief of Lipetsk regional office […]
Press Release, 19.05.2015 Today YABLOKO held a series of pickets in memory of Stalin’s deportations of entire peoples. The action was held in front of the Mayor’s office. It was decided to picket the Mayor’s office, after the Moscow government had refused to give YABLOKO a permission to hold a rally in Krasnopresnenskaya Zastava and […]
Posted: May 19th, 2015 under Human Rights, Overcoming Stalin's Legacy, YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.