Archive for 'Elections'
Other Russian regions should adopt the regional budget law built on the model of Grigory Yalvinsky’s budget law developed for St.Petersburg
Press Release, 14.04.2017 This week, the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg adopted in the third reading amendments to the law on the budget process, developed by the Grigory Yalvinsky, Chairman of the Federal Political Committee of YABLOKO and ex-MP of the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg. The amendments will improve budgetary discipline and effectiveness of budget […]
Posted: April 19th, 2017 under YABLOKO's faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly.
Press Release, 18.04.2017 The Public Chamber of the city of Pskov proposed to develop a municipal program People’s Budget. It envisages collection of proposals from the city residents (for example, on the necessary road repairs, improvement of streets, yards and buildings, opening of playgrounds and sports grounds for children). The initiators of the project offer […]
YABLOKO leader spoke at the 4th Congress of the Russian Association of Political Consultants Press Release, 14.04.2017 “The responsibility of the opposition is to peacefully and lawfully achieve a change of power and the system in the country”, YABLOKO leader Emilia Slabunova said at the 4th Congress of the Russian Association of Political Consultants. The […]
Press release, 10.04.2017 Yabloko made a decision to open the Candidates Support Centre as part of preparation for local elections in Moscow, which will take place in September 2017. The Centre will function within Yabloko’s campaign headquarters.
Yabloko awards participants of the course for electoral commission members aimed at improving their qualification
Press release, 06.04.2017 On April 5, Olga Pokrovkaya, a member of the St. Petersburg Electoral Commission from the Yabloko party, awarded the participants of the course for electoral commission members aimed at improving their qualification.
Press Release, 05.04.2017 Alexander Shishlov was elected for the post of St.Petersburg Ombudsman for another term. His candidacy was supported by 47 deputies of the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly.The Bureau of the St. Petersburg branch of YABLOKO and the party faction in the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg supported the nomination of Alexander Shishlov, Human Rights […]
Posted: April 5th, 2017 under Human Rights, YABLOKO's faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly.
Nezavisimaya Gazeta, 04.04.2017 Yabloko is almost the only party in Russia where the number of women members is (though slightly) higher than the number of men. In addition, what is even more surprising, only in Yabloko about 90 per cent of party members have a higher education. Moreover, it was Yabloko, the only one among […]
Press Release, 28.03.2017 Today, YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova, handed over to Ella Pamfilova, Chair of the Central Electoral Commission, a package of amendments that the party proposes to introduce into the electoral legislation. The document contains over 40 proposals concerning all aspects of the electoral process.
Boris Vishnevsky: If the Legislative Assembly does not approve a referendum on the future of St. Isaac’s Cathedral, we will take legal action
Press release, 29.03.2017 Boris Vishnevsky, head of Yabloko’s faction in the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, said that his faction would insist on the city parliament’s approval of a referendum on the future of St. Isaac’s Cathedral museum.
Posted: March 29th, 2017 under YABLOKO's faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly.
Press Release, 30.03.2017 On 24-26 March, School of Local Self-Government was held for activists of the Pskov branch of YABLOKO. The School was organised by the team of Yulia Galyamina, a research associate of the Moscow State University and a teacher at the Higher School of Economics, Moscow. Galyamina is also a co-founder of the […]
Yavlinsky’s bill on St.Petersburg budget passed the second reading in the St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly
Press Release, 24.03.2017 On 22 March, the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg adopted the bill “On Amendments to the Budget Law of St. Petersburg” in the second reading. Grigory Yalvinsky developed the bill when he was MP in the St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly and head of the YABLOKO faction in the city parliament of the previous […]
Posted: March 27th, 2017 under Elections, YABLOKO's faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly.
Press release, 22.03.2017 Head of Yabloko’s faction in the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg Boris Vishnevsky claims that the pressure on the parliamentary opposition is mounting. On 22 March, the ruling United Russia party deputies introduced alternations in the time limit – according to the new rules, an adjournment of a session will be announced only […]
Posted: March 22nd, 2017 under YABLOKO Against the Parties of Power, YABLOKO's faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly.
Press Release 21.03.2017 According to Yuri Pivovarov, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences and historian, Grigory Yavlinsky would be the best candidate from democratic opposition in the presidential elections of 2018.
Press Release, 20.03.2017 The meeting of the Federal Council of YABLOKO, the most representative body of the party, worked in Moscow on 18-19 March. Chair of the party Emilia Slabunova and Deputy Chair Nikolai Rybakov summarised the results of the elections to the State Duma in 2016 and told how YABLOKO should change. The Federal […]
Alexander Gnezdilov: Russia should be headed by a wise, witty and kind person, such as our candidate
Press Release, 19.03.2017 “We can elect a wise, witty, cheerful and kind man as President of Russia. And the nature of the entire power in Russia depends on the nature of the President in our state,” Alexander Gnezdilov, Deputy Chairman of YABLOKO, said speaking of Grigory Yavlinsky’s candidacy on the second day of the Federal […]
Press Release, 19.03.2017 Grigory Yavlinsky, YABLOKO presidential candidate, made a statement that if he is elected, the state should gratuitously transfer land to Russian citizens under construction of their own homes, as well as create a system of accounts where revenues from the exports of natural resources and dividends from state corporations would be transferred […]
The Supreme Court declined YABLOKO’s appeal on abrogation of the results of the State Duma elections
Press Release, 14.03.2017 On 14 March, the Appeals Board of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation dismissed YABLOKO’s appeal against the decision of the Supreme Court, which refused to cancel the results of the elections to the State Duma past November. This decision will be appealed in the Presidium of the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court to examine YABLOKO’s appeal against the refusal to abrogate the results of the State Duma elections
Press Release, 13.03.2017 The Board of Appeals of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation will examine YABLOKO’s appeal against the refusal (in November 2016) of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation to abrogate the results of the State Duma elections that took place on the 18the of September, 2016. The hearing will take […]
Emilia Slabunova submitted to the Legislative Assembly of Karelia the law on abolishing the municipal filter at gubernatorial elections
Press Release, 13.03.2017 The bill on the abolition of the “municipal filter” envisaging collection of municipal deputies’ signatures so that to be able to run in the gubernatorial elections was submitted to the Legislative Assembly of Karelia by Emilia Slabunova, MP and leader of the YABLOKO party. The parties that have factions in the State […]
Press release, 10.03.2017 The party should attract and form tens of new politicians Today, on March 10th, Chair of YABLOKO’s Federal Political Committee Grigory Yavlinsky has proposed to carry out a large-scale reform of the party at the meeting of the Federal Political Committee.