Archive for 'Murder of Boris Nemtsov'
Liberal International, 02.03.2017 Commemorating the second anniversary of the politically motivated assassination of liberal Russian opposition leader, Boris Nemtsov, Yabloko (LI full-member) has stood firm in the face of ongoing political persecution in Russia, organizing and participating in a number of protest marches in Mr. Nemtsov’s memory.
Press release, 28.02.2017 Today the court has sentenced Kirill Bobro, the leader of the Stavropol branch of Yabloko Youth, to three days in jail for organising a one-person picket by the FSB security service office in Stavropol, south Russia. Bobro did not admit his guilt and went on hunger strike in protest at the decision.
Press release, 27.02.2017 On February 27, activists of the Tambov branch of YABLOKO held a series of one-person pickets to commemorate Boris Nemtsov.
Press release, 27.02.2017 On Fabruary 26, a demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov took place in Nizhny Novgorod. The regional branch of YABLOKO participated in the action. The protesters demanded to put an end to murders and persecution on political grounds.
Press release, 27.02.2017 YABLOKO activists participated in a rally in memory of politician Boris Nemtsov, which took place in Rostov-on-Don, south Russia, on February 26.
Press Release, 26.02.2017 YABLOKO leaders and activists took part in the demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov held in Moscow today. YABLOKO activists from many regions of the country formed a column under the banner of the party. The key slogan of YABLOKO was “No to Political Terror!”. The column was headed by party Chair […]
Sotavision, 24.02.2017 Two years ago Boris Nemtsov was murdered. He was a free, fearless and active citizen, a politician, and a bright personality. It was a purely political murder committed in the most political place in Russia: by the Kremlin walls. This murder had a political goal: to intimidate the Russian society and show that […]
Grigory Yavlinsky FB post, 26.02.2017 We met with Boris Nemtsov in summer of 1990, when I accepted Boris Yeltsin’s [then Chair of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Soviet Federative Republic] proposal and became Vice Premier of the Government [of the Russian Soviet Federative Republic], leaving the Government of the USSR and prepared the well-known […]
Press release, 22.02.2017 Police has detained Kirill Bobro, YABLOKO Youth leader in Stavropol, south Russia, and two party activists. The law enforcement claim that the picket, which the activists held for days ago by the FSB security service building , had not been authorized by the city hall. Kirill Bobro is on of the organisers […]
Press release, 21.02.2017 YABLOKO to form a column under the slogan “No to political terror!” at a demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov which will take place in central Moscow on February 26. The column will be headed by the party leaders.
YABLOKO leader addresses the FSB security service Chief: Stop putting pressure on the organisers of the rally in memory of Boris Nemtsov in Stavropol
Press release, 20.02.2017 YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova forwarded a request to the FSB security service Chief Alexander Bortnikov demanding to bring the department officers to responsibility for putting pressure on the party activists in Stavropol, south Russia. The FSB officers insist that YABLOKO activists must give up the idea of holding a rally in memory […]
Press release, 13.02.2017 On February 26, activists of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of YABLOKO will participate in a demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov.
The Nizhny Novgorod branch of YABLOKO participated in an action calling to perpetuate the memory of Boris Nemtsov
Press release, 23.11.2016 On November 23, the activists of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of YABLOKO and the Solidarnost movement conducted an action calling to perpetuate the memory of Boris Nemtsov before the meeting of the deputies of the city parliament. The deputies supported the initiative.
Dmitry Gudkov obtained 30 thousand signatures for installation of a memorial plaque to Boris Nemtsov
Press release based on the article by Radio Liberty, 13.09.2016 YABLOKO parliamentary candidate Dmitry Gudkov and journalist Timofey Dzyadko brought 30 thousand signatures for installation of a memorial plaque to Boris Nemtsov on Moscow’s Bolshoi Moskvoretsky Bridge, where he was murdered, to Moscow City Hall.
Lev Shlosberg Live Journal, 12.06.2016 Speech on receiving the Boris Nemtsov Foundation Prize Bonne, 12 June, 2016 Respected Raisa Akhmetovna, Respected Zhanna, Dear friends and colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, Twenty-six years ago, on 12 June, 1990, the first Congress of People’s Deputies adopted the Declaration on the State Sovereignty of the RSFSR (the Russian Soviet […]
Lev Shlosberg was awarded for “courage in defending the democratic values in Russia”. He intends to transmit his award of €10m to Komanda 29 (Team 29), a union of lawyers and journalists who fight for freedom of information and defend the rights of citizens and different organisations.
Interfax, 23.05.2016 YABLOKO Federal Political Committee member, former deputy of the Pskov Region Legislative Assembly Lev Shlosberg has become the first prize-winner of the Boris Nemtsov Foundation, Chair of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr. reported.
DW, 16.05.2016 On 21 May, the Board of the Boris Nemtsov Foundation will make the final decision on who will be awarded the Boris Nemtsov Prize for Courage. The winner will be announced at the awarding ceremony which will take place in Bonn on 12 June. Activist [and political prisoner] Ildar Dadin, Chair of the […]
Lev Shlosberg participated in international conference in memory of Boris Nemtsov in European Parliament
Press release, 03.03.2016 An international conference in memory of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov took place in the European Parliament in Brussels.
Press release, 09.10.2015 Today, on October 9th, the politician and public person Boris Nemtsov would have turned 56. YABLOKO Chairman Sergei Mitrokhin, the party founder Grigory Yavlinsky, YABLOKO Political Committee member Sergei Ivanenko and Secretary of the Political Committee Galina Mikhaleva laid flowers to the place where Boris Nemtsov had been murdered on the Bolshoi […]