Archive for 'Situation in Karelia'
Press release, 21.12.2016 On December 22, the court will consider Svetlana Chechil’s petition on early release. YABLOKO Federal Council member Svetlana Chechil is serving one and a half years sentence in a Prison Settlement No. 9 in Russia’s northern Karelia Region (a penal colony in a remote area where prisoners are free to roam the […]
Press release, 13.12.2016 On December 7, deputy of the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia, member of YABLOKO’s faction Andrei Rogalevich went on a hunger strike during the plenary meeting of the Karelian parliament where the draft of the regional budget for 2017 was being considered in the second reading. According to the deputy, […]
Press release, 21.11.2016 Last week YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova and head of the Karelia party branch Alexandra Spiridonova visited YABLOKO Federal Council member Svetlana Chechil, who is serving one and a half years sentence in a Prison Settlement No. 9 in Russia’s northern Karelia Region (a penal colony in a remote area where prisoners are […]
The Supreme Court of Karelia dismissed YABLOKO’s appeal on withdrawal of the party list of candidates in the elections to the Petrozavodsk City Council
Press Release, 12.09.2016 Today the Supreme Court of Karelia dismissed YABLOKO’s appeal on withdrawal of the party list of candidates in the elections to the Petrozavodsk City Council.
Press Release, 25.07.2016 Galina Shirshina, ex-Mayor of Petrozavodsk and Advisor to YABLOKO Chair, has topped the list of the party in the elections to the Petrozavodsk City Council. Such decision has been adopted by the Regional Council of the Karelian YABLOKO today.
Ex Mayor of Petrozavodsk Galina Shirshina appealed her dismissal from the post of the Mayor in the Supreme Court of Russia
TASS, by Igor Lukyanov, 19.07.2016 Ex Mayor of Petrozavodsk Galina Shirshina appealed her dismissal [from the post of the Mayor] in the Supreme Court of Russia.
Condolences by Emilia Slabunova, 20.06.2016 A tragedy in a children’s camp in Karelia shocked everyone. We express our condolences to those who lost children, who was tormented by uncertainty about the fate of their next of kin. This tragedy demonstrated negligence and indifference, violations of laws, most importantly of human unwritten laws, that are so […]
Press release, 23.05.2016 Adviser to YABLOKO Chairperson and ALDE LeaDeR award winner 2016 Galina Shirshina made a working visit to Barnaul, Tomsk and Novosibirsk.
Press release, 16.05.2016 YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova and ex Mayor of Petrozavodsk Galina Shirshina have conducted a picket in support of Svetlana Chechil in Petrozavodsk,Karelia, today. Pickets in support of YABLOKO Federal Council member Svetlana Chechil also took place in Moscow, Ivanovo, Vladimir, Tula, Cherkessk, Kursk, Saratov and other cities.
Press release,12.05.2016 On 16 May, YABLOKO will conduct a street action in support of Svetlana Chechil, member of the party Federal Council.
Press release, 28.04.2016 YABLOKO leaders and activists conducted a flashmob in support of YABLOKO’s Federal Council Svetlana Chechil who was sentenced to 1.5 years in a penal colony. The placard says: “Svetlana Chechil is a new political victim in Karelia”.
Press release, 28.04.2016 Today Deputy Chair of YABLOKO Nikolai Rybakov, First Deputy Chair of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO Galina Mikhaleva and party activists have conducted a series of one-person pickets in protest of the sentence to member of YABLOKO Federal Council Svetlana Chechil. The action took place outside the Prosecutor General’s Office in Moscow.
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 28.04.2016 The decision of the Petrozavodsk City Court to sentence Svetlana Chechil, member of YABLOKO’s Federal Council, to 1.5 years in a penal colony is a reprisal against political opponents of Governor of the Republic of Karelia Alexander Khudilainen.
Press Release, 28.04.2016 On 27 April, Petrozavodsk City Court sentenced Svetlana Chechil, member of YABLOKO’s Federal Council, to 1.5 years in a penal colony. Today, YABLOKO will hold pickets by the Public Prosecutor General’s Office protesting against such a decision. Nikolay Rybakov, Deputy Chairman of the party, and Galina Mikhaleva, Deputy Chair of the Moscow […]
Ex Mayor of Petrozavodsk awarded a prize by European politicians // Kommersant, by Taisia Bekbulatova, 25.04.2016 Ex Mayor of Petroavodsk [capital of Karelia] Galina Shirshina received a prize today within the LeaDeR Awards conducted annually in Brussels. The prize is awarded to politicians in several nominations for outstanding work in the field of governing on […]
Novaya Gazeta, 25.04.2016 By Olga Bobrova Ex Mayor of Petrozavodsk, dismissed by the decision of [Petrozavodsk] municipal deputies, was awarded a Special Prize of the President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe – ALDE LeaDer Award – for individual achievement in strengthening the liberal values.
Press release, 18.04.2016 Former Mayor of Petrozavodsk, the Republic of Karelia, will stand for the elections to the State Duma as YABLOKO’s candidate. She will also support Grigory Yavlinsky’s candidacy in the presidential elections.
Ex Commissioner for Human Rights Ella Pamfilova regards stripping of powers of YABLOKO regional MP Lev Shlosberg and Petorzavodsk Mayor Galina Shirshina as an attempt of the authorities to get rid of the competitors
Press Release, 29.03.2016 Ella Pamfilova in her final report on the post of the Commissioner for Human Rights addressing the State Duma of the Russian Federation called deprivation of YABLOKO’s Lev Shlosberg of his deputy’s mandate by the Legislative Assembly of the Pskov Region and removal of Galina Shirshina from the post of Mayor of […]
YABLOKO demands from Public Prosecutor General to stop political persecution of party members in Karelia
Press Release, 29.02.2016 The YABLOKO party demands from Yury Chaika, Prosecutor General of Russia, that he makes a query to the Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Karelia so that to get the files on the criminal case raised against YABLOKO members in Karelia, examine the validity of the charges and take steps to […]