Archive for 'Parliamentary Elections 2016'
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 […]
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 […]
YABLOKO to dispute the refusal of the Supreme Court to recognise State Duma election results null and void
Press release, 29.11.2016 The Supreme Court refused to sustain YABLOKO’s claim for recognition of the State Duma election results null and void. YABLOKO will dispute the judgement in a higher judicial instance.
Police detained YABLOKO parliamentaray candidiates during their meeting with mothers who are on hunger strike
Press release, 12.08.2016 Today, August 12, police officers have detained YABLOKO’s parliamentary candidates Yulia Galyamina and Mikhail Peskov at the meeting with the mothers of many children, who are holding a hunger strike by the offcie of the ruling United Russia party. An ambulance was called because Mikhail Peskov had heart problems.
Press release, 03.07.2016 A democratic coalition has taken place, and this is the main result of YABLOKO’s work over the past year and a half, YABLOKO leader Grigory Yavlinsky said in his keynote speech at the YABLOKO Congress. “Today I want to announce it to all our country that at this Congress we have founded […]
Press release, 23.06.2016 The YABLOKO party is going to hold its election congress in Moscow from July 1 to July 3. It will be the longest congress held among all the political parties that are planning to participate in the parliamentary elections. The delegates of the congress will discuss and adopt the electoral programme, they […]
Press release, 07.06.2016 A meeting of the party Federal Political Committee took place on Saturday, 4 June. The issues of the tactics and strategics of the 2016 election campaign, the federal candidates’ list and the list of party candidates in the single mandate constituencies were discussed at the meeting. The final decisions will be made […]
Sergei Mitrokhin, a member of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee, 06.06.2016 The YABLOKO party continues preparing for the State Duma elections. And a question from our voters on “What will the the presence of the party faction in the State Duma change?” sounds quite correct. At the moment the [ruling] United Russia’s deputies and their obedient […]
Liberal International, 03.06.2016 Amid what she has described as a “crisis” in Russia, leader of the Russian Liberals, Yabloko (LI full member), Emilia Slabunova, has set out the challenges facing liberals and democrats ahead of parliamentary elections in Russia in September 2016, speaking to national broadcaster Radio KP.
Press release, 02.06.2016 A meeting between YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova and Pavel Sulyandziga, Deputy Chair of the UN Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises has taken place today. Sulyandziga signed YABLOKO’s Memorandum of Political Alternative. The consent to the document is one of the conditions one […]
Blog post by Vladimir Ryzhkov, 01.06.2016 The federal elections in Russia take place more seldom because of the machinations of the Kremlin and the [ruling] United Russia party. The State Duma elections take place once in five years, presidential – once in six years. Therefore the importance of the elections has increased considerably. If you […]
Press release, 31.05.2016 Today, 31 May, deputy Dmitry Gudkov will introduce the draft amendments to the Federal Law “On Police” made by Grigory Yavlinsky, the leader of the YABLOKO faction in St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly, to the State Duma. The draft stipulates that the premises of all the police units and police cars must be equipped […]
Posted: June 1st, 2016 under Elections, Human Rights, Parliamentary Elections 2016, Presidential Elections, Presidential elections 2018, State Duma Elections, State Duma Elections 2016.
Press release, 30.05.2016 YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova filed a request with head of the Federal Security Service Alexander Bortnikov, Chair of the Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin and Prosecutor General Yuri Chayaka demanding to report about the criminal case against entrepreneur Dmitry Nekrasov, the investigative actions against him and the reasons why he was detained at […]
Russian society needs high-quality political alternative so that to break the disastrous tradition of making the worst possible choice Lev Shlosberg, member of YABLOKO’s Federal Political Council, 27.05.2016 The upcoming 2016 parliamentary elections provoked the discussion of the key Russian election campaign – the presidential. It happened so in the past 20 years that the […]
Radio KP, programme “The State Duma 2016: Reload”, 19.05.2016 Yakovlev: – Good evening! I am pleased and have the honour to introduce you our today’s guest – Emilia Slabunova, Chair of the YABLOKO party. Emilia Edgardovna, thank you for coming to our studio.
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, 20.05.2016 Chair of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee Grigory Yavlinsky has had a meeting with politician Alexei Navalny today. The coming State Duma election campaign became the subject of the meeting.
Press Release, 14.05.2016 Vladimir Lukin, one the founder of the YABLOKO party and Russia’s Ombudsman for Human Rights in 2004-2014, resumed his membership in the party. According with the requirements of the Russian law ombudsmen should be non-partisan. Vladimir Lukin stated his wish to resume his membership in YABLOKO at today’s conference of the Moscow […]
Press release, 12.05.2016 Chair of YABLOKO’s Federal Political Committee Grigory Yavlinsky claims that this year the main tasks of the civil society must be the participation in the parliamentary elections and preparation to start an active presidential campaign. He announced it while making a speech at the jubilee conference of the Moscow Helsinki Group.
Press Release, 24.04.2016 “A cultural curtain is emerging” between Russia and the rest of the world, and “even remnants of understanding are disappearing”, Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of YABLOKO Political Committee said at the committee meeting on Saturday, 23 April. It will be “extremely difficult, to overcome it, and it is worse than iron curtain,” he […]