Archive for October, 2013
Press Release, 30.10.2013 Alexander Kotlov, Chair of the Krasnoyarsk branch of YABLOKO’s Green Russia faction, picketed the office of the Federal Security Department on the Memory Day of the Victims of Political Reprisals, October 30.
Press Release, October 30, 2013 On October 30, the Day of Political Prisoners, YABLOKO conducted a picket near the house where Stalin’s victims were shot demanding from the authorities to save the house and open a memorial museum there. The action was strictly controlled by six policemen, one of them had an assault rifle.
Press Release, Photographs, October 27, 2013 YABLOKO’s Green Russia faction conducted pickets in support of the crew of the Arctic Sunrise and in defence of the Arctic in thirteen Russian cities: Arkhangelsk, Blagoveshchensk, Vladikavkaz, Yekaterinburg, Krasnoyarsk, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Saint Petersburg, Sosnovy Bor (the Leningrad region), Sochi, Petrozavodsk, Chelyabinsk and Ulan-Ude on October 25-27. The […]
Press Release, October 29, 2013 YABLOKO leaders and activists participated in the memorial action organised by the Memorial human rights society commemorating the victims of political reprisals during Stalin’s period. The action took place by the FSB (former KGB) building at Lubyanka square.
Press Release, October 28, 2013 YABLOKO protested against the work of dangerous plants in the Kozhukhovo district, Moscow, on October 27. The local residents are against the reconstruction of the industrial area in the district and want to obtain the construction of a public zone instead. YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin participated in the rally.
Press Release, October 27, 2013 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin, head of YABLOKO Green Russia faction Alexei Yablokov, member of YABLOKO Political Committee and human rights advocate Valery Borshchev participated in the All-Russian campaign “Freedom to the Defenders of the Arctic”and in the opposition march for freedom of political prisoners on October 27.
Press Release, October 26, 2013 The Moscow branch of Youth YABLOKO conducted a meeting with Jonge Democraten, young Dutch liberals, at YABLOKO office on October 25, 2013. Ivanka Bloom, Stefan de Koning, Noortje Visser, Eva van Sloten, Maya de Waal, Hanna Hekkert, Bram Has, Matthijs Olde, Eva Rogaar became YABLOKO’s guests.
Press Release, October 26, 2013 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin and YABLOKO activists paid tribute to the memory of hostages of a Moscow theatre who came to watch the Nord-Ost musical (in Dubrovka district, Moscow). The activists laid wreaths to the memorial plaque with the names of the victims set by the Theatre Center.
YABLOKO founder Grigory Yavlinsky: For twenty years YABLOKO had been offering exact solutions, does not lie or steal
Rossiya television channel on the anniversary of YABLOKO, 25.10.2013 “YABLOKO is a party of free people of democratic convictions, successful in their profession and linking their future with Russia. YABLOKO has been fighting so that Russia would be among the best countries of the world as of quality of life, development of science, education and […]
Statement of the YABLOKO party, October 25, 2013 The YABLOKO party expresses it strong disagreement with adoption by the State Duma of the Russian Federation by new changes once again turning inside out the electoral law.
Press Release, October 25, 2013 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin sent an appeal to the Investigative Committee with the demand to bring a criminal case against Vladimir Zhirinovsky, leader of LDPR faction in the State Duma, under the article 282 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation “inciting ethnic hatred and enmity”. According to Mitrokhin, […]
Press Release, October 24, 2013 On Sunday, October 27, at 14:00, Alexei Yablokov, Chairman of YABLOKO’s Green Russia faction and Adviser in the Russian Academy of Sciences, will participate in the national campaign “Freedom to the Defenders of the Arctic” in Pushkin Square in Moscow.
Voronezh branch of YABLOKO organised a clean-up in the memorial zone of mass grave of victims of political reprisals
Press Release, October 22, 2013 The Voronezh branch of YABLOKO and the administration of the Somovsky settlement organised a clean-up in the memorial zone of the mass grave of the victims of political terror of 1938-1939 in the Dubovka settlement.
Press release, 21.10.2013 YABLOKO’s receiving office on housing and utilities problems opened in Yekaterinburg. Legal assistance to the population will be provided by YABLOKO’s lawyers and MPs. YABLOKO will prepare all the necessary inquiries, appeals and demands so that to defend the residents of the city and force the city officials to do their job.
Sergei Mitrokhin demands from the Investigative Committee to investigate the attack on YABLOKO activists in Kemerovo
Press release, 23.10.2013 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin sent a letter to Alexander Bastrykin, Chairman of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, demanding to take under control the investigation into the attacks on YABLOKO activists in Kemerovo: Valentina Mezhnina and Yevgeny Artemyev.
Andrei Babushkin and Valery Borschyov spoke about the importance of a broad amnesty to mark the 20th anniversary of the Russian Constitution
Press release, photos, 23.10.2013 On October 22, Andrei Babushkin, member of the YABLOKO party and member of the Presidium of the Human Rights Council (HRC) under President, and Valery Borschyov, and member of YABLOKO’s Political Committee and head of the Public Monitoring Commission of Moscow, and experts took part in the panel discussion “Why Amnesty-2013 […]
Firstnews, 22.10.2013 Nationalistic forces were eager to catch fish in muddy water and feather nest by actively using the situation in Biryulyovo, Moscow, however, they did not find support from the local population of the area. The residents of the Biryulyovo district did not join them.
Press Release, October 22, 2013 YABLOKO protested near the State Duma against the bill which will allow to conduct the elections to the Moscow City Duma and the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg only in single-seat constituencies. YABLOKO activist smashed a “crazy printer” which symbolised a large number of repressive bills adopted by the State Duma […]
Condolences by Sergei Mitrokhin and Grigory Yavlinsky, 22.10.2013 For and on behalf of the YABLOKO party we are conveying our condolences to the relatives and next of kin of the victims of the Volgograd act of terror. We are wishing speedy recovery to the injured.
YABLOKO made the Investigative Committee conduct an investigation on the beating of YABLOKO’s activist in Kemerovo
Press Release , 10/18/2013 The Kemerovo Regional Department of the Investigative Committee conducts an investigation into the incident in Kemerovo, when Yevgeny Artemyev, YABLOKO’s candidate to the Council of People’s Deputies of the Kemerovo Region from the YABLOKO party, was severely beaten.