Archive for December, 2013
30.12.2013 Another terrible crime – an explosion in the bus in Volgograd – makes us once again demand from the authorities and the security services to intensify their efforts so that to ensure the security of Russian citizens.
Press Release, December 26, 2013 The merger of the Supreme Arbitration Court into the Supreme Court would result in impeding citizens’ access to justice and do irreparable damage to status of the judge, said Grigory Yavlinsky, head of the YABLOKO faction in the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg. However most of the deputies of the St.Petersburg […]
Press Release, December 27, 2013 The Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO participated in the People’s Wrath rally in the city of Berdsk, Novosibirsk Region.
Press Release, December 26, 2013 The Novosibirsk branch of Youth YABLOKO conducted pickets in support of the ecologist Evgeny Vitishko who was charged with three years of imprisonment. The activists held posters that said “Freedom to Evgeny Vitishko” both in Russian and in English and a hand-made maquette of the Olympic Rings made of barbed […]
Press Release, December 25, 2013 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin visited Ulyanovsk where he had a meeting with small and medium-sized business owners, discussed the YABLOKO’s agenda with representative of the party’s regional branch, gave an interview to the local mass media and had a meeting with Governor of the Ulyanovsk Region Sergei Morozov.
Press Release, December 22, 2013 YABLOKO founder Grigory Yavlinsky on the release of Mikhail Khodorkovsky: I am very glad that Mikhail Khodorkovsky is free now. Wishing good health to him, his relatives and next of kin. All that he said after he was released needs understanding and respect.
Press Release, December 24, 2013 The Regional Council of the St.Petersburg branch of YABLOKO established the principles of the party’s coalition policy at the coming municipal elections on September 14, 2014.
Sergei Mitrokhin’s blog at the Ekho Moskvi web-site December 17, 2013 The Federal Council of YABLOKO held last weekend caused a violent reaction because the party once again expressed its commitment to its basic principles marking them in a very distinct and even sharp form. The European Way of Russia Yes, we are democrats. But […]
Press Release, December 23, 2013 Deputy Chair of the Arkhangelsk branch of YABLOKO Polina Shubina became winner of the award “Dot the i” in the nomination “The Politician of the Year” established by the political club “Points of view” and the Primorsky Territory Youth Council.
Environmental Watch on the North Caucasus December 20, 2013 Judge Milinchuk sentenced Vitishko – an activist of the Environmental Watch of the North Caucasus – to three years in a penal colony At 18:45 local time in the Tuapse District Court, the hearing of Evgeny Vitishko, a well-known civic activist and council member of the […]
Press Release, December 20, 2013 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin and the party’s activists conducted a serious of one-person pickets against the bill which allows the state prosecutors to block websites containing “extremist” information without the judicial approval. The pickets took place outside the State Duma. YABLOKO activists held the posters that said “Stop destroying the […]
Sergei Mitrokhin’s blog at the Ekho Moskvi web-site, 19.12.2013 People must uphold the law as the walls of their city. Heraclitus Tomorrow the State Duma will adopt another law strangling our freedom. This time the law will be regulation of the Internet . This will hit [the society] no less than the law [restricting] rallies […]
Press Release, December 6, 2013 Human rights defender, political prisoner Nikolai Kavkazsky who was charged with the Bolotnaya Square Case joined the YABLOKO party.
LI News, December 17, 2013 On the same day a media shake-up in Russia saw a merger of two pro-governmental news agencies, LI full member Yabloko has raised concerns about the liquidation of the Moscow Books Chamber, which comes as a consequence of from the same Presidential Decree to ‘improve the efficiency of public media’.
Grigory Yavlinsky: Russia needs ‘refounding’ of the state on the basis of historical continuity and overcoming of a hundred years of turmoil
Press Release, December 17, 2013 Grigory Yavlinsky believes that refounding of Russia’s statehood on the basis of historical continuity is critically important. There are important pivotal points in Russia’s history that determine its modern development. Such a statement was made by Grigory Yavlinsky at the conference on history organized by YABLOKO and attended by the […]
Statement by YABLOKO’s Chairman, December 18, 2013 The State Duma passed the bill which allows the state prosecutors to block websites containing illegal information without the judicial approval in the first reading yesterday.
Press Release, December 16, 2013 Alexei Yablokov, Chair of the Green Russia faction of the YABLOKO party, was awarded the Artyom Borovik prize for investigative journalism in the nomination “Publications” for his book “Environment and Health of Muscovites”. The ceremony took place in the Moscow Et Cetera theatre on December 16.
Press release, December 18, 2013 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin sent a statement to the Public Prosecutor of Sochi, the regional energy supplying company OAO Kubanenergo” and the Presidential Administration demanding to restore heating, water provision and electricity in Sochi. In the past few months Sochi residents were regularly cut off from electricity, heat and hot […]
YABLOKO’s Federal Council: Russia may develop an aggressive and xenophobic national-socialist regime
Press Release, December 14, 2013 The Federal Council of the YABLOKO party taking place in Moscow on December 14-15, 2013, issued a statement where the party gives its assessment of the present system of governing and the situation the country. The statement was submitted by Dr. Grigory Yavlinsky, YABLOKO founder and member of the Political […]
Posted: December 18th, 2013 under YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.
Press Release, December 14, 2013 Russia’s twenty years given for the post-Soviet transformation are over. At best the government can provide decent living standards to 25 per cent of Russia’s citizens, but without stable rules and guaranties. “The specifics of the present system is that any attempt to reform it will lead to a collapse […]