Archive for January, 2014
Statement by the YABLOKO party, January 30, 2014 The YABLOKO party expresses protest in connection with the fact that the public prosecution demanded large terms of imprisonment for the Bolotnaya Square Case prisoners: the demonstrators may face up to five or six years in prison.
The YABLOKO faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly voted against closure of independent television channel Dozhd
Press Release, January 29, 2014 St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly applied Yury Chaika, Public Prosecutor General, asking him to close Dozhd independent television channel due its allegedly “insulting” and “provocative” broadcasts.
YABLOKO to appeal against the refusal of the Investigative Committee of the Krasnodar Territory to file the “Governor Tkachyov” case
Press Release, January 27, 2014 YABLOKO considered illegitimate refusal to institute criminal proceedings for nationalist statements Krasnodar Governor Alexander Tkachev.
Posted: January 29th, 2014 under YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.
Press Release, January 28, 2014 Today YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin sent an appeal to President Vladimir Putin with a demand to facilitate resolution of the problems around the Russian Public Television (RPT).
The ALDE Party, Press Release, January 23, 2014 One in four women has been a victim of violence, domestic abuse, rape, sexual exploitation, genital mutilation or other sexual violence in the EU yet there is still no comprehensive EU-strategy to prevent violence against women (VAW), despite it being a European wide problem. Antonyia Parvanova (NMSP,Bulgaria) […]
Sergei Mitrokhin discussed problems of nationalism at an international conference in the Stavropol region
Press Release, January 23, 2014 Today, YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin made a report at the international conference “Theory and practices of compatibility of cultures, customs and traditions in the former Soviet Union areas: from conflicts to peace and harmony in the Stavropol region and the Northern Caucasus”. The event was held in the Budennovsk branch […]
Posted: January 23rd, 2014 under YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.
Press Release, January 21, 2013 The police removes the belongings of “The third way” NGO from their premises which they used since the beginning of the 90-s. The representatives of the authorities act contrary to the court decision which stated that the organisation couldn’t be evicted until another premises is provided. The police officers demand […]
Press Release, January 21, 2014 Yevgeny Vitishko, activist of the North Caucasus Environmental Watch, convicted in the so-called the “damaged fence” case [an inscription on the fence of Governor of the Krasnodar Territory Alexander Tkachyov] held a press conference in the regional office of the YABLOKO party in Krasnodar on January 19, 2014.
Press Release, January 19, 2014 The YABLOKO party and the Committee against xenophobia took part in the anti-fascist manifestation in memory of murdered lawyer Stanislav Merkelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova. YABLOKO’s column was headed by its leader Sergei Mitrokhin.
Posted: January 19th, 2014 under Human Rights, YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.
Press Release, January 17, 2014 The YABLOKO party will take part in an anti-fascist manifestation in memory of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova. The action will be held in Moscow on January 19. YABLOKO’s column will be headed by its Chairprson Sergei Mitrokhin. YABLOKO supports the action every year.
Statement by the Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO January 16, 2014 The YABLOKO party expresses its categorical disagreement with the bills submitted to the State Duma by its four factions on Wednesday. Under the guise of combating terrorism the united bloc of the authorities and the pseudo-opposition parties pursues the policies of curbing rights and […]
Press Release, January 15, 2014 Yesterday the Committee Against Xenophobia established by a number of human rights organisations and national communities together with the YABLOKO party adopted a special decision not to cooperate with organisations and public and political figures supporting nationalists.
Posted: January 15th, 2014 under YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.
Press Release, January 14, 2014 The Moscow Region branch of YABLOKO nominated deserving candidates, who are able not only to win, but to implement the democratic policy, for the pre-term 2014 elections in the Moscow Region.
Press Release, January 14, 2014 Member of YABLOKO’s Federal Council, member of the Non-parliamentary Parties’ Council in the Omsk region Elena Mitrofanova entered the working group on the provision of access to preschool education in the region. Elena Mitrofanova will represent the interests of the society in this organisation.
Press release, 13.01.2014 On Thursday, January 9, activists of the Youth YABLOKO in Ivanovo visited one of orphanages in Ivanovo and brought new year presents – toys and sweets to the children.
Announcement, 13.01.2014 On January 14 the Committee Against Xenophobia will held its third meeting . It will be held at YABLOKO’s office at 7 p.m.
Posted: January 13th, 2014 under YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.