Archive for May, 2014
Press Release, 30.05.2014 A group of unidentified men dressed in black private security uniforms and the White Guard military uniforms beat member of the Regional council of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, municipal deputy Nikolai Pinyasov on May 29. YABLOKO appealed to Moscow Prosecutor Sergei Kudeneyev with the demand to bring the guilty to responsibility […]
Press Release, 29.05.2014 Tomorrow, on May 30, a hearing on the lawsuit from Alfa Bank and one of its heads and oligarch Mikhail Fridman to YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin and Izvestia newspaper will take place in the Moscow Arbitration Court.
Nikolai Kavkazsky’s blog at Radio Liberty, 23.05.2014 The Russian government have been discussing the initiative of extension of the retirement age for a long time. This way the Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov proposed to decrease budget burden. Head of the Russian industrialists and entrepreneurs union Alexandr Shokhin claimed both men and women should retire […]
Press Release, 28.05.2014 Moscow Youth YABLOKO conducted a series of one-person pickets against the new arrests in connection with the Bolotnaya Square rally case, searches in the YABLOKO office and the flats of civil activists, toughening the legislation and strengthening the TV propaganda. The action which was held in the style of surrealist Rene Magritte […]
Press Release, 26.05.2014 On May 25 and 26 Sergei Mitrokhin held meetings with environmentalists, election observers, public activists and YABLOKO members during his working visit to Kabardino-Balkaria and Chechnya.
Posted: May 28th, 2014 under Regional and Local Elections, YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.
The ALDE party, 27.05.2014 Speaking after the liberal prime ministers’ meeting ahead of the informal European Council, ALDE Party President Sir Graham Watson said: “The political groups of the EPP and the PES parties lost 70 seats in the May 22-25 election. There will be 70 ALDE MEPs in the next European Parliament. Liberal Democrats […]
Sergei Mitrokhin to give a lecture for public activists how to fight against unlawful construction in the cities
Press Release, 23.05.2014 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin will give a lecture “Unlawful Construction: Its Causes, Beneficiaries and How to Fight Against It”. The lecture is organised by “The School of Resistance” which is an independent civil activists’ project.
The ALDE Group, 26.05.2014 Taking stock of preliminary election results to the European Parliament, Guy Verhofstadt, the ALDE group President underlined this morning:
Press Release, 25.05.2014 Pyatigorsk, May 24, 2014. The YABLOKO party and representatives of the human rights community organised an interregional conference “Human Rights and Inter-Ethnic Relations in the Northern Caucasus”. YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin, member of the party Political Committee and a human rights activist Valery Borshchev, Valery Goryachev, Chief of YABLOKO Staff, and leaders […]
Posted: May 26th, 2014 under Human Rights, YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.
Commentary, 23.05.2014 Sergei Ivanenko, renowned economist and member of the Political Committee of the YABLOKO party, gave his commentary on Gazprom and CNPC’ signing of USD 400 billion worth contract on gas supplies to China for a 30-year period.
Victor Kogan-Yasny: If a new form of state structure is not found, Ukraine might face a real collapse
Press Release, 23.05.2014 Victor Kogan-Yasny, a well-known human rights advocate and Grigory Yavlinsky’s advisor, gave a lecture which expressed his point of view on the events in Ukraine at YABLOKO’s office on May 22.
Liberal International, 23.05.2014 As part of a quickly intensifying oppression crusade against the opposition, the Russian law enforcement authorities have searched the Moscow headquarters of Yabloko (LI full member) for the first time in the 20-year history of the party.
By Natalia Zotova, Novaya Gazeta, 22.05.2014 For the first time since foundation of the party there was a search in the party Moscow headquarters – and in connection with the events taking place 18 months ago. In November 2012 Andrei Rudomakha, a well-known environmentalist in the Krasnodar Territory and YABLOKO activist, was arrested for several […]
Press release, 22.05.2014 Investigators have just completed a search in the Moscow headquarters of the YABLOKO party and took away a personal computer. The search was conducted within a criminal case raised under Article 298.1 of the Criminal Code “Slander Against the Judge”. The case was initiated against the Andrei Rudomakha, ex-Chair of the Krasnodar […]
Press Release, 21.05.2014 Today YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin was interrogated in the Zamoskvoretsky Investigation Department as a witness in the trial on Andrei Rudomakha, ex Chair of the Krasnodar branch of YABLOKO “for libel against a judge”. The interrogation was held by senior investigator Sergei Smirnov.
Statement by YABLOKO Bureau, 16.05.2014 Regular elections of FIDE President have to take place in Tromso, Norway, in August 2014. At present this post has been taken by Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, ex-President of the Republic of Kalmykia, Russia, and he will compete for another term of FIDE presidency.
The elections to the European Parliament will start tomorrow. We wish success to our colleagues from the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe and to Guy Verhofstadt who is running for the European Commission president!
Press Release, 18.05.2014 On May 17 Sergei Mitrokhin was re-elected Chairman of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO for two years term. He was supported by 27 delegates during the secret voting at the report-and-election conference. His opponent, member of Moscow YABLOKO regional council Mikhail Petrov received 11 votes.
Happy Birthday and best wishes for further success! Today YABLOKO Chairman Sergei Mitrokhin turns 51.
The participants of the rally on the anniversary of deportation of Crimean Tatars demanded to establish the Day of Deported Ethnic Groups
Press Release, 18.05.2014 A rally in memory of the deported ethnic groups on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of deportation of the Crimean Tatars took place in Moscow on May 18. The rally was organised by the Committee Against Xenophobia and the YABLOKO party. The participants of the action paid tribute to the memory […]