Archive for June, 2014
Press Release, 27.06.2014 Right now two candidates to the Moscow City Duma from the YABLOKO party – municipal deputies Grigory Semyonov and Mikhail Peskov – are locked in room No 503 of the Prefect’s Office of the North-West District of Moscow.
Grigory Yavlinsky: Gubernatorial elections in St.Petersburg without Oksana Dmitryieva will be illegitimate
Press Release, 24.06.2014 St.Petersburg YABLOKO will discuss nomination of the party candidate to run in the gubernatorial elections in St. Petersburg at the meeting of the federal Bureau of the Party at the end of the week. Such a statement was made by Grigory Yavlinsky, leader of the YABLOKO faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly, at […]
Grigory Yavlinsky: Cancellation of the decision of the Federation Council to send troops to Ukraine will be a good prologue for an international conference to resolve the conflict
Press Release, 24.06.2014 Grigory Yavlinsky supported the proposal made by Russian President Vladimir Putin to cancel the decision of the Federation Council “to use the armed forces of the Russian Federation on the territory of Ukraine” and expressed cautious optimism in this respect. Yavlinsky noted that this decision would become a good prologue to an […]
Press Release, 22.06.2014 YABLOKO’s leaders, party activists and Moscow citizens took part in a memorial action “1,418 candles per every day of the war” commemorating the victims of the Second World War. The action was held in Moscow at night from June 21 to June 22 (the day the USSR was attacked by Hitler’s troops).
Press Release, 19.06.2014 On June 19, the conference of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO nominated candidates to run in 45 election precinct in the Moscow parliamentary elections. The delegates of the conference passed the list of candidates in the course of secret voting.
Press Release, 20.06.2014 Police have just arrested YABLOKO’s activists who work at the mobile reception office of the party in the Strogino district, Moscow. YABLOKO’s municipal deputy Grigory Semyonov have also been detained. The activists have been taken to a police department to give evidence.
Grigory Yavlinsky on the conflict between Russia and Ukraine for the BBC World Service BBC World News
Liberal International, 19.06.2014 Grigory Yavlinsky, the co-founder of the LI full member Yabloko, the Russian liberal party, was welcomed in the Houses of Parliament in London by LI Vice President on the Bureau Baroness Kishwer Falkner. The discussion, which focused on the further deterioration of the situation in Russia, the Ukrainian crisis and the global […]
YABLOKO Anti-Corruption Centre caught Samara authorities in a “golden” car washing services order for municipal cars
Press Release, 19.06.2014 The Administration of Samara canceled a very expensive contract for car washing after an appeal of YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin to the Ministry of Social, Demographical and Family Policies of the Samara region and to head of the Ministry Marina Antimonova. YABLOKO received the official notification today.
Youth YABLOKO activists in Stavropol and Vladikavkaz detained for one-person picketing in support of Bolotnaya rally prisoners
Press Release, 19.06.2014 On the threshold of the court hearings of the appeal on the “first wave” of the Bolotnaya Square rally case the activists of Youth YABLOKO from the Krasnodar Territory, North Ossetia, Stavropol, Ekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow conducted a series of one-person pickets in support of the Bolotnaya prisoners.
Youth YABLOKO activists Alan Alikov from North Ossetia and Kirill Bobro from the Stavropol Region were detained by police today during one-person pickets in support of the prisoners of the Bolotnaya rally case. One-person pickets do not need any permits from the authorities, thus arrests were absolutely unlawful.
Press Release, 18.06.2014 A second picket in support of peaceful population of Donbass, Ukraine, was conducted by the regional branch of YABLOKO in Voronezh. A series of such pickets was launched by YABLOKO in Voronezh on June 10.
Press Release, 18.06.2014 The activists of Moscow Youth YABLOKO conducted one-person picketing in support of the Bolotnaya Square rally case prisoners outside the Moscow City Court. The action was conducted on the threashold of the court hearings of the appeal on the “first wave” of the Bolotanaya rally case. Youth YABLOKO activists from the Krasnodar […]
Press Release, 18.06.2014 Alexander Gunko, leader of the Moscow Region YABLOKO, organized a charitable visit to a famous Moscow circus for children from low-income families. This allowed 50 people to watch a new performance by the circus – a comic phantasmagoria based on the memories of an old clown.
Press Release, 17.06.2014 The conference of the Tatarstan branch of YABLOKO nominated candidates to run in the elections to the State Council of the Republic. The mixed electoral system will be used: 50 candidates entered the party list and 50 candidates were nominated in the electoral districts. The list of candidates united the democratic forces […]
Press Release, 16.06.2014 On June 11, a new book by Evgeny Bunimovich, Moscow Ombudsman for Children, YABLOKO Political Committee member, ex deputy of the Moscow City Duma and teacher of mathematics, entitled “When the sky was laid with asphalt” was launched at YABLOKO’s main office. The book was entitled after the first line of his […]
Announcement, 16.06.2014 Moscow YABLOKO Regional conference will nominate candidates to run in the Moscow City Duma elections. The list of 45 candidates will be validated by secret voting.
Lev Shlosberg, leader of the Pskov branch of YABLOKO, nominated to run for the Governor of the Pskov region
Press release, 13.06.2014 On June 12 delegates of the Conference of the Pskov branch of the Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO nominated head of the branch and MP of the regional parliament Lev Shlosberg to run for the Governor of the Pskov Region.
Announcement, 17.06.2014 On Wednesday, June 18, Youth YABLOKO activists from Moscow, the Krasnodar Territory, Nizhni Novgorod, North Ossetia and other Russia’s regions will conduct a series of one-person pickets in support of Bolotnaya rally case prisoners. The action will take place on the threashold of the court hearings of the appeal on the “first wave” […]
Announcement, June 16, 2014 In the night from June 21 to June 22 the YABLOKO party will hold its annual event “1418 Candles for Each Day of the War” to commemorate the anniversary of Adolf Hitler’s attack on the Soviet Union.