Archive for July, 2014
Press Release, 16.07.2014 Newly elected head of the ALDE Group in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Jordi Xuclà paid a visit to YABLOKO on July 14. He was greeted by YABLOKO Chairman Sergei Mitrokhin, Secretary of YABLOKO Political Committee Galina Mikhaleva and YABLOKO International Secretary Olga Radayeva.
Press Release, 16.07.2014 The court hearing on Evgeny Vitishko case was postponed till August 4 since the Tambov penal colony settlement No 2 didn’t manage to provide conference communication with Vitishko. YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin who arrived at the court hearing announced about this.
Press Release, 15.07.2014 YABLOKO’s candidate to the Moscow City Duma deputy Nikolai Kavkazsky participated in a picket against the plans of the Moscow Government to construct the third interchange circuit of the metro through the Sokolniky station. About sixty local residents participated in the action. The construction in that place will destroy the lime avenue, […]
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 15.07.2014 On behalf of the YABLOKO party I express deep condolences to the relatives of those who who died in the Moscow metro today. I wish a quick recovery to the casualties.
Interfax,12.07.2014 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin considers the death of the dissident and politician Valeria Novodvorskaya a loss for Russia’s democratic movement. “The moral levels and criteria are degrading very intensively within the modern opposition movement. Valeria Ilyinichna had always been one of the guarantors of these criteria. Her death is a big loss for the […]
From Sergei Ivanenko, Sergei Mitrokhin, Grigory Yavlinsky, 12.07.2014 Valeria Ilyinichna Novodvorskaya was a bright, passionate person uncomfortable in communication but deeply sincere and naive who couldn’t possible lie and stretch the truth.
Statement by the Regional Council of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, 10.07.2014 The Moscow Mayor’s Office has been using journalists and commentators so that to convince Muscovites that elections to the Moscow City Duma will be fair and free of fraud and dirty tricks.
Statement by the Regional Council of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, 11.07.2014 The Moscow branch of YABLOKO welcomes the decision of the Moscow Government to rename Ulitsa Podbelskogo metro station into Bulvar Rokossovskogo.
The ALDE party, 08.07.2014 Yevgeny Vitishko, imprisoned in Russia Last week, the leader of Russian ALDE Party member Yabloko, Sergei Mitrokhin, visited one of his party’s members, Yevgeny Vitishko, who is currently serving a three year prison sentence in a penal colony for having criticised Sochi’s governor of corruption and the severe destruction of ecological […]
Press Release, 10.07.2014 The residents of the Moscow region participated in a protest action against corruption and in support of fair elections conducted by YABLOKO and Anti-corruption front of the Moscow region. The participants of the action also demanded the resignation of governor Vorobyev.
Press Release, 09.07.2014 YABLOKO’s activists conducted picketing against the slapdash activities of the Federation Council [the upper house of Parliament] outside the Parliament building today. The consideration of the 68 bills was on the preliminary agenda and on the final there were 85 bills. The senators plan to consider all of them in one day.
Press Release, 08.07.2014 Chair of the Dagestan branch of YABLOKO Artur Babayev was detained in Makhachkala. The police checked his name against the database and then released him without any explanations.
Press Release, 08.07.2014 On July 9 YABLOKO activists will picket the Federation Council[the upper house of Parliament] which will conduct the last meeting of the spring session.
Sergei Mitrokhin’s blog at the Ekho Moskvi web-site, 03.07.2014 Today is the birthday of Yevgeny Vitishko. If our country was headed by a true patriot, he would have definitely awarded Yevgeny Vitishko with the ‘Hero of Russia’ Star. However, then Vitishko would not have been in a penal colony, and thus part of his heroic […]
YABLOKO demands to file a criminal case against those who attacked candidate for Moscow City Duma deputy Vera Kichanova
Press Release, 07.07.2014 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin forwarded an appeal to the Main military investigation office of the Investigative Committee demanding to conduct a check and take measures against the security officers of a shopping centre who attacked the candidate for Moscow City Duma deputy Vera Kichanova when she collected signatures for the registration.
Press Release, 07.07.2014 Today Anatoly Golov submitted to the St.Petersburg Electoral Commission his documents for registration as candidate for St. Petersburg governor from the YABLOKO party. Anatoly Goalov signed a statement of consent to run in the elections in the Mariynsky Palace, and also handed to the Electoral Commission members the decision of the conference […]
Press Release, 01.07.2014 YABLOKO Federal Bureau nominated candidates to run for duties of the city of Yeysk, Dolzhansky and Kukharivsky urban settlements and for the mayor of the Dolzhanskaya Cossak village.
Press Release, 03.07.2014 YABLOKO activists picketed the administrative board of the Krilatskoye district, Moscow, demanding to return the information materials of Irina Kopkina, YABLOKO’s candidate for Moscow City Duma deputy. Yesterday they picketed the Prefecture of the North-West Administrative District. Last week YABLOKO received an anonymous phone call from a voter who said that the […]
Press Release, 03.07.2014 St.Petersburg branch of YABLOKO nominated Anatoly Golov, Co-Chair of the Consumers’ Union of Russia, candidate in St.Petersburg gubernatorial elections.
Mikhail Petrov, YABLOKO member of the Moscow Electoral Commission: The decision of electoral commission to check all 100 per cent of signatures put in favour of candidates will hit not only the candidates from the opposition intending to run in the Moscow parliamentary elections
Press Release, 03.07.2014 Mikhail Petrov, YABLOKO member of the Moscow Electoral Commission said that the decision of Moscow district electoral commissions to check all 100 per cent of signatures put in favour of candidates is targeted against the candidates from the opposition intending to run in the Moscow parliamentary elections. According to the recent law, […]