Archive for August, 2014
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 30.08.2014 Lev Shlosberg, Chair of the Pskov branch of YABLOKO, was attacked and severely injured last night. He is in hospital in the state of moderately grave condition. Fortunately, there is no threat to his life already.
30.08.2014, Mediapool.bg Лидерът на опозиционната партия “Яблоко” в Псковка област и депутат от местния парламент Лев Шлосберг е бил пребит в петък вечерта и има тежка черепно-мозъчна травма, съобщават руските медии, цитирани от ”Дневник”.
Press Release, 26.08.2014 On August 24 the volunteers of Kirill Goncharov, YABLOKO candidate for the Moscow City Duma deputy, were attacked by the strangers who seized their campaign materials.
Press Release,25.08.2014 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin and the activists of the party laid flowers to the Dutch Embassy in memory of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing crach victims. Forty days went by since the tragedy.
Press Release, 22.08.2014 On August 22 YABLOKO’s activists participated in a march and rally devoted to Russia’s National Flag Day and the win over GKChP (State Committee on the State of Emergency). The event was conducted by the For human rights group. YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin also participated in the action.
Press Release, 22.08.2014 The activists of the Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO participated in an action of solidarity with the people of Ukraine.
Press Release, 20.08.2014 The YABLOKO party has created a mobile app devoted to the Moscow City Duma elections which will take place on September 14, 2014. The app gives information about YABLOKO candidates to the Moscow City Duma deputies in 45 electoral districts and also shows the names of their rivals.
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 18.08.2014 The rabid mobbing of Andrei Makarevich [Russian rock star, frontman of the decades-old band Mashina Vremeni (Time Machine)], who had given a concert for the children of refugees in Svyatogorsk (the Donetsk region), spreads through the channels of totalitarian propaganda: with absurd accusations, lies, unlawful demands to deprive him of […]
Maxim Kruglov’s team collected over 6,000 signatures in favour of amendments to the law on capital repairs of residential housing
Press Release, 19.08.2014 YABLOKO candidate to the Moscow City Duma deputy Maxim Kruglov and his team have collected over 6,000 signatures of Moscow residents in favour of amendments to the law on capital repairs of residential housing.
Sergei Mitrokhin’s blog at the Ekho Moskvi website, 13.08.2014 The day before yesterday Russia’s corruption once again showed to the whole world the part of the body one sits on. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov was re-elected president of FIDE in Tromsø, Norway.
LI, 14.08.2014 Yabloko (LI full-member) has called on the World Chess Federation (FIDE) not to re-elect Kirsan Ilyumzhinov as President ahead of the Federation’s Congress meeting in Tromsø, Norway on 11 August.
Press Release,13.08.2014 Chair of the Yeysk branch of YABLOKO (the Krasnodar Territory) Alexandr Korovayny announced that the court removed him from participation in the elections to the Yeysk City Council. The court satisfied the demand of United Russia’s (the ruling party) Vladimir Pologovsky who claims that YABLOKO violated its organisation charter when nominating the candidate.
Press Release,13.08.2014 The Voronezh branch of YABLOKO conducted picketing for peace in Ukraine. The activists held placards which said: “YABLOKO is against bloodshed and violence, separatism and terrorism, information wars”, “We support peaceful residents of Donbass by this action”, “YABLOKO support peace in Ukraine, stop of military actions, territorial integrity, true-to-fact event coverage by mass […]
Boris Vishnevsky’s blog at the Echo Moskvi website, 12.08.2014 It’s obvious that Eastern Ukraine needs humanitarian aid. But the hypocrisy of Russia’s authorities who proposed this initiative and every day slop crocodile tears over the sufferings of the residents of Donetsk and Luhansk(the sufferings are real, no doubt about this) is equally obvious.
12.08.2014 Boris Vishnevsky, YABLOKO Bureau member and MP in St.Peterburg parliament: In my view election of [ex head of Russia’s Republic of Kalmykia] Kirsan Ilyumzhinov FIDE President against another candidate [world chess champion] Garry Kasparov is a disgrace for the world chess [as sport]. And it is also a big disgrace for Russia because it […]
Boris Vishnevsky’s blog at the Echo Moskvi website, 08.08.2014 When Magnitsky bill was introduced Putin and his escort responded with anti-orphan law.
Press Release, 08.08.2014 On August 8, member of the Novosibirsk Youth YABLOKO Kirill Maryin conducted one-person picketing against anti-Western and anti-Russian sanctions introduced by Putin which limit the customers rights.
FIDE President should have tried to secure the rights of Carlsen’s World Cup match through corruption.
Dagbladet.no, 11/08/2014, Google translation Tromsø (Dagbladet): It took about three hours before the presidential election in the International sjakkforundet (FIDE) took complete guy. Thereupon the British chess player and -kommentatoren Nigel Short and confronted the incumbent Kirsan Iljumzjinov with specific corruption charges.
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 07.08.2014 The introduction of counter measures on behalf of Putin’s Administration in respond to the economic sanctions of the West gives an impulse to a new wave of the multilateral international conflict. The measures banning the food import from a number of countries have been taken only to make a […]
Press Release,08.08.2014 YABLOKO Bureau addresses the delegates of the FIDE congress with an urgent request not to support the candidacy of Kirsan Ilyumzhinov at the voting for the President of the World Chess Federation. The elections have to take place in Tromsø, Norway, on August 11.