Archive for December, 2014
Press release, 17.12.2014 The Netherlands Amnesty International conducted a letter writing marathon on December 10. About a thousand citizens of the Netherlands sent letters of support to prisons of the USA, China, Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan and Russia, to the environmentalist Evgeny Vitishko.
Press release, photos, video, 21.12.2014 A rally in support of the Tomsk TV-2 television company and regional press was held in the centre of Moscow on December 21. The rally was organised by the YABLOKO party, the Glasnost Defense Foundation and the Moscow Union of Journalists.
Press release, 15.12.2014 YABLOKO Federal Council condemned the current actions of Ramzan Kadyrov, President of Chechnya, aimed against the Committe against tortures and demanded to abolish the introduced principle of collective family responsibility for crimes.
Grigory Yavlinsky proposes to change the government or its economic unit and appoint ex Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin chair of the government
Press releases, photos, video, 13.12.2014 At present Russia faces two threats: a war and an economic collapse, said YABLOKO founder Grigory Yavlinsky. Speaking at the Federal Council of the YABLOKO party on Saturday, he proposed a programme of countermeasures. According to Yavlinsky, one of such measures should be resignation of the government and appointment of […]
Press release, 13.12.2014 YABLOKO leader, when opening the Federal Council, stated that the solution of the Crimean issue can become only a legitimate referendum with the agreement of Ukraine and control of international organizations. An international conference should be conducted beforehand.
Press Release 16.12.2014 On 29 August, 2014, Lev Schlosberg, head of the Pskov YABLOKO, PM of the Pskov Regional Assembly and renown journalist and editor of independent newspaper Pskovskyaya Gubernia [who wrote about the secret burials of Russian soldiers who were sent to fight in Ukraine and were killed there] was attacked and severely injured. […]
The ALDE party,15/12/2014 This weekend in Moscow, the YABLOKO Federal Council met and discussed the situation in Russia and decided on the party’s political line for 2015-2016, for local and regional elections, and the State Duma elections scheduled for 2016.
Announcement, 11.12.2014 The meeting of YABLOKO Federal Council will take place in the Moskovsky city on December 13-14. Vladimir Putin’s political course, the state of Russia’s economy and preparation for the coming State Duma elections will be the main issues of the meeting.
Press Release, 10.12.2014 Chair of the pskov branch of YABLOKO, deputy of the Pskov region Legislative Assembly and the Editor-in-Chief of the Pskov Gubernia newspaper Lev Shlosberg was awarded the Moscow Helsinki Group prize in the nomination “For courage in protecting human rights”.
A United Russia party member and recidivist won in the election in Kuban, YABLOKO candidate came second
Press Release, 08.12.2014 According to the result of the Novotitarevsky rural settlement, Kuban, head elections, the current head of the settlement Sergei Koshman, the ruling party member, gained 81.75 percent. YABLOKO member Vyecheslav Gushcha took the second place with the result of 15.36 percent.
Press Release, 8.12.2014 After the address of the YABLOKO party, Public Prosecutor of the Republic of Crimea recognised that the law on nationalization in the Crimea violated the federal law, and sent to the State Council of the Republic of Crimea a corresponding motion.
Press Release, 04.12.2014 The Krasnoyarsk branch of YABLOKO’s environmental faction “Green Russia” has expressed its deep concern about the poor quality of the documents submitted for public discussion on the assessment of environmental impact of the project envisaging decommissioning of storage facilities of 310 OAO Angarsk Electrolysis Chemical Complex.
Press Release, 03.12.2014 Lev Shlosberg, leader of the Pskov branch of YABLOKO, MP in the Pskov Regional Legislative Assembly and renown journalist, was awarded the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize in the field of human rights.
Press Release, 02.12.2014 On December 2, 2014, Chief Federal Inspector on Mordovia Alexander Pykov visited the refugees from Ukraine in the Atma village, the Republic of Mordovia. Instead of providing aid to the refugees he threatened to take away their children.
Press Release, 30.11.2014 The YABLOKO party participated in the march and rally under the slogan “For reasonable medicine” which took place in Moscow. More than 5400 people participated in the action.
Maria Yefimova’s blog, 27.11.2014 We, Youth YABLOKO’s activists, brought claims demanding to investigate the murder of YABLOKO member and opposition journalist Timur Kuashev to Prosecutor General’s office and the Investigative Committee on October 8, 2014.
Prosecutors are evicting Ukrainian refugees after Sergei Mitrokhin spoke about their situation on an evening TV show
Press Release, 28.11.2014 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin told TV viewers about a real situation of refugees from Ukraine in the village of Atma, Mordovia. The popular TV programme took place at Channel One on November 27.
Press Release, 27.11.2014 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin lodged an application to Sergei Lavrov, Russian Foreign Affairs Minister, to solve the problem of Russian citizenship for a well-known dissident, writer and human rights activist Vladimir Bukovsky.