Archive for February, 2015
Boris Vishnevsky’s blog on the Ekho Moskvy website, 28.02.2015 “With all due respect to the memory of Boris Nemtsov, in political terms he did not pose any threat to the current Russian leadership or Vladimir Putin. If we compare popularity levels, Putin’s and the government’s ratings and so on, in general Boris Nemtsov was just […]
Press release, 28.02.2015 On March 1 YABLOKO will conduct an antiwar action under the slogan “No war with Ukraine” at Tverskaya Street, Moscow.
Press release, 28.02.2015 On March 1 YABLOKO will participate in the mourning demonstration and also conduct an antiwar action [which has been announced beforehand] dedicating it to the memory of Boris Nemtsov. Earlier YABLOKO have adopted a statement which runs that “the political responsibility for this crime lies on the authorities and personally on Vladimir […]
Press release, 28.02.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin, YABLOKO founder Grigory Yavlinsky, YABLOKO Bureau members and the party activists laid flowers to the crime scene of Boris Nemtsov at Moscow’s Bolshoi Moskvoretsky Bridge.
Grigory Yavlinsky’s blog in Live Journal, 28.02.2015 The murder of Boris Nemtsov is a war which came to us visibly and blatantly. He opposed it and tried to stop the death of Ukrainians and Russians who became victims of the cynical military propaganda.
27.02.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin claims that the murder of Boris Nemtsov is a challenge to the whole of the society and calls the authorities to capture those who committed and ordered the crime. “It’s absolutely obvious that it wasn’t an accidental murder but a political one,” said YABLOKO leader to Interfax. According to Mitrokhin, […]
27.02.2015 Twitter: Sergei Mitrokhin: “Outraged with foul murder of Boris Nemtsov. Condolences to relatives and colleagues. This is political terror. Opposition must harshly react to it” Grigory Yavlinsky: “This is a very grave crime. There are no words for it. The political responsibility lies on the authorities and personaly president. Deepest condolences to the mother and […]
ALDE, 02.03.2015 Liberals and Democrats across Europe have expressed their shock and sadness following the shooting of Boris Nemtsov in Moscow on Friday night. Here are a few of their statements: Grigory Yavlinsky, founder of United Democratic Party Yabloko, Russia: “The murder of Boris Nemtsov is a war which came to us visibly and blatantly. He opposed it […]
ALDE, 02.03.2015 Tens of thousands of people joined a rally in Moscow on Sunday in the biggest show of defiance in four years. Members of RPR-PARNAS and YABLOKO, the ALDE Party’s member parties in Russia, joined with many thousands of Russian citizens in the mourning demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov. The march has been […]
Press release, 26.02.2015 On March 1 YABLOKO will conduct an antiwar action under the slogan “No war with Ukraine” at Tverskaya Street, Moscow.
Open letter to Sergei Sobyanin, Moscow Mayor, and collection of signatures on change.org, 20.02.2015 Tomorrow a progovermnet “Anti-Maidan” rally will take place at the Revolution Square, near the Kremlin. The action has got a permission by the Moscow authorities. Today, the Mayor’s Office denied the opposition forces the opportunity to hold a demonstration on the […]
By Grigory Yavlinsky. Novaya Gazeta, 6 February 2015 Russia’s place and role in the modern world is under the attack of the “collective West”, and not the political regime. Action needs to be taken now – otherwise it will soon prove impossible to stop the rollercoaster as it gathers momentum. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev declared […]
Liberal International, 19.02.2015 Ahead of opposition rallies organised by Russia’s liberals, Yabloko, to protest President Putin’s meddling in Ukraine, party’s Political Committee has charged Russia’s present regime with “national-imperial neo-Bolshevism.”
Press release, 19.02.2015 On February 18, the day of solidarity with the imprisoned environmentalist Evgeny Vitishko, leader of the North Ossetia branch of YABLOKO’s Green Russia faction Atsamaz Khadykov and Youth Yabloko activist Alan Alykov conucted one-person picketing in support of the political prisoner. The picketing was held in Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia.
Press release, 19.02.2014 On March 1st, the YABLOKO party will form its own column at the opposition march, its slogan will be “No war with Ukraine”. YABLOKO will also conduct anti-war actions in a number of Russia’s cities: St.Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Kemerovo, Barnaul, Voronezh, Kazan. In St. Petersburg the authorities refused to authorize any of the […]
Press release, 18.02.2015 Today, the day of solidarity with imprisoned ecologist Evgeny Vitishko, YABLOKO and environmental activists conducted a series of one-person picketing by Prosecutor General’s Office. Shortly before Vitishko’s lawyer Sergei Loktev announced that he had prepared the parole application which will be filed on 18 February.
Press Release, 18.02.2015 YABLOKO Political Committee believes that the present Russia’s regime of peripheral authoritarianism is turning into national-imperial neo-Bolshevism. The key element to this development has been inadequate foreign policies. The main slogan of the democratic opposition in these conditions must be the demand to stop interfering into Ukraine’s affairs.
St.Petersburg opposition agreed to conduct a consolidated march under the slogan “No war! No crisis!”
Press release, 16.02.2015 On Monday, February 16, the representatives of the organising committee of the march and rally on March 1 will bring a notification on the conduction of a protest action under the slogan “No war! No crisis!”to the St.Petersburg city administration. The slogan was supported by the St. Petersburg branch of YABLOKO.
Novaya Gazeta, 09.02.2015 The anti-European movement, to the historically reverse side will not lead to the crisis but to crash Anna Artemjeva / Novaya Gazeta The position of Yabloko Party and its leader Grigory YAVLINSKY was always uncompromisingly pacifist. But today the matter of how to treat the war has crossed the line of just […]
Press release, 11.02.2015 The Department of Transport agreed with YABLOKO’s proposal to impose an SMS-warning system on towing of vehicles. If the driver manages to displace their car it won’t be towed.