Archive for March, 2015
Press release, 30.03.2015 On March 31 at 10.00 am the Kirsanov district court of the Tambov region will consider an application for release on parole for Evgeny Vitishko.
27.03.2015 INLW calls for the immediate release of innocent detained YABLOKO women! International Network of Liberal Women (INLW) condemns the continuous arresting and imprisoning of members of oppositional parties in the Republic of Karelia in the Russian Federation! Yesterday two active women of YABLOKO, of which the Women’s organization is a full member of INLW, […]
ALDE-PACE, 28.03.2015 ALDE-PACE is concerned about the growing number of reports pointing at the abuse of justice to silence political opponents in Russia. Yesterday, the Russian liberal party Yabloko confirmed that one of their elected members in the city council of Petrozavodsk, Olga Zaletskaya, has been detained. This new case is part of a larger […]
26.03.2015 Today is the 15th anniversary since Vladimir Putin was elected President of Russia. YABLOKO founder Grigory Yavlinsky was Vladimir Putin’s competitor at the presidential elections in 2000… “… I am not going to fight for a “good” Putin. I am going to fight against Putin for the post of the President of Russia. I […]
ALDE, 26/03/2015 European Liberal Democrats are very concerned by the most recent case brought to our attention by our member party in Russia, YABLOKO, of one of their elected politicians in the Republic of Karelia, Olga Zaletskaya, in opposition, and Alexandra Kornilova, director of the Lentorng trade network, being detained by authorities. There have been […]
Governor of Karelia must be dismissed for persecution of political opponents Statement by the YABLOKO party, 26.03.2015 Olga Zaletskaya, deputy of Pertozavodsk City Council and Alexandra Kornilova, director of the Lentorng trade network, were detained in Petrozavodsk yesterday.
Press Release, 25.03.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin has sent an appeal to Anatoly Yakunin, head of the Moscow interior, demanding to that he should take the investigation of beating of Moscow municipal deputy Sergei Dorofeyev under his personal control.
Press release, 24.03.2015 Sergei Volkov, activist of the Krasnoyarsk branch of YABLOKO, conducted a one-person picketing outside the city administration against installation of a monument to Joseph Stalin in Krasnoyarsk. The activist held the placard which said “Stalin is a tragedy of my family. Deputies, don’t hurt me”.
Argumenti.ru, 21.03.2015, Interview by Valentina Karyelova For the past three months, the volume of industrial production in St. Petersburg dropped by 9.3 per cent, and the reduction in a number of important industries amounted to 27-29 per cent, wage arrears grew by 19 times, construction of apartments fell by 13 per cent – this is the […]
YABLOKO Bureau decision, 05.02.2015 1. The European vector of development based on the values of democracy, human rights, the rule of law and inviolability of private property has no alternative in Russia. The so called Vladimir Putin’s “Eurasian political course” towards Russia’s international isolation, conflict with the West and destabilisation of the former Soviet Union […]
Press release, 22.03.2015 Police detained the activists of the Dagestan branch of YABLOKO Nametkhan Babayev in Makhachkala today.
Statement, 19.03.2015 Under the aegis of the Rodina party [a pro-Putin party that combines nationalist and socialist rhetoric] an International Russian conservative forum will take place in St.Petersburg’s Holiday Inn hotel on March 22.
Posted: March 22nd, 2015 under YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.
YABLOKO calls to cut on military expenditures rather than economise on indexation of social allowances
Press Release, 20.03.2015 Today, on 20 March, 2015, the State Duma will examine in the first reading the bill envisaging that idexation of social allowances in line with inflation should be abolished.
Press release, 18.03.2015 The activists of the Smart Power movement, a group of Grigory Yavlinsky and YABLOKO’s supporters, picketed the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg with a placard “Legislative Assembly mustn’t limit the journalists work”. The activists joined the flashmob conducted by the journalists against the restrictions of the journalists’ work in the city parliament.
Posted: March 19th, 2015 under YABLOKO's faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly.
Press release, 12.03.2015 Yegor Kholmogorov, publicist and co-Chair of the Conservative press-club, won the top prize of the Sexist of the Year-2014 award. He was determined by online voting. The awarding ceremony took place in the House of Journalists (Dom Zhurnalista) in Moscow on March 11. The event was organized by For Feminism initiative group […]
Press Release, 10.03.2015 Dr.Prof. Galina Mikhaleva, Chair of YABLOKO’s Gender Faction, made a report on the situation with women and women entrepreneurs in Russia at the ALDE-GEN conference conducted in Barcelona on the eve of 8 March.
Press release, 10.03.2015 Chair of the Dagestan branch of YABLOKO Artur Babayev and his brother were detained in Makhachkala, the Republic of Dagestan, yesterday. Two people in camouflage clothes came up to them to check their documents. After the Babayev brothers showed the documents, they were asked to go to the district police station. They […]
Press release, 10.03.2015 On Wednesday, March 11, the fifth ceremony of the Sexist of the Year – 2014 award will take place in the House of Journalists (Dom Zhurnalista) in Moscow. The event will be held with the support of YABLOKO’s Gender Faction.
Press releases, photos, video, 8.03.2015 On 8 March, International Women’s Day, the YABLOKO party held a rally in the centre of Moscow in defence of women’s rights in Russia. The rally was held under the slogan: “Women to Power!”, “The Ability to Give Birth Is Not an Excuse to Oppress!” and “For Equal Rights of […]