Archive for May, 2015
Press Release, 29.05.2015 On Thursday, May 28, YABLOKO Gender faction held a meeting with Commander Christine de Saint Genois de Grand Breucq, France, Doctor of law and human rights activist, civil aviation pilot, who became one of the world’s first women aircraft commanders.
Press Release, 29.05.2015 On 26 May two films by Grigory Amuel were shown in YABLOKO: “Redlich – People from the Other Side” and “Football 1955. USSR – West Germany”. The event was organized by Galina Mikhaleva, Secretary of YABLOKO’s Political Committee and Olga Radayeva, Advisor to YABLOKO Chairman.
Press release, 29.05.2015 On May 27, a discussion on “The practices of underage forced marriage: the role of journalists, mass media and civil society in the straggle for children and women’s rights observance” took place in the Central House of Journalists (DomZhur), Moscow. The meeting was moderated by Nadezhda Azhgikhina, Secretary of the Journalists Union, […]
Unified strategy for long-term development of the St. Petersburg metropolitan area will allow to find effective solutions to the present problems
Press Release, 24.05.2015 Saint-Petersburg and the Leningrad region need to transfer from their competition to a single system of development of this metropolitan area and agree on common interests. Development of a single economic and urban concept for agglomeration of the two regions should become another step towards this. Such a statement was made by […]
Posted: May 28th, 2015 under YABLOKO's faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly.
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 26.05.2015 The YABLOKO party expresses protest against the refusal of entry to the Russian Federation to Karl-Georg Wellmann, MP of the German Bundestag deputy from the Christian Democratic Union (SDU).
Press release, 27.05.2015 On May 26, the activists of the Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO Alexandr Samdanov and Svetlana Kaverzina presented a local hospital with tens of books within the campaign called “Books for district hospitals”.
Grigory Yavlinsky blog post, 26.05.2015 Recognition of the Dinastiya (Dynasty) and the Liberalnaya Missiya (Liberal Mission) foundations as “foreign agents” represents an instrument for their elimination. The Dynasty foundation supports science and education from its founder Dmitry Zimin own funds.
Press Release, 26.05.2015 Police has just detained ten people in the action which began in the Triumfalnaya Square by the Ministry of Economic Development. This information has been reported from the scene by YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin.
Sergei Mitrokhin’s blog post at the Ekho Moskvi web-site, 19.05.2015 Deputies of one of the [‘affiliated’] parliamentary factions of the ruling party want to introduce criminal responsibility for comparing the USSR with Nazi Germany. Hereby I would like to declare solemnly and sincerely that I am not going to obey this law. (Maybe such statements […]
Congratulations, 20.05.2015 Congratulations from YABLOKO founder Grigory Yavlinsky I congratulate Sergei Mitrokhin on his birthday! For Sergei politics means a definite person with his/her needs and interests. When protecting people he is always guided by principles and never goes against his conscience and law. Such a politician means a chance for any country. Let’s hope […]
Press Release, 19.05.2015 Today YABLOKO held a series of pickets in memory of Stalin’s deportations of entire peoples. The action was held in front of the Mayor’s office. It was decided to picket the Mayor’s office, after the Moscow government had refused to give YABLOKO a permission to hold a rally in Krasnopresnenskaya Zastava and […]
Posted: May 19th, 2015 under Human Rights, Overcoming Stalin's Legacy, YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.
One hundred fifty human rights and environmental NGOs from all over the world petition the Russian authorities to free Evgeny Vitishko immediately
// freevitishko.org, 15.05.2015 One hundred fifty human rights and environmental NGOs from all over the world petition the Russian authorities to free Evgeny Vitishko immediately.
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 18.05.2015 Today is the 71st anniversary of deportation of the Crimean Tatar people. On Stalin’s orders, the NKVD [later renamed into KGB] troops evicted over 190,000 people, mainly women, elderly, children and disabled veterans [of the Second World War] from their homes, loaded them into wagons for transportation of cattle […]
Press release, 18.05.2015 Moscow Government denied YABLOKO’s application for a rally and picketing in memory of the deported peoples. Despite the fact the activists are going to conduct a street action outside the Mayor’s Office on May19.
Posted: May 18th, 2015 under Human Rights, YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.
Press release, 15.05.2015 YABLOKO will nominate its candidate to run in the elections for governor of the Leningrad region. The decision was taken at the meeting of the regional council of the Leningrad branch of YABLOKO.
YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin: Five years of imprisonment for some people guilty of corruption amounting to billions of roubles and four years for a bruise at Maidan. Today a court in Simferopol, Crimea, sentenced Alexader Kostenko to 4 years and 2 months of imprisonment. The court considered it a proven fact that being at Maidan […]
Press Release, 14.05.2015 A regular meeting of the Committee Against Xenophobia took place in the office of the YABLOKO party on May 13.
Posted: May 18th, 2015 under YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.
Press Release, 14.05.2015 Nizhny Novgorod YABLOKO supported a rally organized for protection of entrepreneur Dmitry Kargin, who carried passengers in his mini-bus along Route No 171.
The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Party convening in Oslo, Norway on 9 May 2015 Note: · the systematic use of criminal justice against recognised and vocal political opponents in Russia, Belarus and Azerbaijan which has recently lead to long-term imprisonment of civil society activists Rasul Jafarov, Intigam Aliyev and Musavat Vice-Chairman Faraj […]
Press release, 13.05.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin fawarded an appeal to head of Chief Administration of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the Moscow region Victor Paukov demanding to open a criminal case over the attack on Stanislav Paukov who was an election observer at the elections in Balashikha, the Moscow region, on […]