Archive for June, 2015
Announcement, 29.06.2015 On July 2, activists of the YABLOKO party together with street musicians will conduct picketing for freedom of artistic expression in Moscow. Within the past months the street artists have been persecuted by police since their performance is classified as unauthorised public event.
Statement by YABLOKO Bureau, 26.06.2015 On behalf of the YABLOKO party I express condolences in connection with the death of a person during the flooding in Sochi. We are waiting for the objective investigation of the circumstances of the tragedy. The opinion of the environmentalists, who claim that new storm water system wasn’t developed during […]
Press Release, 29.06.2015 Tatiana Shkred, leader of the Voronezh branch of YABLOKO, inspected the area of exploration works in the copper-nickel deposits in the Voronezh region.
Press release, 25.06.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin held a meeting with local residents who oppose the construction of a temple in Torfyanka park, Moscow. More than 300 people came to the meeting. YABLOKO leader focused on the legal bearings of the case.
Announcement, 24.06.2015 On June 25, the Tambov Regional Court will consider Evgeny Vitishko’s appeal against the decision of the Kirsanovsky District Court which refused to relese Vitishko on parole. Lawyer Sergei Loktev will represent Vitishko’s interests. In case the Tambov Regional Court dismisses the motion of the defense, Vitishko will fill a cassation appeal to […]
Press release, 24.06.2015 YABLOKO MP in the Legislative Assembly of Karelia Emilia Slabunova brought ten thousand signatures for resignation of Governor of Karelia Alexander Khudilaynen to Presidental Administraion. The opposition accuse the governor of politically motivated persecution of his opponents and bad economic situation, that is why in April they founded a public committee demanding […]
Press release, 23.06.2015 Activists of the Udmurtia Teachers’ trade union conducted pickets against reduction of teachers’ salaries. The action took place before the State Council meeting. Sofya Rusova, YABLOKO Chairman adviser, also joined the picket.
Press Release, 22.06.2015 YABLOKO’s leaders, party activists and Moscow citizens took part in a memorial action “1,418 candles per every day of the war” commemorating the victims of the Second World War. The action was held in Moscow in the night from June 21 to June 22 (the day the USSR was attacked by Hitler’s […]
The YABLOKO faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly rejected a draft law on the budget of St. Petersburg
Press release, 17.06.2015 The YABLOKO faction in the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg voted against the law on the implementation of the city budget in 2014 in connection with the systemic shortcomings of the budget process in St. Petersburg, that YABLOKO pointed at at all the stages of adopting of the budget last year, runs […]
Posted: June 19th, 2015 under YABLOKO's faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly.
Announcement, 17.06.2015 On 21 June, on the threshold of Adolf Hitler’s attack on the USSR, YABLOKO will light 1418 candles in memory of victims of Second World War.
Press Release, 18.06.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin took part in the round table on the problems of Eastern partnership conducted by the ALDE Group in the European Parliament.
Putin’s decree on classifying troop losses during peacetime as a state secret was challenged in the Supreme Court
Press release, 16.06.2015 Public activists challenged Putin’s decree classifying war losses sustained during peacetime special operations a state secret in the Supreme Court. These nine applicants are YABLOKO’s MP in the Pskov Legislative Assembly Lev Shlosberg, human rights defender Ivan Pavlov, journalist Grigory Pasko, Timur Olyevsky and others. The applicants claim that the decree violates […]
Sergei Mitrokhin becomes the first Russian politician to participate in the People’s Meeting in Denmark
Press Release, 16.06.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin is taking part is the so-called People’s Meeting of democrats (Folkemødet) which has been held in Bornholm, Denmark, for the fifth year already.
Novaya Gazeta, 15.06.2015 Grigory Yavlinsky’s statement on his readiness to participate in the presidential elections in Russia in 2018, was made by us [in YABLOKO] in the context of the upcoming regional elections, which launches a new political cycle. The YABLOKO party issued a Memorandum of Political Alternative. This is a document, which candidates who […]
Press release, 12.06.2015 Today the activist of YABLOKO Gender faction and the representatives of the Sisters Centre, a welfare NGO that provides support to sexual violence victims, brought more than 43 500 signatures for preservation of the centre to the Social Security Department.
Interfax, 10.06.2015 Moscow. June 10. Interfax – According to the information which appeared on Wednesday on YABLOKO website, the party will nominate Grigory Yavlinsky as YABLOKO candidate for presidential elections of 2018.
Press release, 10.06.2015 Yesterday YABLOKO Bureau approved the text of the Memorandum which each candidate intending to run from YABLOKO at the forthcoming regional elections in September has to sign. The Memorandum of the Political Alternative contains the following ten key points:
Press release, 09.06.2015 On June 9, 2015, YABLOKO Bureau meeting began with a minute of silence in memory of Yuri Shchekochikhin. He would have been 65 years old today. Yuri Shchekochikhin is a Russian journalist, writer and politician. In 1995 he became deputy of the 2nd State Duma from YABLOKO faction, in 1999 was elected […]
Sergei Mitrokhin congratulates pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party with entering Turkey’s parliament
08.06.2015 YABLKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin has sent a message of greetings on entering Turkey’s parliament to Mr. Selahattin Demirtaş and Ms. Figen Yüksekdağ, co-Chairs of the People’s Democratic Party protecting the rights of Kurds