Archive for July, 2015
Press release, 30.07.2015 Human rights defender and YABLOKO Bureau member Andrei Babushkin will visit the court hearing on Evgeny Vitishko’s case where his lawyer Sergei Loktyev’s motion on replacing the rest part of the imprisonment term with release on parole will be considered on July 31.
Press release, 30.07.2015 On July 30, activists of the Novosibirsk branch Of Youth YABLOKO Svetomir Yun and Maria Trakhanova conducted a series of one-person picketing in support of environmentalist and political prisoner Evgeny Vitishko.
Sergei Mitrokhin’s post on Facebook, 28.07.2015 I’m outraged with the refusal to register PARNAS’ candidates list at the elections in Novosibirsk and with the criminal case against Andrei Pivovarov, head of the election campaign of the party in Kostroma.
YABLOKO intends to hold a mass protest action against the expansion of the powers of the law enforcement
Ekho Moskvi radio station, 24.07.2015 In September YABLOKO intends to hold a mass protest action against the legislative initiatives to expand the powers of the law enforcement. Such a statement was made by party leader Sergei Mitrokhin at the Ekho Moskvi radio station.
Rossiyskaya Gazeta, 28.07.2015 Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Soviet district of Lipetsk demanded to dismantle a sculpture bust of Joseph Stalin installed in Kuznechnaya street [in Lipetsk] issuing a note of admonition to Anna Shamayeva, Deputy City Mayor. The Prosecutor’s Office pointed out that the sculpture bust was installed unlawfully, thus, had to be removed.
Public Prosecutor issued a note of admonition to Deputy Mayor of Lipetsk for installing a bust monument to Joseph Stalin
Press Release, 27.07.2015 The Prosecutor’s Office of the Soviet district of Lipetsk issued a note of admonition to Anna Shamayeva, Deputy City Mayor, pointing out the inadmissibility of violation of the law, as the bust sculpture to Joseph Stalin unlawfully installed by the Communist Party had not been removed. This was stated in the answer […]
Announcement, 27.07.2015 On July 31, the final court hearing on Evgeny Vitishko’s case will take place. The Kirsanovsky District Court of the Tambov region will consider Sergei Loktev’s, lawyer of Evgeny Vitishko, motion on replacing the rest of the imprisonmemt term with release on parole.
Sergei Mitrokhin proposed to Russian President to withdraw the names and symbols of terrorists and revolution 1917 figures from the Russian cities toponymy
Press Release, 23.07.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin sent an address to Russian President Vladimir Putin proposing to adopt complex measures for furter de-Bolshevisation of public areas and toponimic names of streets and cities in Russia.
The Electoral Commission of the Kaluga region registered YABLOKO’s list of candidates to run in for the regional parliament
Press Release, 24.07.2015 On 23 July the Electoral Commission of the Kaluga region registered YABLOKO’s list of candidates to run in for the Legislative Assembly of the Kaluga Region. The list is topped by Alexei Kolesnikov, Chair of the regional branch of YABLOKO, Anton Sukhov and Elena Paramonova.
Press Release, 24.07.2015 On 24 July the Leningrad Region branch of YABLOKO launched a newspaper on Skazhem Pryamo (Putting It Baldly). The paper will be devoted to YABLOKO’s work in the region, protection of human rights and the problems of the region.
Press Release, 23.07.2015 Wednesday, July 22, YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin met in YABLOKO’s office with a group of human rights defenders from the Danish Helsinki Committee led by Carl Eric Foverskov. Olga Radayeva, YABLOKO International Secretary, also took part in the meeting.
Press release, 23.07.2015 YABLOKO candidates will participate in regional and municipal elections in 44 territorial entities of Russia. In particular, the party nominated candidates lists to seven regional Legislative Assemblies in seventeen capital City Dumas.
Press release, 20.07.2015 The YABLOKO party calls for directing motions in support of politcial prisoner and environmentalist Evgeny Vitishko on replacing the rest of the imprisonment term with release on parole to the Kirsanovsky District Court of the Tambov region until July 31, 2015.
Press release, 20.07.2015 The Murmansk branch of YABLOKO suggest making alterations to the laws and canceling gratuities for governor of the Murmansk region, chair and deputies of the regional Duma, employees of governmental bodies and other officials. YABLOKO suggest spending the savings on social travel allowance for veterans and pensioners.
Press release, 17.07.2015 Activists of the Moscow branch of Youth Yabloko laid flowers to the Dutch Embassy on the anniversary of the downing of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
Press release, 16.07.2015 The St.Petesburg branch of YABLOKO commemorated the memory of Natalia Estemirova, human rights defender and journalist, who was murdered in Chechnya six years ago. Chair of local YABLOKO branch Mikhail Amosov, deputy Chair Nikolai Rybakov and deputy of St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly Boris Vishnevsky participated in the action.
Six years ago, on July 15, 2009, Natalya Estemirova, human rights activist and journalist, member of the Memorial human rights centre was abducted and murdered in Chechnya
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 14.07.2015 The severe beating of a well-known Buryat journalist, editor of the ARD portal, YABLOKO member Evgeny Khamaganov is another proof that the freedom of speech and expression in Russia is persecuted and punished.
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 13.07.2015 YABLOKO express deep and heartfelt condolences to the friends and families of the paratroopers who tragically died in the billet of Air Landing Troops training establishment 242 in Svetly settlement, the Omsk region.
Press release, 13.07.2015 On July 12 an election meeting of the Moscow branch of Youth Yabloko took place. Nikolai Kavkazsky, ex political prisoner, was elected new Chairman. Maria Yefimova was elected deputy Chair. Nikita Arkin and Yuri Slinko were elected to the regional council.