Archive for August, 2015
Press release, 28.08.2015 Yesterday Chair of the Karelia branch of YABLOKO, party Political Committee member and entrepreneur Vasily Popov was detained by the police of Finland in Joensuu. According to the politician, the police arrived at his country house. Popov was taken to the pretrial detention centre in Joensuu where he spent the night. He […]
Press release, 27.08.2015 Chair of the Karelia branch of YABLOKO and entrepreneur Vasily Popov was detained by the police of Finland in Joensuu. According to the politician, the police arrived at his country house. At the moment he is at the pre-trail detention centre in Joensuu. He was allowed to keep the phone.
Press release, 21.08.2015 On August 22, the Russian flag day, a rally in memory to the events of the coup of 1991 took place. YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin and member of YABLOKO Policial Committee Victor Sheinis participated in the action. The demonstration started from the White House [parliament building] and ended by the monument to […]
Press release, 21.08.2015 On August 21, YABLOKO activists participated in the memorial action dedicated to the defenders of the White House [parliament building] who had died during the coup of 1991. The action was organized by the participants of the coup: human rights defenders and civil activists.
Press release, 12.08.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin expressed his satisfaction with the fact that Andrei Nekrasov, journalist from Udmuria Republic, Russia, obtained an opportunity to get political asylum in Lithuania. Today Cyprus refused to extradite Nekrasov to Russia and took a decision to return him to Vilnus.
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 11.08.2015 It has been already a month since journalist Andrei Nekrasov is imprisoned. On July 15, oppositional blogger and journalist from Udmurtia was put in prison in Nicosia, Cyprus, in connection with Russia’s request on his extradition. Nekrasov is well-known in Udmurtia for his investigations of corrupt practices of the […]
Press release, 07.08.2015 YABLOKO conducted picketing against the denial of election commissions to register opposition candidates at the regional elections 2015. The action took place outside the Central Election Commission, YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin and Secretary of YABLOKO Political Committee Galina Mikhaleva participated in it.
Deputies of YABLOKO faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly addressed President with request to annul decree on destruction of sanctioned food products
Press release, 07.08.2015 Deputies of St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly Boris Vishnevsky and Alexander Kobrinsky forwarded a letter to President Putin with the request to annul the decree on the destruction of sunctioned food products.
Posted: August 9th, 2015 under YABLOKO's faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly.
Press release, 05.08.2015 The Voronezh branch of YABLOKO conducted picketing demanding to investigate murder of opposition journalist Timur Kuashev. Chair of North Ossetia Youth YABLOKO branch Alan Alikov participated in the action. The activists also collected signatures against military intervention to Ukraine.
Sergei Mitrokhin: Novosibirsk has the tradition of independent opinion and the culture of self-decision
Press release, 04.08.2015 On August 3-4, YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin had a working visit to Novosibirsk. He had a meeting with the activists of the Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO, discussed the problem issues with the citizens, met the activists of PARNAS who had announced a hunger strike, got to know the work of Technopark and […]
Press release, 03.08.2015 The farm of Valeri Turkov, YABLOKO candidate to the Legislative Assmeby of the Novosibirsk region, was burnt down in the Novosibirsk region on August 2. The owner suspects that it was a planned arson. YABLOKO doesn’t exclude the possibility of political persecution. However, the results of expert examination aren’t ready yet.
Press release, 30.07.2015 Today street musicians conducted a series of one-person picketing against the restriction of artistic expression. YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin supported them.
Alexei Melnikov’s blog post at the Ekho Moskvi web-site, 31.07.2015 Probably, reasonable people, both in Russia and abroad, realize that MH17 flight was shot down by the Russian military. Probably, many people understand that the Vladimir Putin’s seizure of Crimea which launched a war against Ukraine, where a plane shot down by Putinistas was a […]
The Pskov branch of YABLOKO nominated 145 candidates to run in the regional and local elections on 13 September, 2015
Press Release, 31.07.2015 Past week YABLOKO’s regional branch in Pskov, North Russia, nominated 145 candidates to run in the regional and local elections on 13 September, 2015
Press release, 01.08.2015 The Kirsanovsky district court of the Tambov region refused to release environmentalist Evgeny Vitishko on parole. Earlier Vitishko’s lawyer Sergei Loktev filed a motion suggesting that Vitishko should be released on parole as having served most of his imprisonment term. The defense plans to appeal against the decision.
Press release, 01.08.2015 On one year anniversary of the murder of Timur Kuashev activists of the Moscow branch of Youth YABLOKO conducted one-person picketing outside the Prosecutor General’s Office and the Investigative Committee demanding to investigate the murder of YABLOKO member and opposition journalist. The activits also handed in the signatures demanding to investigate the […]