Archive for December, 2015
Press Release, 29.12.2015 Today, Tverskoi Distict Court, Moscow, sentenced Sergei Mitrokhin to a RUR 1,000 fine for a picket in defence of the Russian Constitution. Sergei Mitrokhin was detained at an action in defence of the Constitution on 12 December, the Russian Constituion Day.
Resolution of the 18th YABLOKO Congress, 25.12.2015 The YABLOKO party give serious consideration to the problems of the North Caucasus, the situation with human rights observance, its economic and social development.
Blog post by Grigory Yavlinsky, 25.12.2015 Dismissal of Galina Shirshina from the post of Petrozavodsk Mayor represents a political revenge on behalf of Governor of Karelia Alexander Khudilainen. Galina Shirshina was elected Petrozavodsk Mayor by people. The authorities always resort to arbitrary rule and force when they fail to win elections honestly.
Emilia Slabunova considers dismissal of Petrozavodsk Mayor Galina Shirshina be a political order from Governor Khudilainen
Press Release, 25.12.2015 Emilia Slabunova, YABLOKO Chairperson and MP of the Karelian Legislative Assembly, considers dismissal of Galina Shirshina, Petrozavodsk Mayor, be a political order of Governor Alexander Khudilainen.
Press release, 25.12.2015 Lev Shlosberg, YABLOKO Political Committee member, journalist and ex MP of the Pskov Regional Assembly, has been elected Politician of the Year by the readers of the popular Vedomosti newspaper.
Resolution of the 18th YABLOKO Congress, 24.12.2015 The Congress states that pressure from the administrative and the law enforcement bodies of the Republic of Karelia on the leaders and members of the Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO has been steadily increasing.
Press release, 22.12.2015 Today the Tambov regional court has made the decision to commute the sentence to Evgeny Vitishko, environmentalist and YABLOKO member. Imprisonment was replaced with custodial restraint according to the place of Vitishko’s residence, which means he will return home and stay their until the end of the detention period under supervision.
Gubernia Daily, 22.12.2015 A popular Finish party, the Swedish People’s Party of Finland (SFP), together with its Women’s Association Svenska Kvinnoförbundet announced their nomination of Ms. Galina Shirshina, Mayor of Petrozavodsk, Karelia, for the prestigious European award – The LeaDeR Award. They named Shirshina one the key liberal players on regional and local level. The […]
The ALDE party, 21.12.2015 YABLOKO, ALDE Party member in Russia, held its Congress on Saturday and Sunday and elected Emilia Slabunova, MP of the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia, as the new party leader. Mrs Slabunova becomes the first female stand-alone leader of a political party in Putin’s Russia.
SFP, 21.12.2015 The Swedish People’s Party of Finland (SFP), and together with it’s Women’s Association Svenska Kvinnoförbundet have the pleasure to announce the nomination of Ms. Galina Shirshina, Mayor of Petrozavodsk, Karelia, the region neighboring Finland, for the ALDE Group in the EU Committee of the Regions award – The LeaDeR Awards – for key […]
Press release, 20.12.2015 Alexander Gnezdilov (29 years old), Nikolai Rybakov (36 years old) and Sergei Ivanenko, one of the founders of the party, were elected Deputy Chairpersons of Emilia Slabunova, the new party Chairperson. The decision was taken by the party Congress which took place this weekend.
Press Release, 20.12.2015 Emilia Slabunova, MP of the Legislative Assembly, the Republic of Karelia, was elected new YABLOKO Chairperson. She won in the second round over Lev Shlosberg, leader of the Pskov branch of YABLOKO: 91 delegate out of 154 voted for Slabunova and 56 for Shlosberg. Seven ballots were recognized void.
Press release, 19.12.2015 Opening the XVIII Congress of the party its leader Sergei Mitrokhin stated that YABLOKO can count on effective result at the elections to the State Duma. He proposed to elect a new party Chairman for one year term to decided whether he/she can manage the party following the results of his/her work.
0:32 MSK. YABLOKO Congress. The delegates voted for restricting the term of office for party Chair by two terms. Yavlinsky and Mitrokhin will not run. Four candidates will run: Emlia Slabunova, Karelia, Lev Shlossberg, Pskov, Nikolai Rybakov, St.Petersburg and Alxander Gnazdilov, Moscow.
Press release, 18.12.2015 Today, December 18, the Tverskoy District Court postponed the trial over Sergei Mitrokhin on his detention at an action in defence of the Russian Constitution. This way the court satisfied the motion of lawyer Boris Mamatov.
YABLOKO calls on the Russian Foreign Ministry to support the UN resolution on human rights defenders
Statement of YABLOKO Bureau, 18.12.2015 On 25 November, 2015, the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly adopted the draft resolution entitled “Recognizing the role of human rights defenders and the need for their protection”. The UN General Assembly resolution urges the states to recognize the important and legitimate role of human rights defenders, condemn […]
Press Release, 16.12.2015 A trial on Sergei Mitrokhin case will be held on 18 December at 10:00. YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin was detained on 12 December at an action in defence of the Russian Constitution.
Press release, 16.12.2015 YABLOKO deputies in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly Grigory Yavlinsky, Boris Vishnevsky and Alexander Kobrinsky proposed an initiative prohibiting the governors-in-office to participate in early elections.
Press Release, 16.12.2015 On December 19-20, the 18th Congress of the YABLOKO party will be held, 164 delegates from 77 regional branches and steering bodies of the party will elect new party leaders: party Chairperson, members of the Bureau, Political Committee, Internal Audit Commission and Arbitration Committee.