Archive for January, 2016
Press release, 02.02.2016 On 1 February, a meeting of the Bureau of St.Petersburg YABLOKO took place. The Bureau nominated Boris Vishnevsky and Andrei Palevich to negotiate with PARNAS and Democratic Petersburg about the conduction of street actions in memory of Boris Nemtsov. According to a number of the Bureau members, the opposition must conduct a […]
Posted: January 31st, 2016 under Elections, Human Rights, Parliamentary Elections 2016, State Duma Elections, State Duma Elections 2016, YABLOKO's faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly.
Press release, 01.02.2016 The Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO participated in a rally demanding to investigate the murder of Karina Zalesova, a 16-year-old girl, and bring her murderer to responsibility. According to the investigators, the murder was commited by the sun of a prominent businessman. However, he is trying to escape from punishment. Stanislav Zakharkin, Chair […]
Press release, 29.01.2016 On 28 January, the Moscow branch of Yabloko Youth showed a movie called Wakolda (The German Doctor) in YABLOKO’s main office.
Posted: January 29th, 2016 under YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia, Youth Policies.
Press release, 28.01.2016 On 27 January, the Committee against Xenophobia and Nationalism conducted its first meeting this year in the office of Moscow Helsinki Group. Galina Mikhaleva, coordinator of the Committee and First Deputy Chair of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, moderated the meeting. The meeting was also attended by other coordinaors Usman Baratov (the […]
Posted: January 28th, 2016 under Human Rights, YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.
Russia should change its foreign policy in such a way so that economic sanctions against it are cancelled
Interview by Emilia Slabunova, Expert magazine, 29.01.2016 The magazine Expert asked YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova a number of questions about the key economic and political priorities for 2016. The election campaign and the elections to the State Duma in the Fall will be the most important events of the year. Expert: Should the law on […]
Press release, 26.01.2016 Today, on 26 January, the Stavropol branch of YABLOKO Youth conducted a one-person picket demanding to dismiss head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov. Kirill Bobro and Ivan Tansky participated in the action.
Press Release, 27.01.2016 On 27 January, the anniversary of the siege of Leningrad, leaders and activists of the YABLOKO party laid flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The action was attended by YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova, Deputy Chair Nikolai Rybakov and members of the Federal Political Committee Grigory Yavlinsky and Sergei Mitrokhin.
Sergei Mitrokhin: such persons as [head of Chechnya] Karyrov are in great demand with the regime today
Press Release, 26.01.2016 Today, approximately at 12:00, Sergei Mitrokhin, member of YABLOKO’s Federal Political Committee, and two YABLOKO activists Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko and Stanislav Belyansky were detained by the President’s Administration during the action for the resignation of head of Administration of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov.
Posted: January 27th, 2016 under Freedom of Assembly, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.
Press release, 26.01.2016 On 26 January, the activists of the Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO conducted picketing for dismissal of head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov. Similar actions took place in Moscow and Stavropol.
Posted: January 26th, 2016 under Freedom of Assembly, Human Rights, Street Actions, YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.
Video of detention of Sergei Mitrokhin and YABLOKO activists at the picket for dismissal of head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov by the Presidential Administration.
Posted: January 26th, 2016 under Freedom of Assembly, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.
Press Release, 26.01.2016 UPD. 14:50. Sergei Mitrokhin released. Antonov-Ovseyenko and Belyansky still remain in the police. Mitrokhin accused of violation of the order of organisation of public actions (article 20.2 of the Administrative Violation Code of Russia). UPD. 14:40. The lawyer is not allowed to enter the police department. UPD. 12:40. Journalists are not allowed […]
Press release, 25.01.2016 On 23 January, the activists of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO participated in a rally against political reprisals and in support of Ildar Dadin and other political prisoners. About 700 people came to take part in the action.
Press Release, 25.01.2016 On 27 January, on the anniversary of the siege of Leningrad, leaders and activists of the YABLOKO party will lay flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Press Release, 25.01.2016 On 28 January, the Moscow branch of Yabloko Youth will show a movie called Wakolda (The German Doctor) in YABLOKO main office. The historic drama directed by Lucía Puenzo tells about the life of the Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele, infamous for performing human experiments in the Auschwitz concentration camp, after his […]
The Federal Political Committee of YABLOKO adopted a decision on the principles of the electoral programme and the coalition policies
Press Release, 24.01.2016 On 23 January YABLOKO held this year’s first meeting of its Federal Political Committee (FPC). The meeting was devoted to the upcoming second phase of the party Congress that has to take place in February. The FPC considered the electoral programme and the coalition policies.
The decision can be appealed against in the Supreme Court of the Republic of Karelia through the Petrozavodsk City Court TASS, 21.01.2016 The Petrozavodsk City Court confirmed the dismissal of Galina Shirshina from the post of Mayor of Petrozavodsk, the capital of Karelia, [initiated by deputies of the Petrozavodsk City Council]. This was reported by […]
Moscow branch of YABLOKO will demand resignation of head of Chechnya Kadyrov by the Presidential Administration
Press Release, 22.01.2016 On 26 January, the Moscow branch of the YABLOKO party will hold one-person pickets for the dismissal of Ramzan Kadyrov, head of the administration of Chechnya. The action will take place by the Presidential Administration. The authorities of the Central Administrative District of Moscow refused to give a permission to YABLOKO to […]
Press Release, 20.01.2016 On January 26, the Moscow branch of the YABLOKO party will conduct a picket for the dismissal of Ramzan Kadyrov, head of administration of Chechnya. The picket will be held by the office of representation of the Republic of Chechnya in Moscow.
Posted: January 21st, 2016 under Human Rights, YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.
Residents of Petrozavodsk intend to deprive of mandates those city councilors who voted for the dismissal of the ex-Mayor
Novaya Gazeta, 18.01.2016 Photo: Galina Shirshina, ex-Mayor of Petrozavodsk. Photo by RIA Novosti Residents of Petrozavodsk intend to deprive of mandates those city councilors who voted for the dismissal of the ex-Mayor Galina Shirshina. The TASS agency informs that the motion on registration of the initiative group for conducting a local referendum has been submitted […]
YABLOKO honoured the memory of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova killed by neonazist
Press Release, 19.01.2016 On 19 January, YABLOKO leaders and activists laid flowers to the place where lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova were killed by neonazists – at 1 Prechistinka street. Markelov and Baburova were murdered in the centre of Moscow in plain daylight on 19 January 19, 2009, shot in the head by […]