Archive for February, 2016
Press release, photographs, 28.02.2016 Today, on 28 February, YABLOKO Congress has supported the nomination of Grigory Yavlinsky as a candidate for President of the Russian Federation. 135 delegates voted for nomination of Yavlinsky, one voted against. The guests of the Congress, politicians Vladimir Ryzhkov and Dmitry Gudkov also supported Yavlinsky’s candidacy.
Vladimir Ryzhkov and Dmitry Gudkov support Yavlisnky as a single presidential candidate from democratic forces
Press release, 28.02.2016 Today independent politicians Vladimir Ryzhkov (former co-Chair of RPR-PARNAS) and Dmitry Gudkov (the only independent State Duma deputy) have supported Grigory Yavlinsky’s candidacy for the presidential elections of 2018. They made such statements at the YABLOKO Congress.
Press release, photographs, video, 27.02.2016 YABLOKO leaders and activists marched through Moscow to honour Boris Nemtsov. YABLOKO’s column carried a banner which said:”The party of peace is against war”.
Press release, 26.02.2016 YABLOKO Congress which will take place on 27-28 February in Novaya Moskva (New Moscow – the extension of the city’s boundaries to the south-west) and will discuss the substantive basis of the electoral strategy of the party at the parliamentary elections of 2016 together with the presidential elections of 2018.
Press release based on the statement by Lev Shlosberg, Chair of the Pskov branch of YABLOKO, 24.02.2016 On 24 February, Chair of the Pskov branch of YABLOKO Lev Shlosberg forwarded an application to the Prosecutor’s Office of the Pskov Region demanding to dismantle the statue of Joseph Stalin. Shlosberg claims that all the officials who […]
Press release, 20.02.2016 On 20 February, Moscow YABLOKO Youth activists conducted a series of one-person pickets demanding that the Moscow City Property Department must return the premises to the Centre for the Adaptation and Training of Refugee Children. The Centre was evicted from its premises on Thursday.
Posted: February 24th, 2016 under Human Rights, YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia, Youth Policies.
Supreme Court of Finland made a decision on the possibility of extradition of one of Karelia YABLOKO leaders Vasily Popov
19.02.2016 A criminal case has been filed against him in Russia. “The party will apply every effort to ensure Popov’s safety and will prove that the prosecution against him is politically motivated,” Emilia Slabunova commented.
Press release, 18.02.2016 On 18 February, a symbolic action in memory of small business took place in Moscow by the Department of Trade and Services of Moscow. Member of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee and Chair of Moscow YABLOKO Sergei Mitrokhin laid flowers to the doors of the building and expressed his condolences to the entrepreneurs.
YABLOKO faction voted against the bill on the election of St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly deputies
Press release, 17.02.2016 The deputies of the YABLOKO faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly voted against the bill on the election of the city parliament deputies in the third reading because, on the whole, they disapprove of the election concept proposed by the ruling United Russia party.
Posted: February 18th, 2016 under YABLOKO's faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly.
Statement by YABLOKO Bureau, 15.02.2016 The Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO welcomes the proposal of Guy Verhofstadt, the leader of the Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) in the European Parliament, on recognition of the Russian language as an official language of the European Union. We consider this idea as […]
Press release, 16.02.2016 Today the State Duma Committee for Science and Education has considered the draft of the amendments to the Federal Law on Education submitted by Emilia Slabunova, YABLOKO Chairperson and Deputy Chair of the Committee for Education, Culture, Sports and Matters Concerning Young Persons of the Karelian Legislative Assembly.
Press release, 16.02.2016 On 16 February, Victor Sheinis, a member of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee, economist and politician, has turned 85. YABLOKO Chairperson Emilia Slabunova and Chair of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee Grigory Yavlinsky congratulated him on his birthday.
Grigory Yavlinsky’s Facebook page, 14.02.2016 “We rolled back to the times of a new Cold War,” such a vauge statement was made by Dmitry Medvedev in Munich, and all media wrote that Dmitry Mededev “had declared the start of the Cold War”. This means that the society is already prepared for a war, it is […]
Press release, 16.02.2016 On 14 February, a rally against an infill construction took place in the Tyoply Stan district, Moscow. Over 500 people came to protest against the plans to construct a multistory building right in the middle of the boulevard which divides two residential area. The participants of the action unveiled the documents that […]
Press release, 16.02.2016 Tomorrow, on 16 February, YABLOKO Chairperson Emilia Slabunova will submit a draft of the amendments to the Federal Law on Education to the State Duma Committee for Science and Education. Slabunova’s proposal will guarantee the access to education according to the single state educational standard for every child regardless of the region […]
Press release, 15.02.2016 Today, on 15 February, Chair of the Sverdlovsk branch of YABLOKO Yuri Pereverzyev participated in a rally dedicated to the 27th anniversary of the Soviet troops withdrawal from Afghanistan. The rally took place in the city of Pervouralsk, the Sverdlosk Region.
Press release, 13.02.2016 “The only issue of current importance to us at the moment is to win the State Duma election of 18 September,” YABLOKO Chairperson Emilia Slabunova said during the extended meeting of the Regional Council of the Moscow Region branch of the party. “I do not want to use such word combinations as […]
Press release, 12.02.2016 The activists of Moscow YABLOKO Youth conducted a one-person picket in support of Ildar Dadin, the political prisoner who had been charged with three years at a penal colony under Article 212.1 of the Criminal Code for repeatedly breaking Russia’s protest laws. Dadin became the first politcal prisoner to be charged under […]
The court sent back for revision the case of detention of Sergei Mitrokhin on the picket for the resignation of the head of the Chechen Republic
Press Release, 11.02.2016 Today, on 11 February, Tverskoi District Court decided to adjourn the hearings on the detention of Sergei Mitrokhin on picket for resignation of Ramzan Kadyrov, head of Chechnya, after public threats of the latter to the Russian opposition. The court sent the case back to the police department for revision.
Press release, 10.02.2016 On 10 February, Yuri Pereverzev, Chairman of the Sverdlovsk Region branch of YABLOKO filed a written inquiry to Eugeny Kuashev, Governor of the Sverdlovsk Region. YABLOKO expressed protest against the demolition of Buddhist monastery Shad Tchup Ling in Kachkanar city, the Sverdlovsk Region.