Archive for March, 2016
Press release, 30.03.2016 YABLOKO Chairperson Emilia Slabunova forwarded a request to the General Presecutor’s Office demanding to launch an anti-corruption investigation of the Civil Code provision which allowed the city officials to demolish the sales premises in Moscow. YABLOKO claims that demolition of sales pavilions may continue to take place in other regions of Russia […]
Press release, 30.03.2016 The Krasnoyarsk branch of YABLOKO’s Green Russia faction and the local residents oppose the creation of a hundred additional parking lots for the officials’ cars in the historic centre of Krasnoyarsk.
Ex Commissioner for Human Rights Ella Pamfilova regards stripping of powers of YABLOKO regional MP Lev Shlosberg and Petorzavodsk Mayor Galina Shirshina as an attempt of the authorities to get rid of the competitors
Press Release, 29.03.2016 Ella Pamfilova in her final report on the post of the Commissioner for Human Rights addressing the State Duma of the Russian Federation called deprivation of YABLOKO’s Lev Shlosberg of his deputy’s mandate by the Legislative Assembly of the Pskov Region and removal of Galina Shirshina from the post of Mayor of […]
Blog post by Emilia Slabunova, 28.03.2016 I would like to congratulate all the members of the Central Electoral Commission with the beginning of work. They will face a very serious and complex problem: [they need to] restore public confidence in the institution of elections.
Press release, 28.03.2016 On 28 March, First Deputy Chair of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO Galina Mikhaleva, Chair of the Moscow Region branch of YABLOKO Alexander Gunko and the party activists conducted a picket with the demand to dismiss Yekaterina Smirnova, Ombudsperson of the Moscow Region.
Press release, 28.03.2016 On 27 March, the Chelyabinsk Region branch of YABLOKO held a meeting with the party activits in Magnitogorsk, the city of metallurgists which as an important public and political centre of the Chelyabinsk Region. Local YABLOKO activits have been members of the party since 1993.
Press release, 28.03.2016 On 26 March, the Tatarstan branch of YABLOKO participated in a rally against the transportation tarrifs raise in Kazan. Over 100 people took part in the action.
Press release, 28.03.2016 Chair of the St.Petersburg branch of YABLOKO Mikhail Amosov, member of Bureau of the Regional Council Kirill Strakhov and Regional Council member Pavel Nebeznya laid flowers to the Consulate of Belgium in St.Petersburg to commemorate the victims of terrorist attacks in Brussels.
Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 27.03.2016 It has turned 16 years since Vladimir Putin came in power. He was appointed President not least in order to ensure the inviolability of the fraudulent results of privatisation – almost free transfer of the most profitable state-owned assets to a ‘narrow circle of friends’ via the so-called ‘loans for shares’ […]
From Grigory Yavlinsky’s Facebook page, 25.03.2016 Vladimir Putin at his meeting with [Russian] businessmen-billionaires has been discussing geopolitics, rather than the economy. This means that “grooming sheep” for geopolitical needs, presidential operation codenamed “Give us money!” is about to start soon. It very clearly demonstrates what the politics has done to the economy, how it […]
Dmitry Gudkov, Vladimir Ryzhkov, Dmitry Nekrasov and Yulia Galyamina plan to run for the State Duma in single-mandate constituencies from the YABLOKO party Press Release, 24.03.2016 This week YABLOKO leaders met potential candidates for single-mandate constituencies who are not members of the YABLOKO party: Dmitry Gudkov, State Duma deputy, Vladimir Ryzhkov, ex Co-Chairman of PARNAS, […]
Press release, 18.03.2016 YABLOKO Chairperson developed the measures on tourism industry support. Tourism may become the locomotive which will steer the Russian economy out of crisis, Emilia Slabunova’s statement says. The document appeared in connection with the proposals expressed by a number of tour operators in an open letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs […]
Press release, 24.03.2016 On 28 March, First Deputy Chair of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO Galina Mikhaleva, Chair of the Moscow Region branch of YABLOKO Alexander Gunko and the party activists will conduct a picket with the demand to dismiss Yekaterina Smirnova, Ombudsperson of the Moscow Region.
Press release, 23.03.2016 YABLOKO’s candidates got from 9 to 13 per cent at the elections to the Rezh City Duma, the Sverdlovsk Region, on 20 March, 2016.
Press release, 23.03.2016 On 22 March, Chair of the Altai branch of YABLOKO Alexander Goncharenko and Chair of the local branch of PARNAS Gennady Sheida signed a declaration on the formation of the electoral coalition on YABLOKO’s platform at the elections to the Legislative Assembly of the Altai Territory. The elections will take place on […]
Press Release, 23.03.2016 YABLOKO leaders and activists brought flowers to the building of the Embassy of Belgium in Moscow. Emilia Slabunova and Grigory Yavlinsky left records in the book of condolences, and also met with the staff of the diplomatic mission to say the words of sympathy and support.
Press release, photographs, video, 23.03.2016 Vladimir Ryzhkov is going to stand for the State Duma as YABLOKO’s candidate and support Grigory Yavlinsky’s candidacy at the presidential elections. The politician had explained his “deliberate political decision to support YABLOKO and cooperate with YABLOKO” in a video message which was published on the YABLOKO website.
Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 22.03.2016 The sentence passed today on Nadezhda Savchenko is inseparable from the military, political and media campaign launched by the Russian Federation against Ukraine two years ago. Unlawful actions of the Russian authorities against Ukraine also include the trial on Savchenko. And this sentence – like a shot from a gun – […]
// from Emilia Slabunova and Grigory Yavlinsky, 22.03.2016 On behalf of all YABLOKO members I am expressing my deep condolences to the victims of the acts of terror in Brussels. Innocent people die because of inhuman ideas of criminals about the law and order in the world. But this is crime, not politics! Europe and […]
Press release, 21.03.2016 Co-Chair of YABLOKO’s Human Rights Defenders faction Valery Borshchev claims that the trial of Nadezhda Savchenko discredits the Russian system of justice.