Archive for April, 2016
Press release, 28.04.2016 YABLOKO leaders and activists conducted a flashmob in support of YABLOKO’s Federal Council Svetlana Chechil who was sentenced to 1.5 years in a penal colony. The placard says: “Svetlana Chechil is a new political victim in Karelia”.
Press release, 28.04.2016 Today Deputy Chair of YABLOKO Nikolai Rybakov, First Deputy Chair of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO Galina Mikhaleva and party activists have conducted a series of one-person pickets in protest of the sentence to member of YABLOKO Federal Council Svetlana Chechil. The action took place outside the Prosecutor General’s Office in Moscow.
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 28.04.2016 The decision of the Petrozavodsk City Court to sentence Svetlana Chechil, member of YABLOKO’s Federal Council, to 1.5 years in a penal colony is a reprisal against political opponents of Governor of the Republic of Karelia Alexander Khudilainen.
Press Release, 28.04.2016 On 27 April, Petrozavodsk City Court sentenced Svetlana Chechil, member of YABLOKO’s Federal Council, to 1.5 years in a penal colony. Today, YABLOKO will hold pickets by the Public Prosecutor General’s Office protesting against such a decision. Nikolay Rybakov, Deputy Chairman of the party, and Galina Mikhaleva, Deputy Chair of the Moscow […]
The ALDE party, 26.04.2016 Commenting on the developing news from Russia, ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen MEP said: “It is with regret that I hear the news from our ALDE Party member party in Russia PARNAS that the chair of their youth wing Mikhail Konev was today kidnapped from the military registration and enlistment […]
Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 26.04.2016 Today marks 30 years since the Chernobyl tragedy, which in many aspects has been still going on.
26.04.2016 Yabloko Youth calls for the immediate release of Mikhail Konev, leader of PARNAS Youth wing. According to the reports on the social media, Mikhail has been kidnapped from the military registration and enlistment office in Moscow. Despite the fact that the activist has an exemption from military service the army conscription commission found him fit […]
Video, 22.04.2016 Dmitri Medvedev is going to reform the system of public administration. For this purpose he wants to appoint a commission. Vladimir Putin supports the idea. It would look as if the Prime Minister is going to pull himself out of a mire by his own hair like Baron Munchausen.
Ex Mayor of Petrozavodsk awarded a prize by European politicians // Kommersant, by Taisia Bekbulatova, 25.04.2016 Ex Mayor of Petroavodsk [capital of Karelia] Galina Shirshina received a prize today within the LeaDeR Awards conducted annually in Brussels. The prize is awarded to politicians in several nominations for outstanding work in the field of governing on […]
Novaya Gazeta, 25.04.2016 By Olga Bobrova Ex Mayor of Petrozavodsk, dismissed by the decision of [Petrozavodsk] municipal deputies, was awarded a Special Prize of the President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe – ALDE LeaDer Award – for individual achievement in strengthening the liberal values.
Press release, 25.04.2016 On the eve of the 30th anniversary of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Moscow YABLOKO conducted a rally against the cut of children allowance for the Chernobyl victims’ families. The actions of protest were held by YABLOKO in Moscow and other cities of Russia.
Press Release, 24.04.2016 “A cultural curtain is emerging” between Russia and the rest of the world, and “even remnants of understanding are disappearing”, Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of YABLOKO Political Committee said at the committee meeting on Saturday, 23 April. It will be “extremely difficult, to overcome it, and it is worse than iron curtain,” he […]
Press release, 22.04.2016 The consequences of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant are noticeable even 30 years after, Adviser in the Russian Academy of Sciences, head of YABLOKO’s Green Russia faction Alexei Yablokov says. Today he has launched his book “Chernobyl: Сonsequences of the Disaster for People and Nature” at Interfax.
YABLOKO Bureau: it is necessary to conduct an investigation into the activities of the Russian officials indicated in the Panama Papers
Press Release, 22.04.2016 The Bureau of the YABLOKO party issued a statement demanding to conduct an investigation into the activities of all of the state officials mentioned in the Panama Papers.
Press release, 21.04.2016 The Sochi branch of YABLOKO forwarded an appeal to Anatoly Pakhomov, Mayor of Sochi, with the demand to turn down the practice of killing stray animals. Instead YABLOKO suggests that a complex city programme on sterilisation and regulation of populations of stray animals must be introduced.
Press release based on the article by ZakS.Ru, 20.04.2016 The Smart Power movement [founded by Grigory Yavlisnky and YABLOKO’s supporters] and deputies of YABLOKO faction in the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg have lunched the Public Control online project which will allow the citizens of St.Petersburg to learn detailed information about the spending of budgetary funds […]
Press release, 19.04.2016 On 18 April, the activists of the Tomsk branch of YABLOKO conducted a picket under the slogan “Your vote counts”.
Press release, 19.04.2016 On 18 April, the Moscow branch of YABLOKO conducted a campaign picket in the centre of Moscow. Deputy Chairs of Moscow YABLOKO Galina Mikhaleva and Grigory Semyonov, the Regional Council member Nikolai Kavkazsky and party activits participated in the action.
The Moscow Spring festival turned into a cover for sharing budget funds by the Moscow city authorities
Press Release, 18.04.2016 The tender for public procurement for the Moscow Spring 2016 festival has been accompanied by numerous violations, and its only participant is connected with the Moscow authorities, says Sergei Mitrokhin, member of the Federal Political Committee of the YABLOKO party and head of YABLOKO’s Anti-Corruption Centre. Sergei Mitrokhin demands that the Public […]