Archive for May, 2016
Kommersant, 16.05.2016 Chair of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee Grigory Yavlinsky proposed to nominate Sergei Mitrokhin, Chair of Moscow YABLOKO, candidate for Moscow Mayor at the elections of 2018. “I think that in 2018, when the elections take place, YABLOKO will participate in them. And we will have a tandem between the candidates – presidential and […]
Press release, 14.05.2016 Today the conference of the Moscow YABLOKO has elected the governing bodies of the party branch. Sergei Mitrokhin was re-elected Chair for another two years term. 40 delegates of the conference voted in favor of his candidacy, 14 voted against, 2 ballots were recognised void. The elections took place on a non-competitive […]
Press Release, 14.05.2016 Vladimir Lukin, one the founder of the YABLOKO party and Russia’s Ombudsman for Human Rights in 2004-2014, resumed his membership in the party. According with the requirements of the Russian law ombudsmen should be non-partisan. Vladimir Lukin stated his wish to resume his membership in YABLOKO at today’s conference of the Moscow […]
Press release,12.05.2016 On 16 May, YABLOKO will conduct a street action in support of Svetlana Chechil, member of the party Federal Council.
Press release, 11.05.2016 Member of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee Sergei Mitrokhin forwarded a request to the Investigative Committee and the Prosecutor General’s Office asking that they check the activity of the People’s Liberation Front nationalist movement (NOD) for extremism.
Interview by Grigory Yavlinsky, 6.05.2016 In his April interview to several Western media Grigory Yavlinsky told why the position of the present Russian President should weaken at the next election and how the Crimea problem should be solved, assessed the results of the Russian military operation in Syria, and explained why Europe needed cooperation with […]
Press release, 12.05.2016 Chair of YABLOKO’s Federal Political Committee Grigory Yavlinsky claims that this year the main tasks of the civil society must be the participation in the parliamentary elections and preparation to start an active presidential campaign. He announced it while making a speech at the jubilee conference of the Moscow Helsinki Group.
YABLOKO insists that a museum must be opened in the house where victims of Stalin’s terror were executed
Press release, 11.05.2016 YABLOKO member Alexei Nesterenko has conducted a picket by the house where the victims of Joseph Stalin’s terror were executed. He demanded that the house must be turned into a memorial museum.
Press release, 09.05.2016 A memorial anti-fascist ceremony took place at the mass grave at Preobrazhenskoye Cemetery in Moscow under YABLOKO’s initiative. Thousands of Muscovites – soldiers and officers who died during the Second World War – were buried there. The activists and leaders of the party laid flowers at the Eternal Flame.
Press Release, 06.05.2016 Today the leaders and activists of the YABLOKO party have laid a wreath and flowers to the Eternal Flame and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin walls. YABLOKO conducts the memorial anti-fascist action annually.
Liberal International, 05.05.2016 In an interview with The Essence of the Events, Grigory Yavlinsky, the co-founder of the Russian liberal party YABLOKO (LI full member) has set out his plans to run for the presidential race in 2018.