Archive for June, 2016
Press Release, 29.06.2016 The general meeting of the Moscow Youth YABLOKO re-elected Nikolai Kavkazsky, human rights defender and ex prisoner of the Bolotnaya Square Rally case, Chairman of the organisation. Maria Efimova and Yuri Slinko were elected deputy chairs.
Condolences on behalf of Emilia Slabunova and Grigory Yavlinsky, 29.06.2016 The terror attack in Istanbul is brutal and senseless the same as all the actions of criminals for whom a human’s life is of no value.
Press release, 23.06.2016 The YABLOKO party is going to hold its election congress in Moscow from July 1 to July 3. It will be the longest congress held among all the political parties that are planning to participate in the parliamentary elections. The delegates of the congress will discuss and adopt the electoral programme, they […]
Statement by the YABLOKO Bureau, 24.06.2016 Today, June 24, YABLOKO Bureau has adopted a statement criticizing Irina Yarovaya and Victor Ozerov’s anti-terrorist legislative set which was adopted by the State Duma at the third reading.
Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 24.06.2016 British referendum has ended. From now on Britain and the EU, and Russia will live with this result. All of Europe will think how to respond to the challenge. Such a result has raised a lot of pressing issues, rather than solved some problems.
Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 19.06.2016 The Forum in St. Petersburg demonstrated several things. This forum was not about investment or even the economy… All were speaking about the economy, but told nothing new – neither [Finance Minister] Anton Siluanov nor [Chair of Central Bank] Elvira Nabiullina, nor [Deputy Chair of the Economic Council under the President […]
Press release, 22.06.2016 YABLOKO’s Deputy Chair Alexander Gnezdilov, Moscow Yabloko Youth leaders Nikolai Kavkazsky and Maria Yefimova held meetings with Board members of Junge Liberale (the FDP youth wing) Konstantin Kuhle, Katharina Schreiner, Florian Philipp Ott, Phil Hackemann, Florian Zeimi and Franziska Brandmann on June 18 and 20.
Press release, 22.06.2016 On the 75th anniversary of Adolf Hitler’s invasion of the Soviet Union the leaders and activists of YABLOKO participated in the 1,418 Candles per Each Day of the War action commemorating the beginning of the Great Patriotic War (the date is commemorated in Russia as the Memory and Grievance Day).
Press release, 20.06.2016 Young scientist Dmitry Golovin who was trying to make a selfie with a quadcopter together with his girlfriend at the beach by the Strela health complex in Divnomorsk, the Krasnodar Territory, was sentenced to 10 days in jail. Member of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee Sergei Mitrokhin calls on Prosecutor General Yuri Chayka […]
Condolences by Emilia Slabunova, 20.06.2016 A tragedy in a children’s camp in Karelia shocked everyone. We express our condolences to those who lost children, who was tormented by uncertainty about the fate of their next of kin. This tragedy demonstrated negligence and indifference, violations of laws, most importantly of human unwritten laws, that are so […]
Press release, 17.06.2016 YABLOKO will light 1418 candles to commemorate the victims of the Second World War on the eve of Adolf Hitler’s invasion of the Soviet Union, 21 June.
Those who attacked environmentalist Alexander Veselov in Bashkortostan must not escape responsibility
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 16.06.2016 One of the most authoritative environmentalists, Chair of the Environmentalists Union of Bashkiria Alexander Veselov was brutally beaten in Bashkiria. Many times he received threats in connection with his fight against environmentally hazardous plants of the republic. Alexander Veselov is the author of hundreds of publications on natural conservation, […]
Congratulations to Dmitry Muratov, Editor-in-Chief of Russian opposition paper Novaya Gazeta, on being awarded the Golden Pen Freedom Prize!
YABLOKO congratulate Dmitry Muratov, Editor-in-Chief of Russian opposition paper Novaya Gazeta, on being awarded the Golden Pen Freedom Prize! The Golden Pen of Freedom, the annual press freedom award of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), has been awarded to Dmitry Muratov, Editor-in-Chief of independent Russian newspaper, Novaya Gazeta.
Alexander Gnezdilov, Deputy Chairman of the YABLOKO party, 9.06.2016 The world around us is changing rapidly. Alternative energy, shale revolution… I want my country to be not simply ready for this changes. I want Russia to become a leader in this process.
Press release, 11.06.2016 From 6 to 10 June Galina Shirshina, Adviser to YABLOKO Chair and ex-Mayor of Petrozavodsk, was on a working visit to the Urals. She visited Orenburg, Chelyabinsk, Kurgan, Tyumen and Yekaterinburg, met with potential candidates in single-mandate constituencies in the elections to the State Duma and discussed various issues with activists of […]
Lev Shlosberg Live Journal, 12.06.2016 Speech on receiving the Boris Nemtsov Foundation Prize Bonne, 12 June, 2016 Respected Raisa Akhmetovna, Respected Zhanna, Dear friends and colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, Twenty-six years ago, on 12 June, 1990, the first Congress of People’s Deputies adopted the Declaration on the State Sovereignty of the RSFSR (the Russian Soviet […]
Press release, 14.06.2016 YABLOKO activists brought flowers to the Ambessy of the United States to commemorate the people who were killed during the attack on the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando. YABLOKO Deputy Chair Alexander Gnezdilov, Moscow Regional Council members Grigory Semyonov, Olga Radayeva, Kirill Goncharov, Nikolai Kavkazsky and the party Federal Council member Dmitry […]
Lev Shlosberg was awarded for “courage in defending the democratic values in Russia”. He intends to transmit his award of €10m to Komanda 29 (Team 29), a union of lawyers and journalists who fight for freedom of information and defend the rights of citizens and different organisations.
Press release, 14.06.2016 An election meeting of the St.Petersburg branch of YABLOKO Youth took place on 11 June. The incumbent Chairman Daniel Semyonov was reelected for a second term.
Facebook, 12.06.2016 The tragedy in Orlando has once again shown not only the fragility and exposure of a human’s life but also demonstrated the consequences of the failure of the authorities to act, since the person who committed this monstrous crime was one of those who do not hide their man-hating views. The aggression as […]