Archive for July, 2016
Press release, 28.07.2016 The Russian media watchdog Roskomnadzor refused to register the website of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO mosyabloko.ru as a mass media. Sergei Mitrokhin, Chair of Moscow YABLOKO, reported this on his Facebook page.
Electoral Comission of the Altai Territory certified YABLOKO’s candidates in single-mandate constituenies
Press release, 28.07.2016 On July 27, the Electoral Comission certified YABLOKO’s list of candidates in single-mandate constituenies for the elections to the Altai Territory Legislative Assembly.
Severpost, 27.07.2016 The YABLOKO party urges to return to the election of mayors by popular vote only. Such a statement was made by party representatives at a press conference held in Murmansk on 25 July.
Press release, 27.07.2016 YABLOKO’s State Duma candidate Olesya Valger opened the party campaign headquarters in a rock music club in Novosibirsk. This place was chosen because YABLOKO’s activists actively supported the representatives of Novosibirsk rock community in connection with violation of freedom of artistic creativity on behalf of orthodox activists.
The Pskov branch of YABLOKO registered the largest team of candidates for all the history of elections to the regional parliament
Press Release, 27.07.2016 On 27 July, the Electoral Commission of the Pskov region registered a single list of candidates for elections to the Pskov Regional Assembly of the sixth convocation nominated by the Pskov regional branch of the YABLOKO party.
Press release, 27.07.2016 On July 26, a rally in support of the Russian Constitution and against Yarovaya’s package – the anti-terrorist legislation developed by the State Duma deputies Irina Yarovaya and Victor Ozerov took place in Kurgan, Russia’s Ural Mountains. Dmitry Feldsherov, a YABLOKO’s parliamentary candidate in a single-mandate constituency, was one of the organisers […]
Press release, 27.07.2016 On July 26, the Open Sochi organization and the regional YABLOKO branch conducted a rally against Irina Yarovaya’s anti-terrorist legislation, which had been adopted by the State Dume in late June.
Specially for the website, 25.07.2016 The day before the IOC decided not to ban all Russian team from the Rio Olympics 2016. Chair of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee Grigory Yavlinsky told the journalists whether the IOC decision was political and what should one do to change the situation with Russian sports for the better.
Press Release, 26.07.2016 St.Petersburg Youth YABLOKO acted in defense of non-profit organisations ESVERO and the Andrei Rylkov Foundation engaged in the prevention of HIV infection in Russia and recognised as “foreign agents.” On 25 July party protesting against enlisting these organisations as “foreign agents”, YABLOKO activists sent to the Ministry of Justice the layout of […]
Press Release, 25.07.2016 Galina Shirshina, ex-Mayor of Petrozavodsk and Advisor to YABLOKO Chair, has topped the list of the party in the elections to the Petrozavodsk City Council. Such decision has been adopted by the Regional Council of the Karelian YABLOKO today.
Press Release, 25.07.2016 On 22 July, the Electoral Commission of the Sverdlovsk Region registered YABLOKO’s regional list of candidates.
Vladmir Dorokhov, head of the regional branch of the party, informed in twitter about the attack on Igor Burdukov Tulskaya Pressa, 25.07.2016 Vladmir Dorokhov, head of the regional branch of the party, informed in social network of an attack by an unidentified man on Igor Burdukov, candidate to the State Duma from the Tula branch […]
Statement by YABLOKO Bureau, 22.07.2016 For many years the residents of the three Russia’s regions, which are traditionally Buddhist (the Republics of Buryatia, Kalmikia, Tyva), as well as Buddhists from other regions, have been addressing the President of Russia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the RF unsuccessfully demanding a permission for a pastoral […]
Electoral Commission cetified YABLOKO’s list of candidates for the elections to Leningrad Region Legislative Assembly
Press release, 22.07.2016 Today the Electoral Commission of the Leningrad Region has made a decision to cetify YABLOKO’s list of candidates for the elections to the Leningrad Region Legislative Assembly.
YABLOKO Anticorruption Policy Centre detected use of administrative resource by candidates from the ruling United Russia
Press Release, 21.07.2016 YABLOKO Anticorruption Policy Centre headed by Sergei Mitrokhin pointed out four cases of massive use of administrative resource by candidates from the ruling United Russia party in their parliamentary election campaign. Sergei Mitrokhin, member of the Federal Political Committee and head of Anti-Corruption Policy Centre, informed head of the Central Electoral Commission […]
Press release, 21.07.2016 On Monday, August 1, Moscow YABLOKO Youth activists will hold a one-person picket by the Investigative Committee demanding to investigate the murder of journalist Timur Kushev, to find those who ordered and committed the crime.
Press release, 19.07.2016 YABLOKO activists participated in a picket against the installation of a monument to Tsar Ivan the Terrible in the city of Orel 350km south of Moscow. Over 60 people took part in the action. Leader of the local party branch Sergei Zaytsev was one of the organizers of the protest action.
Press release, 20.07.2016 The Tambov branch of YABLOKO brought the lists of candidates for the regional parliament elections to the Electoral Comission, on July 19.
Ex Mayor of Petrozavodsk Galina Shirshina appealed her dismissal from the post of the Mayor in the Supreme Court of Russia
TASS, by Igor Lukyanov, 19.07.2016 Ex Mayor of Petrozavodsk Galina Shirshina appealed her dismissal [from the post of the Mayor] in the Supreme Court of Russia.
Emilia Slabunova heads YABLOKO candidates list in the elections to the regional parliament of Karelia
Press Release, 20.07.2016 Emilia Slabunova, Chair of the YABLOKO party and MP in the Legislative Assembly of Karelia at present, topped YABLOKO list in the elections to the parliament of the Republic of Karelia. This decision was adopted yesterday by the conference of the Karelian branch of the party.