Archive for October, 2016
Press Release, 29.10.2016 On 29 October YABLOKO leaders and activists paid tribute to the memory of victims of Joseph Stalin’s political reprisals launched in 1938. On the eve of the Day of Remembrance of Victims of Political Reprisals, they took part in the Returning of the Names action.
YABLOKO will participate in the Returning of the Names annual action on paying tribute to the victims of Stalinism
Press release, 28 October On 29 October, on the eve of the Day of Remembrance of Victims of Political Reprisals, leaders and activists of the YABLOKO party will take part in the Returning of the Names action. They will pay tribute to the victims of Stalin’s reprisals by the Solovetsky stone at 1 p.m.
Press Release, 28.10.2016 Memorial cemetery Dubovka is located in Voronezh in the bottom-land of the Usmanka river. Residents of Voronezh, shot during in the prison of the city NKVD (People’s Commissariat for Internal Affairs) during the Great Terror announced by Joseph Stain in 1937-1938, were buried here.
Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 25.10.2016 The 24the of October, 2002. [The theatre in] Dubrovka, [Moscow]. The terrorists who took unarmed people [who came to the theatre] hostages demanded that I should come to them for negotiations. They turned out to be quite young people who did not understand anything. And these were absolutely different negotiations compared […]
Press release, 25.10.2016 The YABLOKO party will make a report on electoral fraud at parliamentary elections of 2016. Any person who has information on election abuse can report about it on our special website. The report will be forwarded to the Central Electoral Commission and law enforcement agencies.
Alexei Yablokov, Chair of the party’s Green Russia Faction, awarded the Bruno Schubert Prize for environmental protection
Press Release, 25.10.2016 Alexei Yablokov, Chair of the party’s Green Russia Faction, was awarded a prestigious German prize for environmental protection and fight against the risks connected with the development of the nuclear energy sector – the Bruno Schubert Prize.
Letter by Alexei Yablokov, Chair of the YABLOKO Green Russia Faction, on awarding him the Bruno Schubert Prize
25.10.2016 Dear colleagues, First of all, I am very grateful to the Kuratorium of the Bruno Schubert Prize for awarding me with such a prestigious prize.
Press release, 21.10.2016 On YABLOKO’s claim, the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service conducted an investigation and found out that the Moscow State Department of Education violated the anti-monopoly legislation by ordering schools to buy textbooks published by the Prosveshcheniye Publishing House. The Federal Anti-Monopoly Service issued instructions to the Moscow Department of Education to rectify the discovered […]
Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 23.10.2016 The Ministry of Economic Development has made its official forecast: Russian economy will not grow in the next 20 years, and until 2036 the country will be in stagnation. What does it mean?
Press Release, 20.10.2016 Proceeding from the forecast of the development of the Russian economy until 2035 published by the Ministry of Economic Development, the economy will be struggling to overcome the stagnation of the next 20 years, but it will not succeed. This forecast was publish by the Vedomosti newspaper today. Coming out of the […]
Press release, 17.10.2016 On October 15, a malefactor broke the window in YABLOKO’s office in Veliky Novgorod and got inside the building.
“There are people in every corner of the country who want to alter the country and life for the better. Our duty is to give these people such an opportunity”
Emilia Slabunova’s address to the voters, 18.10.2016 Dear friends, The election to Russia’s State Duma took place a month ago. We heartily thank everyone who supported us, who came to the polling station on September 18 and voted for an alternative to the policy of the government – a meaningful, real, sensible alternative. We express […]
Press release, 17.10.2016 On October 13, the Gender faction of YABLOKO and the Zhurnalistka (Woman Journalist) club of the Union of Journalists of Russia conducted a round table on “Baby boxes and abortions. Demography and ethics”. The discussion took place after a number of Russia’s officials proposed to ban baby boxes and abortions.
Press Release, 19.10.2016 On October 15, film director Grigory Amnuel visited the Discussion Club of the Moscow Youth YABLOKO.
By Grigory Yavlinsky Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 17.10. 2016 The Russian society has been steadily taught to get accustomed to the idea of proximity and inevitability of a new war. Preparation for the war has been boosted at all levels in the past days.
Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 09.10.2016 A boy asks his Father “Dad, what’s the difference between a disaster and a misfortune?” His father answers, “Let me put it this way: if a little goat were to fall off a bridge into a river and drowns, that would be a misfortune, but not a disaster.
Press release, 17.10.2016 The Supreme Court has refused to consider a claim on lifting counter sanctions submitted by YABLOKO Deputy Chair Alexander Gnezdilov, party Federal Council member Dmitry Ilyushin and Bureau member Ivan Bolshakov.
Press release, 17.10.2016 On October 29, YABLOKO leaders and activists will participate in a memorial action commemorating victims of political reprisals, who were executed under Joseph Stalin. The ceremony is conducted by the Memorial human rights group annually.
Press release, 17.10.2016 The YABLOKO branch in the city of Kurgan, the Urals federal district, and Yabloko Youth have supported the initiative of local residents to conduct a street action in support of animals’ rights. The action took place on Friday, October 14.
Boris Vishnevsky is excluded from the Land Use and Development Commission of the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg
Press Release, 14.10.2016 Boris Vishnevsky, head of the YABLOKO faction in the St. Petersburg parliament, will not be member of the new composition of the Land Use and Development Commission. Such a decision has been adopted today by the standing committee of the Legislative Assembly on Municipal Services, Urban Planning and Property.