Archive for November, 2016
YABLOKO Gender faction representatives participated in a conference of The Sisters sexual assault recovery centre
Press release, 29.11.2016 Galina Mikhaleva, Chair of YABLOKO’s Gender faction, and Olga Radayeva, Deputy Chair of the Gender faction, participated in a conference conducted by The Sisters sexual assault recovery centre on “Violence against women: facts and strategies of counteraction”.
Moscow State University’s sociologists: Yavlinsky is the third most popular presidential candidate after Putin and Medvedev
Based on the article by the Kommersant newspaper, 28.11.2016 Yelena Shestopal, head of the sociology and political psychology department of Moscow State University, submitted a research according to which Grigory Yavlinsky became the third most popular presidential candidate in Russia after Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev. The report was launched at the conference of the […]
YABLOKO’s Gender faction gathered 43,000 signatures in support of The Sisters sexual assault recovery centre
Press release, 25.11.2016 Galina Mikhaleva, Chair of YABLOKO’s Gender faction, and Olga Radayeva, Deputy Chair of the Gender faction, handed 43,000 signatures in support of the The Sisters sexual assault recovery centre to Olga Yurkova, Chief Executive Officer of the organisation.
Boris Vishnevsky requests the Ministry of Internal Affairs to bring those who disseminated false information on Ildar Dadin’s death to responsibility
Press release, 25.11.2016 Head of YABLOKO’s faction in St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly Boris Vishnevsky put an inquiry to the Ministry of Internal Affairs asking to identify the people who disseminated false information that dissident Ildar Dadin “was found hanged in his prison cell” and file a criminal case against them.
Press Release, 23.11.2016 On November 22, the Moscow branch of YABLOKO held the first seminar of the School of Municipal Deputy, a new project launched by YABLOKO, for all the potential candidates to municipal deputies, their teams and volunteers. YABLOKO activists from different Russian regions participated in the seminar via webinar.
The Nizhny Novgorod branch of YABLOKO participated in an action calling to perpetuate the memory of Boris Nemtsov
Press release, 23.11.2016 On November 23, the activists of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of YABLOKO and the Solidarnost movement conducted an action calling to perpetuate the memory of Boris Nemtsov before the meeting of the deputies of the city parliament. The deputies supported the initiative.
Liberal Internetional, 18.11.2016 Russia has become the latest country to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the past month, with an announcement coming just weeks after an exodus of African nations including Burundi, Gambia and South Africa, and amid speculation that other nations are considering following suit.
Press release, 22.11.2016 On 30 November, Moscow Yabloko Youth will discuss The Colony film within the debate club of the organisation. The Colony is directed by Oscar-winner Florian Gallenberge. The film is set against the backdrop of the 1973 Chilean military coup and the real “Colonia Dignidad”, a notorious cult in the South of Chile, […]
Press release, 21.11.2016 On November 20, a rally against Russia’s military activity in Syria took place in the city of Voronezh. The regional branches of YABLOKO and PARNAS conducted the protest action.
Press release, 21.11.2016 Chair of the Rostov-on-Don Yabloko Youth Andrei Sklyarov, YABLOKO party members, and representatives of other opposition groups conducted a picket against Russia’s military activity in Syria.
Press release, 21.11.2016 Last week YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova and head of the Karelia party branch Alexandra Spiridonova visited YABLOKO Federal Council member Svetlana Chechil, who is serving one and a half years sentence in a Prison Settlement No. 9 in Russia’s northern Karelia Region (a penal colony in a remote area where prisoners are […]
Press release, 17.11.2016 On November 16-17, the Boris Nemtsov Forum -a platform for Russian-European dialogue – took place in the European Parliament. Lev Shlosber, deputy of the Pskov Region parliament, YABLOKO Federal Political Committee member, Chair of the Pskov branch of YABLOKO, was invited to participate in the forum by the organisers of the Forum. […]
Press Release, 17.11.2016 The Moscow branch of YABLOKO invites all the potential candidates to municipal deputies, their teams and volunteers to participate in the seminars of the School of Municipal Deputy, a new project launched by YABLOKO. The first seminar will take place on 22 November.
Deputy Lev Shlosberg makes an inquiry about the results of the pre-investigation check on dissident Ildar Dadin’s case
Press release, 16.11.2016 Deputy of the Pskov Region Legislative Assembly Lev Shlosberg made an inquiry to the Federal Service for Execution of Punishment and the Investigative Committee of the RF about the pre-investigation of torture allegations in respect of dissident Ildar Dadin.
Press release, 17.11.2016 On 16, November, the second seminar of the YABLOKO Party School was held. The School was organized specially for new members, this seminar was devoted to YABLOKO’s factions and their history.
Emilia Slabunova Facebook post, 15.11.2016 The new “show” on the political scene is the arrest of [Minister] Alexei Ulyukayev. The fact that Ministers are wiretapped by the Federal Security Service is well-known to the Ministers and all citizens. And they are not so stupid to demand a bribe over the phone. This is the first […]
Grigory Yavlinsky’s website, 9.11.2016 So, Donald Trump was elected President of the USA. What will happen now? Nobody knows. Even Trump himself does not know. As for Russia, it was clear long before the election day that a bare victory of any candidate would not fundamentally change the US-Russia relations. The policy of the Russian […]
Statement by the Voronezh branch of YABLOKO, 14.11.2016 The regional branch of the YABLOKO party considers the initiative of the Voronezh City Duma deputies on abolition of the direct mayoral election in the city of Voronezh another step aimed at the destruction of the democratic institutions and forming a hard-line authoritarian and bureaucratic system of […]
Grigory Yavlinsky Facebook post, 15.11.2016 A strange improbable story has been taking place with Minister [for Economic Development] Alexei Ulyukayev.
Sergei Mitrokhin demands explanations of the arrests of civil activists defending their park from expropriation by the Russian Orthodox Church
Press Release, 14.11.2016 On 14 November at 6 a.m., police arrested ten families (including children) of the activists defending Torfyanka Park in North-East Moscow form expropriation by the Russian Orthodox Church. Sergei Mitrokhin, leader of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, has forwarded inquiries to Alexander Drymanov, head of the Moscow department of the Investigative Committee […]