Archive for December, 2016
Greetings from YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova, 30.12.2016 Dear Friends! I wish you a Happy New Year and a Merry Christmas on behalf of the YABLOKO party! We are saying goodbye to a year which was not quite easy. I wish that 2017 will become the year to overcome the crisis and difficulties. Only together we […]
Grigory Yavlinsky’s website, 23.12.2016 Today the President has the end of year press conference, the President is answering the questions of the journalists. There are a lot of question but, in my opinion, there is one major question: what is going on with our state? The situation with [oil company] Rosneft will probably help answer […]
Press release, 27.12.2016 On December 27, Novgorod Region Court dismissed YABLOKO’s action on overturning election results to the Novgorod Region Duma. YABLOKO will appeal against the judgement before the Supreme Court.
Press release, 26.12.2016 YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova and Deputy Chair Nikolai Rybakov laid flowers to the Just Aid Foundation founded by Elizaveta Glinka [a prominent humanitarian] to commemorate the Tu-154 plane crash victims.
Press release, 23.12.2016 On December 22, Pertozavodsk City Court refused to release Svetlana Chechil on parole. YABLOKO Federal Council member Svetlana Chechil 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 free to roam the […]
Press release, 23.12.2016 On December 22, leaders of the St.Petersburg branch of YABLOKO Mikhail Amosov and Boris Vishnevsky awarded members of territorial electoral commissions, coordinators and activists of the St.Petersburg Election Observers group with a diploma for providing a transparent electoral process and counteraction to election fraud. According to Boris Vishnevsky, very often YABLOKO representatives […]
Press release, 21.12.2016 On December 22, the court will consider Svetlana Chechil’s petition on early release. YABLOKO Federal Council member Svetlana Chechil 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 free to roam the […]
Press release, 21.12.2016 Yesterday, December 20, YABLOKO activists handed over gifts, which the party collected during a special campaign, to a children’s hospice.
Facebook post by Grigory Yavlinsky, 20.12.2016 Rescuing Bashar al-Assad’s regime and trying to recall the spirit of the confrontation of two great superpowers of the last century – the USSR and the US, – the Russian government dragged the country into a large-scale conflict, which generates instability for all its participants far beyond the combat […]
Grigory Yavlinsky: “The international security system has become fragile, as it was on the threashold of World War I”
Facebook post by Grigory Yavlinsky, 20.12.2016 An act of terror took place in Ankara. Andrei Karlov, Russian Ambassador in Turkey, was killed. What happened was not just an accident and not just one more tragedy in a long list of terrorist attacks for the past period. This is a characteristic feature of a qualitatively new […]
Press release, 19.12.2016 Sergei Mitrokhin, Chair of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, calls the Muscovites to participate in the public hearings on urban planning, see expositions and send written requests.
Grigory Yavlinsky: It is necessary to form public pressure so that to return Russia to the European way of development
Press Release, 18.12.2016 Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of the Federal Political Committee of the YABLOKO party, made a speech in front of the delegates of the congress of the Democratic Choice party, which takes place in Moscow today. Yavlinsky said that the emergence of a responsible and reasonable right-liberal party would be a great benefit for […]
Press release, 17.12.206 On Saturday, December 17, the All-Russia forum of YABLOKO’s deputies took place in Moscow. Deputies of regional parliaments and municipal deputies from the YABLOKO party shared their experience and discussed the plan of legislative work, local self-government problems and other issues. YABLOKO leaders and guest experts joined the discussion as well.
Press release, 17.12.2016 Restoration of the local self-government is one of top priorities of the country. We can overcome the crisis only by achieving the balance between the interests of the federal centre, regions and local self-government. The participants of All-Russia Forum of YABLOKO’s deputies adopted the following declaration.
Grigory Yavlinsky Facebook post, 16.12.2016 The Russian government is looking for ways out of its international isolation. They thought about finding such a way out through Japan, as they have failed to do something proper with China, and no one else wants to talk to them. The Japanese seem to be interested in dialogue.
Press release, 16.12.2016 On December 15, Sergei Mitrokhin, Chair of Moscow YABLOKO and deputy of the State Duma of the 1-3 convocations, delivered a lecture on “The liberal breakthrough and conservative deadlock” within the discussion club of Moscow YABLOKO Youth.
Press release, 15.12.2016 On December 15, YABLOKO Deputy Chair Alexander Gnezdilov participated in a discussion on the USA presidential election. The discussion was moderated by journalist Vladimir Pozner.
Press release, 13.12.2016 On December 7, deputy of the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia, member of YABLOKO’s faction Andrei Rogalevich went on a hunger strike during the plenary meeting of the Karelian parliament where the draft of the regional budget for 2017 was being considered in the second reading. According to the deputy, […]