Archive for January, 2017
Press release, 27.01.2017 On 27 January, the anniversary of the lifting of the siege of Leningrad, YABLOKO representatives laid flowers at the memorial in Moscow and St.Petersburg.
Statement by Grigory Yavlinsky and Alexei Yablokov, 27.12.2016 The joint statement by Grigory Yavlinsky and Alexei Yablokov was published in late December 2016. Two weeks later Alexei V. Yablokov passed away. This crucial document, which proposes the ways to reduce morbidity and mortality in Russia, has turned out to be the political heritage of environmental […]
Press release, 27.01.2017 The Investigative Committee’s branch in the Republic of Karelia responded to the inquiry of Lev Shglosberg, deputy of the Pskov Region Legislative Assembly (YABLOKO’s faction), demanding to investigate the information on violence, including tortures and murder threats, against dissident Ildar Dadin by the staff and administration of the Prison Colony No. 7 […]
Press Release, 27.01.2017 Nikolai Kavkazsky, Chairman of the Moscow Youth YABLOKO, urges democratically minded young people to join YABLOKO and create a faction within the party.
Mikhail Gorny launched a book on anti-corruption in YABLOKO’s School of Modern Politics in St. Petersburg
Press Release, 27.01.2017 Mikhail Gorny, Bureau member of St.Petersburg YABLOKO and professor of the Higher School of Economics, launched the book Fighting Corruption: Modern Technologies, published under his editorship.
Press Release, 27.01.2017 On 25 and 26 January, members of the Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO together with representatives of other parties held pickets in front of the Legislative Assembly of the Novosibirsk Region against rising housing and utility rates. Once more action is planned on 28 January.
Press Release, 27.01.2017 On 25 January environmental activists of the Russian Black Earth area handed to Alexei Gordeyev Governor of the Voronezh Region, 107,000 signatures against the extraction of nickel in the region. Viktor Hlebostroyev, Deputy Chairman of the Voronezh branch of YABLOKO, participated in the action.
Press Release, 27.01.2017 YABLOKO’s Anti-Corruption Centre, headed by Sergei Mitrokhin, member of YABLOKO’s Political Committee, released a survey on the situation with corruption in Russia in 2016 http://www.yabloko.ru/2017/01/27. It analyses the cases of 2016 that got loud the profile cases last year, legislation, law enforcement practices and the authorities’ response to civil investigations.
Press release, 25.01.2017 Mikhail Amosov, leader of the St. Petersburg YABLOKO and MP in the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg, demands from the authorities either to confirm or refute the information on their plans to launch a nuclear power reactor in the city centre. Amosov sent a corresponding inquiry to Alexei Likhachev, Director of the State […]
Emilia Slabunova to introduce a bill obliging prison administration to immediately inform relatives of prisoners on their transfer to a colony
Press release, 26.01.2017 YABLOKO Chair, deputy of the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia Emilia Slabunova will introduce a bill obliging prison administration to inform relatives of prisoners on their transfer to a colony within short timeframes. Slabunova claims that relatives must be provided with information on an inmate’s location as soon as possible.
By Grigory Yavlinsky 19.01.2017 Assessing the eight years of Barack Obama’s presidency, we have to speak more about the period his presidency feel onto, rather than him. The fact that a black politician became US President seemed to open a new era in the US and even the world history considering the position of the […]
The Central Electoral Commission has finally paid attention to election fraud in Tatarstan after YABLOKO’s law suit in the Supreme Court of the RF
Press Release, 24.01.2017 The Central Election Commission of Russia (CEC) has decided to check the information on fraud in the parliamentary elections in Tatarstan only after YABLOKO challenged the inaction of the CEC in the Supreme Court of Russia. Today, after only a few days after the filing of YABLOKO’s claim, the CEC held a […]
Press release, 25.01.2017 Today YABLOKO activists and Ivan Privalov, Chair of the Baltiysk city branch of YABLOKO, have been attacked during a protest action against conversion of recreation land, dunes, coast protection boards into development area.
Blog-post by Emilia Slabunova, 24.01.2017 There is no doubt that with this march women declared their readiness to defend their rights. They showed that they will not let anyone talk to them disrespectfully, moreover, they will not let anyone hurl obscenities at them. But they expressed much more things.
24.01.2017 On Friday the State Duma is going to adopt in second reading the bill on decriminalisation of domestic violence. This law marks a return to the “patriarchal despotism” and a permit to act in family in accordance with the slogan ” beating your wife is a sign of love”.
24.01.2017 Tomorrow the State Duma will consider in second reading a bill on decriminalisation of domestic violence. The YABLOKO party – the only party in the country with a gender organisation – demands that the Duma should turn down the law and to adopt a special law on liability for domestic violence, as well as […]
Statement by YABLOKO’s Gender Faction 23.01.2017 The State Duma passed in the first reading the Law on decriminalization of domestic violence. There is no doubt that this dangerous law will be adopted. This means that the person beating his family members resulting in light injuries will not be charged with a criminal offense, but only […]
Stavropol YABLOKO conducted a protest action against the bill on decriminalisation of domestic violence
Press release, 24.01.2017 On February 23, the activists of the Stavropol branch of YABLOKO conducted a protest action against the bill on decriminalisation of domestic violence. If the bill is passed, the person who beats his family members resulting in light injuries will not be charged with a criminal offense. Only administrative proceedings will be […]
Press release, 20.01.2016 On January 20, the activists of YABLOKO Youth and the Gender faction conducted a series of one-person pickets against a bill decriminalizing domestic violence. The action took place outside the State Duma. The bill suggests that the criminal charge of “battery within families” should be decriminalized and downgraded to the administrative offense. […]
Press release, 23.01.2017 On January 26, Mikhail Gorny will launch a book “Anti-Corruption Enforcement: Modern Technologies” which was published under his editorship. The event will take place within YABLOKO’s school of modern politics.