Archive for February, 2017
Press release, 28.02.2017 Moscow Yabloko Youth deputy Chair Maria Efimova and regional council member Victor Petrunin have held picketing in support of arrested leader of Stavropol Yabloko Youth Kirill Bobro outside the FSB security service headquarters in Moscow today. Kirill was sentenced to three days in jail for organising a one-person picket against the persecution […]
Academician Arbatov: Russia should withdraw its troops from Syria and strengthen its southern borders
Press Release, 22.02.2017 Alexei Arbatov, one of the leading Russian experts in the field of military policy and international security, Academician of Russian Academy of Sciences, and member of the Federal Political Committee of the YABLOKO party, gave an interview to yabloko.ru on the threats and challenges facing Russia.
Press release, 28.02.2017 Today the court has sentenced Kirill Bobro, the leader of the Stavropol branch of Yabloko Youth, to three days in jail for organising a one-person picket by the FSB security service office in Stavropol, south Russia. Bobro did not admit his guilt and went on hunger strike in protest at the decision.
Press release, 27.02.2017 On February 27, activists of the Tambov branch of YABLOKO held a series of one-person pickets to commemorate Boris Nemtsov.
Press release, 27.02.2017 On Fabruary 26, a demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov took place in Nizhny Novgorod. The regional branch of YABLOKO participated in the action. The protesters demanded to put an end to murders and persecution on political grounds.
Press release, 27.02.2017 YABLOKO activists participated in a rally in memory of politician Boris Nemtsov, which took place in Rostov-on-Don, south Russia, on February 26.
Press Release, 26.02.2017 YABLOKO leaders and activists took part in the demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov held in Moscow today. YABLOKO activists from many regions of the country formed a column under the banner of the party. The key slogan of YABLOKO was “No to Political Terror!”. The column was headed by party Chair […]
Sotavision, 24.02.2017 Two years ago Boris Nemtsov was murdered. He was a free, fearless and active citizen, a politician, and a bright personality. It was a purely political murder committed in the most political place in Russia: by the Kremlin walls. This murder had a political goal: to intimidate the Russian society and show that […]
Grigory Yavlinsky FB post, 26.02.2017 We met with Boris Nemtsov in summer of 1990, when I accepted Boris Yeltsin’s [then Chair of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Soviet Federative Republic] proposal and became Vice Premier of the Government [of the Russian Soviet Federative Republic], leaving the Government of the USSR and prepared the well-known […]
Liberal International, 23.02.2017 The presidential hopeful of Yabloko (LI full member), Grigory Yavlinsky, has set his campaign for the key Russian elections in 2018 into full swing. He received a boost from a well-known opposition leader Vladimir Ryzhkov who, in a public statement, said: “Grigory Yavlinsky meets my political opinions, my stance, my programme better […]
Press release, 22.02.2017 Police has detained Kirill Bobro, YABLOKO Youth leader in Stavropol, south Russia, and two party activists. The law enforcement claim that the picket, which the activists held for days ago by the FSB security service building , had not been authorized by the city hall. Kirill Bobro is on of the organisers […]
Press Release, 22.02.2017 Sergei Mitrokhin, Chair of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, and Dmitry Gudkov, who ran from YABLOKO at the past parliamentary elections, will take part in the debate.
Press release, 21.02.2017 YABLOKO to form a column under the slogan “No to political terror!” at a demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov which will take place in central Moscow on February 26. The column will be headed by the party leaders.
Grigory Yavlinsky Facebook post, 21.02.2017 The utter public support of the authorities. People’s love for the head of the state. Patriotism on the transcendent level…
Press Release, 20.02.2017 YABLOKO’s Anti-Corruption Policy Centre took part in the public discussion of the bill on the protection of the rights of the applicants on corruption. Draft amendments to the law “On Combating Corruption” were proposed by the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Russian Federation. The lawyers of YABLOKO’s Anti-Corruption Policy […]
About the speech of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Munich Grigory Yavlinsky Facebook post 20.02.2017 Sometimes it’s better to remain silent than to speak.
Press release, 20.02.2017 On Fabruary 21, head of the “No to Violence” project Anna Rivina will give a lecture on “What domestic violence is and were it begins” in YABLOKO’s office.
YABLOKO leader addresses the FSB security service Chief: Stop putting pressure on the organisers of the rally in memory of Boris Nemtsov in Stavropol
Press release, 20.02.2017 YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova forwarded a request to the FSB security service Chief Alexander Bortnikov demanding to bring the department officers to responsibility for putting pressure on the party activists in Stavropol, south Russia. The FSB officers insist that YABLOKO activists must give up the idea of holding a rally in memory […]
Decision of the YABLOKO Bureau 17.02.2017 The State Duma adopted in an urgent order, the Federation Council approved and the President signed the Law on Amendments to the Criminal Code, which excluded even the very concept of domestic violence and a special responsibility for it from the Code. Responsibility for beatings of relatives was excluded […]
Press release, 17.02.2017 On February 17, Chair of YABLOKO’s Gender faction Galina Mikhaleva and Deputy Chair of the faction Olga Radayeva had a meeting with head of the “No to Violence” project Anna Rivina and discussed the issues of further cooperation.