Archive for March, 2017
Grigory Yavlinsky: “The fact that people came out into the streets protesting is not a threat to the state yet, but Russia’s hope for the future”
Grigory Yavlinsky: “The fact that people came out into the streets protesting is not a threat to the state yet, but Russia’s hope for the future” Grigory Yavlinsky FB post, 30.03.2017 The fact that people came out into the streets protesting against lies, theft, meanness and irresponsibility of the authorities is not a threat to the […]
Interfax, 30.03.2017 Yevgeny Bunimovich, Ombudsman for Children in Moscow and member of YABLOKO’s Federal Political Committee, believes that police, teachers and parents should not intimidate teenagers who have exercised their right to express their opinion, the Interfax news agency reported.
Press Release, 30.03.2017 The organizer of the rally in Stavropol is beaten and a participant in the action in Rostov-on-Don is fined.
Statement by Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee, 27.03.2017 Over 24 hours have passed since the detention of hundreds of people in the center of Moscow [during a mass-scale non-permitted protest action]. Many still remain in custody.
Press Release, 28.03.2017 The party renders legal assistance to protesters in Moscow and Russian regions. On 26 March, demonstrations and rallies against corruption were held across the country, many of such actions ended in the detention of participants. Moscow demonstrated a record high number of detainees – over 1,000 people. There is a large number […]
Press Release, 28.03.2017 Today, YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova, handed over to Ella Pamfilova, Chair of the Central Electoral Commission, a package of amendments that the party proposes to introduce into the electoral legislation. The document contains over 40 proposals concerning all aspects of the electoral process.
Boris Vishnevsky: If the Legislative Assembly does not approve a referendum on the future of St. Isaac’s Cathedral, we will take legal action
Press release, 29.03.2017 Boris Vishnevsky, head of Yabloko’s faction in the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, said that his faction would insist on the city parliament’s approval of a referendum on the future of St. Isaac’s Cathedral museum.
Posted: March 29th, 2017 under YABLOKO's faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly.
Olga Tsepilova, Chair of Yabloko’s Green Russia faction, to participate in Global Greens & European Greens Congress 2017
Press release, 29.03.2017 On March 30 – April 2, the Green Party of England and Wales will host the first ever joint congress between the Global Greens and the European Green Party gathering environmentalists from all over the world to hold political debates. The event will take place in Liverpool.
Press Release, 30.03.2017 On 24-26 March, School of Local Self-Government was held for activists of the Pskov branch of YABLOKO. The School was organised by the team of Yulia Galyamina, a research associate of the Moscow State University and a teacher at the Higher School of Economics, Moscow. Galyamina is also a co-founder of the […]
On 23-26 March, Galina Shirshina, Yabloko Chair adviser, made a working visit to Omsk Video, 28.03.2017 Adviser to Yabloko Chairperson Galina Shirshina gave a lecture on local self government at an urban development forum in Omsk. She spoke about the history of local self government, its role and significance, characterised the current situation with local […]
Yavlinsky’s bill on St.Petersburg budget passed the second reading in the St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly
Press Release, 24.03.2017 On 22 March, the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg adopted the bill “On Amendments to the Budget Law of St. Petersburg” in the second reading. Grigory Yalvinsky developed the bill when he was MP in the St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly and head of the YABLOKO faction in the city parliament of the previous […]
Posted: March 27th, 2017 under Elections, YABLOKO's faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly.
23.03.2017 Yabloko expresses deepest condolences to the victims of terrible acts of terror in London and their loved ones. Today terrorism threatens all of us, Europe is a whole, including Russia, which is part of Europe. Let us join our efforts in combatting terrorism and stay strong together. Nikolai Rybakov, Deputy Chair of Yabloko, lays […]
The Legislative Assembly of Karelia did not spoke up for the Russian Academy of Sciences, but supported the “municipal filter” in the gubernatorial elections
Press Release, 23.03.2017 On 23 March, the Legislative Assembly of Karelia rejected the draft federal laws submitted by Emilia Slabunova, MP of the Legislative Assembly of Karelia and leader of the YABLOKO party, on the reform of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the abolition of the “municipal filter” in the gubernatorial elections.
Press release, 22.03.2017 Head of Yabloko’s faction in the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg Boris Vishnevsky claims that the pressure on the parliamentary opposition is mounting. On 22 March, the ruling United Russia party deputies introduced alternations in the time limit – according to the new rules, an adjournment of a session will be announced only […]
Posted: March 22nd, 2017 under YABLOKO Against the Parties of Power, YABLOKO's faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly.
Emilia Slabunova’s Facebook post, 21.03.2017 The court arrested Kirill Bobro, an activist of the Stavropol branch of Yabloko Youth, for two months. He is a young, active, talented, promising man… [He is persecuted] because he had an opinion of his own and expressed it openly, he held protest actions against corruption and actions to commemorate […]
Press release, 21.03.2017 ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen MEP and IFLRY demand to release Kirill Bobro, Chairman of the Stavropol branch of Yabloko Youth.
21.03.2017 ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen MEP: “I join the call for the immediate release of youth activist Kirill Bobro of ALDE Party’s Russia member Russian United Democratic Party Yabloko, who has been detained for two months on fake charges and risks many years of imprisonment. He and his activists have been very active […]
Press Release 21.03.2017 According to Yuri Pivovarov, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences and historian, Grigory Yavlinsky would be the best candidate from democratic opposition in the presidential elections of 2018.
The court refused to take into account the facts that Kirill Bobro has a little son and that YABLOKO is ready to put up bail for him Press release, 20.03.2017 On 20 March, Stavropol’s Leninsky District Court arrested Kirill Bobro, Chairman of the Yabloko Youth branch in Stavropol, for two months. He is accused of […]
Press release, 20.03.2017 On 27 March, a theatre director and Deputy Chairman of Yabloko Alexander Gnezdilov will give a lecture called “Social Liberalism – the Ideology of the 21st Century”. The event is organised by the debate club of the Moscow branch of Yabloko Youth.