Press-archive, January 2000
Central Electoral Commission registered the initiative
group of voters proposing Grigory Yavlinsky as presidential
On January 24, 2000, the Central Electoral Commission
(CEC) of the Russian Federation registered the initiative
group of the voters, proposing Yabloko's leader Grigory
Yavlinsky as presidential candidate.
Co-ordination Council of Yabloko, Fatherland - All
Russia and the Union of Right-Wing Forces
proposes measures to resolve the parliamentary crisisThe
members of the Co-ordination Council of the three
Duma factions -Yabloko, Fatherland - All Russia and
the Union of Right-Wing Forces - are going to offer
the deputies of other factions and deputies' groups
a number of measures aimed at resolving the parliamentary
crisis. The leader of the Yabloko faction disclosed
this information to journalists after a meeting of
the Co-ordination Council on January 24, 2000.
first defeat of Vladimir Putin: 82% of listeners of
the "Ekho Moskvi" radio station would prefer
Grigory Yavlinsky to Vladimir Putin. Results of an
The listeners, who called the "Ekho Moskvi"
radio station on January 20, 2000 to participate in
a poll, indicated that they would vote for Grigory
Yavlinsky (82%) rather than Vladimir Putin (18%),
if the second round of the presidential elections
was held today.
Fatherland - All Russia and the Union of Right-Wing
Forces did not receive any
official reactionfrom Vladimir Putin on the Duma conflict",
stated Sergei Ivanenko.
The issue surrounding the actual reaction of the
acting President of the RF Vladimir Putin on the conflict
in the State Duma remains open.
"We have still not heard him (Vladimir Putin)
speaking about this directly: we have merely heard
interpretations from other people.
|January 19, 2000
Yabloko, Fatherland - All
Russia and the Union of Right-Wing Forces will prepare
a package of priority draft laws.
Three factions of the State Duma - Yabloko, Fatherland
- All Russia and the Union of Right-Wing Forces -
are going to form working groups to develop a package
of priority draft laws. This decision was taken at
a meeting of the Co-ordination Council of these three
factions on January 19, 2000.
|January 18, 2000
Fatherland - All Russia, the Union of Right-Wing Forces
and the Regions of Russia oppose the collusion the
between the CPRF and the Unity
The Yabloko faction will not participate in single
candidate election for the candidacy of the Chairman
of the Duma, noted Grigory Yavlinsky at the first
plenary session of the Duma on January 18, 2000. The
deputies from Yabloko refused "all official posts
in the Duma" and called on everybody in opposition
to the collusion between the CPRF, Unity and some
deputy groups witnessed on the proposal of Gennadi
Seleznyov's candidacy (the CPRF faction) as Speaker
and in the distribution of the posts in the committees
of the Duma to leave the hall to "avoid participating
in the actions of the agressive-obedient majority".