YABLOKOТs leader Sergei Mitrokhin participated
in the picketing of the Moscow Interior Office where journalists
and public activists have been holding an ongoing action demanding
to investigate the attack against journalist of the popular
Kommersant paper Oleg Kashin.
One of the initiators of the actions was Kirill Gontcharov,
member of the Youth YABLOKO. Throughout Saturday and Sunday
YABLOKOТs activists were coming to the office of the Moscow
Interior so that to replace each other in one-person picket.
They were holding a placard УJournalist Oleg Kashin severely
beaten. I demand to find those who committed and ordered this
Photo: Sergei Mitrokhin
YABLOKOТs leader Sergei Mitrokhin picketed the Interior office
at noon of November 7. He was replaced in the picket by Galina
Mikhalyova, First Deputy Chair of the Moscow YABLOKO.
Photo: Galina Mikhalyova
The Federal Council of the Russian United Democratic Party
YABLOKO connected the attack against journalist Oleg Kashin
with his professional activities. YABLOKO also stated that
it was ready to participate in an independent investigation
of the circumstances of this crime and render all possible
assistance, its human and organizational resources to Editor-in-Chief
Mikhail Mikhailin and the team of the Kommersant paper. УYABLOKO
has already had an experience of such investigations: on the
case of murder of our friend and party colleague well-known
Russian journalist Larissa Yudina,Ф runs the statement.
Photo: Kirill Gontcharov
the attack against journalist Oleg Kashin. Statement by the
Federal Council of the YABLOKO party, November 6, 2010