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Sergei  Ivanenko



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Work on draft laws in the State Duma

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Yabloko Faction
Sergei V. Ivanenko

Deputy Head of the Yabloko faction in the State Duma

Member of the State Duma Committee for Information Policy

Chairman of the Moscow Yabloko


Born on January 12, 1959 in Zestafoni town, the Georgian SSR, Russian.


Higher education - graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University, economist. Candidate of Economics.


1976-1981- student at the Lomonosov Moscow State University.


1981-1984 postgraduate at the Chair of Political Economy of the

Economic Faculty of the Lomonosov Moscow State University.


1985-1990 junior researcher, assistant professor at the Chair of

Political Economy, senior lecturer department head, the economic faculty of the Lomonosov Moscow State University


1994-1996 senior expert of the apparatus of the State Commission of the Council of Ministers of the RSFSR for Economic Reform, Moscow.

1993-1999 -Deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the first and second convocations. Member of the Yabloko faction.

Prior to election to the State Duma, was a leading researcher at the Center for Economic and Political Research (EPIcenter).


On December 19, 1999, elected Deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the third convocation. On the federal electoral district (Yabloko list). Member of the State Duma Committee for Information Policy.


Deputy Head on organisational issues of the Yabloko faction in the State


Member of the Council of the Yabloko faction.

Since January 1996 Deputy Head of the Chairman of the Public Association Yabloko.


Chairman of the Moscow Yabloko


Publications in Russian

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Publications in English and translations

Sergei Ivanenko: three reasons are currently hampering the formation of fully-fledged independent parties
Radio Mayak, September 15, 2004

Nobody is asking the Kremlin for any support, just to create normal conditions and then parties will develop and will win in a competition.


State Duma election results to be questioned at Supreme Court
Interfax, September 13, 2004

"Lawyers of the Independent Election Institute, the Communist Party and Yabloko drafted a lawsuit to be filed at the Russian Supreme Court, and Committee 2008 sponsored the drafting. I think we will file the lawsuit at the end of this week," Yabloko Deputy Chairman Sergei Mitrokhin told Interfax on Monday.


YABLOKO Fades into a Legend Losing Its Link to Reality
By Irina Romancheva, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, August 11, 2004

...However, the question remains: is the absence of the Svoboda Slova (Freedom of Speech) programme on TV sufficient reason for some prominent Russian politicians to retreat into some sort of underground? Prominent Yabloko members debate this topic.


Sergei Ivanenko, deputy chairman of Yabloko: This is not Caesars regime: this is an aristocratic regime
Novaya Gazeta, July 1, 2004

"The more you press down on a spring, the stronger it rebounds. People are already sick and tired of watching the Vremya programme of 1982 [Ed. Soviet title of the news that tended not to report about real developments in the Soviet Union]. Gradually they will become more interested in independent views. Our task is to make these words serious and interesting for people..."


Press Conference with Serge Ivanenko, Garry Kasparov, Boris Nemtsov and other Committee-2008 officials
Interfax, May 18, 2004

Today we welcome members of Committee-2008 -- Freedom of Choice. The topic of the press conference is "Ways to Unite Democratic Liberal Political Forces." Taking part in the press conference are Sergei Ivanenko, Garry Kasparov, Boris Nemtsov and Irina Khakamada.


Making Friends through Parties
By Sergei Ivanenko, Yezhenedelny Zhurnal, May 25, 2004

Consolidation of the democratic movement is the priority now. We have to collect everybody who shares and defends democratic principles without bartering them for any material gains.


Sergei Ivanenko: Proposing a non-political figure for the post of Prime Minister demonstrates that the course of the country has not changed
Press release, March 01, 2004

The President has made it clear that he will directly guide the government even more than in the past, and will himself determine the country’s course.


"This may be called a boycott"
By Anastasiya Matveyeva, Gazeta, February 25, 2004

...We proceed from the premise that people see the growing lack of freedom in the country, lack of equality of participants in pseudo-democratic elections, the bankruptcy and even comic nature of the candidacies.


Radio Mayak broadcast of a live election debate between Yabloko and the Constitutional Democrats
Anchor: Yuli Semyonov, BBC Monitoring, November 11, 2003

Ivanenko said that people should be more alert to what the parties actually do rather than listen to their promises.


The State Duma will consider the address to the heads of the First [Television] Channel and VGTRK [television company] on broadcasting live forthcoming parliamentary election debates.
Press release, October 16, 2003

On Thursday the State Duma Council passed a decision to include this item on the Duma agenda. The address was initiated by Sergei Ivanenko and Sergei Mitrokhin.


Don't expect any radical changes
Interview with Sergei Ivanenko by Viktor Khamrayev. Vremya Novostei, June 6, 2002

Yabloko proposes establishment of a State Duma commission to investigate the situation around Kursk

Reaction of Sergei Ivanenko to the explosion in Moscow

"Echo Moskvi", Moderator Alexei Venediktov, August 8, 2000, [19:40-19:50]

Putin's Year

Sergei Ivanenko, Vremya Novostei, No 99, August 9, 2000

Yabloko is a mission. Yavlinsky's party rehearses its ability to reach agreement on the right

Interview of Sergei Ivanenko by Sergei Miulin,"Segodnya", No 151, July 13, 2000

Halfway to Happiness. Yabloko proposes the election of Federation Council members

"Segodnya", July 12, 2000

Sergei Ivanenko: ordinary citizens may follow Vladimir Gusinsky-s way

from the hro.org/actions/gusinsky/ivanenko.htm website "Vladimir Gusinsky's case"

Sergei Ivanenko: meeting between Putin and oligarchs unlikely to influence the development of relations between business and the authorities

Sergei Ivanenko: the State Council will become one of the consultative structures under the President

Sergei Ivanenko calls on the Russian authorities to alter its relations with business "from a state of war at least to a state of truce"

Work on draft laws in the State Duma

On the Privatisation of State Property and Underlying Principles of the

Privatisation of Municipal Property in the Russian Federation

On Amendments to the Regulations of the State Duma

Amendments to the draft budget for 1998: 27.7 mln roubles for publications for the blind

Deputy's Inquiries and Addresses


Contact address

Moscow, Okhotny Ryad 1, of.7-40 (Old building)

tel: (095) 292 9124; 292 9991

References to other websites

Sergei V. Ivanenko at the server of the State Duma of the Russian Federation

Sergei V. Ivanenko at the PRODEMO server

Sergei V. Ivanenko at the IIC "Panorama" server

Sergei V. Ivanenko at the National News Service (NSN) server