Press-archive, March 2000
|March 30, 2000
|March 28, 2000
|March 27, 2000
results of the presidential elections: Grigory Yavlinsky
According to the Central Electoral Commission of
the Russian Federation after counting 94.27% of the
votes in the presidential elections, at 10 a.m. on
March 27, the votes could be broken down as follows:
Vladimir Putin v 52.52%
Gennadi Zyuganov v 29.44%
Grigory Yavlinsky v 5.85%
Yavlinsky: Now it will be easier to hold negotiations
on a broader right-wing liberal coalition
Presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky
thinks that the preliminary results of the elections
allow for the "holding of more accurate and deeper
negotiations" on the creation of a "broader than Yabloko
only right-wing liberal coalition".
|March 24, 2000
|March 23, 2000
|March 22, 2000
Khakamada welcomes the decision of Evgeni Savostyanov
to recall his candidacy
Irina Khakamada welcomes the decision of Evgeni
Savostyanov to recall his candidacy at the presidential
elections in favour of Grigory Yavlinsky
One of the leaders of the Union of Right-Wing
Forces, Irina Khakamada, welcomed the decision of
Evgeni Savostyanov to recall his candidacy at the
presidential elections in favour of the Yabloko
leader Grigory Yavlinsky.
|March 21, 2000
artists hold alternative pre-term presidential elections.
Grigory Yavlinsky comes second. "The alternative
pre-term presidential elections" held in an exhibition
of non-print political posters on March 21, 2000 in
the Central House of Artists on Kuznetsky Most, resulted
in a victory for Vladimir Putin, who gathered 29 votes.
Yavlinsky believes that the initiative of Vladimir
Zhirinovsky about a single candidate is not serious
Presidential candidate and leader of
Yabloko, Grigory Yavlinsky, did not take seriously
the proposal of another presidential candidate, Vladimir
Zhirinovsky, about a single opposition candidate.
|March 20, 2000
Yavlinsky advocates the introduction of a state of
emergency in Grozny and some other areas of Chechnya.
Presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky thinks that
a state of emergency should be introduced in those
areas of Chechnya that lack local self-government.
This refers in particular to such areas as "Grozny,
which has been ruined to the core", stated Grigory
Yavlinsky in a press conference in Moscow on March
|March 19, 2000
Yavlinsky sent a letter to the Head of the Central
Grigory Yavlinsky sent a letter to the Head of the
Central Electoral Commissionabout the situation surrounding
his promotional video clip for the electoral campaign
Presidential candidate and leader of Yabloko, Grigory
Yavlinsky, filed a request to the Head of the Central
Electoral Commission Alexander Veshnyakov, to urgently
review the situation on the ORT channel concerning
his promotional video clip for the electoral campaign.
In the letter Grigory Yavlinsky wrote that “under
the agreement to grant paid broadcasting time on the
basis of a draw, the aforementioned video clip should
have been broadcast on March 20.
|March 17, 2000
Lukin: Europe must condemn the march of the former
SS legion in Latvia
At a press conference conducted on March 16 in St
Petersburg, one of the leaders of the Yabloko party
and Deputy Speaker of the State Duma, Vladimir Lukin,
said that a civilised Europe must condemn the mass-scale
festivities being held in Latvia and involving fascists.
"Memorial" society has decided to support Grigory
Yavlinsky at the presidential elections
The Russian historical-educational, protector of
civil rights and charitable society "Memorial" has
decided to "support Grigory Yavlinsky at the forthcoming
presidential elections." The "Memorial" reported this
decision in its address to the civil organisations
of Russia published in Moscow on March 15.
|March 13, 2000
response to an inquiry filed by Yabloko's leader,
the office of the Public Prosecutor...
In response to an inquiry filed by Yabloko's leader,
the office of the Public Prosecutor has disclosed
instances of misappropriation of budget fund allocations,
that should have been targeted to reconstruction work
in Daghestan Audit work by the office of the Public
Prosecutor of the Russian Federation, in response
to an inquiry filed by Grigory Yavlinsky, leader of
the Yabloko faction of the State Duma, disclosed instances
of misappropriation and abuse "in the distribution
of budget funds allotted to reconstruction works and
compensation to citizens who suffered from the military
actions in Daghestan".
|March 12, 2000
Yavlinsky proposes creating three safety zones in
Presidential candidate and leader of the Yabloko
movement Grigory Yavlinsky proposes the creation of
three safety zones in Chechnya.
Yavlinsky thinks that Vladimir Putin's words about
the prospects of cooperation with NATO will lead to
free broadening of the alliance to the East
Presidential candidate and the leader of Yabloko
Grigory Yavlinsky thinks that even hypothetical support
of the idea that Russia may enter the NATO bloc on
behalf of the leadership of Russia may have negative
consequences for the RF.
Yavlinsky: “Artyom Borovik tried to make the country
more honest and more easy to understand”
On March 11, 2000, speaking at a mourning meeting
in the Zentralny Dom Litertora, Grigory Yavlinsky
noted that many tragedies had happened over the past
10 years in Russia, and “despite the developments,
people perceive them as political tragedies”.
Yavlinsky is worried that partisan war may spread
to the whole of Russia.
Presidential candidate and the leader of the Yabloko
association Grigory Yavlinsky thinks that the "main
danger today is the partisan war and the wave of terrorism
that may spread from the Northern Caucasus all over
Yavlinsky: "Yabloko will talk to Valentina Matvienko
about supporting her candidacy for the gubernatorial
elections in St Petersburg"
Presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky said, in
an interview with journalists on March 3: "Yabloko
will talk to Deputy Prime MinisterValentina Matvienko
on supporting her candidacy for the gubernatorial
elections in St.Petersburg".