Yabloko Gain Key Support
The St.Petersburg Times,
By Brian Whitmore Staff Writer
February 23, 2000
Liberal economist Grigory Yavlinsky,
long the odd man out in Russian politics, suddenly
seems to be picking up support among media and financial
elites as well as in the country's regions.
Presses Putin on Borodin
By Oksana Yablokova,
The Moscow Times, February 5, 2000
Grigory Yavlinsky has called on acting President
Vladimir Putin to make his position clear on the situation
involving Pavel Borodin, a former top Kremlin official
who is wanted in Switzerland on charges of money laundering.
Putin "must finally and clearly indicate his
position regarding high-ranking officials accused
of corruption," Yabloko's Yavlinsky said Sunday
night, Interfax reported.
of Grigory Yavlinsky on Sergei Dorenko’s programme
The ORT channel, February 12, 2000
Interviewer: Sergei Dorenko
Dorenko: One of the aspiring presidential candidates
is with us here today. I say "aspiring", to prevent
the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) from becoming
angry with us (Ed. At the time Yavlinsky had not been
approved by the CEC as a candidate).
of Grigory Yavlinsky on Vesti TV programme
channel, February 19, 2000
Approved as presidential candidate,
Grigory Yavlinsky, a veteran of election campaigns,
rushed to explain the specifics governing the present
elections: “Today we have a choice between three ways:
the first is incomprehensible to everybody, the second
is definitely worse and the third is definitely better.
Let our citizens choose how they want to live”.
of Grigory Yavlinsky on the "Hero of the Day" programme
NTV channel, Interviewer: Svetlana
Sorokina, February 09, 2000
Svetlana Sorokina: Hello. You are watching
the "Hero of the Day" programme. Today the lexicon
of Russian politics obtained a new word: "koziyed".
This is the term used by the leader of the Yabloko
faction, Grigory Yavlinsky, to describe the Duma majority,
consisting of CO-mmunists, the ZI-rynovsky faction
and "Yed-instvo" (the Unity). Today the author of
this neologism is the guest in our studio. Hello,