[17.04.2015] Conceptual strategy "The Greater St.Petersburg. The 21st Century" published // Press Release, 16.04.2015 Today, conceptual strategy " The Greater St.Petersburg. The 21st Century" developed under the guidance of D.r Grigory Yavlinsky has been published in the Internet. In February 2015, the strategy was presented to St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko, and yesterday Grigory Yavlinsky discussed the document with representatives of the government and business in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region.
St. Petersburg authorities have decided to use the proposals of the opposition for the strategic planning of the city. The Governor invited one of the key opposition figures in St Petersburg Parliament - leader of the YABLOKO faction Grigory Yavlinsky – to participate in this work. In addition to Strategy 2030, the city government will use YABLOKO’s "The Greater St.Petersburg. The 21st Century".
[14.04.2015] Bankruptcy of Lenenergo may be followed by other St.Petersburg energy companies 08.04.2015 Financial problems of the Lenenergo energy company are caused by inefficiency of the investment programme, as well as lack of the balance for heat and electricity in the St.Petersburg Heating Schemes up to Period 2030. Such a statement was made today by Grigory Yavlinsky head of the YABLOKO faction in the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg. Yavlinsky is certain that if St.Petersburg authorities do not take measures to make energy spending more efficient and do not change the heating schemes, then bankruptcy of other large energy companies functioning in the city, primarily in the field of heating, will be inevitable.
[13.04.2015] Congratulations to Grigory Yavlinsky on his birthday 10.04.2015 Dear Grigory Alexeyevich,
Please receive my heartiest congratulations on your birthday! In Russian politics you the landmark of honesty and decency, wisdom and perseverance, loyalty to the principles and moral ideals.
[24.03.2015] Grigory Yavlinsky: Russias governments have been illegitimate since 1917 // Argumenti.ru, 21.03.2015 Interview by Valentina Karyelova For the past three months, the volume of industrial production in St. Petersburg dropped by 9.3 per cent, and the reduction in a number of important industries amounted to 27-29 per cent, wage arrears grew by 19 times, construction of apartments fell by 13 per cent – this is the price St.Petersburg dwellers have to pay for the economic crisis provoked by political reasons, including the annexation of Crimea. Grigory Yavlinsky, founder of the YABLOKO party, spoke with Argumeni.ru why Russia’s governments had been illegitimate, whether the real killers of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov would be found and what price Russian citizens would pay for the annexation of Crimea.
[04.03.2015] Grigory Yavlinsky: Boris Nemtsovs murder resembles a showcase execution Press Release, 3.03.2015 Grigory Yavlinsky noted: “Boris Nemtsov’s murder resembles a showcase execution in the form of an act of terror. Executions are always carried out publicly to intimidate. He was murdered because he expressed his views openly. He also said that Russia should not fight against Ukraine, and that Russians should not kill Ukrainians and Ukrainians should not kill Russians. He was killed for such statements, in a bid to silence everybody else, so that everyone would stay silent out of fear.”
[04.03.2015] YABLOKO participated in mourning demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov Press release, 01.03.2015 The YABLOKO party participated in the mourning demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov. Those who joined YABLOKO column held placards which said “War murdered Nemtsov” and “Russians and Ukrainians are brothers for forever”. The column was headed by YABLOKO Chair Sergei Mitrokhin and the party’s founder Grigory Yavlinsky.
[02.03.2015] Nemtsov was casualty of a wider war Grigory Yavlinsky, Financial Times, 1 march Boris Nemtsov’s murder, which has shocked Russia, is the result of the war that has been under way for the past year. The war’s location is far broader than the area of military operations in east Ukraine. It covers the whole of Russia and the former USSR.