Tag: Sergei Mitrokhin

Kasyanov Files Complaint About Kadyrov to FSB; Kadyrov Says ‘Too Early’ To Think About Re-Election

February 3, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov continues to dominate the headlines as the stories of his threats against the Russian opposition and the impending end of his term continue to reverberate. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. […]

Mitrokhin, Former Yabloko Leader, Detained at Presidential Administration for Kadyrov Protest

January 26, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: Sergei Mitrokhin, former leader of the opposition Yabloko party, was detained at the presidential administration as he was taking part in a series of solo pickets demanding the dismissal of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian […]

“Thank God, Nikolai Vladimirovich Hasn’t Brought his Angle Grinder”

August 15, 2013

The debate on channel “Moscow 24” was interrupted from the outset by Alexei Navalny (RPR-PARNAS), who, when asked about the paid parking issue told the audience about searches at his supporters’ apartment that was stormed yesterday by the law enforcement officials in the presence of Nikolai Levichev, a leader of Just Russia and one of […]

The First Round of Debate Without Sergei Sobyanin

August 14, 2013

The first round election debate between the candidates for mayor of Moscow was aired on “Moscow 24” channel. The debate was stormy at times, but the candidates kept playing their usual roles. Alexei Navalny (RPR-PARNAS) spoke about corruption and migration, and Sergei Mitrokhin (“Yabloko”) promised to liberate Moscow of a team of “newcomers,” i.e. out-of-town officials […]

Five Moscow Mayoral Candidates and Their Money

July 12, 2013

Along with the signatures and documents needed for registration in the elections for mayor of Moscow, the candidates provided their first financial reports on the contributions and expenditures of their campaign funds. Thus, acting mayor of Moscow Sergei Sobyanin has received almost 36 million rubles in his campaign fund, but the communist Ivan Melnikov isn’t […]

Mitrokhin: “If I Become Mayor, I Will Disband the Moscow City Duma”

June 18, 2013

Because he was unable to rid himself of his foreign assets in time, Mikhail Prokhorov, leader of the Civic Platform party has declined to take part in the mayoral elections in Moscow this year. As a result, the main candidate from the opposition is now Sergei Mitrokhin, chairman of the Yabloko party, who told Izvestia […]

The Opposition March for Freedom

June 14, 2013

[On June 12, the national “Day of Russia,” Russia’s opposition organized their “March Against Butchers,” with an estimated turnout of between 6,000-30,000. This article describes the events of the day—Ed.] According to the Interior Ministry Main Department of the City of Moscow, no serious violations of public order were registered during the march of June […]

Sergei Sobyanin “Steps Down”

June 6, 2013

On June 4, Sergei Sobyanin, the Mayor of Moscow, announced his resignation. He will be running for office at early mayoral elections that will be held in September According to Sobyanin, the majority of the capital’s residents support the idea of holding early mayoral elections concurrently with elections for the governor of the Moscow Region […]