Russian politician, economist and professor Grigory Yavlinsky is a candidate in the 2018 Russian presidential election. He is a member and one of the founders of the Russian United Democratic Party "Yabloko."
The head of liberal Russian party Yabloko has asked President Vladimir Putin to cancel the annual address to parliament. Emilia Slabunova suggested instead that the president report the results of his work as the head of state.
Presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky of the liberal party Yabloko has urged voters not to dismiss their right to participate in elections, adding that boycotts inevitably fail to produce any results.
The Russian Central Elections Commission (CEC) has officially registered Grigory Yavlinsky of the liberal Yabloko party and Business Ombudsman Boris Titov of the pro-business Party of Growth as presidential candidates.
Grigory Yavlinsky, founder of the Russian liberal party Yabloko, has submitted the signatures of 105,000 supporters to electoral authorities, as required for his registration as a candidate in the upcoming presidential election.
Activists from the opposition Yabloko party said they have gathered more than the required 100,000 signatures for veteran politician Grigory Yavlinsky to be registered as a candidate in the March 18 Russian presidential election.
Grigory Yavlinsky, a prospective presidential candidate and co-founder of the liberal party Yabloko, has said that his main goal in running for the office would not be victory, but to ‘change Russian politics.’