Open Russia

Open Russia starts preparing candidates for the 2017 election

Posted on December 13, 2016

Future participants in the pre-election race are to embark on an intensive training course, which will evolve into the election campaign On 13 December the Open Elections Educational Centre, which is part of the Open Russia movement, is to begin …

Open Russia Manifesto

Posted on November 14, 2016

The Open Russia manifesto was adopted at the inaugural conference held in Helsinki on 12 November 2016. Open Russia Manifesto We are Open Russia. We want our country to be free, successful, strong and respected throughout the world. We want …

Open Russia Action Programme

Posted on November 14, 2016

The Open Russia Action Programme was adopted at the inaugural conference held in Helsinki on 12 November 2016.  OPEN RUSSIA ACTION PROGRAMME Open Russia won’t waste its energies on attempting to destroy the current regime. The regime will destroy itself. …

Open Russia becomes a movement

Posted on November 14, 2016

The event that took place in Helsinki on 12 November could well be described as historic. More than 80 social activists and politicians from various regions in Russia adopted the articles of association, manifesto and programme of action of the …

Open Elections Campaign Summary

Posted on September 15, 2016

“The aim of the Open Elections project is to help a new generation of Russian democratic activists to enter the political limelight.” Mikhail Khodorkovsky   In the parliamentary elections this Sunday 18th, we have 19 candidates from 12 regions, from …

A middle-class revolt

Posted on February 5, 2016

Foreign-currency mortgage holders have been protesting about the rising cost of their borrowing. But is anybody listening?