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YABLOKO's Political Platform Adopted by the 15th Congress, June 21, 2008

The 18th Congress of YABLOKO

RUSSIA DEMANDS CHANGES! Electoral Program for 2011 Parliamentary Elections.

Key resolutions by the Congress:

On Stalinism and Bolshevism
Resolution. December 21, 2009

On Anti-Ecological Policies of Russia’s Authorities. Resolution of the 15th congress of the YABLOKO party No 253, December 24, 2009

On the Situation in the Northern Caucasus. Resolution of the 15th congress of the YABLOKO party No 252, December 24, 2009

YABLOKO's POLITICAL COMMITTEE DECISIONS:

YABLOKO’s Political Committee: Russian state acts like an irresponsible business corporation conducting anti-environmental policies

 

Overcoming bolshevism and stalinism as a key factor for Russia¦µ™s transformation in the 21st century

 

On Russia's Foreign Policies. Political Committee of hte YABLOKO party. Statement, June 26, 2009

 

On Iran’s Nuclear Problem Resolution by the Political Committee of the YABLOKO party. October 6, 2009

 

Anti-Crisis Proposals (Housing-Roads-Land) of the Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO. Handed to President Medvedev by Sergei Mitrokhin on June 11, 2009

Brief Outline of Sergei Mitrokhin’s Report at the State Council meeting. January 22, 2010

 

Assessment of Russia’s Present Political System and the Principles of Its Development. Brief note for the State Council meeting (January 22, 2010) by Dr.Grigory Yavlinsky, member of YABLOKO’s Political Committee. January 22, 2010

 

Address of the YABLOKO party to President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev. Political Committee of the YABLOKO party. October 9, 2009

 

The 17th Congress of YABLOKO

 

 

 

The 16th Congress of Yabloko

Photo by Sergei Loktionov

The 12th congress of Yabloko


The 11th congress of Yabloko


The 10th congress of Yabloko

Moscow Yabloko
Yabloko for Students
St. Petersburg Yabloko
Khabarovsk Yabloko
Irkutsk Yabloko
Kaliningrad Yabloko(eng)
Novosibirsk Yabloko
Rostov Yabloko
Yekaterinburg Yabloko
(Sverdlovsk Region)

Krasnoyarsk Yabloko
Ulyanovsk Yabloko
Tomsk Yabloko
Tver Yabloko(eng)
Penza Yabloko
Stavropol Yabloko

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Grigory Yavlinsky at Forum 2000, Prague, 2014

YABLOKO-ALDE conference 2014

Grigory Yavlinsky : “If you show the white feather, you will get fascism”

Grigory Yavlinsky: a coup is started by idealists and controlled by rascals

The Road to Good Governance

Risks of Transitions. The Russian Experience

Grigory Yavlinsky on the Russian coup of August 1991

A Male’s Face of Russia’s Politics

Black Sea Palaces of the New Russian Nomenklatura

Realeconomik

The Hidden Cause of the Great Recession (And How to Avert the Nest One)

by Dr. Grigory Yavlinsky

Resoulution
On the results of the Conference “Migration: International Experience and Russia’s Problems” conducted by the Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO and the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (the ALDE party)

Moscow, April 6, 2013

International Conference "Youth under Threat of Extremism and Xenophobia. A Liberal Response"
conducted jointly by ELDR and YABLOKO. Moscow, April 21, 2012. Speeches, videos, presentations

What does the opposition want: to win or die heroically?
Moskovsky Komsomolets web-site, July 11, 2012. Interview with Grigory Yavlinsky by Yulia Kalinina.

Building a Liberal Europe - the ALDE Project

By Sir Graham Watson

Lies and legitimacy
The founder of the Yabloko Party analyses the political situation. Article by Grigory Yavlinsky on radio Svoboda. April 6, 2011

Algorithms for Opposing Gender Discrimination: the International and the Russian Experience

YABLOKO and ELDR joint conference

Moscow, March 12, 2011

Reform or Revolution

by Vladimir Kara-Murza

Is Modernisation in Russia Possible? Interview with Grigory Yavlinsky and Boris Titov by Yury Pronko, "The Real Time" programme, Radio Finam, May 12, 2010

Grigory Yavlinsky's interview to Vladimir Pozner. The First Channel, programme "Pozner", April 20, 2010 (video and transcript)

Overcoming the Totalitarian Past: Foreign Experience and Russian Problems by Galina Mikhaleva. Research Centre for the East European Studies, Bremen, February 2010.

Grigory Yavlinsky: Vote for the people you know, people you can turn for help. Grigory Yavlinsky’s interview to the Moskovsky Komsomolets newspaper, October 8, 2009

Grigory Yavlinsky: no discords in the tandem. Grigory Yavlinsky’s interview to the Radio Liberty
www.svobodanews.ru
September 22, 2009

A Credit for Half a Century. Interview with Grigory Yavlinsky by Natalia Bekhtereva, Radio Russia, June 15, 2009

Sergei Mitrokhin's Speech at the meeting with US Preseident Barack Obama. Key Notes, Moscow, July 7, 2009

Mitrokhin proposed a visa-free regime between Russia and EU at the European liberal leaders meeting
June 18, 2009

Demodernization
by Grigory Yavlinsky

European Union chooses Grigory Yavlinsky!
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Reforms that corrupted Russia
By Grigory Yavlinsky, Financial Times (UK), September 3, 2003

Grigory Yavlinsky: "It is impossible to create a real opposition in Russia today."
Moskovsky Komsomolets, September 2, 2003

Alexei Arbatov: What Should We Do About Chechnya?
Interview with Alexei Arbatov by Mikhail Falaleev
Komsomolskaya Pravda, November 9, 2002

Grigory Yavlinsky: Our State Does Not Need People
Novaya Gazeta,
No. 54, July 29, 2002

Grigory Yavlinsky: The Door to Europe is in Washington
Obschaya Gazeta, May 16, 2002

Grigory Yavlinsky's speech.
March 11, 2002

Grigory Yavlinsky's Lecture at the Nobel Institute
Oslo, May 30, 2000

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Yabloko: Liberals in Russia

By Alexander Shishlov, July 6, 2009

Position on Some Important Strategic Issues of Russian-American Relations

Moscow, July 7, 2009

The Embrace of Stalinism

By Arseny Roginsky, 16 December 2008

Nuclear Umbrellas and the Need for Understanding: IC Interview With Ambassador Lukin
September 25, 1997

Would the West’s Billions Pay Off?
Los Angeles Times
By Grigory Yavlinsky and Graham Allison
June 3, 1991

State Duma to consider Yavlinsky’s amendments to law on police

Press release,  31.05.2016

Today, 31 May, deputy Dmitry Gudkov will introduce the draft amendments to the Federal Law “On Police” made by Grigory Yavlinsky, the leader of the YABLOKO faction in St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly, to the State Duma. The draft stipulates that the premises of all the police units and police cars must be equipped with obligatory video observation. In 2013 only 2 more votes were wanted for the bill to be passed by the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg. Read more »

YABLOKO leader requests that siloviki must account for persecution of Dmitry Nekrasov

imagePress release, 30.05.2016
YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova filed a request with head of the Federal Security Service Alexander Bortnikov, Chair of the Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin and Prosecutor General Yuri Chayaka demanding to report about the criminal case against entrepreneur Dmitry Nekrasov, the investigative actions against him and the reasons why he was detained at Moscow’s Vnukovo airport. Read more »

Lev Shlosberg: Russia at the Crossroads

shlosberg_2Russian society needs high-quality political alternative so that to break the disastrous tradition of making the worst possible choice

Lev Shlosberg, member of YABLOKO’s Federal Political Council, 27.05.2016

The upcoming 2016 parliamentary elections provoked the discussion of the key Russian election campaign – the presidential. It happened so in the past 20 years that the trajectory of the whole country depends on the presidential election. This is wrong, and this has already led to many mistakes and even tragedies, but it is like this today. The vivid part of the Russian society maintaining clear mind is looking for a political alternative, a way to break the fatal vicious circle absorbing the country. 2018 election will inevitably come after the 2016 [parliamentary] election. Read more »

Emilia Slabunova: What are YABLOKO’s goals in the forthcoming parliamentary election

imageRadio KP, programme “The State Duma 2016: Reload”, 19.05.2016

Yakovlev:

– Good evening! I am pleased and have the honour to introduce you our today’s guest – Emilia Slabunova, Chair of the YABLOKO party. Emilia Edgardovna, thank you for coming to our studio. Read more »

YABLOKO supports health care workers in Sverdlovsk region

Press release, 26.05.2016
In March 2015 the health care workers of the public facility Pervouralsk City Hospital No.1 turned to the Sverdlovsk branch of YABLOKO. They reported that it had been planned to deprive health care workers of their salary under the pretense of healthcare reform: they were forced to go on a leave without keeping their salary. Under the circumstances, Chair of the Sverdlovsk branch of YABLOKO Yuri Peteverzev appealed to the Prosecutor’s Office to defend the health care workers’ rights. Read more »

Moscow YABLOKO conducted a picket is support of small businesses

Press release, 26.05.2016
Moscow YABLOKO conducted a picket is support of small businesses in the centre of Moscow, on Russian Entrepreneurship Day, 26 May. Moscow YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin, first Soviet millionaire Artyom Tarasov and the activists of Real Estate Owners Association participated in the street action.image Read more »

Igor Artemyev, head of Russia’s Anti-Monopoly Service: Russia built state-monopoly capitalism

Press release, 25.05.2016
A meeting between head of Russia’s Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS) Igor Artemyev and entrepreneurs whose businesses had been eliminated by illegal demolition of their sales premises in Moscow took place in YABLOKO’s office on the eve of Russian Entrepreneurship Day, 25 May. The situation with business in the country and the role of the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service in regulation of business and government relations were discussed.
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Dismissed Petrozavodsk anti-corruption Mayor Galina Shirshina visits Siberian cities

Press release, 23.05.2016

Adviser to YABLOKO Chairperson and ALDE LeaDeR award winner 2016 Galina Shirshina made a working visit to Barnaul, Tomsk and Novosibirsk.image Read more »

Emilia Slabunova: “Only political means will allow to overcome the crisis in the health care”

Press release, photos, videos, 21.05.2016

Only political means will allow to overcome the present crisis in the health care, Emilia Slabunova, YABLOKO Chair, said in her speech for the delegates of the 10th (26th) Extraordinary Pirogov Congress of doctors. This can be achieved only through a legitimate and peaceful change of power in the elections.image Read more »

Andrei Sakharov’s 95 anniversary: to save the country and prevent a catastrophe

imageGrigory Yavlinsky web-site, 21.05.2016

I still can not forget one episode. [It was in] 1989. Academician Andrei Sakharov is making a speech from the tribune of congress of People’s Deputies of the USSR. It is broadcast by television. The audience is yelling, stomping feet, Mikhail Gorbachev presiding [over the congress] calls Academician to leave the tribune… Andrei Sakharov turns to Mikhail Gorbachev and says, “My mandate is not from you, I have a higher mandate – that from the people”. Read more »

Politician, journalist and human rights defender Lev Shlosberg to be awarded Boris Nemtsov Prize

Interfax, 23.05.2016
YABLOKO Federal Political Committee member, former deputy of the Pskov Region Legislative Assembly Lev Shlosberg has become the first prize-winner of the Boris Nemtsov Foundation, Chair of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr. reported.

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Photograph by Vyacheslav Prokofiev, TASS

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Grigory Yavlinsky had a meeting with Alexei Navalny
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Photograph by RIA Novosti

Press release, 20.05.2016
Chair of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee Grigory Yavlinsky has had a meeting with politician Alexei Navalny today. The coming State Duma election campaign became the subject of the meeting. Read more »

Rally in memory of deported peoples took place in Moscow

Press release, 19.05.16
The Committee against Xenophobia conducted a rally in memory of the deported peoples at Krasnopresnenskaya Zastava Square on 18 May.image Read more »

YABLOKO reminded voters about the importance of participation in elections

Press release, 18.05.2016

On 18 May, four months before the elections to the State Duma, YABLOKO activists conducted campaigning street actions to remind the voters about the importance of participation in elections. The action took place in more than 20 cities of Russia.image Read more »

YABLOKO launches Golden Toilet Brush 2016 Anti-Prize

imagePress Release, 19.05.2016

YABLOKO announced open public nomination for the Golden Toilet Brush 2016 Anti-Prize. The prize is made in the form of golden toilet brush and will be awarded to officials for the most absurd and wasteful purchase of the year.
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Vladimir Ryzhkov: It is high time that Russia “sobers up”!

imageOnlineTV, 19.05. 2016

According to Vladimir Ryzhkov, YABLOKO candidate in the State Duma elections, the results of the election will affect the tax burden. He expressed this opinion in the Arena Sobitiy (The Arena of Events) by the OnlineTV. Read more »

Lev Shlosberg nominated for Boris Nemtsov Prize

DW, 16.05.2016
On 21 May, the Board of the Boris Nemtsov Foundation will make the final decision on who will be awarded the Boris Nemtsov Prize for Courage. The winner will be announced at the awarding ceremony which will take place in Bonn on 12 June.
Activist [and political prisoner] Ildar Dadin, Chair of the Pskov branch of YABLOKO Lev Shlosberg, writer Victor Shenderovich, founder of the Foundation for Fighting Corruption Alexei Navalny and Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko are among the five nominees. It was reported on the website of Novaya Gazeta where the voting had taken place on Friday, 13 May.image Read more »

Moscow YABLOKO held a picket against the bill on formation of the National Guard in front of the State Duma

Press Release, 18.05.2016

Today, activists of the Moscow YABLOKO held pickets in front of the State Duma against the bill on formation of the National Guard which will be examined by the parliament in the first reading.image Read more »

Emilia Slabunova: criminal case against Svetlana Chechil is politically motivated

Press release, 16.05.2016

YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova and ex Mayor of Petrozavodsk Galina Shirshina have conducted a picket in support of Svetlana Chechil in Petrozavodsk,Karelia, today. Pickets in support of YABLOKO Federal Council member Svetlana Chechil also took place in Moscow, Ivanovo, Vladimir, Tula, Cherkessk, Kursk, Saratov and other cities.image Read more »

Grigory Yavlinsky proposed to nominate Sergei Mitrokhin candidate for Moscow Mayor in 2018

Kommersant, 16.05.2016

Chair of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee Grigory Yavlinsky proposed to nominate Sergei Mitrokhin, Chair of Moscow YABLOKO, candidate for Moscow Mayor at the elections of 2018. “I think that in 2018, when the elections take place, YABLOKO will participate in them. And we will have a tandem between the candidates – presidential and mayoral. In this case I mean Sergei Mitrokhin’s candidacy,” TASS quoted Yavlinsky, who had been nominated the party candidate at the presidential elections of 2018. According to Yavlinsky, despite the fact that Mitrokhin did not get a very high result [at Moscow Mayoral elections in 2013], he was anyway “far superior to the other candidates”. He recommended the delegates of the Moscow regional conference to re-elect Mitrokhin for the post of Chairman for another two years.image Read more »