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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!
Your vote counts!

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

Yavlinsky’s bill on St.Petersburg budget passed the second reading in the St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly

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On 22 March, the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg adopted the bill “On Amendments to the Budget Law of St. Petersburg” in the second reading. Grigory Yalvinsky developed the bill when he was MP in the St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly and head of the YABLOKO faction in the city parliament of the previous convocation. The bill was submitted to the city parliament in December 2015. However, the Legislative Assembly envisaged a very long term – until 1 July 2016, further extended until February 2017 – for submitting amendments to the bill. If the law is adopted, the budget process will become more transparent. Read more »

Condolences to the victims of acts of terror in London

23.03.2017
Yabloko expresses deepest condolences to the victims of terrible acts of terror in London and their loved ones. Today terrorism threatens all of us, Europe is a whole, including Russia, which is part of Europe. Let us join our efforts in combatting terrorism and stay strong together.

Nikolai Rybakov, Deputy Chair of Yabloko, lays flowers to the Embassy of the UK in Moscow

Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova on Twitter: “New details of the act of terror in London are coming… My sincere condolences to the families and friends of the victims.”

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The Legislative Assembly of Karelia did not spoke up for the Russian Academy of Sciences, but supported the “municipal filter” in the gubernatorial elections

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On 23 March, the Legislative Assembly of Karelia rejected the draft federal laws submitted by Emilia Slabunova, MP of the Legislative Assembly of Karelia and leader of the YABLOKO party, on the reform of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the abolition of the “municipal filter” in the gubernatorial elections. Read more »

Boris Vishnevsky: Reprisals against parliamentary opposition discredit the parliament

Борис-Вишневский-фото-пресс-службы-ЗакСаPress release, 22.03.2017

Head of Yabloko’s faction in the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg Boris Vishnevsky claims that the pressure on the parliamentary opposition is mounting. On 22 March, the ruling United Russia party deputies introduced alternations in the time limit – according to the new rules, an adjournment of a session will be announced only by a majority vote. With this decision, the ruling party acutely prevents the opposition factions from the possibility of taking an adjournment. Read more »

Yabloko leader on the arrest of Kirill Bobro

17457738_1695385810759830_2895073062491299511_nEmilia Slabunova’s Facebook post, 21.03.2017

The court arrested Kirill Bobro, an activist of the Stavropol branch of Yabloko Youth, for two months. He is a young, active, talented, promising man… [He is persecuted] because he had an opinion of his own and expressed it openly, he held protest actions against corruption and actions to commemorate Boris Nemtsov, picketed the regional office of the Federal Security Service demanding to stop the persecution of political activists in Stavropol. Read more »

International Organisations demand to release Kirill Bobro

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ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen MEP and IFLRY demand to release Kirill Bobro, Chairman of the Stavropol branch of Yabloko Youth. Read more »

President of the European liberals Hans van Baalen calls to release Kirill Bobro

21.03.2017
ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen MEP: “I join the call for the immediate release of youth activist Kirill Bobro of ALDE Party’s Russia member Russian United Democratic Party Yabloko, who has been detained for two months on fake charges and risks many years of imprisonment. He and his activists have been very active in the Stavropol region and were organisers of the Boris #Nemtsov memorial action in their city in February.”image Read more »

Academician Yuri Pivovarov supported Grigory Yavlinsky as presidential candidate

Press Release 21.03.2017

According to Yuri Pivovarov, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences and historian, Grigory Yavlinsky would be the best candidate from democratic opposition in the presidential elections of 2018.
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Leader of the Stavropol Yabloko Youth arrested for two months

The court refused to take into account the facts that Kirill Bobro has a little son and that YABLOKO is ready to put up bail for him
Press release, 20.03.2017

On 20 March, Stavropol’s Leninsky District Court arrested Kirill Bobro, Chairman of the Yabloko Youth branch in Stavropol, for two months. He is accused of drug possession. Two packages of drugs were planted in Kirill’s flat by the officers of the Centre for Combating Extremism during a search in the activist’s home last Thursday. The court refused to take into account the facts that Kirill Bobro has a little son and that YABLOKO is ready to put up bail for him.
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Party Deputy Chairman Alexander Gnezdilov to give a lecture on social liberalism

Press release, 20.03.2017
On 27 March, a theatre director and Deputy Chairman of Yabloko Alexander Gnezdilov will give a lecture called “Social Liberalism – the Ideology of the 21st Century”. The event is organised by the debate club of the Moscow branch of Yabloko Youth.

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LI HRC Chair Markus Loening calls for the release of Yabloko Activist Kiril Bobro

LI_70_anniversary_logoLiberal International, 17.03.2017

In a statement issued excusively for LI, Chair of LI Human Rights Committee and Vice-President on LI Bureau Markus Loening has called for the immediate release of the leader of the Youth Yabloko branch in Stavropol (South Russia) Kiril Bobro. Read more »

YABLOKO Federal Council discusses changes in the party

Press Release, 20.03.2017
The meeting of the Federal Council of YABLOKO, the most representative body of the party, worked in Moscow on 18-19 March. Chair of the party Emilia Slabunova and Deputy Chair Nikolai Rybakov summarised the results of the elections to the State Duma in 2016 and told how YABLOKO should change. The Federal Council conducted party debates devoted to this issue. The debates were broadcast live on YABLOKO website.
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Alexander Gnezdilov: Russia should be headed by a wise, witty and kind person, such as our candidate

Press Release, 19.03.2017

“We can elect a wise, witty, cheerful and kind man as President of Russia. And the nature of the entire power in Russia depends on the nature of the President in our state,” Alexander Gnezdilov, Deputy Chairman of YABLOKO, said speaking of Grigory Yavlinsky’s candidacy on the second day of the Federal Council. Today, the most representative body of the party is discussing the forthcoming presidential campaign.
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Grigory Yavlinsky considers it necessary to give property to Russian citizens

Press Release, 19.03.2017

Grigory Yavlinsky, YABLOKO presidential candidate, made a statement that if he is elected, the state should gratuitously transfer land to Russian citizens under construction of their own homes, as well as create a system of accounts where revenues from the exports of natural resources and dividends from state corporations would be transferred to some categories of citizens. Yavlinsky said that there could be no self-respect without property.
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Free Kirill Bobro!

Statement by YABLOKO’s Federal Council, 18.03.2017

The Law enforcement in the Stavropol Territory have been putting pressure on YABLOKO’s activists for years trying to reduce political activity in the region by means of threats and intimidation.

In February 2017 the law enforcement actively hindered the planning of the rally in memory of politician Boris Nemtsov, and YABLOKO’s young activists Kirill Bobro and Anastasia Antonets were among the organisers of the action. The officers of the Federal Security Service (FSB), in particular, informed Anastasia Antonets’ parents that their daughter might face serious problems if she did not give up political activity immediately.

Anastasia Antonets and Kirill Bobro (in the middle)

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LI HRC Chair Markus Loening calls for the release of Yabloko Activist Kiril Bobro

LI_70_anniversary_logoLiberal International, 17.03.2017
In a statement issued excusively for LI, Chair of LI Human Rights Committee and Vice-President on LI Bureau Markus Loening has called for the immediate release of the leader of the Youth Yabloko branch in Stavropol (South Russia) Kiril Bobro. Read more »

Youth YABLOKO activist detained, no connection with him

Press release, 16.03.2017

In Stavropol [south Russia] officers from the Centre for Combating Extremism (Centre E) have searched the flat of Kirill Bobro, the leader of the local branch of Youth YABLOKO. After the search was over they took him to an undisclosed location. Nobody can reach Kirill Bobro on the phone. According to Vitaly Zubenko, the lawyer of the young man, the Stavropol Department of Internal Affairs has no information on Kirill’s present location.

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Centre for Combating Extremism searches the flat of YABLOKO’s activist

Svoboda/Radio Liberty, 16.03.2017
In Stavropol [south Russia] officers from the Centre for Combating Extremism (Centre E) are searching the flat of Kirill Bobro, leader of the local branch of Youth YABLOKO. Vitaly Zubenko, the lawyer of the young man, wrote about this on his Facebook page.

Kirill Bobro (photo from his page in the VKontakte social network)

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YABLOKO to participate in the demonstration for the protection of St.Petersburg

logotip_1_2Press Release, 14.03.2017

St. Petersburg YABLOKO will participate in the March for Protection of St. Petersburg. There will be also a rally in the centre of the city, on March 18, starting at 14:00. Read more »

Mikhail Amosov: We will not allow for another Chernobyl in the centre of St.Petersburg

logotip1Press Release, 13.03.2017

Mikhail Amosov, MP of St.Petersburg’s Legislative Assembly and Chairman of the St. Petersburg branch of YABLOKO, sent a deputy’s inquiry to Governor Georgy Poltavchenko. The parliamentarian asked in his letter whether the city’s executive authority had issued a permission to load radioactive fuel and launch nuclear reactors of the floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov at the Baltic plant in the center of St. Petersburg. Read more »