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Memorandum of Political Alternative, an updated version of 1.03.2019

Memorandum of Political Alternative

YABLOKO's Ten Key Programme Issues


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: 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

Action of Support




Programme by candidate for the post of Russian President Grigory Yavlinsky. Brief Overview

My Truth

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


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

by Dr. Grigory Yavlinsky

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
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

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



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

Archive for 'Без рубрики'

The Moscow City Duma Commission on Urban Management will consider the bills of Mitrokhin and Rusakova

Press Release, 23.12.2019 Tomorrow the Commission of the Moscow City Duma on Urban Economy and Housing Policies will consider the bill of deputy Sergei Mitrokhin on amendments to the law “On provision of urban amenities in Moscow”. The amendments oblige the Moscow government to coordinate with Muscovites improvement projects for courtyards, streets and squares.

The Moscow City Duma rejected the question of the Yabloko faction to Moscow Mayor about his responsibility for the “Moscow riots” case

Statement by the Yabloko faction in the Moscow City Duma, 16.12.2019 The Commission on the organisation of the work of the Moscow City Duma rejected the question of the Yabloko faction to the Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin. Daria Besedina, Yabloko MP of the Moscow City Duma, was going to ask the Moscow Mayor if he […]

Deputies of the Ryazan branch of Yabloko vote against the draft budgets of their municipalities

Press Release, 12.12.2019 Deputies of the Ryazan branch of the Yabloko party oppose the draft budgets of their municipalities. Konstantin Smirnov, deputy of the Dubrovsky rural settlement, has already voted against the budget of the settlement, all other deputies of the Council representing United Russia supported the draft. Anatoly Kivva, deputy of the Zaboryevsky rural […]


A time of troubles and change By GRIGORY YAVLINSKY Full version, 26.11. 2017 A number of recent events have radically changed the self-awareness of millions of people all over the world, primarily in the most economically developed parts, which had been objectively until now at the forefront of development in the world and defined to […]

Accreditation for Yabloko’s congress on December 14-15 is open

Press Release, 10.12.2019 This weekend, December 14-15, the 21st congress of the Yabloko party will be held in Moscow. Yabloko Chairperson, Deputy Chairperons, members of the Federal Political Committee and the Bureau will be elected at the Congress. The Congress will open on December 14 at 10 a.m. In the first half of the day, […]

The Altai branch of Yabloko celebrates Human Rights Day with a series of single-person pickets

Press Release, 10.11.2019 The Altai branch of Yabloko went on one-person pickets (that do not require coordination with the authorities) on Human Rights Day demanding from the authorities to respect the Russian Constitution and release political prisoners.

The Moscow office of Yabloko has become a collection point for New Year’s gifts for homeless people

Press Release, 4.12.2019 From December 2 to 22, the Nochlezhka charity organisation engaged in provision of aid to homeless people collects gifts for homeless as part of the annual campaign. The gifts from homeless will include food-stuffs and things that will help a person in daily survival. The Moscow office of the Yabloko party (Pyatnitskaya, 31) […]

On Russia’s polices in the Middle East and Africa

Statement by the Federal Political Committee of Yabloko, 3.12.2019 The Federal Political Committee of the Russian United Democratic Party Yabloko notes the dangerous counterproductiveness of Russia’s policies in the Middle East: the country did not gain allies there but got bogged down in a strange, endless civil war that claimed thousands of lives. In 2015, […]

Yabloko demanded from public prosecutors from 43 regions to amend the regional laws on rallies

Press Release, 3.12.2019 Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova, appealed to public prosecutors of 43 regions of Russia with a request to control the changes in regional laws on rallies in order to bring them in line with the Russian Constitution. Earlier this year, the Constitutional Court passed a ruling that effectively prohibits regional authorities from refusing […]

Sergei Ivanenko elected new Chairman of the Moscow branch of Yabloko

Press Release, 30.11.2019 The Conference of the Moscow branch of Yabloko elected Sergei Ivanenko, Deputy Chairman of Yabloko, new Chairman of the party’s regional branch in Moscow for a two-year term. Sergei Ivanenko is a Russian economist, candidate of economic sciences, Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party and member of the Federal Political Committee of […]

An academic conference on political reprisals in Russia was held at the Samara branch of Yabloko

Press Release, 29.11.2019 On 24 November, an academic conference on political reprisals in Russia was organised by the Samara regional branch of the Yabloko party. The reports were made by candidate of historical sciences Stanislav Repinetsky, members of the Yabloko party, candidates of historical sciences Igor Nefedov and Sergey Tselikov. At the end of the […]

The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko will open a local party branch and a branch of the Deputy’s School in Magnitogorsk

Press Release, 28.11.2019 On Saturday, November 30, the first meeting of the Magnitogorsk local branch of the Yabloko party will take place in Magnitogorsk. The meeting will elect the Chairperson of the Magnitogorsk branch of the party, deputy chairs and members of the local Council. A meeting-lecture for those wishing to become candidates for deputies, […]

The Moscow Mayor’s Office took into account six of the 22 amendments of Yabloko to the draft budget of Moscow for 2020

Press Release, 26.11.2019 Formally, Yelena Zyabbarova, head of the Moscow Finance Department, proposed to reject all the amendments of both the Yabloko faction in the Moscow City Duma and its deputies, however, in fact, two amendments to the faction and four amendments of deputy Sergei Mitrokhin were nevertheless taken into account. Thus, the amount allotted […]

Relatives of Konstantin Kiselyov, Chairman of the Yabloko Faction in the City Council of Yekaterinburg, are threatened with murder

Press Release, 21.11.2019 The wife, the mother-in-law and the assistant to Konstantin Kiselyov, deputy of the Yekaterinburg City Council and Chairman of the Yabloko faction, received threats with murder. On November 20, relatives and the deputy’s assistant were called from a telephone number unfamiliar to them and were threatened with murder and violence against children. […]

Yabloko in the Altai Republic initiated a referendum on the return of popular elections of the mayor of the capital of the Republic and district heads

Press Release, 13.11.2019 The regional branch of the Yabloko party in the Altai Republic acted as an initiative group to hold a referendum on the draft law “On the Return of the Popular Elections of Mayor of Gorno-Altaysk and Heads of the Altai Republic Districts,” which was previously submitted to the State Assembly by Maria […]


Achievements of President Putin’s four-year policy in the Middle East by Grigory Yavlinsky Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 28.10.2019 President Putin agreed to Turkey’s seizure of Syria’s border area and told President Erdogan that he was ready to send Russian soldiers to the Syrian-Turkish border to help the Turks monitor the expulsion of the Kurds from lands […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: “This is a crime of the Stalin’s regime and the entire Bolshevik system”

Grigory Yavlinsky FB post, 30.10.2019 Lubyanka, 2019. Returning of the Names, an action in memory of victims of political repressions – millions of people were killed [in Stalin’s period]. This is a crime of the Stalin’s regime and the entire Bolshevik system. But the Russian authorities still refuse to give an official legal assessment to […]

Chair of the Yabloko branch in the Altai Republic called on the State Assembly to return direct elections of the mayor in the capital of the region and heads of municipalities

Press Release, 21.10.2019 Nina Dumnova, Chair of the Yabloko branch in the Altai Republic, called on Viktor Romashkin, Chairman of the Committee on Legislation, Law and Order and Local Self-Ggovernment of the State Council of the Republic, to include the issue of the popular election of the mayor of Gorno-Altaysk and the heads of municipalities […]

The Yabloko faction in Moscow City Duma to discuss Moscow’s budget for 2020 with Moscow municipal deputies

Press Release, 21.10.2019 On Tuesday, 22 October, a meeting of the Yabloko’s faction in Moscow City Duma with Moscow municipal deputies will be held in the Yabloko office. The topic of the meeting is as follows: What the budget of Moscow for 2020 should be. On 15 October, the Moscow Mayor’s Office submitted to the […]

Yevgeny Kurakin is transferred from jail under house arrest

Press Release, 15.10.2019 Today, the Moscow Region Court considered the appeal on the measure of restraint in the case of Yevgeny Kurakin, head of the branch of Yabloko in Reutov, the Moscow Region. The court ruled out to return the case to the preliminary hearing stage to the Reutov court (the court of the first […]