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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'

Grigory Yavlinsky: Cruelty to animals demonstrates society’s moral order

Press Release, 17.02.2018 On Saturday, February 17, presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky visited the Sheremetyevsky dog shelter of the Charitable Foundation “In Good Hands”. He considers it necessary to adopt a law on protection of animals. As a deputy of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, Yavlinsky proposed to introduce measures against cruel treatment of animals: […]

Yabloko asks the Central Electoral Commission to ban showing a film about Putin on the Russian television

According to the party, this represents unlawful campaigning for the incumbent President Press Release, 13.02.2018 Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova, appealed to the Central Electoral Commission of Russia with a demand to ban showing Oliver Stone’s film about Putin on the federal television channel Channel One. According to the party, this represents unlawful campaigning for the […]

Grigory Yavlinsky visited Rostov-on-Don, South Russia

The presidential candidate passed an “exam” in the local university and spoke to residents of the region Press Release, 09.02.2018 On 8 February, presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky visited Rostov-on-Don. In the afternoon he addressed the students of the Southern Federal University, and in the evening he held a large meeting with residence of the region.

Grigory Yavlinsky officially registered as a presidential candidate He sees the purpose of his participation in the elections in creating a powerful modern economy in Russia

Press Release, 07.02.2018 Grigory Yavlinsky was officially registered as a candidate for the presidency of Russia. Such decision was made at a meeting of the Central Electoral Commission today.

Nikolai Rybakov, head of Grigory Yavlinsky’s election headquarters, replied to the statements of Alexei Navalny and Ksenia Sobchak about the collection of signatures

Press Release, 05.02.2018 Nikolai Rybakov, head of Grigory Yavlinsky’s election headquarters, replied to the statements of Alexei Navalny and Ksenia Sobchak about the collection of signatures in favour of their registration in the race published in their Twitter and Instragram accounts. Ksenia Sobchak reported that her headquarters was “the only one” opened for the observers […]

Grigory Yavlinsky to discuss his presidential programme with his electioneering agents

Press Release, 05.02.2018 On Tuesday, 6 February, presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky will hold a large meeting with his electioneering agents and discuss his election programme with them. The event will be attended by economists Evgeny Gontmakher and Igor Nikolaev, human rights defender Lev Ponomaryov, historian Prof. Andrei Medushevsky, politician Vladimir Ryzhkov, Galina Shirshina, ex-Mayor of […]

Bad Inheritance of Sanctions

Economist Grigory Yavlinsky talks about the people whose lives will be ruined by the politics of today 12 November 2017, Vedomosti   Grigory Yavlinsky for Vedomosti  Photo by Andrei Gordeyev/ Vedomosti: Russia’s political ambitions need to be buttressed by an economy that is far larger than the one we have today   The topic of sanctions […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: “15 years ago, the authorities made a choice not in favour of preserving human lives”

The “Nord-Ost” theatre production. In October 2002, I was there. I held direct talks with militants on the release of hostages. The terrorists promised to release me in exchange for Vladimir Putin’s telephone conversation with [then President of the Chechen Republic] Aslan Maskhadov. In support of their readiness, the militants released eight children. But the […]

Yekaterinburg oppositional Mayor Yevgeny Roizman signed Grigory Yalvinsky’s petition for direct elections

Press Release, 06.10.2017 Yekaterinburg oppositional Mayor Yevgeny Roizman signed a petition for the return of direct elections of mayors, members of the Federation Council and the cancellation of the municipal filter in the gubernatorial elections. The petition was initiated by Grigory Yavlinsky, Yabloko founder and presidential candidate. Direct elections are one of the key issues […]

Grigory Yavlinsky announced collection of signatures for direct elections of mayors, governors and senators – without any filters or restrictions

Press Release, 03.10.2017 Grigory Yavlinsky, Yabloko’s presidential candidate, initiated the collection of signatures for the return of direct elections of mayors, governors and members of the Federation Council – without any restrictions or filters. He launched this initiative on the website. Direct elections are one of the key points of Yavlinsky’s presidential electoral programme.

Tragedy in Las Vegas

This once again showed how fragile human life is. We are mourning with you Condolences from YABLOKO leaders, 2.10.2017

Grigory Yavlinsky: What is good for Angela Merkel, is not good for…

Politicians have to win the votes of electorate in a fair competition in the system where Angela Merkel acts Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 25.09.2017 Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel will head her country for the fourth time in a row. Does it represent irremovability of power? And what about corruption? And why does Germany have no […]

Academician Yuri Ryzhov passes away

Condolences from Grigory Yavlinsky, 29.07.2017 Yuri Alexeyevich Ryzhov was the person, whose participation in politics gave politics and the country a smart and humane face. His service as a deputy and a diplomat will remain an example of a stainless and disinterested service to Russia by a person, scientist, intellectual, who views his civil duty […]

Collection of signatures for Russia’s withdrawal from the war in Syria launched in Perm within the framework of Grigory Yavlinsky presidential election campaign

Press Release, 03.07.2017 Collection of signatures for Russia’s withdrawal from the war in Syria was launched in Perm within the framework of the Time to Return Home campaign targeted at allotting federal budget funds to Russia’s domestic development , not to foreign policy ambitions and adventures. Time to Return Home is a part of Grigory […]

Moscow Rescue Committee and Yabloko to hold hearings on “Reconstruction as an alternative to renovation”

Press release, 09.06.2017 On 14 June, Moscow Rescue Committee and Yabloko will hold hearings on the search for an alternative to the housing renovation programme initiated by the Moscow government.

Pskov residents put their signatures at the rally for direct election of the head of the city

Press Release, 06.06.2017 On 5 June, activists of the Pskov branch of Yabloko gathered for a rally in support of the legislative initiative (put forward by Yabloko’s Lev Shlosberg) to return citizens of Pskov and Velikiye Luky the right to independently elect their own city mayors.

Maria Mokhova has died after an extended illness

01.06.2017 Our dear friend and a great woman Maria Mokhova, former Director of The Sisters Centre (the centre for psychological and legal support for rape victims)” has died today after an extended illness.

Residents of 44 districts founded Moscow Rescue Committee

Press release, 18.05.2017 On 17 May, representatives of initiatives groups from 44 districts of Moscow founded the Moscow Rescue Committee. Chair of the Moscow branch of Yabloko was elected head of the committee.

Pskov branch of Yabloko calls the resident to join a bike parade

Press release, 19.05.2017 Deputy Chair of the Pskov branch Artyom Medvedev calls the resident to join the bike parade in the Velikie Luki city on 28 May.

Congratulations to Grigory Yavlinsky on the jubilee

10.04.2017 You are a unique example of commitment to your principles, moral ideals of the Russian culture, human rights and protection of human dignity YABLOKO and all who share our views on Russia’s transformation are happy to congratulate Grigory Yavlinsky on his birthday!