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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



Recent Posts


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 'Protection of Environment'

YABLOKO Youth of St.Petersburg inspected a park

Press release, 16.08.206 Alexandra Cherenko, a candidate for deputy of the St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly, and the activists of St.Petersburg YABLOKO Youth inspected a park in the Pushkinsky district and had a meeting with the local residents.

YABLOKO supports a protest action of the residents of Nizhny Novgorod

Press release, 29.07.2016 On July 29, the residents of the Kuzhnechikha district, Nizhny Novgorov, conducted a rally against the construction in the area. YABLOKO supported the local residents. About 150 people participated in the protest action.

Grigory Yavlinsky: Once again we are facing the Chernobyl threat

Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 26.04.2016 Today marks 30 years since the Chernobyl tragedy, which in many aspects has been still going on.

Moscow YABLOKO opposes the cut of children allowances for Chernobyl victims’ families

Press release, 25.04.2016 On the eve of the 30th anniversary of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Moscow YABLOKO conducted a rally against the cut of children allowance for the Chernobyl victims’ families. The actions of protest were held by YABLOKO in Moscow and other cities of Russia.

Alexei Yablokov: Chernobyl is still beside us

Press release, 22.04.2016 The consequences of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant are noticeable even 30 years after, Adviser in the Russian Academy of Sciences, head of YABLOKO’s Green Russia faction Alexei Yablokov says. Today he has launched his book “Chernobyl: Сonsequences of the Disaster for People and Nature” at Interfax.

Russia needs a dialogue with the European Union

Statement by YABLOKO Chairman, 05.05.2015 On 10 May German Chancellor Angela Merkel comes to Moscow to pay tribute to all the Soviet soldiers who fought in World War II and to honor the memory of all the killed Soviet citizens.

Chita branch of YABLOKO conducted picketing for protection of green spaces

Press release, 05.05.2015 The Chita branch of YABLOKO conducted picketing for protection of green spaces in the city, against tree cutting and for resignation of local housing and utilities companies managers.

Court hearing on Evgeny Vitishko case postponed till August 4

Press Release, 16.07.2014 The court hearing on Evgeny Vitishko case was postponed till August 4 since the Tambov penal colony settlement No 2 didn’t manage to provide conference communication with Vitishko. YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin who arrived at the court hearing announced about this.

A true Hero of Russia

Sergei Mitrokhin’s blog at the Ekho Moskvi web-site, 03.07.2014 Today is the birthday of Yevgeny Vitishko. If our country was headed by a true patriot, he would have definitely awarded Yevgeny Vitishko with the ‘Hero of Russia’ Star. However, then Vitishko would not have been in a penal colony, and thus part of his heroic […]

YABLOKO’s Suren Gazaryan awarded Goldman Environmental Prize

Press Release, 30.04.2014 YABLOKO’s Suren Gazaryan was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize. The ceremony took place in San-Francisco on April 28.

YABLOKO conducted picketing against nickel mining

Press Release, 22.04.2014 YABLOKO conducted a series of one-person pickets outside the Natural Resources Ministry against nickel mining in the Voronezh region on the Earth Day, April 22. YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin and Chair of the Voronezh branch of YABLOKO Tatyana Shkred participated in the cation.

Conference “Unsolved environmental problems of Moscow and the Moscow region” took place in Moscow

Press Release, photographs, 05. 04. 2014 The second theoretical and practical conference called “The unsolved environmental problems of Moscow and the Moscow region” where YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin and Chair of YABLOKO’s Green Russia faction Alexei Yablokov participated was conducted in Moscow.

Sergei Mitrokhin inspected Northwest chord road and problem construction objects in Khoroshevo-Mnevniki district

Press Release, photograph, 25.03.2014 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin and Deputy Chair of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO Irina Kopkina inspected the Northwest chord and found out that the contraction was frozen. The residents of the Khoroshevo-Mnevniki district showed the cutover square and an illegal parking space to YABLOKO’s representatives.

YABLOKO Bureau member conducted picket in support of Vitishko and Gazaryan

Press Release, 26.03.2014 YABLOKO’s Bureau member, the Green Russia faction’s activist Dmitry Rybakov conducted a series of one-person pickets in support of the ecologists Evgeny Vitishko and Suren Gazaryan in Petrozavodsk, on March 25.

Charity concert in support of Evgeny Vitishko conducted in Sochi

Press Release, 12.03.2014 A concert in support of Evgeny Vitishko took place in Sochi. His friends and colleagues gathered in an informal setting.The event took place despite the pressure on behalf of the authorities, said the organisers.

YABLOKO conducted actions in support of Vitishko in the regions of Russia

Press Release, March 7, 2014 YABLOKO’s branches in Volgograd, Voronezh and Sosnovy Bor (the Leningrad region) conducted pickets and actions in support of the imprisoned environmentalist Evgeny Vitishko on March 7. Volgograd

YABLOKO’s activists participated in international action “Free Evgeny Vitishko!”

Press Release, 03.03.2014 Activists of Amnesty International, Ecooborona and YABLOKO expressed protest against the sentence to Evgeny Vitishko. The international action “Free Evgeny Vitishko!” began on February 28. Rallies, pickets and flash mobs will take place in different cities of the world over a period of seven days. The goal of the action is to […]

Action in support of Evgeny Vitishko conducted in Nizhny Novgorod

Press Release, 05.03.2014 A series of one-person pickets in support of Evgeny Vitishko was conducted in Nizhny Novgorod within the international action week “Free Vitishko!”. YABLOKO’s members and environmental activists participated in the action.

YABLOKO’s member Olga Noskovets was unlawfully fined for resisting police

Press Release, 26.02.2014 Yesterday the Khostinsky Regional court of Sochi fined YABLOKO’s member Olga Noskovets under the article 19.3 of the Administrative Code supposedly for disobedience to the legitimate demands of police officers.

International action week “Free Evgeny Vitishko!” starts on the 28th of February

Announcement, 27.02.2014 The international action week “Free Evgeny Vitishko!” will start on February 28 #FREEVITISHKO. The actions demanding to free Evgeny Vitishko and stop persecution of Russia’s environmentalists and activists will take place in many European countries and nineteen Russian cities.