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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 'Protection of Environment'

Yabloko to take part in the rally “For free Russia without reprisals and arbitrary rule”

Press Release, 04.06.2018 On 10 June, on the eve of the Day of Russia, a rally against mass-scale violations of human rights and freedoms will take part in Moscow, in Academician Sakharov Prospekt. The Yabloko party is the co-organiser of the action. Emilia Slabunova, Yabloko Chair, will speak at the rally. Photo: “I protest peacefully, […]

The Moscow branch of Yabloko to picket against cutting down of city parks

Sergei Mitrokhin will take part in the action 04.06.2018 On the Day of Environmental Protection, 5 June, the Moscow branch of Yabloko will hold a picket against cutting down of city parks. The picket will be held by the office of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Russian Federation. Sergei Mitrokhin, Chairman […]

Yabloko demands from federal agencies for consumer protection and environmental supervision and the government of the Moscow region to solve the problems with landfills

Press Release, 24.04.2018 Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova has forwarded an appeal to Anna Popva, chief sanitary doctor of Russia, and head of the Federal Supervision Agency for Customer Protection and Human Welfare (Rospotrebnadzor), Artyom Sidorov, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, and Olga Zubrilova, First Deputy Chairman of the government of Moscow region, asking […]

Yabloko demanded from the Moscow Mayor to stop construction of a giant observation wheel closing to residential housing

Press Release, 17.04.2018 Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova appealed to Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin with a demand to stop the construction of a huge observation wheel in the Ostankino district, Moscow. Similar letters were sent to the Public Prosecutor of Moscow, top officials of the Department of Cultural Heritage of Moscow and the Federal Service for […]

Emilia Slabunova: Toxic authorities deserve the same treatment as the landfills

Press Release, 14.04.2018 A mass rally of local residents was held in the Serpukhov area, the Moscow region. Participants of the rally demanded to close the Lesnaya landfill. Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova spoke at the rally at the invitation of the organisers of the action.

Yabloko demanded to stop killing of homeless animals before 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Press Release, 10.04.2018 The Bureau of the Yabloko party adopted a statement demanding that the killings of homeless animals in the cities hosting the World Cup be stopped immediately, and the resources allotted [to this] should be spent on shelters, sterilisation and vaccination. At present millions of roubles are allotted from the state budget (presumably, […]

Mass protests will be held in the Moscow region under the slogan #StopLandFills

The initiator of the action is Nikolai Dizhur, Chairman of the Yabloko party faction in the Chekhov district Press Release, 03.04.2018 On Saturday, 14 April 14, mass-scale protest actions will take place in the municipal entities of the Moscow region where the rights of citizens to environmentally safe and friendly environment are violated will take […]

The Moscow branch of Yabloko held a rally in defense of the historical environment of the Basmanny District of Moscow

Press Release, 03.04.2018 The Moscow branch of Yabloko held a rally in defense of the historical environment of the Basmanny District of Moscow. The rally was held under the slogan “Save Basmanny! In defense of the historical environment, cultural heritage and social objects of the area”. The action was held in the park Gorka on […]

Muscovites will hold a flash mob “Let Us Embrace the School Stadium”

The action will take place in the Orekhovo-Borisovo Yuzhnoye district of Moscow Press Release, 03.04.2018 On Saturday, 7 April, residents of the Orekhovo-Borisovo Yuzhnoye district will hold a flash mob “Let Us Embrace the School Stadium” which the authorities plan to take away from the school under development. The organiser of the action is the […]

Grigory Yavlinsky drew Putin’s attention to environmental problems that would arise with construction of Tominsky mining and refining plant

Press Release, 21.03.2018 At the meeting of Russian presidential candidates with President Putin held on 19 March, Yabloko party leader Grigory Yavlinsky drew Vladimir Putin’s attention to the aggravation of environmental problems in the Chelyabinsk region (in the Urals) in connection with the planned construction of Tominsky mining and refining plant. On the eve of […]

Grigory Yavlinsky to Vladimir Putin: “These were not elections, but a plebiscite”

Russia needs radical economic reforms, prevention of an arms race and a big war Press Release, 19.03.2018                       Grigory Yavlinsky took part in the meeting of Vladimir Putin with other candidates for the presidency of Russia. Yavlinsky said at the meeting that “the procedure held […]

Emilia Slabunova detained at an action dedicated to Mother’s Day in Moscow

The politician spoke against the construction of a giant observation wheel Press Release, 11.03.2018 Police has detained Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova in Ostankino, Moscow, at the action dedicated to Mother’s Day. The action was organised by the Council of Municipal Deputies of the Ostankino district. The event was dedicated, among other things, to the residents’ […]

Only after presidential candidate Yavlinsky interfered, unlawful infill construction in Kravchenko street, Moscow, was abolished

Press Release, 05.03.2018 Oleg Volkov, head of the South-West District of Moscow, announced today that construction of a 17-storey block of flats instead of a children’s playground in one of the yards in Kravchenko street was abolished.  Yesterday presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky and leader of the Moscow branch of Yabloko Sergei Mitrokhin participated in the […]

Grigory Yavlinsky visited the Krasnoyarsk Territory

The presidential candidate met with residents of Krasnoyarsk and Zheleznogorsk Press Release, 20.02.2018 On 19 February, presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky visited the Krasnoyarsk Territory. The first half of the day he spent in the city of Zheleznogorsk, where he met with the team of city electric networks company and the head of the city administration. […]

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: […]

A year without Alexei Yablokov

An outstanding scientist and person passed away on January 10, 2017 An outstanding environemntal scientist and founder of Yabloko’s Green Russia faction Alexei Yablokov passed away a year ago. Alexei Yablokov probably was the first prominent scientist who realised the an environmentalist can and must engage in politics in modern Russia. And he became a […]

The Krasnoyarsk branch of Yabloko calls for a “greener” city budget

Alexander Kolotov made a speech at public hearings Press Release, 5.12.2017 The draft budget of the city of Krasnoyarsk for 2018 shows that creation of an eco-friendly urban environment is still not a priority goal in the city administration policies. This was stated by Alexander Kolotov, Vice-Chairman of the Krasnoyarsk regional branch of Yabloko at […]

Yabloko demands to establish a radiation security council in Krasnoyarsk

Press release based on an article by Yulia Starinova, 04.12.2017 Alexander Kolotov, Chair of the Krasnoyarsk branch of Yabloko’s Green Russia faction, addressed Alexander Uss, the acting governor of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, with a demand to establish a radiation security council in the region.

Yabloko calls authorities to determine the source and cause of ruthenium emissions in Chelyabinsk Region

Press release, 24.11.2017 The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko considers the emissions of radioactive isotope ruthenium-106 at the nuclear facility Mayak in Ozersk a radiation accident and calls [the authorities] to determine the sight of the accident and determine its causes.

Mikhail Amosov managed to make the authorities conduct independent verification of the Radium Institute

Press Release, 24.10.2017 The Public Prosecutor’s Office of St. Petersburg has organised another inspection of the leakage of radioactive waste. The Public Prosecutor’s Office of St. Petersburg has organised another inspection of the leakage of radioactive waste in the of the Radium Institute. The inspection was made on of the request of Mikhail Amosov, Yabloko’s […]