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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 'Russia-Eu relations'

We rolled right back to North Korea

Grigory Yavlinsky’s Facebook page, 14.02.2016 “We rolled back to the times of a new Cold War,” such a vauge statement was made by Dmitry Medvedev in Munich, and all media wrote that Dmitry Mededev “had declared the start of the Cold War”. This means that the society is already prepared for a war, it is […]

YABLOKO calls on the Russian Foreign Ministry to support the UN resolution on human rights defenders

Statement of YABLOKO Bureau, 18.12.2015 On 25 November, 2015, the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly adopted the draft resolution entitled “Recognizing the role of human rights defenders and the need for their protection”. The UN General Assembly resolution urges the states to recognize the important and legitimate role of human rights defenders, condemn […]

Operation in Syria and the threats to the national security

Statement by YABLOKO Political Committee, 16.11.2015 Russia’s political leaders initiated a one-sided interference into the Syrian armed conflict on one of the sides without coordinating it with the potential allies. This interference is accompanied by tough ideological anti-Americanism, anti-European and self-isolating foreign policy, and a sustainably antidemocratic model within the country, when the propaganda firmly […]

After Paris 11/13

Vedomosti, 16.11.2015 By Grigory Yavlinsky First, we can hope that now it is clear to all where the enemy is. Everyone in Russia (except those who complete lost heads in their hatred of the West, but there are not so many such people) feels the blows of mortal danger coming to us from the Paris […]

Sergei Mitrokhin discussed problems of Eastern partnership in the European Parliament

Press Release, 18.06.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin took part in the round table on the problems of Eastern partnership conducted by the ALDE Group in the European Parliament.

Sergei Mitrokhin becomes the first Russian politician to participate in the People’s Meeting in Denmark

Press Release, 16.06.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin is taking part is the so-called People’s Meeting of democrats (Folkemødet) which has been held in Bornholm, Denmark, for the fifth year already.

Entry ban to the RF for an MP of Bundestag is a proof of Russia’s inappropriate foreign policies

Statement by the YABLOKO party, 26.05.2015 The YABLOKO party expresses protest against the refusal of entry to the Russian Federation to Karl-Georg Wellmann, MP of the German Bundestag deputy from the Christian Democratic Union (SDU).

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.

Discussion “Ukraine: Perspectives for a Democratic Future in Europe?”

Synopsis of Grigory Yavlinsky’s speech at Forum 2000, Prague, on October 13, 2014, 14.00 Forum 2000* Prague, October 12 – 15, 2014 1. I and my political supporters are strongly against the present Russia’s policies towards Ukraine: we are against the war between Russia and Ukraine. We do not agree with the annexation of Crimea, […]

Grigory Yavlinsky at Forum 2000, Prague, 2014

Systemic Change, Economic Reforms, and Democracy: What Have We Learned? | 2014 Forum 2000 Ukraine: Perspectives for a Democratic Future in Europe? | 2014 Forum 2000

Yavlinsky:Foundation of true peace between Russia and Ukraine is their movement to Europe together

Press Release, 15.10.2014 The foundation of true peace between Russia and Ukraine can become only the solidarity of their goals which are the movement to Europe. This was the statement made by the YABLOKO founder Grigory Yavlinsky at the international conference “Forum 2000” which took place in Prague. Yavlinsky claims that Europe needs integration with […]

YABLOKO to participate in Peace March

Press Release, 11.09.2014 The all-Russia Peace March will take place on September 21 in Moscow. The YABLOKO party is the co-organiser of the march. The march is authorized for 50 thousand people and will start from Pushkinskya metro station and proceed to Prospekt Akademika Sakharova.

De hemliga soldaterna

SVT, 08.09.2014 Ryssland fortsätter att förneka att man sänder soldater till kriget i Ukraina. Men nu börjar makthavarna få problem på hemmaplan med uppgifter som sprids via sociala medier om sårade soldater, hemliga begravningar och hela försvunna kompanier. SVT:s korrespondent besökte Sankt Petersburg och Pskov för att ta reda på mer om det hemliga kriget.

Russian authorities must end impunity for attacks on journalists, says OSCE Representative following another attack in Pskov

OSCE, 30.08.2014 VIENNA, 30 August 2014 – OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today called for the Russian authoities to fully investigate and prosecute all attacks on journalists following an attack against journalist Lev Schlosberg in Pskov, in western Russia.

The Russian interior must classify the criminal case of an attack on Lev Shlosberg as “infringement on life of a public figure” rather than “hooliganism”

Press Release, 08/31/2014 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin said that the decision of the interior of the Pskov region to file a criminal case on the attack on YABLOKO’s Lev under “hooliganism” represented a “mockery” of an investigation.

Местен лидер на руската опозиционна партия ”Яблоко” бе пребит

30.08.2014, Лидерът на опозиционната партия “Яблоко” в Псковка област и депутат от местния парламент Лев Шлосберг е бил пребит в петък вечерта и има тежка черепно-мозъчна травма, съобщават руските медии, цитирани от ”Дневник”.

Action in memory of Malaysia Airlines Boeing crash victims

Press Release,25.08.2014 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin and the activists of the party laid flowers to the Dutch Embassy in memory of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing crach victims. Forty days went by since the tragedy.

Boris Vishnevsky: The innocent will answer for the guilty

Boris Vishnevsky’s blog at the Echo Moskvi website, 08.08.2014 When Magnitsky bill was introduced Putin and his escort responded with anti-orphan law.

Youth YABLOKO in Novosibirsk conducted picketing against Putin’s sanctions

Press Release, 08.08.2014 On August 8, member of the Novosibirsk Youth YABLOKO Kirill Maryin conducted one-person picketing against anti-Western and anti-Russian sanctions introduced by Putin which limit the customers rights.

Putin’s sanctions hit on the citizens of Russia

Statement by the YABLOKO party, 07.08.2014 The introduction of counter measures on behalf of Putin’s Administration in respond to the economic sanctions of the West gives an impulse to a new wave of the multilateral international conflict. The measures banning the food import from a number of countries have been taken only to make a […]