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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

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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 'YABLOKO against Corruption'

“Anti-Corruption Enforcement: Modern Technologies” book to be launched in St. Petersburg

Press release, 23.01.2017 On January 26, Mikhail Gorny will launch a book “Anti-Corruption Enforcement: Modern Technologies” which was published under his editorship. The event will take place within YABLOKO’s school of modern politics.

Sergei Mitrokhin: Moscow Mayor’s idea to deprive small businesses of judicial rights violates the Constitution

Press release, 12.01.2017 Sergei Mitrokhin, member of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee, head of the Anti-corruption Centre of the party, calls Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev not to support the initiative of Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin on depriving small business of the right to dispute the monetary value of the premises, that are bought back from the […]

Sergei Mitrokhin calls Muscovites to participate in public hearings

Press release, 19.12.2016 Sergei Mitrokhin, Chair of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, calls the Muscovites to participate in the public hearings on urban planning, see expositions and send written requests.

Alexei Karnaukhov participated in a discussion on political corruption

Press release, 15.12.2016 Deputy head of YABLOKO’s anti-corruption centre Alexei Karnaukhov participated in a discussion on political corruption. The event was conducted by Transparency International Russia.

Altai branch of YABLOKO claims that chair of the city council must comply with the law

Press release, 30.11.2016 Chair of YABLOKO’s branch in the Republic of Altai Nina Dumnova forwarded an appeal to the prosecutor of the Gorno-Altaisk city Yuri Kukhanov demanding to check whether chair of the city council Yuri Nechayev complies with the law.

YABLOKO undermines an oligarch’s monopoly of school textbooks

Press release, 21.10.2016 On YABLOKO’s claim, the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service conducted an investigation and found out that the Moscow State Department of Education violated the anti-monopoly legislation by ordering schools to buy textbooks published by the Prosveshcheniye Publishing House. The Federal Anti-Monopoly Service issued instructions to the Moscow Department of Education to rectify the discovered […]

YABLOKO demands that the authorities must stop intimidating YABLOKO activists in Zhukovsky, the Moscow Region

Press Release, 28.09.2016 Today YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova, forwarded YABLOKO statement to the law enforcement and Public Prosecutor on persecution and intimidation of YABLOKO activists in Zhukovsky, the Moscow Region.

Igor Artemyev: Prices on medicines maybe overstated by 160 times in Russia

RIA-Novosti, 27.08.2016 Prices on medicines containing the same substances, but sold in Russia under different trademarks, are in some cases overstated by 160 times, said Igor Artemyev, head of the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service and member of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee.

Grigory Yavlinsky on the IOC decision and the necessity of changes in Russian sports

Specially for the website, 25.07.2016 The day before the IOC decided not to ban all Russian team from the Rio Olympics 2016. Chair of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee Grigory Yavlinsky told the journalists whether the IOC decision was political and what should one do to change the situation with Russian sports for the better.

YABLOKO Anticorruption Policy Centre detected use of administrative resource by candidates from the ruling United Russia

Press Release, 21.07.2016 YABLOKO Anticorruption Policy Centre headed by Sergei Mitrokhin pointed out four cases of massive use of administrative resource by candidates from the ruling United Russia party in their parliamentary election campaign. Sergei Mitrokhin, member of the Federal Political Committee and head of Anti-Corruption Policy Centre, informed head of the Central Electoral Commission […]

Grigory Yavlinsky on the doping scandal: There are lies in every cell of the system

Grigory Yavlinsky’s Facebook page, 19.07.2016 The report which was published by the World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday shows all the world what is really going on in Russia. Alexander Bortnikov [director of the FSB -Federal Security Service] has nothing to do with the doping test manipulations of the FSB officers … Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko […]

The government supported Sergei Mitrokhin’s initiative to ban rent of luxury cars for state officials

Press Release, 13.07.2016 The Finance Ministry proposes to prohibit for top state officials to rent expensive powerful cars. YABLOKO Anticorruption Policy Centre launched this initiative some time ago.

Tragedy in Karelia

Condolences by Emilia Slabunova, 20.06.2016 A tragedy in a children’s camp in Karelia shocked everyone. We express our condolences to those who lost children, who was tormented by uncertainty about the fate of their next of kin. This tragedy demonstrated negligence and indifference, violations of laws, most importantly of human unwritten laws, that are so […]

Moscow YABLOKO supports residents defending Torfyanka park

Press release, 06.06.2016 Member of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee and Chair of the Moscow party branch Sergei Mitrokhin arrived at the Torfyanka park in northeastern Moscow to support the local resident, who are protesting against the illegal attempts to construct an Orthodox church in the territory of the park.

YABLOKO launches Golden Toilet Brush 2016 Anti-Prize

Press Release, 19.05.2016 YABLOKO announced open public nomination for the Golden Toilet Brush 2016 Anti-Prize. The prize is made in the form of golden toilet brush and will be awarded to officials for the most absurd and wasteful purchase of the year.

YABLOKO conducted a picket in protest of the sentence to Svetlana Chechil

Press release, 28.04.2016 Today Deputy Chair of YABLOKO Nikolai Rybakov, First Deputy Chair of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO Galina Mikhaleva and party activists have conducted a series of one-person pickets in protest of the sentence to member of YABLOKO Federal Council Svetlana Chechil. The action took place outside the Prosecutor General’s Office in Moscow.

Svetlana Chechil must be released!

Statement by the YABLOKO party, 28.04.2016 The decision of the Petrozavodsk City Court to sentence Svetlana Chechil, member of YABLOKO’s Federal Council, to 1.5 years in a penal colony is a reprisal against political opponents of Governor of the Republic of Karelia Alexander Khudilainen.

Member of YABLOKO Federal Council convicted by Karelian court

Press Release, 28.04.2016 On 27 April, Petrozavodsk City Court sentenced Svetlana Chechil, member of YABLOKO’s Federal Council, to 1.5 years in a penal colony. Today, YABLOKO will hold pickets by the Public Prosecutor General’s Office protesting against such a decision. Nikolay Rybakov, Deputy Chairman of the party, and Galina Mikhaleva, Deputy Chair of the Moscow […]

YABLOKO Bureau: it is necessary to conduct an investigation into the activities of the Russian officials indicated in the Panama Papers

Press Release, 22.04.2016 The Bureau of the YABLOKO party issued a statement demanding to conduct an investigation into the activities of all of the state officials mentioned in the Panama Papers.

Smart Power and YABLOKO launched a website for control over budget expenses

Press release based on the article by ZakS.Ru, 20.04.2016 The Smart Power movement [founded by Grigory Yavlisnky and YABLOKO’s supporters] and deputies of YABLOKO faction in the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg have lunched the Public Control online project which will allow the citizens of St.Petersburg to learn detailed information about the spending of budgetary funds […]