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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'

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 […]

The Moscow Spring festival turned into a cover for sharing budget funds by the Moscow city authorities

Press Release, 18.04.2016 The tender for public procurement for the Moscow Spring 2016 festival has been accompanied by numerous violations, and its only participant is connected with the Moscow authorities, says Sergei Mitrokhin, member of the Federal Political Committee of the YABLOKO party and head of YABLOKO’s Anti-Corruption Centre. Sergei Mitrokhin demands that the Public […]

YABLOKO demands that Moscow Metro Chief must be dismissed

Press release, 15.03.2016 The activists of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO conduted a picket demanding to dismiss Dmitry Pegov, Moscow Metro Chief. Deputy Chairs of Moscow YABLOKO Galina Mikhaleva and Grigory Semyonov participated in the action.

YABLOKO supported a rally against infill construction in Tyoply Stan district of Moscow

Press release, 16.02.2016 On 14 February, a rally against an infill construction took place in the Tyoply Stan district, Moscow. Over 500 people came to protest against the plans to construct a multistory building right in the middle of the boulevard which divides two residential area. The participants of the action unveiled the documents that […]

Ex-Mayor of Petrozavodsk: I made the system change and was deprived of the post for this

Deutsche Welle, 03.02.2016 By Nikita Batalov Galina Shirshina, ex-Mayor of Petrozavodsk, gave DW an interview about threats to take her to court, participation in elections to the State Duma and her fight against the system. After a loud dismissal of Galina Shirshina, Mayor of Petrozavodsk, the interest of the media has been once again focused […]

YABLOKO supports residents’ protest against infill construction

Press release, 04.02.2016 On 3 February, a rally against the infill construction took place in the Tyeply Stan district, Moscow. More than 200 came to express protest against the construction of a hotel which was not agreed with the local residents. Grigory Semyonov, a municipal deputy in the Cheryemushki district of Moscow and Deputy Chair […]

The Court confirmed dismissal of Galina Shirshina from the post of Petrozavodsk Mayor

The decision can be appealed against in the Supreme Court of the Republic of Karelia through the Petrozavodsk City Court TASS, 21.01.2016 The Petrozavodsk City Court confirmed the dismissal of Galina Shirshina from the post of Mayor of Petrozavodsk, the capital of Karelia, [initiated by deputies of the Petrozavodsk City Council]. This was reported by […]

Residents of Petrozavodsk intend to deprive of mandates those city councilors who voted for the dismissal of the ex-Mayor

Novaya Gazeta, 18.01.2016 Photo: Galina Shirshina, ex-Mayor of Petrozavodsk. Photo by RIA Novosti Residents of Petrozavodsk intend to deprive of mandates those city councilors who voted for the dismissal of the ex-Mayor Galina Shirshina. The TASS agency informs that the motion on registration of the initiative group for conducting a local referendum has been submitted […]