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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

THE DEMOCRATIC MANIFESTO

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 DECISIONS:

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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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

Realeconomik

The Hidden Cause of the Great Recession (And How to Avert the Nest One)

by Dr. Grigory Yavlinsky

Resoulution
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
www.svobodanews.ru
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

Demodernization
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

IT IS IMPORTANT!

 

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 'Governance'

Yabloko proposes to enshrine in the Constitution that torture is a serious crime

Press Release, 21.02.2020 Photo (from left to right): Ivan Bolshakov, Nikolai Rybakov and Valery Goryachev. The Federal Bureau of the Yabloko Party proposes to include into the Constitution a clause running that torture is a serious crime. A complaint of torture should be the basis for the immediate initiation of criminal proceedings. A verdict can […]

One hundred years of lawlessness: is Putin legitimate?

Grigory Yavlinsky’s Facebook page, 18.02.2020 Konstantin Aranovsky, Judge of the Constitutional Court, called the USSR an illegitimate state, and the Soviet state bodies “illegal party-state power bodies”, which cannot be regarded as “legal predecessors of constitutional state power”. This is an accurate and true definition.

The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko launched its regional campaign “The Constitution of Free People” at a rally in Magnitogorsk

Press Release, 17.02.2020 On 15 February, the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko launched its regional campaign “The Constitution of Free People” at a rally in Magnitogorsk, the Chelyabinsk region. The rally was organised by Kira Belaya, member of Magnitogorsk Yabloko.

Yabloko creates a party commission to draft constitutional amendments alternative to Vladimir Putin’s

Press Release, 31.01.2020 Yabloko has created a party commission to draft constitutional amendments alternative to those of President Putin’s. This decision was made today by the Party Bureau. Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov will head the commission. The Executive Secretary of the commission will be Ivan Bolshakov, Yabloko Deputy Chairman.

Lecture by Vladimir Ryzhkov “Constitutional reform: what will happen and how it should be?”

Press Release, 30.01.2020 The Yabloko Party University resumes its work. Speeches of famous politicians, political scientists, social scientists and economists (Igor Nikolayev, Grigory Amnuel, Yevgeny Gontmakher, Nikolai Petrov, Tatyana Vorozheykina and others) are planned in the curriculum. Classes will be held mainly on Wednesdays at 19.00.

The political situation in Russia at the beginning of 2020 and the need for real change

Statement by the Yabloko Federal Political Committee, 28.01.2020 The 2020 Presidential Address [to the Federal Assembly], amendments to the Constitution hastily introduced [by the government], and formation of a new government of the Russian Federation testify to the policies of the authorities that led the country into a dead end are maintained. The main thing […]

Public Constitutional Committee on the alternative amendments to the Constitution

Press Release, 24.01.2020 The Public Constitutional Committee has begun work on an alternative package of amendments to the Constitution. This was announced at a briefing in Moscow by its founders – Yegeny Gontmakher, Leonid Nikitinsky, Vladimir Ryzhkov and Grigory Yavlinsky. The Public Advisory Council, which will include Tamara Morshchakova and Mikhail Krasnov, authors of the […]

Amendments to the Constitution have to be developed by those who will live here

Grigory Yalvinsky’s Facebook page, 22.01.2020 The breakdown of the Constitution proposed by the President and furnished with decorative procedures, is not only an already familiar manifestation of disrespect for the people, but also, above all, a manifestation of the political vector: towards not only preserving the current system, but making it even more authoritarian, closed […]

President makes a move to g1

Emilia Slabunova on the key amendment to the Constitution Novaya Gazeta, 22.01.2020 The most intriguing thing in the draft amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, introduced by the President to the State Duma, the most intriguing thing is the paragraph “g.1” proposed by him to Article 83, which defines the powers of the […]

Yabloko to form a council on the development of alternative amendments to the Constitution and seek their consideration in a referendum

Statement by Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of the Federal Political Committee of Yabloko, 19.01.2020 President Vladimir Putin has decided to make urgent changes to the Constitution. The proposals made by him in his [annual] Address [to the Federal Assembly] are vague and incomprehensible from a legal point of view. It is proposed to isolate Russia from […]

“There are no changes, there is a cementing of power”

Nikolai Rybakov on Radio Free Europe 17.01.2020 On January 16, Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov took part in the Facing the Event programme hosted by Yelena Rykovtseva. The guests of the studio – Sergey Obukhov, former State Duma deputy from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation, Mikhail Fishman, journalist from the Dozhd television channel, and […]

Putin’s proposals mean masking of the conservation of the system

Statement by Yabloko Chairman, 16.01.2020 The initiatives contained in the annual Address of President Vladimir Putin to the Federal Assembly do not cause illusions. No significant changes or democratisation of the system is expected. The declared initiatives are targeted at strengthening the political system that has developed over the past 20 years and maintaining Putin […]

“Putin is preparing a new public post for himself.” Yabloko leaders on the President’s Address to the Federal Assembly

Press Release, 15.01.2020 I his annual Address to the Federal Assembly, Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed amending the Russian Constitution, apparently aimed at preserving him at the top of state power even after 2024, when his presidential term expires. Much was said about overcoming poverty in the country, which he has been leading for more […]

Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov on the Address of Vladimir Putin to the Russian palriament

Nikolai Rybakov’s Facebook page, 15.01.2020 Today’s Presidential Address [to the parliament] has finally returned us to the Leonid Brezhnev [stagnation] period [in the USSR]: slow reading of the text written on paper, silent audience but bursting into applause at the right moments. Certainly, the directors of the event counted on resounding success of the promises […]

President’s Address to the nation: the conclusions

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 15.01.2020 Vladimir Putin has spoken with an Address to the Federal Assembly. People want change, the President said. And he proposed to amend the Constitution. So that no international courts, no international law would any longer interfere with the Construction of an isolated authoritarian (that is, sovereign, as Putin thinks) state. So […]

Lev Shlosberg: Putin has submitted proposals aimed at maintaining his system of power

Lev Shlosberg’s blog post, 15.01.2020 The main thing in Putin’s proposals today: First. Isolation of Russia from the system of international law, that is, the impossibility of protecting the rights and freedoms of Russian citizens on the basis of international law. This virtually means Russia’s withdrawal from the jurisdiction of the European Court of Human […]

Yelena Dubrovina presented Yabloko’s proposals on electoral reform at the Ural Forum of Constitutional Law Experts

Press Release, 17.10.2019 Yelena Dubrovina, member of the Federal Political Committee of the Yabloko party, head of the Centre for Legislative Initiatives of the Yabloko party, honored lawyer of Russia, candidate of legal sciences and member of the Central Electoral Commission of Russia in 1999-2017, took part in the Ural Forum of Constitutional Law Experts, […]

Memorandum of Political Alternative

Decision No 109 of Yabloko’s Federal Political Committee, 12.03.2019 The Federal Political Committee of the party adopted a new version of the “Memorandum of Political Alternative” at its meeting on 1 March. This document is mandatory for signing by party candidates in elections of all levels.

Yavlinsky on Medvedev’s plans to reform the public administration system

Video, 22.04.2016 Dmitri Medvedev is going to reform the system of public administration. For this purpose he wants to appoint a commission. Vladimir Putin supports the idea. It would look as if the Prime Minister is going to pull himself out of a mire by his own hair like Baron Munchausen.

Grigory Yavlinsky: sentence to Nadezhda Savchenko is part of the war

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 22.03.2016 The sentence passed today on Nadezhda Savchenko is inseparable from the military, political and media campaign launched by the Russian Federation against Ukraine two years ago. Unlawful actions of the Russian authorities against Ukraine also include the trial on Savchenko. And this sentence – like a shot from a gun – […]