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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



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’s Views'

St. Petersburg branch of Yabloko commemorated victims of the Second World War

Press release, 08.05.2017 On 8 May, deputies of Yabloko’s faction in the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly and party activists commemorated victims of the Second World War laying flowers at the memorial at the Piskaryovskoye Cemetery.

Lev Shlosberg made a speech at a rally of trade unions

Press release, 02.05.2017 On 1 May, deputy of the Pskov Region Legislative Assembly Lev Shlosberg made a speech at a rally organised by trade unions. “Today a wonderful word is pronounced here – solidarity. Solidarity is our answer to injustice,” the politician said addressing the public.

Yabloko participates in a demonstration for the protection of St. Petersburg

Press release, 02.05.2017 On May 1, the St. Petersburg branch of Yabloko participated in a demonstration for the protection of the city. Yabloko’s Federal Political Committee member Mikhail Amosov, Bureau member Anatoly Golov and Human Right Committee member Natalia Yevdokimova headed the column of historic preservation activists.

Chair of the Volgograd branch of Yabloko calls for the resignation of the governor

Press release, 13.04.2017 Chair of the Volgograd branch of Yabloko Galina Boldyreva called for the resignation of the governor at the rally against the deterioration of the social and economic situation in the region.

Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko conducts an action against military conscription

Press release, 10.04.2017 On 8 April, the Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko conducted an action against military conscription and and for the professional army.

Rostov branch of Yabloko holds picketing for professional army

Press release, 10.04.2017 On April 9, the Rostov branch of Yabloko held a picket for abolition of military conscription and transfer to a professional army. Chair of the regional party branch Irina Safronova and leader of the regional branch of Yabloko Youth Andrei Sklyarov took part in the action.

Each of us has a few lines by Yevgeny Yevtushenko that are dear to heart

On the death of Yevgeny Yevtushenko Grigory Yalvinsky web-site 02.04.2017 [Great Russian poet] Yevgeny Yevtushenko, at the absolute recognition of his poems, quotes and songs written on his poems, never became a ‘glamour’ classic – he was alive, and [as his favourite Russian poet Boris Pasternak wrote] managed to “Save face, persistently and wholly, And […]

YABLOKO to participate in the March in support of St. Petersburg

Press release, 03.03.2017 The St. Petersburg branch of YABLOKO will participate in the Demonstration in support of St. Petersburg on March 19. Such a decision was made by the regional council of the party branch. Boris Vishnevsky, the leader of YABLOKO’s faction in the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly, will join the organising committee of the […]

Mikhail Gorbachev turns 86!

Greetings form Grigory Yavlinsky, video, 02.03.2016 Mikhail Gorbachev gave freedom to hundred millions of people. The freedom for which a few people [dared] to fight and all the rest did not even dream of it. It is unbelievable but the genius General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union suddenly decided that one […]

Greetings on Sergei Kovalyov’s Birthday

Greetings from Emilia Slabunova, 02.03.2017 Dear Sergei Adamovich! Happy Birthday! Now we need your experience in protection of human rights, in reviving an honest civil sense within the society, in the ability to carry on a tough and principled dialogue with the authorities more than ever. Your presence in public life is of great importance […]

Police detained the organisers of a rally in memory of Boris Nemtsov in Stavropol

Press release, 22.02.2017 Police has detained Kirill Bobro, YABLOKO Youth leader in Stavropol, south Russia, and two party activists. The law enforcement claim that the picket, which the activists held for days ago by the FSB security service building , had not been authorized by the city hall. Kirill Bobro is on of the organisers […]

Nizhny Novgorod branch of YABLOKO to participate in a demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov

Press release, 13.02.2017 On February 26, activists of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of YABLOKO will participate in a demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov.

Boris Vishnevsky: Protest against transfer of St. Isaac’s Cathedral to the gratis use of the Orthodox Church frightened the authorities

Press release, 13.02.2017 “The authorities throw hysterics about St. Isaac’s Cathedral since they are not secure of their victory,” Boris Vishnevsky, leader of the YABLOKO faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly, noted at the meeting with voters.

Residents of St.Petersburg came to the centre of the city protesting against transfer of the iconic landmark of the city – St.Isaac’s Cathedral – to the Russian Orthodox Church

Boris Vishnevsky, leader of the YABLOKO faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly, was one of the organisers of the action Based on publications in the Russian media, 30.01.2017

Vologda branch of YABLOKO conducted picketing for affordable education

Press release, 30.01.2017 On January 28, the activists of the Vologda branch of YABLOKO conducted a picket dedicated to educational issues.

YABLOKO commemorated victims of the siege of Leningrad

Press release, 27.01.2017 On 27 January, the anniversary of the lifting of the siege of Leningrad, YABLOKO representatives laid flowers at the memorial in Moscow and St.Petersburg.

YABLOKO activists in Kaliningrad attacked during a protest action

Press release, 25.01.2017 Today YABLOKO activists and Ivan Privalov, Chair of the Baltiysk city branch of YABLOKO, have been attacked during a protest action against conversion of recreation land, dunes, coast protection boards into development area.

YABLOKO commemorates anti-fascists Stanislav Markelov and Anastasia Baburova

Press release, 19.01.2017 YABLOKO leaders and activists laid flowers at the site where lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova had been murdered by neo-Nazis eight years ago.

Season’s Greetings from Emilia Slabunova

Greetings from YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova, 30.12.2016 Dear Friends! I wish you a Happy New Year and a Merry Christmas on behalf of the YABLOKO party! We are saying goodbye to a year which was not quite easy. I wish that 2017 will become the year to overcome the crisis and difficulties. Only together we […]

New Year’s Greetings from Grigory Yavlinsky