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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 'Local and Municipal Elections 2017'

Another Yabloko’s candidate for municipal deputy attacked

Press release, 11.08.2017 On 10th August, Alexandra Parushina, the incumbent municipal deputy of the Khamovniki district, Moscow, was beaten and pushed into a ditch by unidentified persons. The deputy was taken to a hospital and diagnosed with brain concussion.

Yabloko’s campaigners attacked in Barnaul

Press release, 09.08.2017 On 9th August, a man attacked Yabloko’s picket that was held as part of the election campaign to the Barnaul City Duma, the Altai Territory.

Four Yabloko’s candidates withdrawn from the municipal elections in Moscow

The party claims that the decision is unlawful and will challenge it Press release, 08.07.2017 The Savelovsky district court of Moscow withdrawn Yabloko’s candidates Anna Paderina, Nikita Krivonosov, Maria Solyenova and Artyem Zhyrokhov from the municipal elections. Upon preliminary information, the main ground for the withdrawal was the lack of the notarised lists of signatures […]

The electoral commission distrust the people who put their signatures in support of Yabloko’s candidate

Press release, 07.08.2017 On 4th August, the territorial electoral commission of the Sovetsky district, Nizhny Novgorod, refused to register Deputy Chair of the regional Yabloko branch Oleg Rodin as candidate for a deputy of the city parliament. The head of the commission Alexei Kamrakov refused to listen to the people who came to the meeting […]

Yabloko’s list of candidates for the Barnaul City Duma registered

Press release, 03.08.2017 On 3 August, the list of candidates of the Altai Territory branch of Yabloko for the Barnaul City Duma elections was registered by the city electoral commission.

Teacher of the Year dismissed from school for running the elections as Yabloko’s candidate

Based on the article by Radio Liberty, 02.08.2017 Teacher of the world artistic culture Alexander Demakhin, 32, decided to participate in the forthcoming municipal elections in Sergiyev Posad, the Moscow Region, of 10 September, 2017, as Yabloko’s candidate. He brought the documents to the territorial electoral commission in the end of July. In several days’ […]

Yabloko goes into Moscow municipal elections with the initiative to introduce direct democracy and local referendums

Press release, 01.08.2017 Yabloko’s candidates for the municipal elections in Moscow will stand for the citizens’ right to hold local referendums. Yabloko leaders have announced this at a press conference today.

Yabloko leaders to give a press conference on the municipal campaign of the party in Moscow

Press release, 31.07.2017 Tomorrow, 1st August, Yabloko leaders will give a press conference on the municipal campaign of the party in Moscow and will tell about the candidates in the Rosbalt press centre.

Emilia Slabunova to visit North Ossetia to support Yabloko’s list of candidates for the regional parliament

Press release, 25.07.2017 Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova will visit the Republic of North Ossetia to support Yabloko’s list of candidates for the regional parliament. The visit will take place on 26 and 27 June.

Ex-political prisoner Yevgeny Vitishko elected Chair of the Krasnodar Territory branch of Yabloko

Press release, 17.07.2017 On 16 July, a prominent environmental activist and ex-political prisoner Yevgeny Vitishko was elected Chair of the Krasnodar Territory branch of Yabloko. In January 2014 Vitishlo, known for his criticisms of the environmental impact of the Sochi Winter Olympics, was sentenced to a three-year imprisonment by the Krasnodar Regional Court for spray-painting […]

Yabloko nominated 1007 candidates for Moscow municipal elections

Press release, 07.07.2017 The conference of the Moscow branch of Yabloko nominated 1007 candidates in 125 districts for the Moscow municipal elections – an unexampled number of candidates for an opposition party.

Yabloko nominated 931 candidates for municipal deputies in Moscow and will nominate even more

Press release, 30.06.2017 The Regional Council of the Moscow branch of Yabloko nominated 931 candidates for municipal deputies in 119 districts of Moscow on June 29. Next week more candidates will be nominated and it is likely that the party will nominate over a thousand candidates on the whole.

The Moscow Manifesto 2017

Entering the campaign for the election of municipal deputies of Moscow, we, the undersigned, are declaring the following: We share the values ​​of democracy, human rights, the rule of law and inviolability of private property. We support the principles of the division of powers, full-fledged local self-government, transparency of the legislative and the executive authorities […]

YABLOKO candidates to municipal deputies to sign YABLOKO’s Moscow Manifesto 2017

Press Release, 30.05.2017 Candidates for Moscow municipal deputies wishing to run from the YABLOKO party must sign the Moscow Manifesto 2017 prepared by the party. By signing the document, the candidates confirm their adherence to democratic values ​​and undertake to work for a significant expansion of the powers of local self-government in Moscow.

Lev Shlosberg calls the residents to participate in the municipal elections

Press release, 22.05.2017 Chair of the Pskov branch of Yabloko, deputy of Pskov Region Legislative Assembly Lev Shlosberg address the residents of the Pskov Region with a call to participate in the forthcoming municipal elections as Yabloko’s candidates.

Yabloko announces the start of the municipal election campaign in Moscow

Press release, 15.05.2017 The Yabloko is announcing the start of the municipal election campaign in Moscow and is inviting civil activists, who want to participate in the elections, to become Yabloko’s candidates.

Candidates Support Centre opens in Moscow

Press release, 10.04.2017 Yabloko made a decision to open the Candidates Support Centre as part of preparation for local elections in Moscow, which will take place in September 2017. The Centre will function within Yabloko’s campaign headquarters.

The School of Municipal Deputy to hold a meeting

Press release, 03.02.2017 On February 6, YABLOKO’s School of Municipal Deputy will hold another meeting.

YABLOKO holds the first meeting of The School of Municipal Deputy

Press Release, 23.11.2016 On November 22, the Moscow branch of YABLOKO held the first seminar of the School of Municipal Deputy, a new project launched by YABLOKO, for all the potential candidates to municipal deputies, their teams and volunteers. YABLOKO activists from different Russian regions participated in the seminar via webinar.

YABLOKO launches School of Municipal Deputy

Press Release, 17.11.2016 The Moscow branch of YABLOKO invites all the potential candidates to municipal deputies, their teams and volunteers to participate in the seminars of the School of Municipal Deputy, a new project launched by YABLOKO. The first seminar will take place on 22 November.