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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

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.

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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’ time he reported that he had been dismissed from the school because “local authorities disapprove of his participation in the public life of Sergiyev Posad”.

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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.

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The 80th anniversary of The Great Terror

logotip_1_2Statement by the Yabloko party, 31.07.2017

These days the country commemorates the victims of The Great Terror.

We have not recovered from the consequences of this tragedy in 80 years’ time. Neglect of millions of lives, suppression of the personality by the inhumane system, fear – this is what defined the vector of development of our country for years to come. Read more »

Yabloko Youth calls for investigation of the murder of journalist Timur Kuashev

Press release, 31.07.2017

On 31 July, activists of the Moscow Yabloko Youth conducted a series of one-person pickets by the Investigative Committee demanding to investigated the murder of journalist and Yabloko member Timur Kuashev.

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Collection of signatures for Russia’s withdrawal from the war in Syria launched in Moscow within the framework of Grigory Yavlinsky presidential election campaign

Press release, 31.07.2017

Collection of signatures for Russia’s withdrawal from the war in Syria was launched in Moscow within the framework of the Time to Return Home campaign targeted at allotting federal budget funds to Russia’s domestic development, not to foreign policy ambitions and adventures. Time to Return Home is a part of Grigory Yavlinsky presidential election campaign.

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

logotip1Press 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. Read more »

Academician Yuri Ryzhov passes away

Condolences from Grigory Yavlinsky, 29.07.2017

Yuri Alexeyevich Ryzhov was the person, whose participation in politics gave politics and the country a smart and humane face. His service as a deputy and a diplomat will remain an example of a stainless and disinterested service to Russia by a person, scientist, intellectual, who views his civil duty this way – honestly and uncompromisingly.

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Galina Mikhaleva presented Yabloko’s gender programme at the Public Chamber

Press release, 28.07.2017

On 27 July, Chair of Yabloko’s Gender faction Galina Mikhaleva participated in a round table on “Protection from discrimination in employer-employee relationship in Russia: current problems and the strategy of actions”, which took place at the Public Chamber.
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Emilia Slabunova visited North Ossetia to support Yabloko’s list of candidates for the regional parliament

Press release, 28.07.2017

On July 26-27, Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova visited the Republic of North Ossetia to support Yabloko’s list of candidates for the regional parliament. The party collected 2,782 signatures in order to go through the municipal filter. On 26 July, the activists brought the signatures to the regional electoral commission.

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Yabloko’s Anti-Corruption Policy Centre: Reconstruction of the Central House of the Entrepreneur at the cost of 916 million roubles resulted in a fire

Press release, 28.07.2017

A fire broke out at the Central House of the Entrepreneur, where the 35mm cinema is situated. The news was reported by the owners of the cinema. A female employee of the cinema is reported to have been injured but she was rescued by the fire brigade.

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

logotip1Press 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. Read more »

Lev Shlosberg: The ruling party turns elections into a dump

shlosberg_2Press release, 25.07.2017

A single ballot day will take place in the Pskov Region on 10 July. The Pskov branch of Yabloko nominated 251 candidates. Read more »

Grigory Yavlinsky visited the city of Vladimir

The politician supported Yabloko’s Time to Return Home anti-war campaign

Press release, 21.07.2017

YABLOKO’s presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky visited the city of Vladimir to support the Time to Return a home anti-war campaign, which became part of his election campaign.image Read more »

The attack on Stanislav Yegorov must be investigated immediately!

Statement by the Regional Council of the Voronezh branch of Yabloko, 24.07.2017

Civil activist Stanislav Yegorov, 68, was attacked in Voronezh. Three unidentified men burst into his flat and severely beat him with bats at about 4 a.m. on 23 July. Yegorov is at hospital at the moment. He was diagnosed with concussion of the brain as well as fractures of nose, jaw and a leg.

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Moscow authorities try to prohibit Yabloko’s anti-war pickets in the city centre

logotip1Press release, 21.07.2017
The prefecture of the central administrative district of Moscow prohibited Yabloko from holding pickets as part of the Time to Return Home anti-war campaign in the city centre on 24 July. Read more »

Nikolai Rybakov arrived in Nizhny Novgorod to support Time to Return Home anti-war campaign

Press release, 20.07.2017

On 19 July, Yabloko Deputy Chair Nikolai Rybakov supported Yabloko’s Time to Return Home anti-war campaign as part of his visit to Nizhny Novgorod. Collection of signatures for Russia’s withdrawal from the war in Syria was launched in different cities of Russia within the framework of Grigory Yavlinsky’s presidential campaign.

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Lyudmila Alexeyeva, founder of the Moscow Helsinki Group, turns 90!

Greetings on behalf of Emilia Slabunova and Grigory Yavlinsky, 20.07.2017

Dear Lyudmila Mikhailovna!

You have been struggling for human rights, resisting the repressive system of the state, addressing people with the hope that they will understand your stance and persuading them that there is nothing more important than freedom your entire life and continue doing it now. Such devotion to yourself, your mission and principles, which you considered to be the most important already in your young days, make me admire you. You are one of those people whom we can call the conscience of the nation.

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Yabloko collected about 50,000 signatures for Russia’s withdrawal from war in Syria

Press release, 17.07.2017

In less than a month Yabloko has collected about 50,000 signatures as part of Grigory Yavlinsky’s Time to Return Home campaign aimed at Russia’s withdrawal from military conflicts and allotment of federal budget funds to Russia’s domestic development.

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Roizman and Yavlinsky call for boycott of gubernatorial elections in the Sverdlovsk Region

Press release, 18.07.2017

Yevgeny Roizman, oppositional Mayor of Yekaterinburg and Yabloko’s candidate in the gubernatorial elections of the Sverdlovsk Region, has announced the end of his election campaign and has called his supporters to boycott the forthcoming gubernatorial elections in the region. His call has been supported by Grigory Yavlinsky, the head of Yabloko’s Federal Political Committee. Today the politicians have given a press conference in Moscow.

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