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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

Clean Hands of the President

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 20.05.2019

Inauguration of the new President of Ukraine is taking place in Kiev. Congratulations to Vladimir Zelensky and wishes of success to him. Endlessly difficult and dangerous work is in store for him.

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The Parliament of Karelia did not support the initiative of Yabloko to punish officials for the lack of respect for human rights and freedoms

Press Release, 23.05.2019

MPs of the Legislative Assembly of Karelia did not support the initiative of Emilia Slabunova, MP of the Karelian parliament and Chair the Yabloko party, on punishment of for disrespect for human rights and freedoms.

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Yabloko activists in Tula held a series of pickets

Police confiscated the picket placards the activists used in their pickets

Press Release, 23.05.2019

On 20 May, Yabloko activists held a series of one-person pickets in the centre of Tula. One Yabloko member picketed by the regional government office.

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The fate of Oleg Sentsov and the future of our country

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 14.05.2019

It turns five years in May as Oleg Sentsov, [Ukrainian] film director, has been kept in a Russian prison – without proven guilt, a fair trial and objective investigation (it is known that no one suffered from Sentsov’s actions), but most likely, a citizen of Ukraine, 42-year-old father of two children, was sentenced in Russia to 20 years of strict regime on Putin’s personal order.

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Alexei Karnaukhov, head of Yabloko’s Anti-Corruption Policy Centre, to lanuch educational anti-corruption on-line seminars

Press Release, 14.05.2019

Alexei Karnaukhov, head of Yabloko’s Anti-Corruption Policy Centre, will launch the first educational anti-corruption course within the framework of the special project Academy. The project is initiated by Yabloko’s Anti-Corruption Policy Centre.  The special project is devoted to the methodology of civil anti-corruption investigations from how to search for information to publication of the results.

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Congratulations to Galina Shirshina on her anniversary!

12.05.2019

Today Galina Shirshina, director of the Olonets Dairy Plant and ex-mayor of Petrozavodsk from Yabloko, celebrates his birthday. Emilia Slabunova, Yabloko Chair, sends birthday greetings to Galina Shirshina:

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“War is not guns, tanks and airplanes. War is mud, hunger and suffering of people.”

On Victory Day, activists and leaders of the Yabloko party traditionally came to the Preobrazhanskoye Cemetery in Moscow

Press Release, 9.05.2019

On Victory Day, activists and leaders of the Yabloko party traditionally came to the Preobrazhanskoye Cemetery – the largest military burial in Moscow. The war should never happen again – that was the leitmotif of all the speeches at the memorial to the fallen soldiers.

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The delegation of the Yabloko party laid a wreath and flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow

Press Release, 7.05.2019

The delegation of the Yabloko party laid a wreath and flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the Alexander Garden in Moscow.

Photo: Alexander Gnezdilov, Grigory Yavlinsky, Boris Misnik, Nikolay Rybakov, Sergei Mitrokhin and Anatoly Golov.

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Aeroflot Superjet-100 crash at Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow

Condolences, 6.05.2019

Condolences to the families of those killed in the terrible accident at Sheremetyevo. 41 victims! An increasingly terrible price paid for the failures of import substitution, anti-sanctions and a “special [Russian] way”.

It is necessary to immediately stop the flights of the SSJ 100 until finding out the causes of the accident and conducting an independent expertise, check the runway Sheremetyevo, the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation should examine the use of budget funds for the SSJ 100 project.

Emilia Slabunova,

Yabloko Chair

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Tragedy in Sheremetyevo. 41 people died. Condolences to the families and nest of kin of the victims. Strength and health to all the wounded.

Grigory Yavlinsky,

Chairman of Yabloko’s Federal Political Committee

Grigory Yavlinsky: The Kremlin Is the Birthplace of Our Fear

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 5.05.2019

They say Kolyma [one of the GULAG places in north-east Russia] is the birthplace of our fear. But no, it is not Kolyma. And neither [the camps of] Magadan, nor Mordovia, nor Norilsk, nor Komi. And not even all 427 camps of the GULAG. Homeland of our fear is the Kremlin.

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On the lost time and the “sovereign armored train”

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 30.04.2019

Vladimir Putin said that the decree on the simplified procedure for issuing Russian passports to residents of certain regions of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine was “a humanitarian measure”. That is, it is like taking care of people who are suffering. In fact, in order to alleviate the suffering of the residents of Donbass, one must first of all end the war. A decree on passports represents, on the contrary, continuation of the policy that gave rise to the war in the east of Ukraine.

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An Opponent’s View

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 30.04.2019

Grigory Yavlinsky’s book The Putin System has been published by Columbia University Press, New York.

How power works in present-day Russia, how Vladimir Putin came to power and maintains his rule for over 20 years — these questions are often misunderstood and the answers remain opaque. In The Putin System, Russian economist and opposition leader Grigory Yavlinsky explains his country’s politics from a unique perspective, voicing a Russian liberal critique of the post-Soviet system that is vital for the West to hear.

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Yabloko to honor the memory of those killed in the Second World War

Press Release, 29.04.2019

On 7 May, on the threashold of the Victory Day of 9 May, leaders and activists of the Yabloko party will lay wreaths and flowers at the Eternal Flame and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Alexander Garden in Moscow.

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After criticism by Emilia Slabunova, the leadership of Karelia will increase funding for research

Press Release, 29.04.2019

Arthur Parfenchikov, head of Karelia, submitted to the parliament of the Republic of Karelia draft amendments to the budget, which provide for an increase in co-financing of scientific research within the framework of an agreement with the Russian Foundation for Basic Research in 2019.

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Yabloko held an all-Russia action in memory of the victims of the Chernobyl tragedy

Press Release, 26.04.2018

n 26 April, turns 33 years since one of the largest disasters in the history of the nuclear industry – the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. About 400 million people worldwide were exposed to radiation. According to experts, up to 830,000 people were directly or indirectly involved in liquidation of the consequences of the accident. Now, 33 years later, about 5 million people live in infected areas. On this day, the Green Russia Faction of the Yabloko party holds its annual all-Russia action in memory of the Chernobyl tragedy.

In Moscow, Yabloko activists held a picket in front of the Russian Federal Atomic Energy Agency (Rosatom). Sergei Mitrokhoin, Yabloko’s Federal Political Committee member, and Galina Mikhaleva, Chair of Yabloko’s Gender Faction, participated in the action.

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Grigory Yavlinsky: The Path to Peace for Donbass

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 26.04.2019

Distributing Russian passports on a mass scale to foreign nationals in a war zone is not the way to peace. If Putin really wants to help the residents of Donbass, then we must stop the war with Ukraine. This will ensure the real and long-term safety of the inhabitants of the region.

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Nikolai Rybakov on the government’s experiment at the forthcoming Moscow City Duma elections: “Electronic voting will worsen the situation with people’s confidence in the elections”

Nikolai Rybakov’s Facebook page, 29.04.2019

Today, the Moscow City Duma adopted in first reading a draft law on electronic voting at the elections of Moscow deputies. We are categorically opposed to the introduction [of the law], because it will only worsen the situation with people’s confidence in the elections.

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Nikolay Rybakov will meet with the democratic public in Kemerovo

Press Release, 25.04.2019

On 26 April, Friday, Nikolai Rybakov, politician, environmentalist, Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party, will arrive in Kemerovo.

During the visit, Rybakov will meet with members and supporters of the party, as well as with urban environmental activists.

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The Yabloko branch in Tatarstan was one of the initiators of the republican referendum on garbage landfill facilities

Press Release, 25.04.2019

A meeting of the initiative group on holding a referendum in Tatarstan on the need to hold local referendums in the constructing waste management facilities with a capacity of more than 40,000 tons per year was held by the Yabloko branch in Tatarstan. The initiative group included twenty-five residents of the Republic of Tatarstan, including members of different parties and social movements and leaders of the movement against the construction of an incinerator in Osinovo (a suburb of Kazan). Ruslan Zinatullin, Chairman of the regional branch of the Yabloko party, was elected as one of the authorised representatives of the initiative group.

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Yabloko will launch a rally in memory of the Chernobyl tragedy in Moscow and the regions

Press Release, 25.04.2019

On 26 April, turns 33 years since one of the largest disasters in the history of the nuclear industry – the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. About 400 million people worldwide were exposed to radiation. According to experts, up to 830,000 people were directly or indirectly involved in liquidation of the consequences of the accident. Now, 33 years later, about 5 million people live in infected areas. On this day, the Green Russia Faction of the Yabloko party holds its annual All-Russian action in memory of the Chernobyl tragedy, the party members will come out on pickets in Moscow and Russian regions.

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