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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

Yabloko submitted documents to the Moscow Electoral Commission on nomination of party’s candidates to run in the Moscow parliamentary election

Press Release, 10.06.2019

Nikolai Rybakov, Deputy Chairman of Yabloko, and Valery Goryachev, Executive Secretary of the Party Bureau, submitted documents to the Moscow Electoral Commission on nomination of party’s candidates to run in the elections to the Moscow City Duma.

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Emilia Slabunova filed a complaint with the Presidential Council for Culture on the fact that studio of film director Mikhalkov plans to film a fire in a historical wooden village in Karelia

Press Release, 18.06.2019

Emilia Slabunova, Chair of the Yabloko party and MP of the Legislative Assembly of Karelia, filed a complaint with Karen Shakhnazarov, Vice Chairman of the Council for Culture and Arts under the President of Russia, on the fact that studio of film director Nikita Mikhalkov plans to film a fire in the historical wooden village of Kinerma in Karelia. Earlier Public Prosecutor’s Office in Karelia initiated an inspection on Slabunova’s request.

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Yabloko nominated Yaroslav Shcherbakov to run for Governor of the Chelyabinsk region

Press Release, 17.06.2019

On 15 June, the conference of the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko nominated Yaroslav Shcherbakov, Chairman of the regional branch, as a candidate for the post of Governor of the Chelyabinsk region. In accordance with the law, the nomination of Shcherbakov was agreed upon by the Executive Committee of the Bureau of the Yabloko party.

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Ombudsman for Children’s Rights Yevgeny Bunimovich demanded that the Public Prosecutor’s Office check the actions of the security forces during the rally in support of jailed journalist on 12 June

Press release, 14.06.2019

Yevgeny Bunimovich, Commissioner for Children’s Rights in Moscow and member of the Federal Political Committee of the Yabloko Party, appealed to the Chief Public Prosecutor of Moscow in connection with detention of minors during a demonstration against the arbitrariness of the law enforcement held in Moscow on 12 June, the Russia Day.

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Public dialogue is the way to a peaceful resolution of the crisis in Ingushetia

Statement by the Yabloko Bureau, 14.06.2019

In August 2018, protests began in the Republic of Ingushetia against the transfer of part of the territory of the region under control of the authorities of the Chechen Republic. A corresponding, and in fact, backstage agreement was signed by the heads of the two regions on 26 September, 2018, without taking into account the opinions of the residents of Ingushetia. Beginning in October 2018, protests against the backstage transfer of territories became widespread – dozens of thousands of citizens took part in them and maintained the peaceful nature of their actions throughout all the period of the protest. Read more »

Grigory Yavlinsky: The dispersal of the May Day demonstration showed how the situation in St.Petersburg will develop if Mr.Beglov is elected Governor

Echo Moskvi in St. Petersburg radio station, 13.06.2019

On 12 June, Grigory Yavlinsky, founder of Yabloko and Chairman of the Federal Political Committee of the party, spoke on the Echo Moskvi in St. Petersburg radio station about the party’s participation in the upcoming gubernatorial and municipal elections in St.Petersburg, as well as of the party’s vision of the future development of the city.

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We demand to immediately release detained journalist Golunov and check the legality of police actions

Statement by the Yabloko party, 7.06.2019

On the evening of Thursday, 6 June, Ivan Golunov, Meduza’s correspondent, was beaten and detained by police in Moscow. The police allegedly discovered prohibited substances on him when he went to meet with the source. On the same day, searches were conducted at Golunov’s home.

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Boris Vishnevsky submitted documents for registration as candidate in the St. Petersburg gubernatorial election

Press Release, 6.06.2019

Boris Vishnevsky, head of the Yabloko faction in the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, submitted to the St.Petersburg Electoral Commission documents required for his registration as candidate in the St. Petersburg gubernatorial election.

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Grigory Yavlinsky: A Catcher in the Lie

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 3.06.2019

The Internet has been discussing the new series Chernobyl. They write that this is one of the most significant films not only about the catastrophe, but also about the USSR in general. As a contemporary of these events, I can say that all my friends and acquaintances who had at least some qualifications necessary to eliminate the consequences of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant went there. Most of them as volunteers. The highest human solidarity and dedication, by any measure, was demonstrated by dozens of thousands of people from all over the country in the struggle against the consequences of the catastrophe.

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Grigory Yavlinsky to meet with new Yabloko members in Moscow

Press Release, 4.06.2019

On Thursday, 6 June, Yabloko founder Grigory Yavlinsky will meet with new Yabloko members in the Moscow office of Yabloko.

The meeting will be held as part of the #MakeYourVoiceLouder campaign. The Yabloko party has been conducting this campaign since February 2019. Over the past months, thousands of people have joined Yabloko across the country, hundreds of new members joined the party in Moscow.

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The Rostov branch of Yabloko honoured the memory of the victims of a peaceful demonstration shot in Novocherkassk in 1962

Press Release, 3.06.2019

On 2 June, activists of the Rostov branch of Yabloko traditionally came to the place of shooting of a peaceful demonstration of workers in the city of Novocherkassk in 1962, in order to honour the memory of the victims of the crime of the Soviet authorities.

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The history of Russia and its gears for Russia’s future. Lecture by historian Andrei Kosmynin

Press Release, 4.06.2019

On Tuesday, 11 June, Andrei Kosmynin, historian and adviser to Grigory Yavlinsky, will deliver a lecture “The History of Russia and its gears for Russia’s future”. The lecture be held in the Moscow office of the Yabloko party (Pyatnitskaya, 31 bldg 2). The lecture will begin at 19:00.

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Conference of the Novgorod branch of Yabloko elected Chairperson and Regional Council of the branch

Press Release, 3.06.2019

On 1 June, 1, the Novgorod branch of Yabloko held a conference. The conference delegates re-elected Anna Cherepanova as Chairperson of the Novgorod branch, and Alexei Sabelsky and Oksana Sergeyeva as Vice-Chairs.

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Remote electronic voting provide more opportunities for fraud

Yabloko Bureau statement, 30.05.2019

Today, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law “On conducting an experiment on the organisation and implementation of remote electronic voting at the elections of deputies of the Moscow City Duma of the seventh convocation”.

The proposed system of remote electronic voting is a “black box”, which does not allow for ensuring the citizens’ right to secret voting. The source code of the system is closed. There are no guarantees that there are loopholes specially left inside the code, with the help of which voting results can be either identified or distorted.

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A unified state ideology is a way to totalitarianism

Yabloko Bureau statement, 30.05.2019

In recent years, a number of leaders of the present Russian government began raising a question of the need to create and legislate a single ideology.

 

Now, an academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences has been switched to the promotion of this idea. An appeal has been made to introduce into the Constitution of the Russian Federation an article on a unified state ideology and begin a discussion that should result in the elaboration of such a unified state ideology, which would be mandatory for all.

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Emilia Slabunova visited a charitable event in support of imprisoned Yuri Dmitriyev, head of the Karelian branch of the Memorial human rights society

Press Release, 30.05.2019

On 29 May, Yabloko Chairperson Emilia Slabunova took part in a charitable event in support of Yuri Dmitriyev, historian, head of the Karelian branch of the Memorial human rights society, and one of the founders of the Sandarmokh and Krasny Bor memorial complexes where victims of Stalin’s reprisals are buried. Expeditions led by Dmitriyev discovered unknown places of mass burial of Stalin’s victims. Dmitriyev insisted that these places of burial should become memorial complexes. The authorities tried to prove that there had been no shootings of political prisoners, only several Red Army soldiers and officers were shot there by the Finns, and sent their special expedition to Sandarmokh. Historians, civil activists and relatives of the victims objected to this.

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Poet, mathematician, politician. Yevgeny Bunimovich turns 65!

Greetings from Emilia Slabunova and Grigory Yavlinsky, 27.05.2019

On May 27, 2019, Yevgeny Abramovich Bunimovich, member of the Federal Political Committee the of Yabloko party, Ombudsman for Children’s Rights in Moscow, poet and teacher, turns 65. Emilia Slabunova, Yabloko Chair, and Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of the Federal Political Committee of Yabloko, send Yevgeny Bunimovich greetings on his anniversary:

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Nikolai Rybakov: “It is not profitable for a regional operator to introduce separate collection of grabage”

Press Release, 24.05.2019

Nikolai Rybakov, Yabloko Deputy Chairman and environmentalist, visited Kostroma on 23 May.

Rybakov met with Valentina Yamshchikova, deputy of the Kostroma City Council and Co-Chair of the regional ecological movement “In the Name of Life”. Rybakov and Yamshchikova discussed environmental problems of the Kostroma region and environmental protection measures implemented in the Kostroma region.

Photo: Nikolai Rybakov and Valentina Yamshchikova

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Anna Cherepanova submitted to the Veliky Novgorod parliament a bill on the direct election of the head of the city and heads of municipal districts

Press Release, 24.05.2019

The bill on the direct election of the heads of Novgorod and heads of municipal districts was submitted to the Duma of Veliky Novgorod by Anna Cherepanova, MP of the Veliky Novgorod Duma and Chair of the Novgorod Yabloko. A similar bill was also submitted by the deputies of the Duma of the Okulovsky municipal district. The bill will be considered in June.

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Grigory Yavlinsky about the dismissal of journalists of the Kommersant newspaper

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 23.05.2019

Picture: Yes-No

“An exceptionally corporate issue”. This is how the Kremlin explained the dismissal of journalists from the Kommersant newspaper for publishing an article about Valentina Matviyenko and Sergei Naryshkin [the paper wrote about possible dismissal of Matviyenko, Chair of the Federation Council, the upper chamber of the Russian parliament, and her replacement by Sergei Naryshkin, head of Russia’s Foreign Intellgent Service) However, this explanation refers, certainly, not only to relations within the newspaper’s editorial office. A corporation – this is how the Kremlin authorities imagine the Russian state. Therefore, the dismissal of Kommersant journalists represents a landmark event.

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