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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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FOR YOUR INTEREST!

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

The St. Petersburg branch of Yabloko launches the 2024 municipal election campaign

Press Release, 17.04.2024

Photo by the Yabloko Press Service

On the eve of Local Government Day, 21 April, the Yabloko party in St. Petersburg decided to announce the launch of its municipal election campaign. Elections of deputies to municipal councils will be held in St.Petersburg in September 2024.

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“To pull people back from the abyss of the Russian rebellion.”  Participants of the film festival “Another View” discussed a film about “anti-fascists” and “nationalists” in Russia at the beginning of the 2000s

Press Release, 16.04.2024

On 15 April, a screening and discussion of the film “The Key to a Clockwork Orange” (2014) was held at Yabloko. The documentary film by Grigory Grishin and Olga Yakovleva about the phenomenon of war between the youth movements of “anti-fascists” and “nationalists” on the streets of Russia in the 2000s provoked a discussion about the physiological and social nature of violence, the attitude of the state towards subcultures and the transformation of the main protagonists – the leaders and active participants in youth movements in Moscow and Saratov.

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The Yabloko branch in Bashkiria collects humanitarian aid for residents of the Orenburg region affected by flood

Press Release, 16.04.2024

Photo by the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia

The office of the Yabloko branch in Bashkiria has launched collection of humanitarian aid for flood victims in the Orenburg region. For four days, from Thursday to Sunday, volunteers will accept essential items and food-stuffs. Reception hours: from 13:00 to 19:00. Then everything collected will be packed into boxes and sent to the Orenburg volunteer headquarters for distribution to those in need.

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The court fined an official of the Ministry of Education of Udmurtia for ignoring an inquiry on anti-terrorist measures

Press Release, 15.04.2024

Photo by Iya Boronina

A court in Izhevsk fined an official of the Ministry of Education of Udmurtia for ignoring an official inquiry from the Chair of the Yabloko branch in Udmurtia, Iya Boronina. Boronina’s inquiry to the ministry concerned ensuring anti-terrorist and security measures in schools.

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Yabloko is the only party in the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg speaking against censorship of books by “foreign agent” authors

Press Release, 15.04.2024

Photo by Anatoly Zhdanov, Kommersant

On 15 April, the Standing Commission of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg on Education, Culture and Science approved the initiative of State Duma deputies to amend the law “On Librarianship”. Only the head of the Yabloko faction, Alexander Shishlov, spoke out against it.

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“Man is the measure of all things.” The teleplay “Sforza” was shown at Yabloko

Press Release, 15.04.2024

On 11 April, the television play “Sforza” was shown at Yabloko as part of the Another View” festival. The performance by Alexei Zherebtsov, based on the novel-play by Sasha Denisova, takes us to Milan in the 15th century. We find ourselves in the Middle Ages with all its attributes: a ruler behind the walls of the Kremlin; poisoning as a method of reprisal against enemies; and traditional spiritual ties and tarot.

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NEW WORLD DISORDER

On the collapse of the international order formed after the end of World War II and the risks of a major global conflict

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 12.04.2024

DISINTEGRATION PROCESSES

International political developments today show that the previous world order is irreversibly paying its final bow in history. Against the backdrop of an increase in shocks and risks, the world is becoming more and more unpredictable. It should come as no surprise that this process has been accompanied by the acute and widespread escalation of confrontation, which would lead to a major war[1].

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Lev Shlosberg: Freedom for Oleg Orlov and for all other political prisoners

Lev Shlosberg’s Facebook page, 4.04.2024

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Photo: Oleg Orlov / Photo from social media

Oleg Petrovich Orlov is 71. He encounters the first day of his life in captivity, where he’s found himself on the decision of a ‘court’ implementing a shameful political order.

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Yabloko appealed to Vladimir Putin to help the flooded regions of Russia

Press Release, 12.04.2024

Photo from social media

The corresponding letter was sent on behalf of the Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov to Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chairman of the Russian Government Mikhail Mishustin and Minister of Emergency Situations Alexander Kurenkov.

The leader of Yabloko said that the party considers the disaster in the Orenburg, Kurgan and Chelyabinsk regions to be a national emergency, and after assessing the situation, we can conclude that the resources of regional and local authorities to solve emergency problems are not enough, and humanitarian aid currently delivered to the region by the Ministry of Emergency Situations does not cover people’s needs.

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The Krasnoyarsk Public Prosecutor’s Office and the Altai Territory Federal Penitentiary Service: the rights of women prisoners in Siberian colonies are not violated

Press Release, 12.04.2024

Photo: Maria Ponomarenko / Photo from social media

In March 2024, Anna Cherepanova, a Yabloko deputy in the Novgorod City Duma, appealed to Public Prosecutor General Igor Krasnov, Director of the Federal Penitentiary Service Arkady Gostev and Human Rights Commissioner Tatyana Moskalkova with a demand to deal with violations of women’s rights in penal colonies in the Altai and Krasnoyarsk territories. The violations became known from a letter from political prisoner Maria Ponomarenko. Maria is a persistent fighter, she does not give up even in detention, she defends the rights of convicts, writes complaints, and demands humane treatment, Anna Cherepanova says.

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Yabloko hosted a meeting with Svetlana Vasilenko and Nadezhda Azhgikhina

Press Release, 11.04.2024

On 9 April, a meeting with Svetlana Vasilenko and Nadezhda Azhgikhina took place at the central office of the Yabloko party.

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“People try to cope with the situation on their own, without relying on the authorities.” A story from a Yabloko member about how life is in Orsk after the flood

Recorded by Svetlana Prokudina, 11.04.2024

ORENBURG REGION

Photo: Nina Avdeyeva / Photo from the personal archive

“People cope on their own, without relying on the authorities.” A story from a Yabloko member about how life is in Orsk after the flood

On the evening of 5 April, emergency reports appeared that a dam broke in the city of Orsk, the Orenburg Region, and that the evacuation of residents began. On 6 April, the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation opened a criminal case on negligence and violation of safety rules during construction work. Water began to enter neighbouring areas, including the capital of the region, Orenburg. The head of the Yabloko party branch in the village of Novaya Biofabrika (Orsk), Nina Avdeyeva, told us about the situation in the city on 10 April:

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The pro-government parliamentary majority of St. Petersburg does not allow competition in gubernatorial elections

Yabloko’s initiative to reduce the municipal filter for candidates failed

Press Release, 10.04.2024

Photo by the Press Service of the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg

Only 17 deputies in the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, supported the initiative of the Yabloko faction to reduce the municipal filter for gubernatorial candidates. Now the city has the highest “threshold” for candidates: to be registered in the race a candidate must provide 10%, i.e. about 150 signatures of St.Petersburg municipal deputies in his/her favour. The law allows to reduce this threashold to 5%, which is what the Yabloko faction proposed to use.

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Helping flood victims in the Orenburg region and other regions is the responsibility of the federal authorities

Statement by the Yabloko party, 10.04.2024

Photo by Ural56.ru (Orenburg and Orsk)

The Russian United Democratic Party Yabloko expresses deep condolences to the families of all residents of the Orenburg region who died in the flood. We express solidarity with all those affected by the disaster.

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The Orenburg branch of Yabloko opens an Aid Centre for flood victims

Press Release, 10.04.2024

Photo by the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia

The regional branch of the Yabloko party in Orenburg expresses condolences to the families and friends of those killed in the flood and opens an Aid Centre for those affected by the disaster. All collected items or products will be delivered to those in need.

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“The knight of noble humane politics.” Alexei Melnikov turns 60!

Press Release, 8.04.2024

Photo: Alexei Melnikov / Photo by the Yaboko Press Service

On 8 April, Alexei Melnikov, a member of the Federal Political Committee, turns 60. Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov and Chairman of the Federal Political Committee Grigory Yavlinsky congratulate Alexei Melnikov on his anniversary.

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Yabloko hosted a screening of a film about activism in Saratov and a discussion about civic activism

Press Release, 7.04.2024

Photos by the Yabloko Press Service

On 5 April, a screening of Svetlana Prokudina’s documentary film “Vera Pavlovna Is Dreaming of a Dream” took place at the Yabloko office as part of the “Another View” festival.

The film was shot in Saratov, the city where the famous Russian writer Nikolai Chernyshevsky was born, and the heroes of the film are people who live by creativity and the desire to make life around them better. Musicians, artists, restorers, and local historians look for their place in the world through their work.

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The Novosibirsk branch of Yabloko elected a new regional leadership team

Press Release 6.04.2024

Photo by the Novosibirsk branch of Yabloko

Two years of performance of the Novosibirsk Yabloko executive bodies envisaged by the Yabloko By-Laws came to an end, therefore, on April 6, the Novosibirsk Yabloko held a meeting where delegates heard the reports on the work and elected a new leadership team.  Read more »

Yabloko hosted a lecture by Alexander Verkhovsky on nationalism in post-Soviet Russia

Press Release, 5.04.2024

On 4 April, the Yabloko Party University hosted a lecture “How Russian nationalism has changed over three post-Soviet decades” by Alexander Verkhovsky, a famous researcher of nationalism and extremism and head of the SOVA Research Centre.

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The Yabloko faction in the Moscow City Duma calls on the Ministry of Emergency Situations to explain why so many people died in the Crocus City Hall because of the fire

Press Release, 5.04.2024

Photo: Fire after the terrorist attack at Crocus City Hall on 22 March, 2024 / Photo by Yevgeny Razumny, Kommersant

The head of the Yabloko faction in the Moscow City Duma, Maxim Kruglov, sent a parliamentary request to the Minister of Emergency Situations, Alexander Kurenkov, calling on the official to give a public assessment of the causes of a large number of victims due to fire in Crocus City Hall after the terrorist attack.

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