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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

“The main unlearned lesson of the WWII is that war should never happen again.” Yabloko honoured the memory of the heroes and victims of the Battle of Stalingrad of the WWII

Press Release, 02.02.2023

Photo: Alexander Yefimov and Yabloko activists in Volgograd / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service

On the  80th anniversary of the victory over the Hitler’s army in the Battle of the Volga, leaders and activists of the Yabloko party paid tribute to the memory of the heroes and victims of the Second World War and laid flowers at the eternal flame and memorial stele on Fallen Fighters Square in Volgograd and at the stele in Alexander Garden in Moscow. The ceremonies were attended by Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov, Deputy Chairman Ivan Bolshakov, members of the Federal Bureau Galina Boldyreva, Kirill Goncharov and Alexander Yefimov.

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Yabloko MP of the Legislative Assembly of Karelia Emilia Slabunova fined 30,000 roubles for “discrediting the army”. The court decision will be appealed

Press Release, 02.02.2023

Photo: Emilia Slabunova / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service

Today the Petrozavodsk City Court was examining, for four and a half hours, the case of an administrative offense by Emilia Slabunova, head of the Yabloko faction in the Legislative Assembly of Karelia, a member of the Federal Political Committee of Yabloko and Honored Teacher of the Russian Federation. Slabunova was accused of “discrediting the army” (Article 20.3.3 Part 1 of the Code of Administrative Offenses), because at a meeting of the Karelian Legislative Assembly she called for spending money on the education of children, and not on military operations. The Judge denied all eight defence motions and set a fine of 30,000 roubles as punishment for the work of Emilia Slabunova in the Parliament of Karelia in the interests of voters.

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Sergei Balabayev, a member of the Bureau of the Yaroslavl Yabloko, is recommended for the post of Commissioner for Human Rights in the Yaroslavl region

Press Release, 02.02.2023

Photo: Sergei Balabayev / Photo from social media

In April of this year, the term of service of the current Commissioner for Human Rights for the Yaroslavl region expires. Sergei Balabayev, a member of the Yaroslavl Yabloko Bureau, has been listed among the three contenders for the post of Ombudsman for Yaroslavl. Balabayev’s candidacy was proposed by a group of deputies of the Yaroslavl Regional Duma. Till 13 February, the regional Duma will accept recommendations on candidates from public organisations.

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Anna Cherepanova, a deputy of the Novgorod City Duma, demanded that the Federal Penitentiary Service, the Public Prosecutor General’s Office and the Ombudsperson respect the rights of political prisoner Andrei Pivovarov

Press Release, 01.02.2022

Photo: Anna Cherepanova / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service

Anna Cherepanova, a deputy of the Duma of Novgorod from Yabloko, sent inquiries to the Public Prosecutor General of Russia Igor Krasnov, the head of the Federal Penitentiary Service Arkady Gostev and the Human Rights Commissioner Tatyana Moskalkova in defence of political prisoner Andrei Pivovarov.

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The state to compensate moral damage for unlawful persecution to Viktor Shalyakin, the leader of the local branch of Yabloko in Novgorod

Press Release, 01.02.2023

Photo: Viktor Shalyakin  / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service

On 30 January, the Novgorod District Court satisfied the claims Viktor Shalyakin, head of the local branch of the Yabloko party in Novgorod, against the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Ministry of Finance of Russia for compensation of his expenses connected with the trial and moral damage.

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“I beg you to write to me! It helps me a lot…” Actions of writing letters to Russian political prisoners were held at Yabloko

Press Release, 01.02.2022

Photo: Cheboksary / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service

Actions of writing letters to Russian political prisoners were held at the central and regional offices of the Yabloko party past week and at the beginning of this week. Several hundred postcards and envelopes will go to penal colonies and pre-trial detention centres to Mikhail Afanasyev, Alexei Gorinov, Vladimir Kara-Murza, Ilya Yashin, Alexei Navalny, Alexander Skochilenko, Andrei Boyarshinov, Lilia Chanysheva, Mikhail Krieger, Olga Smirnova, Viktoria Petrova, Natalia Filonova, Sergei Mikhailov and many other politicians, journalists and civic activists who are unjustly deprived of their freedom and are waiting for news and words of support “from the outside”.

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The police seized 19 Yelena Osipova’s paintings about peace from the office of the St. Petersburg branch of Yabloko

Press Release, 01.02.2023

Photo: The Exhibition / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service

The police seized 19 paintings about peace by artist and activist Yelena Osipova. The paintings were exhibited at the office of the St. Petersburg branch of Yabloko at Spalernaya 13.

On Wednesday, 1 February, police officers came to the Yabloko office, cordoned off the premises and said that they had received a call about an alleged bomb threat. Then they took all Yabloko activists out into the street and did not let them in for several hours. The work of the party office was paralysed, and the candidates nominated by Yabloko for the by-elections of municipal deputies in the Krasnoselsky and Yuzhno-Primorsky municipal districts were unable to complete the preparation of documents for submission to the electoral commissions.

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The office of the St. Petersburg branch of Yabloko cordoned off by the police

Press Release, 01.02.2023

Photo by the St.Petersburg Yabloko

Police came to the office of the regional branch of the Yabloko party in St. Petersburg at Shpalernaya 13, on Wednesday, 1 February. Police officers cordoned off the premises and said that they had received a call about a bomb threat.

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 “The police took away half of my paintings and did not return them”. An exhibition of Yelena Osipova opened at the office of St. Petersburg Yabloko

Press Release, 01.02.2023

Photo: Yelena Osipova at the opening of her exhibition in the office of the St.Petersburg branch of Yabloko / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service

An exhibition of anti-war paintings and posters by the famous artist and activist Yelena Andreyevna Osipova opened at the office of the St. Petersburg branch of the Yabloko party on Tuesday, 31 January. In addition, on this day visitors also participated in the monthly action of writing letters to Russian political prisoners.

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The Petrozavodsk City Court will consider the case of “discrediting the army” against Yabloko deputy of the Legislative Assembly of Karelia Emilia Slabunova

Press Release, 01.02.2023

Photo: Emilia Slabunova / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service

On 2 February, the Petrozavodsk City Court will hold a hearing on the case of an administrative offense allegedly committed by Emilia Slabunova, head of the Yabloko faction in the Legislative Assembly of Karelia and a member of the Federal Political Committee of Yabloko.  She is accused of “discrediting the army”. The hearing will start at 10:30.

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“PEACE-FUL Art Protest”. St.Petersburg Yabloko will host an exhibition of posters by Yelena Osipova

Press Release, 29.01.2023

Photo: Yelena Osipova

St.Petersburg branch of Yabloko will host an exhibition of posters by the famous St. Petersburg artist and civil activist Yelena Osipova. The opening of the exhibition will take place on Tuesday, 31 January, at 18.30.

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Never again! Yabloko honored the memory of the victims of the siege of Leningrad during the World War 2.

Press Release, 27.01.2023

On 27 January, on the anniversary of lifting of the siege of Leningrad, the leaders of the Yabloko party laid flowers at the Piskarevsky Memorial Cemetery in St. Petersburg. Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov, Deputy Chairman of Yabloko Boris Vishnevsky, Coordinator of the Federal Political Committee Alexander Shishlov, member of the Federal Political Committee Lev Shlosberg, member of the Yabloko Bureau  Anatoly Golov and other members of the party came to honour the memory of those who died in the besieged city.

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The Parliament of Karelia rejected the Yabloko bill on the return of environmental expertise for nature reserves in the region

Press Release, 27.01.2023

Photo: Deforestation near Savin Navolok Park, Petrozavodsk / Photo by the Karelian Yabloko

The Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia at its meeting on 26 January rejected Yabloko’s bill on the return of the mandatory environmental impact assessment of natural reserves in the region. Earlier, a similar bill by Yabloko, supported by five academicians of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Moscow Department of Natural Resources, was blocked by the pro-government majority in the Moscow City Duma.

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An action of writing letters to Russian political prisoners was held in Moscow

Press Release, 27.01.2023

On 26 January , and action of writing letters to political prisoners was held at the central office of the Yabloko party in Moscow. This time 311 letters were written to 63 political prisoners. The actions lasted three hours. More than 60 people were present, they wrote words of support for political prisoners, told their news to those kept in pre-trial detention centers and penal colonies, those who were not afraid to speak up and were under investigation for this, those who have been separated from relatives and friends.

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“Liquidation of the Moscow Helsinki Group means abandoning the priority of human rights in Russia”

Press Release, 27.01.2023

Photo: Valery Borshchyov, Co-Chairman of the Moscow Helsinki Group / Photo by Kristina Kormilitsyna, Kommersant

The Moscow City Court, on false “grounds” made up by the Ministry of Justice, decided to liquidate the oldest human rights organisation in Russia – the Moscow Helsinki Group, established in 1976. Co-Chairman of the Moscow Helsinki Group has been Valery Borshchyov, a member of the Federal Political Committee of Yabloko.

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The pro-government majority in the Karelian parliament does not consider nuclear war propaganda dangerous

Press Release, 26.01.2023

Photo by the Press Service of the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia

The parliamentary pro-government majority of the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia rejected the draft federal initiative of the Yabloko faction envisaging criminal penalties for propaganda of nuclear war. The meeting of the Karelian Legislative Assembly was held on 26 January.

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The Court of Cassation recognised that the Chelyabinsk Yabloko was right in a dispute with the Mayor’s Office about holding a rally “For Peace”

Press Release, 25.01.2023

Photo: Yaroslav Shcherbakov / Photo from the personal archive

On 25 January, the Seventh Court of Cassation dismissed the complaint of the Chelyabinsk Mayor’s Office against the decision of the regional court. The decision remains in force: the refusal of the city administration to the Chairman of the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko Yaroslav Shcherbakov to hold a rally “For Peace” on 1 May, 2022, was unlawful.

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The Yabloko Party University hosted a lecture by Nadezhda Azhgikhina on the future of journalism in Russia and the world

Press Release, 26.01.2023

On 25 January, the Yabloko Party University will host a lecture “What will journalism be like in Russia and in the world?” by Nadezhda Azhgikhina, Ph.D. in Philology, member of the Executive Committee of Article 19, an international non-profit organisation protecting and promoting freedom of expression and freedom of information throughout the world, and Director of the PEN-Moscow Association.

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The parliament of St. Petersburg refused to consider Yabloko’s bill on a ban on nuclear war propaganda

Press Release, 25.01.2023

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

The parliamentary majority of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg excluded from the agenda the draft federal initiative of the Yabloko faction envisaging criminal penalties for propaganda of nuclear war. This happened at the plenary meeting on Wednesday, 25 January. 35 out of 46 deputies present in the parliament voted to exclude the bill from the agenda.

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Yabloko will hold the first in 2023 actions of writing letters to Russian political prisoners

Press Release, 24.01.2023

Photo by the Yabloko Press Service

This week and early next week, the Yabloko party’s central office and offices of the regional branches of the party will host the first in 2023 actions of writing letters to Russian political prisoners. Yabloko traditionally invites all Russian citizens who would like to send a kind words and wishes to those unjustly deprived of their liberty to join the actions. Yabloko will take care of sending letters by mail. Also Yabloko has written a short guide on how to write a letter for a political prisoner so that the letter is not stopped by censors.

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