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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


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





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


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

Archive for June, 2013

Mikhail Khodorkovsky: “The Struggle For Power With an Authoritarian Regime Always Involves Serious And Mass Sacrifices”

Khodorkovsky, June 18, 2013 The Krasnodar branch of the YABLOKO political party published an interview with Mikhail Khodorkovsky in its newspaper ‘YABLOKO na Kubani’

One of the top women in Holland spoke about the European experience in the solution of gender problems

Press Release, June 14, 2013 On June 11, YABLOKO’s Gender faction held a round table on “Women’s rights and opportunities. European experience and Russia’s problems” with Caecilia van Peski, representative of the Dutch Democratic party D66.

The Conference of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO nominated Sergei Mitrokhin to run in the Moscow mayoral elections and approved his election programme

Press Release, June 13, 2013 The Conference of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO nominated Sergei Mitrokhin to run in the Moscow mayoral elections. He was nominated unanimously be the delegates of the conference.

EU should show leadership in ensuring press freedom in the world

The ALDE party, Press Release, June 13, 2013 Marietje Schaake, MEP (D66, Netherlands) has called for a strategy for press and media freedom to be implemented by the EU in her report on media freedom in the world which was adopted by the European Parliament in Strasbourg today.

The YABLOKO party took part in the manifestation “For Your and Our Freedom!” on Russia Day

Press Release, June 12, 2013 The YABLOKO party took part in the manifestation “For Your and Our Freedom!” which was held in Moscow on June 12, Russia Day. This action was held in support of Russian political activists enjailed after the demonstration of May 6, 2012.

Sergei Mitrokhin: “The law on protection of religious feelings targets the dissenting”

Press Release, June 11, 2013  Today YABLOKO activists and party leader Sergei Mitrokhin conducted a series of one person pickets against adoption of the bill on protection of religious feelings by the main entrance to the State Duma. The State Duma included examination of the bill in the second and third reading in its agenda.

Action in memory of murdered journalist Larissa Yudina

Press Release, June 7, 2013 YABLOKO held an action near the Representation of the Republic of Kalmykia in Moscow to honour  the memory of Larissa Yudina, Editor-in-Chief of Sovietskaya Kalmykia newspaper and Chair of the Kalmykia branch of the YABLOKO party. She was murdered in July 1998 and YABLOKO still insists that the ex President […]

The Parliament of the Kabardino-Balkaria introduces changes to its regulations in connection with a lawsuit from YABLOKO

Kavkazsky Uzel, Louise Orazayeva, June 7, 2013 The Parliament of the Kabardino-Balkaria has made changes to its regulations as regards the right of the parties that are not represented in the legislative body to participate in the plenary sessions. The changes were made in connection with a lawsuit by the YABLOKO party in the Supreme […]

YABLOKO demanded to resume investigation on the murder of Larissa Yudina and prosecute those who ordered this crime

Press Release, June 7, 2013 YABLOKO held a mourning rally in memory of Larissa Yudina, Editor-in-Chief of Sovietskaya Kalmykia newspaper and Chair of the Kalmykia branch of the YABLOKO party, in Elista, capital of the of the Republic of Kalmykia. Larissa Yudina was murdered on June 7, 1998. The activists demanded from the President of […]

YABLOKO achieved complete unblocking of the first historic beach Serebryany Bor

Press Release, June 6, 2013 The Moscow authorities finally removed the fence which has surrounded the first historic beach Serebryany Bor (silver forest) for 8 years. The officials took measures only after YABLOKO’s leader Sergei Mitrokhin sawed the gates and several unites of the fence down with a wire cutter and an angle grinder.

YABLOKO held a cleaning day in Timiryazevsky park

Press Release, June 4, 2013 Today YABLOKO’s activists and YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin cleaned a part of Timiryazevsky park, which is situated in the north of Moscow. The action was held within the Environment Week, announced by YABLOKO in the run-up to the World environment day celebrated on June 5.

Grigory Yavlinsky: YABLOKO should nominate Sergei Mitrokhin for the mayoral elections in Moscow

Press release, June 4, 2013 Grigory Yavlinsky, founder of the YABLOKO party, has reiterated his proposal to nominate YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin for the post of the Mayor of Moscow, if the mayoral elections are scheduled for September 8. Grigory Yavlinsky proposed this first a year ago at a conference of the Moscow branch of […]

Erdogan must respect citizens’ freedom of speech – ALDE Party President

Press Release, the ALDE party, June 3, 2013 What began last Monday as a small, peaceful protest to save an inner city park in Istanbul has now transformed into the largest and most violent anti-government protests that Turkey has seen in years. Commenting today on the protests, ALDE Party President Sir Graham Watson said: “while […]

Sergei Mitrokhin against the bloc of Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin and oligarch Mikhail Prokhorov

Alexei Melnikov’s blog, June 3, 2013 In connection with the assumptions that the elections of the Moscow Mayor may be held in September 2013, brainwashing of the residents of Moscow that there is no alternative to Sergei Sobyanin at the mayoral elections has already begun. And if there may be an alternative, then it is […]

Cancelling of Euronews broadcasting is a political order from the ruling United Russia party

Statement by YABLOKO Chairman, June 1, 2013 The YABLOKO party expresses its categorical protest in connection with the plans of the VGTRK state television and radio broadcasting corporation to drastically reduce broadcasting of the Euronews channel starting from June 1. Instead of Euronews Muscovites and residents of the Moscow region will be able to watch […]