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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 January, 2014

Bolotnaya prisoners should be declared not guilty

Statement by the YABLOKO party, January 30, 2014 The YABLOKO party expresses protest in connection with the fact that the public prosecution demanded large terms of imprisonment for the Bolotnaya Square Case prisoners: the demonstrators may face up to five or six years in prison.

The YABLOKO faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly voted against closure of independent television channel Dozhd

Press Release, January 29, 2014 St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly applied Yury Chaika, Public Prosecutor General, asking him to close Dozhd independent television channel due its allegedly “insulting” and “provocative” broadcasts.

YABLOKO to appeal against the refusal of the Investigative Committee of the Krasnodar Territory to file the “Governor Tkachyov” case

Press Release, January 27, 2014 YABLOKO considered illegitimate refusal to institute criminal proceedings for nationalist statements Krasnodar Governor Alexander Tkachev.

Sergei Mitrokhin expressed support for Russian Public Television

Press Release, January 28, 2014 Today YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin sent an appeal to President Vladimir Putin with a demand to facilitate resolution of the problems around the Russian Public Television (RPT).

Combatting violence against women: EU must show leadership

The ALDE Party, Press Release, January 23, 2014 One in four women has been a victim of violence, domestic abuse, rape, sexual exploitation, genital mutilation or other sexual violence in the EU yet there is still no comprehensive EU-strategy to prevent violence against women (VAW), despite it being a European wide problem. Antonyia Parvanova (NMSP,Bulgaria) […]

Sergei Mitrokhin discussed problems of nationalism at an international conference in the Stavropol region

Press Release, January 23, 2014 Today, YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin made a report at the international conference “Theory and practices of compatibility of cultures, customs and traditions in the former Soviet Union areas: from conflicts to peace and harmony in the Stavropol region and the Northern Caucasus”. The event was held in the Budennovsk branch […]

Cultural group “The third way” evicted

Press Release, January 21, 2013 The police removes the belongings of “The third way” NGO from their premises which they used since the beginning of the 90-s. The representatives of the authorities act contrary to the court decision which stated that the organisation couldn’t be evicted until another premises is provided. The police officers demand […]

Yevgeny Vitishko held a press conference in Krasnodar

Press Release, January 21, 2014 Yevgeny Vitishko, activist of the North Caucasus Environmental Watch, convicted in the so-called the “damaged fence” case [an inscription on the fence of Governor of the Krasnodar Territory Alexander Tkachyov] held a press conference in the regional office of the YABLOKO party in Krasnodar on January 19, 2014.

YABLOKO activists participated in the anti-fascist manifestation

Press Release, January 19, 2014 The YABLOKO party and the Committee against xenophobia took part in the anti-fascist manifestation in memory of murdered lawyer Stanislav Merkelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova. YABLOKO’s column was headed by its leader Sergei Mitrokhin.

YABLOKO to participate in the anti-fascist manifestation

Press Release, January 17, 2014 The YABLOKO party will take part in an anti-fascist manifestation in memory of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova. The action will be held in Moscow on January 19. YABLOKO’s column will be headed by its Chairprson Sergei Mitrokhin. YABLOKO supports the action every year.

“Anti-terror” laws are required only for “tightening of the screws”

Statement by the Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO January 16, 2014 The YABLOKO party expresses its categorical disagreement with the bills submitted to the State Duma by its four factions on Wednesday. Under the guise of combating terrorism the united bloc of the authorities and the pseudo-opposition parties pursues the policies of curbing rights and […]

The Committee Against Xenophobia refused to cooperate with RPR-PARNAS

Press Release, January 15, 2014 Yesterday the Committee Against Xenophobia established by a number of human rights organisations and national communities together with the YABLOKO party adopted a special decision not to cooperate with organisations and public and political figures supporting nationalists.

YABLOKO nominated candidates for pre-term elections in the Moscow Region

Press Release, January 14, 2014 The Moscow Region branch of YABLOKO nominated deserving candidates, who are able not only to win, but to implement the democratic policy, for the pre-term 2014 elections in the Moscow Region.

YABLOKO member entered working group under Omsk Ministry of Education

Press Release, January 14, 2014 Member of YABLOKO’s Federal Council, member of the Non-parliamentary Parties’ Council in the Omsk region Elena Mitrofanova entered the working group on the provision of access to preschool education in the region. Elena Mitrofanova will represent the interests of the society in this organisation.

Youth YABLOKO from Ivanovo brought presents to orphans

Press release, 13.01.2014 On Thursday, January 9, activists of the Youth YABLOKO in Ivanovo visited one of orphanages in Ivanovo and brought new year presents – toys and sweets to the children.

Committee Against Xenophobia to conduct its third meeting

Announcement, 13.01.2014 On January 14 the Committee Against Xenophobia will held its third meeting . It will be held at YABLOKO’s office at 7 p.m.