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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 July, 2014

Candidates to Moscow City Duma discussed city-planning and housing policy

Press Release, 30.07.2014 YABLOKO conduced a seminar on the problems of city-planning and housing policy on July 29. Elena Morozova and Vladimir Samoshin appeared as experts. Secretary of YABLOKO Political Committee Galina Mikhaleva also participated in the meeting.

YABLOKO’s Irina Kopkina and Grigory Semyonov revealed problems of police inspectors work

Press Release,29.07.2014 YABLOKO candidates to the Moscow City Duma Irina Kopkina and Grigory Semyonov together with Moscow Helsinki group conducted a check of local police departments in the Krylatskoye district, Moscow.

YABLOKO list of candidates to the Blagoveshchensk City Duma registered

Press Release, 29.07.2014 YABLOKO lists of candidates to the sixth Blagoveshchensk City Duma was registered. Chairperson of the Amur branch of YABLOKO and head of the environmental club “Ulukitkan” Natalya Kalinina announced about this.

Youth YABLOKO continue anti-war picketing

Press Release,28.07.2014 Chair of Stavropol Youth YABLOKO branch Kirill Bobro conducted one-person picketing against war in Ukraine.

Chair of St.Petersburg branch of YABLOKO removed from the elections

Press Release, 25.07.2014 Chair of St.Petrsburg branch of YABLOKO Andrei Palevich was denied registration at the municipal elections in two districts at the same time.

Passersby attacked Youth Yabloko activists who protested against war in Ukraine

Press Release, 25.07.2014 Youth YABLOKO activists in Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod who conducted one-person picketing against sparking a war in Ukraine were attacked by the passersby.

Youth YABLOKO conducted picketing against sparking war in Ukraine

Press Release, 24.07.2014 The Moscow branch of Youth YABLOKO conducted picketing against sparking a war in Ukraine. Youth YABLOKO activists Maria Yefimova and Nikolai Kavkazsky participated in the action.

Statement by St.Petersburg branch of YABLOKO

22.07.2014 There’s a reason why the information on accusations against Oleg Baronov appeared in mass media erlier than Baronov’s relatives and lawyers learned about it. It happens every time when the investigators are interested not in finding the truth but in discrediting a person. When the case is not about investigation but provocation.

Grigory Yavlinsky: Russia’s bloody adventurism in Eastern Ukraine is dangerous and senseless. If it continues, then the accident with the plane will not be the last tragedy

Grigory Yavlinsky on the tragedy with the Malaysian plane, 18.07.2014 The tragedy with the Malaysian passenger plane, which most likely was shot by “separatists” with the help of Russian weapons is another confirmation of the absolute meaninglessness and crime happening in Eastern Ukraine.

Putin must stop his hypocrisy

Sergei Mitrokhin’s blog at the Ekho Moskvi web-site, 18.07.2014 On behalf of the YABLOKO party let me convey our deep condolences to the relatives and co-patriots of the passengers of Boeing 777. Now I am walking with my fellow party members to the Dutch Embassy. Recently we have gone to the Ukrainian Embassy on another […]

Just Russia party remove one more YABLOKO candidate from the election race

Press Release, 22.07.2014 YABLOKO candidate for deputy of the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan Sergei Sitko was removed from the election race due to Just Russia’s application.

Rally in defense of Horse department in St.Petersburg

Announcement,23.07.2014 The St.Peterburg branch of YABLOKO will conduct a rally in defence of the Horse department. The unique stables which were constructed in Peter the Great’s time are under threat to be turned into an apartment hotel.

One signature is left for registration of Lev Shlosberg as candidate for govrnor of the Pskov region

Press Release, 21.07.2014 YABLOKO candidate for governor of the Pskov region Lev Shlosberg collected 149 signatures out of 150 to pass the municipal filter which is necessary for registration procedure. He faces difficulties collecting the signatures as the temporary acting governor Andrei Turchak exerts pressure on the deputies. Lev Shlosberg forwarded an open letter to […]

YABLOKO run in the elections in 34 regions of Russia

Press Release, 18.07.2014 The YABLOKO party will run in the elections in 34 regions af Russia including gubernatorial elections in three regions. The elections will take place on September 14, the single voting day.

Anatoly Golov: thousands of tourists ran out of money and cannot return home

Anatoly Golov’s blog, 17.07.2014 Many of you should know that a large travel agency “Neva” took the benefit of the bankrupt. Several thousand tourist from Russia who are the clients of the agency and are abroad at the moment have been reporting about accommodation problems in Turkey, Bulgaria, Greece, Spain for about a week.

YABLOKO activists laid flowers to the Netherlands Consulate-General in St.Petersburg

Press Release, 20.07.2014 YABLOKO activists laid flowers to the Netherlands Consulate-General in St.Petersburg in memory of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 crash.

LI President: ‘Liberalism stands firm over attack on Malaysian airliner’

LI news, 18.07.2014 The President of Liberal International, Dr Juli Minoves, has expressed his shock and sadness at the attack on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

YABLOKO activists paid tribute to the memory of the victims of Malaysia Airlines crash

Press Release, 18.07.2014 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin, first deputy Chair of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO Galina Mikhaleva and YABLOKO activists laid flowers to the Embassy of the Netherlands to pay tribute to the memory of the victims of Malaysia Airlines crash.

Sergei Mitrokhin and human rights defenders demanded to stop arbitrary treatment of Evgeny Vitishko

Press Release, 15.07.2014 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin and the human rights defenders forwarded an appeal to head of the Federal Service for Execution of Punishment colonel general Gennady Korniyenko demanding to stop arbitrary treatment of the prisoners in the Tambov colony settlement where the ecologist Evgeny Vitishko endures the punishment since his suspended sentence was […]

Those guilty of the tragedy with Boeing 777 must be punished

Condolences from YABLOKO Chairman, 18.07.2014 On behalf of the YABLOKO party let me convey our deep condolences to the relatives and co-patriots of the passengers of Boeing 777.