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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 September, 2014

Sergei Mitrokhin: A Just Russia party represents an obsequious branch of the ruling party

Press Release, 27.09.2014 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin has said that YABLOKO has never cooperated with A Just Russia party and is not going to cooperate.

Sergei Mitrokhin demands to revoke the “Crimean law” envisaging seizure of private property in five days without any trial

Press Release, 29.09.2014 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin has sent a letter to Yuri Chaika, Public Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, demanding to challenge in court the law of the Republic of Crimea “On the Specifics of Buyout of Property in the Republic of Crimea” which may lead to a situation when residents of Crimea […]

Signature collection demanding Kolokoltsev to take investigation of attack on Shlosberg under personal control launched

Press Release, 26.09.2014 A sign-in to Minister for Internal Affairs Vladimir Kolokoltsev demanding to take the investigation of the attack on YABLOKO’s Lev Shlosberg under his personal control was launched on the Internet. More than 694 people from different regions of Russia signed the petition within the first day at the website.

Court left Vitishko in colony

Press Release, 24.09.2014 The Krasnodar regional court dismissed the Krasnosar regional prosecutor’s citation on cancelation of the decision to turn the suspended sentence to Evgeny Vitishko into a full tree year jail term. YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin who was present at the court hearing announced about this decision.

Mobility week: YABLOKO leader tests biking in central Moscow

The ALDE party, Press Release, 22/09/2014 Have you ever biked in central Moscow? The leader of ALDE member party YABLOKO Sergei Mitrokhin has done so. He seized the opportunity to participate in European Mobility week by taking his bike to work in Moscow on 22 September, the last of the special week, which officially kicked […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: I will not take part in the inauguration of Grigory Poltavchenko

Grigory Yavlinsky: I will not take part in the inauguration of Grigory Poltavchenko as St.Petersburg Governor tomorrow. Gubernatorial elections in St.Petersburg were conducted with numerous violations, politicians who had much support in St.Petersburg – such as Oksna Dmitiyeva – were not allowed to run, and a questionable mass-scale voting by absentee ballots was held. Mass-scale […]

Youth YABLOKO activists picketed against “shameful Moscow City Duma”

Press Release, 22.09.2014 The activists of the Moscow branch of Youth YABLOKO conducted a series of one-person pickets during the adjuration ceremony of the newly elected deputies of the Moscow City Duma.

Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO attacked for picketing in support of Peace March

Press Release, 22.09.2014 The provocateurs tried to sabotage picketing organised by the Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO in support of Peace March on September 21. About 40 aggressive young men met YABLOKO activists by the entrance to YABLOKO office where the prepration for the picket was to take place from 03.00 pm till 04.00 pm. “One […]

Arkhangelsk branch of YABLOKO supported Peace March

Press Release, 22.09.2014 The Arkhangelsk branch of YABLOKO conducted picketing in support of Peace March on September 21. The picket took place by the monument to intervention victims of 1918-1920.

Mayor’s office prohibited YABLOKO’s main slogan “War with Ukraine is a disgrace for the Kremlin” at Peace March

Press Release, 21.09.2014 The YABLOKO party participated in the all-Russia Peach March and also became on of the organizers of the event. The unknown people made provocations against the activists and the police took away YABLOKO’s banner which was supposed to be carried in the first row of YABLOKO’s column.

Sergei Mitrokhin: There’s no bicycle infrastructure in Moscow

Press Release, 22.09.2014 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin went to work by bicycle on the International Car-Free Day, September 22. He rode about 12 kilometers through the centre of Moscow and came to the conclusion that “there’s no bicycle infrastructure in Moscow, only separate PR-fragments”.

YABLOKO demand to free Evgeny Vitishko

Press Release, 20.09.2014 YABLOKO activists conducted picketing for freedom of political prisoner, ecologist Evgeny Vitishko in Moscow on September 19.

Regional Council of Moscow branch of YABLOKO consider the elections illegitimate

Press Release, 17.09.2014 The Regional Council of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO considered the elections of September 14, 2014, illegitimate. The elections to the Moscow City Duma weren’t democratic, fair and transparent. However, the Regional Council considered that YABLOKO gained a good result.

On political mobbing of Lev Shlosberg

Statement by the YABLOKO party, 18.09.2014 On September 17 Rossiya 1 TV channel made a piece in the “Vesti” programme which was supposedly devoted to the attack on the deputy of the Pskov region Legislative Assembly, Chair of the Pskov branch of YABLOKO Lev Shlosberg.

YABLOKO activists conducted picketing against use of administrative resource at the elections

Press Release, 16.09.2014 The activists of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO conducted picketing against the use of the administrative resource at Moscow City Duma elections. YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin, Secretary of YABLOKO Political Committee Galina Mikhaleva, YABLOKO candidates for Moscow City Duma deputies also participated in the action which was heal outside Moscow Mayor’s office.

Yavlinsky: mass-scale election fraud on September 14 is the resualt of annexation of Crimea

Press Release, 17.09.2014 The elections in St.Petersburg on September 14 didn’t come off and Poltavchenko remained the “appointed” governor noted head of YABLOKO faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly Grigory Yavlinsky. Despite mass-scale election fraud and pressure YABLOKO has shown good result at the elections in St.Petersburg and the regions of Russia.

Most mass-scale election fraud at early voting in Tatarstan and St.Petersburg

Press Release, 14.09.2014 According to the data from YABLOKO’s hotline by 12.00 am, one can say that the major election fraud technology has once again become the enforcement to early voting.

Bandit technologies used at the elections in Moscow region

Press Release, 15.09.2014 The bandit technologies were used at the elections in the Moscow region, especially in Zhukovsky and Korolyev: open election fraud, rewriting of election protocols and beating of election observers. The counting of votes is not over yet. The information was announced by Chair of the Moscow region branch of YABLOKO Alexandr Gunko.

YABLOKO gained 12,5 percent at Moscow City Duma elections

Press Release, 15.09.2014 According to the “GAS VIBORY” system, YABLOKO’s candidates gained by an average 12,5% of votes at the Moscow City Duma elections. The party improved its result by two and a half times in comparison with the result of the Mosocw City Duma elections in 2009.

YABLOKO to participate in Peace March

Press Release, 11.09.2014 The all-Russia Peace March will take place on September 21 in Moscow. The YABLOKO party is the co-organiser of the march. The march is authorized for 50 thousand people and will start from Pushkinskya metro station and proceed to Prospekt Akademika Sakharova.