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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, 2015

Muscovites will demand the resignation of Vice Mayor of Moscow at a rally

Press Release, 30.01.2015 February 1 YABLOKO will conduct a rally for resignation of Marat Kusnullin, Vice Mayor of Moscow for Urban Development and Historical Heritage. The rally will be held within the campaign for the resignation of Deputy Mayor. The action will take part in the centre of Moscow, in Novopushkinskiy garden at 14:00.

A meeting within YABLOKO’s Gender Club to take place on 3rd February

Announcement, 29.01. 2015 A meeting organized by YABLOKO Gender Faction within YABLOKO’s Gender Club will take place in YABLOKO’s Moscow office on 3rd February. The participants will discuss the 8th Progress Report of the Russian Federation on Implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

Moscow Public Prosecutor to examine lawfulness of the decision on demolition of historical buildings

Press Release, 29.01.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin has sent an appeal to Public Prosecutor of the city of Moscow Sergei Kudeneyev demanding to examine the information that the protocol of the Commission on Moscow urban development and historical heritage, which decided to demolish tenement Privalov’s historical houses in the centre of the city, was falsified.

Sergei Mitrokhin: demolition of stands must be stopped

Press release, 29.01.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin forwarded an application to Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin on small business protection proposals.

YABLOKO conducted picketing against reduction of commuter trains outside the Russian Railways

Press release, 28.01.2015 YABLOKO activists conducted picketing against cancelation of local commuter trains. Local commuter trains will be fully cancelled in the Pskov region and the Zabaikalye Territory, partially cancelled in the Belgorod, Bryansk, Vologda, Voronezh, Kursk, Kaliningrad, Kirov, Kostroma, Nyzhny Novgorod, Orel, Tver, Tambov, Chelyabinsk regions and the Perm Territory.

YABLOKO collected signatures for resignation of Moscow vice-Mayor Marat Khusnullin outside Moscow Mayor’s office

Press release, 27.01.2015 YABLOKO activists conducted the third street action for resignation of Moscow vice-Mayor for town planning Marat Khusnullin outside the Moscow Mayor’s office. YABLOKO Chair Sergei Mitrokhin, Member of Presidential Council for human rights and YABLOKO Bureau member Andrei Babushkin, YABLOKO’s municipal deputy Grigory Semyonov and other activists participated in the action.

YABLOKO launched petition demanding to investigate murder of Timur Kuashev

Press relese, 25.01.2015 YABLOKO’s Nikolai Kavkazsky launched a petition demanding to investigated the murder of YABLOKO member, journalist Timur Kuashev.

Citizens of St.Petersburg must gain the right to propose bills

Press release, 22.01.2015 Deputy of St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly Grigory Yavlinsky suggested granting the rights of legislative initiative to the citizens of St.Petersburg since this right is a form of the citizens’ exercitation of power on equal terms with referendum and free elections guaranteed by the Constitution.

YABLOKO launched a campaign for resignation of vice-Moscow mayor Marat Khusnullin

Press release, 21.01.2015 YABLOKO launched a campaign for resignation of vice-Moscow mayor for town-planning policy Marat Khusnullin.

Grigory Yavlinsky: Oil may drop to $ 20 per barrel

How low oil prices may drop and how long this may last // Complete version of Grigory Yavlinsky’s article for RBC, 16.01.2015 A significant factor behind the unfavourable economic situation in Russia is a total failure of its so-called “energy policies” for the past 15 years A series of erroneous decisions and miscalculations of the […]

YABLOKO paid tribute to the memory of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasiya Baburova killed by neo-Nazis

Press Release, 19.01.2015 Today YABLOKO activists paid tribute to the memory of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasiya Baburova. The activists laid flowers to the place where Markelov and Babuyrova were killed killed by neo-Nazis at Prechistinka 1, Moscow, on January 19, 2009.

Genocide of the Russian culture

Press release, 18.01.2015 On January 17 an excavator knocked down the tenement Privalov’s house, the place where Sergei Yesenin had presented his poems to the public for the first time. The editorial office of Mlechny put [Milky way] magazine was situated there in 1913-1916. The Privalov’s houses complex was also an example of the Moscow […]

YABLOKO to pay tribute to the memory of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasiya Baburova killed by neo-Nazis

Press Release, 16.01.2015 On January 19 (at 13:00) YABLOKO activists will lay flowers at the site where lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasiya Baburova were killed in 2009.

Commuter trains must be preserved

Press release, 15.01.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin wrote an open letter to Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev demanding to conduct the check of commuter trains tariffs growth and make amendments to the Concept of commuter trains system development.

‘We must defend freedom of speech’ – ALDE Party President

The ALDE party, 09.01.2015 Wednesday’s attacks on the weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo, ALDE Party President Sir Graham Watson commented “I am appalled by the attack on Charlie Hebdo. My thoughts are with the victims, their families and colleagues. We must defend freedom of speech.”

Leaders and activists of St.Petersburg branch of YABLOKO laid flowers to the consulate general of France

Press release, 12.01.2015 The leaders and activists of the St.Petersburg branch of YABLOKO laid flowers to the consulate general of France on January 11, the day of memorial march which took place in the cities of France.

Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO participated in an action in memory of Paris terrorist attack victims

Press release, 12.01.2015 The activists of the Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO participated in an action to honour the memory of the victims of the terrorist attack in Paris.

Construction of waste incineration plant was cancelled

Press release, 14.01.2015 UPD.Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin ordered to cancel the construction of a waste incineration plant in the south-east of Moscow. YABLOKO will observe the development of the situation.

Motivated by Political Revenge

Investigation into the attack on Lev Shlosberg terminated and he is declared a “foreign agent” // by Nina Petlyanova, Novaya Gazeta, 12/01/2015 Pskov autonomous non-profit organisation “Centre of Social Projects “Renaissance” will shortly appeal in court against being enlisted in the register of “foreign agents”. This was reported to Novaya Gazeta by Lev Shlossberg, head […]

Putin will die Ukraine von innen zerstören

Wirtschafts Blatt, 01.12.2014 Im Interview. Laut Sergei Mitrochin, Vorsitzender der Russischen Demokratischen Partei Jabloko, nehmen die Russen die Sanktionen noch nicht wahr. Der russische Präsident profitiert, so der Oppositionelle, von der Krim-Euphorie und wolle die Ukraine zerstören.