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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 April, 2015

Law and order must be restored in Krasnokamsk

Statement by the YABLOKO party, 28.04.2015 In the night from 25 to 26 April a crime was committed in Krasnokamsk: unidentified persons burned two KAMAZ garbage trucks belonging to the Uralkomp company headed by Olga Kolokolova, leader of the Perm branch of YABLKO, YABLOKO Bureau member.

YABLOKO conducted picketing outside Russian Atomic Energy Agency on anniversary of Chornobyl disaster

Press release, 28.04.2015 On April 27 YABLOKO’s activists conducted the annual picketing outside the Russian Atomic Energy Agency (Rosatom) in memory of the Chernobyl disaster which took place on April 26, 1986.

YABLOKO activist in Vldikavkaz conducted picketing in memory of Chernobyl tragedy

Press release, 27.04.2015 YABLOKO activist Alan Alikov conducted one-person picketing to commemorate the memory of the Chernobyl tragedy victims. The picket took place in Vladikavkaz, the Republic of North Ossetia.

YABLOKO took signatures against transfer of infant feeding centres to pharmacies to Health care department

Press release, 24.04.2015 Head of YABLOKO Gender faction Galina Mikhaleva, deputy Chair of Gender faction Olga Radayeva, municipal deputies Svetlana Savitskaya and Grigory Semyonov, activist Igor Bakirov took more than 1000 signatures of the citizens against transfer of infant feeding centres to pharmacies to the Health care department.

YABLOKO leader and local residents planted apple trees in Khamovniki district, Moscow

Press release, 25.04.2015 The residents of the Khamovniki district, Moscow, decided to recreate a well-known apple tree path which had been destroyed during the draft of 2010. The local residents invited YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin who lives in the district to participate in the recreation of the apple tree path.

YABLOKO to conduct picketing outside Russian Atomic Energy Agency on anniversary of Chornobyl disaster

Announcement, 24.04.2015 On April 27 YABLOKO’s activists are going to conduct the annual picketing outside the Russian Atomic Energy Agency (Rosatom) in memory of the Chernobyl disaster which took place on April 26, 1986. YABLOKO will commemorate those who died, express sympathy for those who were injured in this tragedy and remind everyone of the […]

YABLOKO Green Russia faction demanded to stop killing dogs in Chita

Press release, 24.04.2015 YABLOKO Green Russia faction activists in the Zabaikalye Territory conducted picketing under slogans “Russia without cruelty” and “Animal killing is an act of fascism”. After picketing the activists signed a resolution addressed to the Legislative Assembly of the Zabaikalye Territory demanding to adopt a law against cruelty to animals.

YABLOKO Political Committee honoured memory of Armenian Genocide victims

Press release, 24.04.2015 YABLOKO Political Committee started its meeting with a minute of silence in memory of the Armenian Genocide victims.

Alexei Yablokov: Will another Chernobyl happen in the next 27 years?

Blog by Alexei Yablokov, 21.04.2015 On the eve of 26 April – the International Day Commemorating Victims of Radiation Accidents and Catastrophes (in Russia since 2002 – the Day of Liquidators of Radiation Accidents and Commemoration of Victims These Accidents and Disasters”) – I was going to write that this ‘radiation year’ was marked by […]

YABLOKO discussed problems and potential of urbanism

Press Release, 21.04.2015 On April 20 YABLOKO held a round table called “The quality of public space is the foundation of civil society.” Elena Morozova, member of the Regional Council of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, moderated the discussion. Hyco Verhaagen, German landscape architect, spoke as an expert.

Sergei Mitrokhin demands to provide housing to a Crimean orphan

Press Release, 21.04.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin forwarded an appeal to head of the Republic of Crimea Sergey Aksyenov demanding to provide housing to Daniel Alanya.

A criminal case on electoral fraud in Zhukovsky, the Moscow reigon, only after intervention of the Public Prosecutor General

Press Release, 17.04.2015 Viktor Grin, Deputy Public Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, cancelled the decision on closing of the criminal case on election fraud in the Moscow region adopted in the Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Moscow Region. Now the Investigative Committee can start investigation of the criminal case on rigging of the votes […]

YABLOKO wished success to PARNAS and Navalny’s alliance

Interfax, 17.14.2015 Moscow. April 17th. Interfax – On the whole the YABLOKO party positively reacted to the decision of the RPR-PARNAS party and Navalny’s Progress Party to create an alliance for participation in the electoral cycle of the 2015-2016 period.

Conceptual strategy “The Greater St.Petersburg. The 21st Century” published

Press Release, 16.04.2015 Today, conceptual strategy ” The Greater St.Petersburg. The 21st Century” developed under the guidance of D.r Grigory Yavlinsky has been published in the Internet. In February 2015, the strategy was presented to St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko, and yesterday Grigory Yavlinsky discussed the document with representatives of the government and business in […]

St.Petersburg government involves YABLOKO for strategic development planning of St.Petersburg

Press Release, 15.04.2015 St. Petersburg’s government involves opposition and large-scale businesses for help in amending and improving the Strategy for Economic and Social Development of St.Petersburg until 2030 (Strategy-2030).

Andrei Babushkin asks head of Federal Service for Execution of Punishment to add privacy to prison lavatories

Based on the article in Izvestia newspaper, 16.04.2015 The presidential Council for human rights is outraged with the lack of privacy of lavatories in Russia’s colonies and ask head of the Federal Service for Execution of Punishment Gennady Korniyenko to improve the situation. Andrei Babushkin, member of presidential Council for human rights and YABLOKO Bureau […]

Court refused to release environmentalist Evgeny Vitishko on parole

Press Release, 15.04.2015 Today Kirsanovsky District Court of the Tambov region refused to release ecologist Evgeny Vitishko on parole. This information has come from YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin who was in the courtroom.

Sergei Mitrokhin to visit court hearing on Evgeny Vitishko’s case

Press release, 14.04.2015 On April 15 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin will visit a court hearing on Evgeny Vitishko’s case where the issue of releasing Vitishko on parole will be considered.

Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO conducted picketing in support of Evgeny Vitishko

Press release, 13.04.2014 Activists of the Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO’s Green Russia faction conducted a series of one-person picketing for freedom of Evgeny Vitishko.

Bankruptcy of Lenenergo may be followed by other St.Petersburg energy companies

04.08.2015 Financial problems of the Lenenergo energy company are caused by inefficiency of the investment programme, as well as lack of the balance for heat and electricity in the St.Petersburg Heating Schemes up to Period 2030. Such a statement was made today by Grigory Yavlinsky head of the YABLOKO faction in the Legislative Assembly of […]