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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 May, 2015

YABLOKO participated in picketing for resignation of Troitsky and Novomoskovsky districts prefect

Press release, 14.05.2015 YABLOKO participated in picketing for resignation of Dmitry Nabokin, prefect of the Troitsky and Novomoskovsky districts, Moscow. The picketing took place ouside Moscow Mayor’s Office.

YABLOKO honoured the memory of the Second World War heroes

Press release, 08.05.2015 On the 70th anniversary of the Victory over fascism YABLOKO leaders and supporters of the party paid tribute to the heroes of the Second World War by laying wreaths and flowers at the Eternal Flame at the mass grave at Preobrazhenskoye Cemetery in Moscow.

YABLOKO is ready to take all the liberals in its pre-election list, if they subscribe under its coalition programme

Rosbalt,  06.05.2015 Ideological differences between the democratic parties can be eliminated if all the participants of the potential coalition will sign a single document. Such a statement was made by YABLOKO Chairman Sergei Mitrokhin to the Rosbalt correspondent.

Russia needs a dialogue with the European Union

Statement by YABLOKO Chairman, 05.05.2015 On 10 May German Chancellor Angela Merkel comes to Moscow to pay tribute to all the Soviet soldiers who fought in World War II and to honor the memory of all the killed Soviet citizens.

YABLOKO paid tribute to memory of Second World War vicitms

Press Release, 06.05.2015 Today the leaders and activists of the YABLOKO party laid a wreath and flowers at the Eternal Flame and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin walls.

Chita branch of YABLOKO conducted picketing for protection of green spaces

Press release, 05.05.2015 The Chita branch of YABLOKO conducted picketing for protection of green spaces in the city, against tree cutting and for resignation of local housing and utilities companies managers.

YABLOKO headed democratic opposition column at May 1 demonstration

Press release, 03.05.2015 The St.Petersburg branch of YABLOKO participated in the Democratic demonstration which took place under the slogans against war, propaganda, law abuse. The action united the supporters of the European way of development for Russia.

Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO conducted picketing on Bolotnaya Square rally anniversary

Press release, 06.05.2015 Activists of the Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO conducted picketing for freedom of political prisoners on the anniversary of Bolotnaya Squere rally 2012. Chair of the Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO Alexandra Nalobina participated in the action. The activists held the placards which said “Loskutov must be released”, “Free Evgeny Vitishko and all environmental […]

Irkutsk branch of YABLOKO participated in rally of non-parliamentary parties

Press release, 05.05.2015 The Irkutsk branch of YABLOKO supported the rally of non-parliamentary parties. More than 700 people participated in the action. The protesters demanded the resignation of governor of the Irkutsk region, increasment of salary and creation of new working places.

Russia needs a dialogue with the EU” cautions Yabloko’s Chairman Mitrokhin

Liberal International, 07.05.2015 Ahead of the visit to Moscow by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Yabloko’s Chairman Sergei Mitrokhin (LI full member) has cautioned of the need for the Russian Federation to engage in a constructive dialogue with the European Union rather than continue on the path of confrontation.

Moscow government discussing a possibility of creating a museum in the house where numerous victims of Stalin’s reprisals were shot

Press Release, 28.04.2015 The Moscow city government have been discussing the possibility of creating a museum in the house where numerous victims of Stalin’s reprisals were shot. Such a statement was made by Vladimir Filippov, Deputy Head of the Department of Culture of Moscow, in response to the appeal of Alexei Nesterenko, YABLOKO member.

YABLOKO to honour the memory of the victims of the Second World War

Press Release, 28.04.2015 On 6 May YABLOKO leaders and party activists will lay wreaths and flowers to the Internal Flame and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin Walls.

Youth Yabloko conducted picketing for animal rights

Press release, 30.04.2015 Activists of the Moscow branch of Youth Yabloko condutpcted picketing for animal rights. The aim of the action was to draw the attention of authorities and society to the situation with domestic and stray animals. Activists of the VITA animal rights protection group and the Committee for civil rights joined the action.

Free Artyem Loskutov!

Statement by the YABLOKO party, 01.05.2015 The YABLOKO party disapproves of inadequate actions of the Novosibirsk authorities who didn’t allow to conduct the Monstration, the annual art action – a demonstration under absurd slogans.

Volgograd branch of YABLOKO participated in 1st of May demonstration