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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, 2015

YABLOKO supported rally for preservation of Torfyanka park

Press release, 10.07.2015 On July 9, YABLOKO activists participated in a rally against the illegal construction of a temple in Torfyanka park, Moskow. More than 600 people took part in the action.

Hands off Golos!

Statement by the YABLOKO party, 09.07.2015 The searches of the apartments of Golos [a respected election-monitoring NGO] representatives Grigory Melkonyants, Tatyana Troinova and Roman Udot which took place in the brutal traditions of Joseph Stalin’s times – early in the morning, breaking the doors and a simultaneous search in the office of the Moscow department […]

Activists conducted picketing demanding to preserve retirement public transport benefits

Press release, 09.07.2015 On July 9, an action demanding to preserve the retirement public transport benefits took place outside the Moscow Regional Duma. Chair of the Moscow region branch of YABLOKO Alexander Gunko, representatives of the Klin branch of YABLOKO and party activists participated in the action. The activists held placards comparing budget expenditures for […]

YABLOKO demand to preserve the retirement public transport benefits

Announcement, 07.07.2015 On July 9, an action demanding to preserve the post retirement public transport benefits in the Moscow region will take place outside the Moscow Regional Duma. Chair of the Moscow region branch of YABLOKO Alexander Gunko, representatives of the Klin branch of YABLOKO and party activists will participate in the action.

YABLOKO supported people’s gathering against construction of high-rise building without permission documentation

Press release, 07.07.2015 On July 6, a people’s gathering against the construction of a high-rise building without permission documents took place in Izhevsk, the Republic of Udmurtia. Chair of the local YABLOKO branch Mikhail Nazarov and YABLOKO Chairman adviser Sofya Rusova participated in it.

Olga Makhotina to run for governor of the Bryansk region as YABLOKO candidate

Press release, 06.07.2015 Today the election commission of the Bryansk region registered Olga Makhotina as a YABLOKO candidate for governor of the Bryansk region.

Valery Borshchev participated in picketing against granting the police the right to open fire in crowded places

Press release, 06.07.2015 Member of Moscow Observation Commission, YABLOKO Bureau member Valery Borshchev, head of For human rights movement Lev Ponomaryev and human rights defender Svetlena Gannushkina conducted a series of one-person picketing against the bill broadening the possibility to use small arms for police and FSB (Federal Security Service) officers. The picketing took place […]

Granting the police the right to open fire in crowded places represents a crime against Russian citizens

Statement by the YABLOKO party, 3.07.2015 The initiative of Russian MPs from all the factions of the State Duma grating the police exclusive rights in the use of force represents preparation for the suppression of civil protests by force and blood.

YABLOKO turned out a batch of T-shirts by Evgeny Vitishko’s birthday

Press release, 3.07.2015 YABLOKO turned out a batch of T-shirts devoted to the birthday of environmentalist and political prisoner Evgeny Vitishko. Today he turns 42.

Bringing street musicians to responsibility under political articles is unacceptable

Statement by the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, 02.07.2015 Within the last weeks of spring and the beginning of summer of 2015 the number of detention of street musicians on behalf of police has increased, they are accused under articles that have been used only against political activists before.

Grigory Yavlinsky drew up the results of work of the YABLOKO faction in the spring session of the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly

Press Release, 25.06.2015 Grigory Yavlinsky, head of YABLOKO faction in the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly, summed up the work of the faction in the spring session.

YABLOKO picketed the house where Stalin’s victims were shot

Press Release, 01.06.2015 YABLOKO conducted a picket near the house where Stalin’s victims were shot demanding from the authorities to open a memorial museum there. Activists handed out leaflets on the history of the place. Every Wednesday since 2011 YABLOKO’s Alexei Nesterenko has been conducting one-person picketing outside the house. His father was shot there, […]

Sergei Mitrokhin: Development of businesses requires a competitive rather than a rent-based economy

 Press Release, 24.06.2015 A round table “What reforms are needed in the context of sustainable development of small and medium-sized enterprises” took place in the International University in Moscow today within he frameworks of an independent Public Expert Council for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises (SMEs). YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin participated in the event.