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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 October, 2016

Leader of a civic organisation supporting indigenous peoples of the Amur Region joined YABLOKO

Press release, 12.10.2016 Leonid Sungorkin, leader of a civic organisation supporting the culture, rights and freedoms of the indigenous peoples of the Amur Region, joined YABLOKO.

Russians do not trust the Duma formed at the fraudulent elections

Press Release, 13.10.2016 Public confidence in the State Duma has dropped for the year by almost two-fold – from 40 to 22 per cent, as shown by the poll conducted by the Levada Centre a week after the elections. The State Duma demonstrated the worst indicators of public trust among other the state power bodies. […]

Yabloko Youth launches a campaign against conscription system

Press release, 10.10.2016 Moscow YABLOKO Youth launched a campaign against conscription and for transfer of the army on a contract basis.

Leaders of St. Petersburg YABLOKO commemorated Anna Politkovskaya

Press release, 09.10.2016 On October 7, a ceremony commemorating Anna Politkovskaya was held in St. Petersburg. YABLOKO’s deputies of the city parliament Boris Vishnevsky and Mikhail Amosov as well as Deputy Chair of the party Nikolai Rybakov participated in the memorial action.

Voronezh YABLOKO commemorated Anna Politkovskaya

Press release, 09.10.2016 On October 7, the Voronezh branch of YABLOKO commemorated Anna Politkovskaya. The activists participated in a rally dated for the 10th anniversary of the murder of the journalist.

YABLOKO’s candidate in the past election dismissed from his post in Pskov State University

Press release, 10.10.2016 Igor Skoptsev, YABLOKO candidate in the past election, was dismissed from his post of senior departmental assistant of the informatics in Pskov State University. The dismissal took place after a resident of Velikiye Luki city complained to Governor Turchak via his web-site that “a person continuously criticising the Governor and the authorities […]

A picket against polluting production held in Sochi

Press Release, 09.10.2016 A one-person picket against polluting production of Electozink was held by Atsamaz Khadikov, leader of the North-Ossetian branch of YABLOKO’s Green Russia faction and activist of the North Caucasus Environmental Watch. The picket was held by the city out-patient clinic on the 7th of October and caught attention of many people.

Moscow YABLOKO laid flowers to the memorial to Anna Politkovskaya

Press release, 09.10.2016 On October 7, the 10th anniversary of the murder of Anna Politkovskaya, the Moscow branch of YABLOKO laid flowers to the memorial to the journalist.

Ten years without Anna Politkovskaya

Grigory Yavlinsky Facebook page, 07.10.2016 She was braver than one is allowed to be in Russia. She was more honest than one is allowed to be in Russia. She was more talented than one is allowed to be in Russia.

The Tambov branch of YABLOKO held a picket in memory of Anna Politkovskaya

Press Release, 07.10.2016 Today, on 7 October, the Tambov regional branch of the YABLOKO party held pickets memory of journalist Anna Politkovskaya.

“We can not tolerate a lesser evil fearing that a greater evil may come”

Blog post at the Ekho Moskvi website by Boris Vishnevsky, MP of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg (the Yabloko faction), 07.10.2016 Today, we will gather by the Solovetsky Stone on Troitskaya Square in St. Petersburg to commemorate Anna Politkovskaya.

Today YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova celebrates her birthday

Today YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova celebrates her birthday. In such difficult times she courageously took up the task of leading the union of democratic forces in Russia. We in YABLOKO are grateful to you for this and are glad to send you our heartiest congratulations!

Grigory Yavlinsky on the Russian Guard

Blog post by Grigory Yavlinsky, 06.10.2016 President began preparing for the new political season with the decree on granting special powers of the National Guard, already renamed into the Russian Guard. This department will get about 100 proxies, including maintenance of the wartime regime, planning joint activities with the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, […]

Greetings on the Teachers’ Day from Emilia Slabunova

Greetings on the Teachers’ Day from YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova, 05.10.2016 Dear Colleagues! Happy Teachers’ Day!

Sergei Mitrokhin demands that the election results in Babushkinsky single mandate constituency, Moscow, must be overturned

Press release, 05.10.2016 Moscow YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin filed a claim with the Moscow city Court demanding to overturn the election results in Babushkinsky single mandate constituency, Moscow.

Krasnoyarsk will protest against election fraud in a rally

Press Release, 04.10.2016 On Wednesday, 5 October, a joint rally of different political parties under the slogan “For Fair Elections” will take place in Krasnoyarsk. It is expected that the rally will bring together over 5,000 people who want to express their protest against the rigged elections in the Krasnoyarsk Territory.

YABLOKO disputes the election results in Kirovsky District of St. Petersburg

Rosbalt, 03.10.2016 YABLOKO representatives are going to dispute the results of the election to the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg in the Kirovsky district. The claim concerns the election results at 25 polling stations, YABLOKO candidate Andrei Palevich told the Rosbalt news agency.

Birthday greetings to Alexei Yablokov, head of the Green Russia Faction and Federal Political Committee member

Greetings from Emilia Slabunova, 03.10.2016 Dear Alexei Vladimirovich, Happy birthday! You are a strong, fearless person who knows how to soldier on and fight! We believe in you, your sense of duty and ability to man up.

Grigory Yavlinsky: A Sheepish Rejection

Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 01.10.2016 The responsibility for the shameful denial of the war, and, consequently, for the loss of passengers from the shot down [MH17] aircraft lies on Europe too… But the principle of identification of the main culprit – the one who started it – is not cancelled. And Russia began it all.

Alexander Gnezdilov: Analyzing the results of the elections

Blog post by Alexander Gnezdilov, 29.09.2016 According to the official data, YABLOKO lost 1,200,992 votes [in the election]. Where have they gone, and why? United Russia has lost 3,843,909 votes since 2011 (and it is according to the official figures only), and it has lost about 16 million votes since 2007.