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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 June, 2017

Yabloko nominated 931 candidates for municipal deputies in Moscow and will nominate even more

Press release, 30.06.2017 The Regional Council of the Moscow branch of Yabloko nominated 931 candidates for municipal deputies in 119 districts of Moscow on June 29. Next week more candidates will be nominated and it is likely that the party will nominate over a thousand candidates on the whole.

Democracy with a filter

Yabloko’s candidates continue the struggle for the right to participate in the gubernatorial elections Press release, 29.06.2017 This week the Vedomosti newspaper reported referring to its sources in the Kremlin that the new leadership of the internal policy bloc of the Presidential Administration decided not to adhere to the principle of competition in the gubernatorial […]

Grigory Yavlinsky on jury’s verdict on Boris Nemtsov assassination case

29.06.2017 The legal proceedings on the Boris Nemtsov assassination case are not to be trusted and the decision, which has been made, leaves too many doubts and questions.

Memorials to Joseph Stalin are mockery of millions of people and historical memory

Press release, 28.06.2017 Yabloko’s Federal Political Committee released a statement condemning the decision to install a plaque commemorating a 1924 speech by Josef Stalin in Moscow State Law Academy.

Sergei Mitrokhin was detained during a protest action against Moscow housing renovation programme

Press release, 28.06.2017 Moscow Yabloko Chair Sergei Mitrokhin has been detained during a protest action against the bill on Moscow housing renovation programme by the Federation Council, the upper house of parliament. Today the senators are considering the bill after it has been passed by the State Duma.

A round table on responsible animal care took place in Yabloko

Press release, 27.06.2017 Yabloko conducted a round table to discuss a bill on the responsible animal care, which is being considered by the State Duma at the moment.

Yabloko to nominate about 900 candidates for Moscow municipal deputies

Press release, 27.06.2017 The Yabloko party is holding meetings with Muscovites and activists who want to participate in the forthcoming municipal elections. Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova, presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky and Moscow Yabloko Chair Sergei Mitrokhin are present at the meetings. On 29 June, the regional council of the Moscow branch of Yabloko will nominate […]

First meeting of the Council For Consolidation of Women’s Movement of Russia to take place in Yabloko

Press release, 26.06.2017 On 29 June, the first meeting of the revived Council For Consolidation of Women’s Movement of Russia will take place in Yabloko’s office.

Igor Artemyev entered the list of 20 most influential politicians in Russia according to GQ Magazine

Press release, 26.06.2017 Head of the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service, member of Yabloko’s Federal Political Committee Igor Artemyev entered the list of 20 most influential politicians in Russia in 2017 according to GQ Magazine.

Unidentified individuals tired to set fire to Yabloko activist’s house once again

Press release, 26.06.2017 Unidentified individuals tired to set fire to Yabloko activist Vladimir Yegorov’s house in the city of Toropets, the Tver Region, on the night of 25 June. Yegorov’s wife and to children were inside the house when it happened. Yegorov’s neighbour noticed fire by a lucky chance and called the fire brigade. Vladimir […]

Daniel Agnevsky elected Chair of Moscow Yabloko Youth

Press release, 26.06.2017 On 23 June, the Moscow Yabloko Youth conference took place, where the new governing body was elected. Daniel Agnevsky was elected Chair after the debates with two other candidates Andrei Radayev and Valery Kostenok.

The Russian boomerang: we are fighting in Syria, but the danger comes from Middle Asia

Grigory Yalvinsky FB post, 23.06.2017 About 18 months after the beginning of the Russian military campaign in Syria, it is obvious that the operation was not very well thought over and began spontaneously, without preparation, counting on a blitzkrieg. The goals of the operation stated by President of Russia have not been achieved. Moreover, participation […]

The Karelian branch of Yabloko elects new Chair and its Regional Council

Press Release, 23.06.2017 Olga Zaletskaya, MP of the Legislative Assembly of Karelia, was elected Chair of the Karelian branch of Yabloko. This decision was adopted yesterday by the conference of the regional branch. The conference also elected Deputy Chair and the Regional Council of the branch.

Representatives of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Cynological Federation will discuss the bill on animal protection in Yabloko

Press Release, 22.06.2017 On Monday, June 26, Yabloko will hold a discussion of the bill “On Responsible Treatment of Animals”, which has been undergoing hearings in the State Duma.

Yabloko to hold pickets against Moscow housing renovation programme

Press release, 23.06.2017 On 28 May, the Moscow branch of Yabloko will hold pickets against the law on housing renovation by the Council of Federation, the upper house of parliament.

Yabloko lit 1,418 candles in memory of the Second World War victims

Press Release, 22.06.2017 In the night from June 21 to June 22, the Yabloko party held its annual event “1,418 Candles for Each Day of the War” to commemorate the tragic anniversary of Adolf Hitler’s attack on the Soviet Union. Yabloko leaders and activists participated in this anti-war and anti-fascist action.

Yekaterinburg oppositional Mayor Yevgeny Roizman announced his support of Grigory Yavlinsky’s campaign Time to Return Home

Press Release, 22.06.2017 Yekaterinburg oppositional Mayor Yevgeny Roizman, whose candidacy was officially nominated by Yabloko to run in the election of the Governor of Sverdlovsk region, said that he shared the ideas of the Time to Return Home campaign launched by Grigory Yavlinsky. The key idea of ​​the campaign is that Russia should stop spending […]

YABLOKO nominated oppositional Mayor of Yekaterinburg Yevnegy Roizman candidate to the post of Governor of the Sverdlovsk Region

Press Release, 21.06.2017 The Yabloko party has nominated Yevgeny Roizman, Mayor of Yekaterinburg, candidate in the gubernatorial elections of the Sverdlovsk region. This decision was adopted by the Federal Bureau of the party. According to the results of the secret ballot, nine our of ten members of the Bureau present at the meeting voted for […]

Conference of the Novgorod branch of Yabloko nominated Anna Cherepanova candidate to the post of Governor of the Novgorod Region

Press release, 22.06.2017 On 21 June, the conference of the Novgorod branch of Yabloko nominated Chair of the regional party branch Anna Cherepanova candidate to the post of Governor of the Novgorod Region. All the twelve delegates supported her candidacy.

Yabloko Federal Bureau has just nominated (nine 9 votes for out of ten, and one abstained) Yevgeny Roizman, oppositional Mayor of Yekaterinburg, candidate in the gubernatorial elections in the region. Photo by Alexander Kobrinsky, Bureau member.