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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 December, 2017

The Ministry of Healthcare of the Sverdlovsk region do not know how much they spent on healthcare

But they blame Grigory Yavlinsky for this Press Release, 15.12.2017 The Ministry of Healthcare of the Sverdlovsk region published their response to criticism by Grigory Yavlinsky, which he voiced at a press conference of the politician during his visit to Yekaterinburg on 12 December. Regional officials were offended, in particular, by Yavlinsky’s words concerning the […]

Grigory Yavlinsky visited Yekaterinburg

Yabloko’s candidate for the presidency of Russia continues his campaign presenting his programme in different Russian regions Press Release, 12.12.2017 Grigory Yavlinsky’s visit to Ekaterinburg began with a meeting with the oppositional Mayor of the city Yevgeny Roizman. The two politicians discussed the development of the city, the city budget, restructuring of the budget and […]

Grigory Yavlinsky on the sentence of ex Economic Minster Alexei Ulyukayev

“The system does not tolerate common sense” Grigory Yalvinsky FB page, 15.12.2017 The court sentenced Alexei Ulyukayev, former Minister for Economic Development, to eight years in a maximum security penal colony. The Judge decided that his guilt in obtaining a bribe from Igor Sechin, head of Rosneft, was fully proved. Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of the […]

Yabloko proposes complex measure for support of disabled people, terminally ill, bedridden patients and their families

Press Release, 13.12.2017 The Yabloko party, together with the expert community, prepared programmes to support people with disabilities, terminally ill patients, bedridden patients and members of their families. The projects were developed by leading experts in the field of health care, social protection, lawyers and human rights defenders.

“This is the intervention of a representative of the state authority into the educational process …”

A check on the auditors of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District, conducting their audit in the high school resulting in punishing teachers for the report of their student in the Bundestag, will be conducted Znak, 14.12.2017 By Vitaly Sotnik Photo by the Yamalo-Nenets Department of the Federal Penal Service: Alexander Gerasimenko, Public Persecutor of the Yamalo-Nenets […]

Yabloko to the Public Prosecutor of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District: it is unlawful to punish the teachers of the Russian student who made a speech on WWII in the Bundestag

Press Release, 14.12.2017 Emilia Slabunova, Chair of the Yabloko party and Honored Teacher of Russia, has sent an appeal to the Public Prosecutor of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District Alexander Gerasimenko demanding to examine the lawfulness of the examination conducted in the Novy Urengoy high school and disciplinary actions against the teachers of the student who […]

Yabloko to nominate a candidate for the presidency of the Russian Federation at its congress on 22 December

Press Release, 13.12.2017 On Friday, 22 December, a ceremony of nomination of Yabloko’s candidate to run in the forthcoming presidential election will take in the World Trade Centre. Delegates of the Yabloko congress will vote to nominate a party candidate in the presidential election on the first day of the Congress on 21 December. It […]

Yabloko demands from the Tambov authorities to stop persecution of the party activists

Press Release, 13.12.2017 Nikolai Rybakov, Deputy Chairman of Yabloko and head of the party election headquarters, demands that law enforcement bodies of Tambov stoppersecution of the activists of the regional branch of the party and urges them not to interfere with the street actions permitted by law.

Sergei Mitrokhin claims that changes in Moscow should begin with a political reform

Press release, 12.12.2017 On 12th December, Chair of the Moscow branch of Yabloko Sergei Mitrokhin launched his programme for the Moscow mayoral election that will take place in September 2018.

Boris Vishnevsky called upon public prosecutor’s office to protect Friedland Library

Press release, 08.12.2017 Boris Vishnevsky called upon the St. Petersburg public prosecutor’s office to run a check on the storage requirements of the unique books and manuscripts in the Friedland Library.

Run-off against Putin would be ‘success’, say opposition

EUobserver, By ERIC MAURICE, AMSTERDAM, 7. DEC As Vladimir Putin announced on Wednesday (6 December) that he will run again for president of Russia next year, the liberal opposition hopes to force him into a run-off, and trigger demands for more democracy. “It would be very important to achieve a second round,” Emilia Slabunova, the chair […]

Yavlinsky calls governors to initiate the State Council for redistribution of tax revenues in favour of the regions

Press Release, 6.12.2017 “Regional leaders should initiate the State Council of Russia to change the system of distribution of fiscal revenues”, Grigory Yavlinsky, candidate for presidency in Russia, said during his visit to Tatarstan.

Putin put the country and athletes under attack and has no moral right to be nominated to the presidency

Statement by the Yabloko party, 6.12.2017 The exclusion of one of the major sports powers from participation in the World Olympic Games is an unprecedented situation and seriously undermines Russia’s authority for many years to come.

Yavlinsky answered journalists’ questions about forthcoming presidential elections, Olympic Games 2018 and 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia the at press-conference in Interfax

Press Release, 5.12.2017 Grigory Yavlinsky, Yabloko founder and Yabloko’s presidential candidate, answered journalists’ questions at a press conference devoted to his concept of the country’s development. Yavlinsky explained why his programme addressed the entire Russian society rather than individual “electoral groups”, and how his economic development plan differed from Boris Titov’s plan, formulated a road […]

The Krasnoyarsk branch of Yabloko calls for a “greener” city budget

Alexander Kolotov made a speech at public hearings Press Release, 5.12.2017 The draft budget of the city of Krasnoyarsk for 2018 shows that creation of an eco-friendly urban environment is still not a priority goal in the city administration policies. This was stated by Alexander Kolotov, Vice-Chairman of the Krasnoyarsk regional branch of Yabloko at […]

Yavlinsky: “My programme is to overcome poverty in Russia”

Yavlinsky in an interview with NTV, 04.12.2017 Presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky gave an interview to Irada Zeynalova, host of “Weekly Roundup” on the NTV network. Yavlinsky spoke about the priorities of his presidential programme, stressing the necessity of modernisation of the economy and solution of social issues. However, according to Yavlinsky, this is not possible […]

Yabloko demands to establish a radiation security council in Krasnoyarsk

Press release based on an article by Yulia Starinova, 04.12.2017 Alexander Kolotov, Chair of the Krasnoyarsk branch of Yabloko’s Green Russia faction, addressed Alexander Uss, the acting governor of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, with a demand to establish a radiation security council in the region.

Presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky to give a press conference on 5th December

Press release, 01.12.2017 Presidential candidate and Chair of Yabloko’s Federal Political Committee Grigory Yavlinsky will give a press conference on 5th December, 13:00, at the central office of the Interfax news agency (Address: 2 1st Tverskaya-Yamskaya Ulitsa).

How can we stop war and achieve peace in Donbass? 10 steps by Grigory Yavlinsky

Grigory Yavlinsky’s Facebook page, 29.11.2017 How can we stop the war and achieve peace in Donbass? This is what should be done: 1. All Russian “servicemen and rebels” and all the units of the Russian armed forces must be withdrawn from Donbass. All military, financial, diplomatic and any other support for the separatist forces and […]