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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 April, 2018

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

Memorable actions will be held on the 4th and 9th of May Press Release, 27.04.2017 On 4 May, the leaders and activists of the Yabloko party will lay wreaths and flowers to the Eternal Flame and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the Alexander Garden by the Kremlin wall. The participants will gather by […]

Yabloko discussed the political reform of Moscow: strengthening of local self-government, the city parliament and abolition of the municipal filter in elections

Press Release, 27.04.2018 On the threashold of the start of the primaries in Yabloko, that have to determine Yabloko’s  candidate for the Mayor of Moscow in the forthcoming mayoral elections, the party held a round table devoted to the programme of transformations of the political system in Moscow. The round table was held in the […]

Congratulations to Natalia Yevdokimova on her anniversary!

Greetings from Nikolai Rybakov, Yabloko Deputy Chair 27.04.2017 Today, Natalia Yevdokimova, member of the Council under the President of the Russian Federation for the Development of Civil Society and Human Rights and Executive Secretary of the St. Petersburg Human Rights Council, celebrates an anniversary. Nikolai Rybakov, Yabloko Deputy Chair and member of the St. Petersburg […]

Yabloko demands from federal agencies for consumer protection and environmental supervision and the government of the Moscow region to solve the problems with landfills

Press Release, 24.04.2018 Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova has forwarded an appeal to Anna Popva, chief sanitary doctor of Russia, and head of the Federal Supervision Agency for Customer Protection and Human Welfare (Rospotrebnadzor), Artyom Sidorov, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, and Olga Zubrilova, First Deputy Chairman of the government of Moscow region, asking […]

The third attack on the house of Svetlana Vasilkova, Yabloko’s deputy of the Pustoshkinsky District Assembly, the Pskov region

Press Release, 23.04.2018 Svetlana Vasilkova, Yabloko’s deputy of the Pustoshkinsky District Assembly in the Pskov region, was attacked for the third time. This happened on the threathold of the report of the dstrict head before the deputies. Unidentified persons smashed two bricks through the bedroom window of Svetlana Vasilkova’s private house in the Pustoshka town […]

Yabloko demands from the State Duma to deprive five MPs of their mandates

 Transparency International found their illegal businesses Press Release, 25.04.2018 Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova on the request of Transparency International – Russia demanded that the State Duma conduct an investigation into illegal businesses of five of Duma deputies. The five deputies are suspected of owning business in Russia and France. Four out of five deputies are […]

Yabloko demanded from the Moscow Mayor to stop construction of a giant observation wheel closing to residential housing

Press Release, 17.04.2018 Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova appealed to Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin with a demand to stop the construction of a huge observation wheel in the Ostankino district, Moscow. Similar letters were sent to the Public Prosecutor of Moscow, top officials of the Department of Cultural Heritage of Moscow and the Federal Service for […]

The Sverdlovsk Region branch of Yabloko to form a coalition for the elections to the Yekaterinburg City Duma

Press Release, 16.04.2018 On April 14, the Council of the Sverdlovsk regional branch of the Yabloko party decided that the list of candidates for deputies to the Yekaterinburg City Duma from the Yabloko party should be formed on the basis of a coalition with all the democratic forces of the city.

The First Congress of Independent Observers took place in Nizhni Novgorod

Press Release, 16.04.2018 On April 14, the Nizhny Novgorod regional branch of the Yabloko party together with the Golos movement (a movement of independent election observers), held the First Congress of Independent Observers in Nizhny Novgorod.

Emilia Slabunova: Toxic authorities deserve the same treatment as the landfills

Press Release, 14.04.2018 A mass rally of local residents was held in the Serpukhov area, the Moscow region. Participants of the rally demanded to close the Lesnaya landfill. Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova spoke at the rally at the invitation of the organisers of the action.

Yabloko Bureau: Blocking of the Telegram messenger by the Russian authorities is the way towards an archaic society

We demand that the Federal Supervision Agency for Information Technologies and Communications abandons senseless blocking of instant messengers Press Release, 13.04.2018 The Bureau of the Yabloko party considers blocking of the Telegram messenger be “contrary to the basic constitutional rights of citizens to freedom of information and secrecy of correspondence” and deamnds that the Federal […]

Yabloko expresses solidarity with female journalists reporting harassment on behalf of MPs Slutsky and Govorukhin

Decision of the Bureau No 2024 10.04.2018 The Bureau of the Yabloko Party expresses its solidarity with [female] journalists who reported sexual harassment from Leonid Slutsky, State Duma deputy from the LDPR party, and Stanislav Govorukhin, State Duma deputy from the United Russia party and [film] director. The reaction of Russian politicians, public figures and […]

Yabloko demanded to stop killing of homeless animals before 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Press Release, 10.04.2018 The Bureau of the Yabloko party adopted a statement demanding that the killings of homeless animals in the cities hosting the World Cup be stopped immediately, and the resources allocated [to this] should be spent on shelters, sterilisation and vaccination. At present millions of roubles are allocated from the state budget (presumably, […]

Birthday greetings to Grigory Yavlinsky

Greetings from Alexei German Jr. and the Yabloko party 10.04.2018 Today Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of the Federal Political Committee of the Yabloko party, turns 66.  Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova and Russian famous film director Alexei German Jr. send their birthday greetings to Grigory Yavlinsky:                    

Lev Shlosberg: “The Putin regime represents a symbiosis of a besieged fortress and the Stockholm syndrome”

Ekho Moskvi radio station, 09.04.2018 Lev Shlosberg, leader of the Pskov branch of Yabloko, was the guest of the programme “2018” at the Ekho Moskvi radio station. One of the topics discussed was the new US sanctions against Russian oligarchs and officials, as well as a number of companies, including those with state participation. Lev […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: Yabloko should start preparing for the next presidential election campaign

The Bureau of the party has discussed the results of the election campaign Press Release, 06.04.2018 The Federal Bureau of the Yabloko party has discussed the results of the presidential election campaign in Russia. The reports were made by party Chair Emilia Slabunova, Nikolai Rybakov, head of the United Electoral Headquarters and Deputy Chairman of […]

Mass protests will be held in the Moscow region under the slogan #StopLandFills

The initiator of the action is Nikolai Dizhur, Chairman of the Yabloko party faction in the Chekhov district Press Release, 03.04.2018 On Saturday, 14 April 14, mass-scale protest actions will take place in the municipal entities of the Moscow region where the rights of citizens to environmentally safe and friendly environment are violated will take […]

Anti-Corruption Commission of the Municipal Council of Khamovniki District, Moscow, to discuss fire safety, 2018 FIFA World Football Cup Russia and the conflict of interest of the head of the district

Press Release, 03.04.2018 Photo: Alexei Karnaukhov. On Friday, 6 April, the first meeting of the commission for security and anti-corruption of the local Council of Deputies will be held in the Khamovniki district (Moscow). The key issues of the meeting are inspecting fire safety in the district after the tragedy in Kemerovo (when a fire […]

The Moscow branch of Yabloko held a rally in defense of the historical environment of the Basmanny District of Moscow

Press Release, 03.04.2018 The Moscow branch of Yabloko held a rally in defense of the historical environment of the Basmanny District of Moscow. The rally was held under the slogan “Save Basmanny! In defense of the historical environment, cultural heritage and social objects of the area”. The action was held in the park Gorka on […]

Muscovites will hold a flash mob “Let Us Embrace the School Stadium”

The action will take place in the Orekhovo-Borisovo Yuzhnoye district of Moscow Press Release, 03.04.2018 On Saturday, 7 April, residents of the Orekhovo-Borisovo Yuzhnoye district will hold a flash mob “Let Us Embrace the School Stadium” which the authorities plan to take away from the school under development. The organiser of the action is the […]