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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 September, 2019

St. Petersburg municipal elections: Yabloko obtained 95 mandates, it got majority in three constituencies

However, at least 24 mandates were stolen from Yabloko Press Release, 16.09.2019 The St. Petersburg municipal campaign was successful for Yabloko: 95 candidates who were nominated or supported by the party were elected municipal deputies. The party received a majority in two districts (Liteiny and Vladimirsky), as well as the largest factions in the Smolninskoye […]

Yabloko’s Anti-Corruption Policy Centre: The fund that allocated money for the campaign of Valeria Kasamara, candidate to the Moscow City Duma, received a grant from the Mayor of Moscow

Press Release, 11.09.2019 Yabloko’s Anti-Corruption Policy Centre found out that the fund that rendered support to Valeria Kasamara, candidate to the Moscow City Duma, received a grant from the Mayor of Moscow.

Yabloko received a majority in the Vladimirsky and Liteiny municipal districts in the municipal elections in St.Petersburg

Press Release, 13.09.2019 Photo: Boris Vishnevsky, head of the Yabloko faction in the Legislative Assembly of St.Peterburg, with elected deputies of the Vladimirsky municipal district of St.Petersburg The electoral commissions of the municipalities of the Vladimirsky district and the Liteiny district confirmed the victory of Yabloko. The voting results of the electoral commissions could not […]

Opposition wins in the municipality where the city government is located. Yabloko gets seven mandates

Press Release, 12.09.2019 The electoral commission of the municipality of Smolninskoye approved the election results. The victory in the municipality, on the territory of which the building of the government of St. Petersburg is located, was won by candidates from Yabloko. The party got seven mandates there, activists of the movement “The Central District for […]

The key aspects of work of the Yabloko faction in the Moscow City Duma for 2019 – 2024

Press Release, 13.09.2019 Termination of judicial and criminal prosecution of citizens for political reasons. Muscovites, who actively express their protest against systematic fraud of elections be authorities, have every reason to protest, including in the form of peaceful demonstrations and rallies. Political reprisals must be stopped immediately, sentences canceled. A decision obliging the Moscow authorities […]

Deputies of the Moscow City Duma from Yabloko will hold a press conference on the plans of the faction

Press Release, 13.09.2019 A press conference of the Moscow City Duma deputies from the Yabloko party will be held at the Press Centre of the Interfax news agency on Monday, September 16, at 14:00. The topic of the press-conference is “Election results and work plan of the Yabloko faction in the Moscow City Duma”.

The Parliament of Karelia rejected Yabloko’s bill on the return of direct mayoral elections in Karelia

Press Release, 12.09.2019 Deputies of the Legislative Assembly of Karelia rejected Yabloko’s bill on the return of direct mayoral elections in the Republic of Karelia. Five deputies voted for the bill, and 20 against.

The pro-government candidates were assigned 1,784 fake votes in one of the districts of St. Petersburg. Yabloko’s victory was stolen

Press Release, 12.09.2019 On the night of September 11-12, the electoral commission of the municipality Ostrov Dekabristov  (Vasileostrovsky District) drew up the election results. The electoral commission manually recounted all ballots in one of the two constituencies (constituency No 22) because of a “typographical error”: there was a small black dot in the forms opposite […]

Rybakov met with head of Central Electoral Commission about election fraud in St. Petersburg

Press Release, 10.09.2019 Nikolai Rybakov, head of the Yabloko election headquarters and Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party, met with Ella Pamfilova, Chair of the Central Electoral Commission, and handed her an appeal on the fraud in municipal elections in St. Petersburg.

The results of the election campaign of the Yabloko party in the Sverdlovsk region

Press Release, 10.09.2019 Yabloko conducted two election campaigns in the Sverdlovsk region. Irina Skachkova, Deputy Chair of the regional branch of the party, ran for the State Duma in Serov single-mandate constituency No. 174, and Dmitry Golovin ran for the Legislative Assembly of the Sverdlovsk region in Ordzhonikidze single-mandate constituency No. 11.

Elections-2019: Yabloko gets six regional MPs, at least 78 municipal deputies and three district heads

Press Release, 9.09.2019 The single voting day of September 8 was successful for the Yabloko party. The party was able to double the number of deputies in regional parliaments, and the number of regions where the party is represented in the legislative assemblies increased from three to five. In addition, candidates from Yabloko were elected […]

The Pskov region gets three heads of the district, a deputy of the regional Assembly and a deputy of the district Assembly from the Yabloko party

Press Release, 9.09.2019 Three candidates from the Yabloko party were elected heads of municipals districts Dnovsky, Novorzhevsky and Pustoshkinsky in the Pskov Region in elections on 8 September: Sofya Pugacheva (Novorzhevsky district, 45.95% of the vote at a turnout of 52.53%), Svetlana Vasilkova (Pustoshkinsky district, 53.35% of the vote, the opponent from United Russia got […]

Yabloko demanded that the Central Electoral Commission, the Investigative Committee and the Prosecutor General’s Office prevent the rigging of elections in St. Petersburg

Press Release, 9.09.2019 The Yabloko party demanded that the Central Electoral Commission, the Investigative Committee and the Prosecutor General’s Office prevent the rigging of the results of the municipal elections in St. Petersburg The relevant appeals to the heads of departments were sent by the party Chair Emilia Slabunova.

The Pskov regional parliament gets a second MP from Yabloko

Press Release, 9.09.2019 Photo: Lev Shlosberg and Arthur Gaiduk Arthur Gaiduk, ambulance doctor and deputy of the Pskov City Duma, has won by-elections to the Pskov Regional Assembly of Deputies (the regional parliament) in single-mandate constituency No. 2, receiving over 40% of the vote. He left behind Igor Maximov, former vice-governor and candidate from the […]

St. Petersburg. Election fraud is taking place in the municipalities where Yabloko candidates won

Press Release, 9.09.2019 Electoral commissions of the municipalities of St. Petersburg, where Yabloko candidates won, refuse to draw up the election results. This situation is observed in the vast majority of electoral commissions of the Central District (Liteiny, Smolninsky and Vladimirsky), where Yabloko has received up to 80% of the mandates. Photo: elected deputies from […]

The Yabloko party will be represented in the Legislative Duma of the Khabarovsk Territory

Press Release, 9.09.2019 Viktor Fedoreyev, engineer, who won the elections to the Legislative Duma of the Khabarovsk Territory (a regional parliament) in the Amur single-mandate constituency, became the sixth regional deputy elected from Yabloko on a single voting day of September 8.

All Yabloko candidates won the Moscow City Duma elections. They will seek the release of political prisoners

Press Release, 9.09.2019 According to preliminary data, all four Yabloko candidates to the Moscow City Duma won in their constituencies. This means that a new Moscow City Duma may see a faction, which will include Sergei Mitrokhin, Yevgeny Bunimovich, Maxim Kruglov and Daria Besedina. This will be the largest fraction in the entire history of […]

The rectitude of the protest

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 06.09.2019 Yesterday, Konstantin Kotov, 34-year-old programmer, was sentenced to four years of imprisonment. At the absence of corpus delicti. He was sentenced for publicly protesting against the actions of the authorities.

Emilia Slabunova: Deputies from Yabloko will make Chelyabinsk comfortable for people

Emilia Slabunova visited Chelyabinsk to support party candidates in municipal elections Press Release, 6.09.2019 Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova visited Chelyabinsk so that to support party candidates in elections to the City Council.

Work of Yabloko’s election headquarters on 8 September

Press Release, 6.09.2019 On the Single Voting Day on 8 September, the Yabloko party’s election headquarters (Moscow, Pyatnitskaya 31 bldg. 2) will launch a hotline that will receive calls from observers at polling stations in 31 regions of Russia. The headquarters will be open for journalists from 3 p.m.