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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, 2020

A Triumph of Lies

The sentence to Yuri Dmitriyev means the beginning of the government’s war against the society Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 30.09.2020 Photo: Yuri Dmitriyev. Photo by AFP PHOTO /Scanpix/LETA The present Russian regime does not always need chemical warfare agents. Old proven tools also work well. If you need to get rid of undesired persons, shut the […]

Where is the “influential world power”?

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 29.09.2020 There is a war in Nagorno-Karabakh. Armenia and Azerbaijan report hundreds of deaths. [Russia’s Foreign Minister] Sergei Lavrov and Vladimir Putin over the phone “express concern” and urge “to prevent further escalation”. For 28 years, Russian diplomacy have been trying to produce an impression of Moscow’s mediation in the peace process, […]

Nikolai Rybakov to deliver lectures at the universities of Oryol, Bryansk and Volgograd

Press Release, 29.09.2020 Chairman of the Yabloko Party Nikolai Rybakov will deliver lectures for participants in the All-Russian Environmental Lawyer Competition and students studying environmental law at universities in three Russian cities. The topic of the lecture is “The main environmental problems of Russia and public participation in the protection of the environmental rights of […]

The Central Electoral Commission took under control the appeal of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko on non-recognition of the results of the elections to the city parliament

Press Release, 29.09.2020 Oleg Rodin, Chairman of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko, received an answer to his appeal to the Central Electoral Commission about non-recognition of the results of the elections to the City Duma of Nizhny Novgorod. It follows from the answer the Central Electoral Commission that the appeal was forwarded for consideration […]

Yury Orlov, physicist and founder of the Moscow Helsinki Group, passed away

Condolences, 28.09.2020 Yury Orlov was a real hero. His whole life has been evidence of this: he participated in the war, was an outstanding physicist and, like the best people of his time, advocated human rights, gradually making it his main task in life. The Moscow Helsinki Group, of which Yury Orlov was one of […]

A concert in support of political prisoners, organised by Yabloko members, was held in St. Petersburg

Based on Sever.Revlii, 29.09.2020 A concert in support of political prisoners was held at the Interior Theater of St. Petersburg. Musicians Maksim Leonidov, Maksim Ermachkov, Pyotr Olesov, Dmitry Podosenov, Mikhail Novitsky and others participated in the concert. The idea to hold such a concert belongs to Oleg Maksakov, Chairman of the Primorsky local branch of […]

Oleg Komissarov elected Chairman of the Krasnoyarsk branch of Yabloko

Press Release, 28.09.2020 The conference of the Krasnoyarsk branch of Yabloko elected a new leadership. Oleg Komissarov became the successor of Oksana Demchenko, now ex Chair of the regional branch of the party who resigned. Komissarov, leader of the largest local branch of the Krasnoyarsk Yabloko in Zheleznogorsk, was elected by a majority vote on […]

The Sverdlovsk Region branch of Yabloko nominated the winners of the general democratic primaries for the by-election to the Yekaterinburg City Duma

Press Release, 28.09.2020 The conference of the Sverdlovsk Region branch of Yabloko nominated candidates from the democratic opposition for the by-election to the Yekaterinburg City Duma. The candidates were chosen via primaries held on the initiative of Yabloko which determined the candidates during a joint preliminary vote of Yabloko and other democratic parties and political […]

Yabloko will host an online lecture “Parties and Party Systems” by Yuri Korgunyuk

Press Release, 25.09.2020 On 30 September, Yuri Korgunyuk, leading researcher of the Institute of Scientific Information for Social Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences and head of department of Political Science of the Informatics for Democracy Foundation (INDEM), will deliver an online lecture at Yabloko’s Party University. The topic of the lecture is “Parties […]

The Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko will challenge in court the results of elections of deputies of the Nizhny Novgorod City Duma

Press Release, 24.09.2020 On 22 September, activists of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko filed several lawsuits demanding to cancel the results of early voting at dozens of city precinct electoral commissions. Also, in a number of cases, democratic candidates demand that the results of voting at polling stations on the election day 13 September […]

The Kaliningrad branch of Yabloko challenges voting results in municipal elections 2020

Press Release, 24.09.2020 Photo: A polling station in the village of Kamenskoye, the city of Chernyakhovsk On Monday, September 21, Nikolai Zyuzin, candidate from the Kaliningrad branch of Yabloko in constituency No. 18, filed a lawsuit with the Chernyakhovsky City Court to declare protocol of the electoral commission on the results of voting at one […]

A charitable concert in support of political prisoners to take place in St.Petersburg

Press Release, 24.09.2020 A charitable concert in support of political prisoners will be held at the Interior Theatre (Nevsky Prospect 104) on 27 September. The concert is organised with the participation of members of the St. Petersburg branch of Yabloko, Boris Vishnevsky, Deputy Chairman of the party and head of the Yabloko faction in the […]

A multipolar impasse

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 23.09.2020 At the UN General Assembly, Vladimir Putin again spoke about a multipolar world. But a “multipolar world” means that one pole will have almost the whole world, the other will include China with North Korea, and on the third pole, apart from everyone else, Russia with Lukashenko, Novichok and missiles.

The Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko does not recognise the results of elections to the City Duma of Nizhny Novgorod

Press Release, 23.09.2020 On September 20, the Nizhny Novgorod regional branch of the Yabloko party held its conference. The conference adopted a statement “On non-recognition of the results of elections of deputies of the City Duma of Nizhny Novgorod of the seventh convocation”.

The branch of Yabloko in the Sverdlovsk region will nominate single opposition candidates for the by-election to the City Duma of Yekaterinburg

Press Release, 23.09.2020 The Sverdlovsk Region branch of the Yabloko party will nominate candidates from the united democratic coalition for the by-election to the Yekaterinburg Duma in Leninsky District No. 9 and Verkh-Isetsky District No. 3. “The Bureau of the Regional Council of Yabloko has made a historic decision. We will participate in the by-elections […]

Activists supported by the St.Petersburg branch of Yabloko conducted a civil campaign for free access to the parks, 4,000 signatures collected

Press Release, 23.09.2020 On Monday, 21 September, Alexandr Makhankov, member of the Bureau of the St.Petersburg branch of Yabloko and Chairman of the local Yabloko branch in the city of Pushkin, together with representatives of the #Khochuvpark (I Want to the Park) initiative group, submitted to the reception of the Governor of St. Petersburg a […]

Yabloko will host an online discussion on the progressive personal income tax

Press Release, 22.09.2020 On September 24,  Yabloko will hold an online discussion on the progressive personal income tax: “On the inclusion of the requirement to introduce a progressive personal income tax into the party’s programme documents”. The discussion is organised by the Social Democratic faction of the Yabloko party.

Introductory lecture on contemporary investigative journalism “Legal Risks and Personal Experience of Successful Investigations” was held in Yabloko

Press Release, 22.09.2020   The Yabloko party is launching a series of open discussions on contemporary journalistic investigation. The main topic of the introductory lecture, which took place on September 17, was “Legal Risks and Personal Experience of Successful Investigations”.

The Novosibirsk branch of Yabloko demanded to deprive the deputy of the Novosibirsk City Council, who cheated in the elections, of his mandate

Press Release, 22.09.2020 Representatives of Yabloko in Novosibirsk insist on revising the results of elections to the Novosibirsk City Council in single-mandate constituency No 35. The local organisation of the Yaboko party forwarded an open appeal to Tamara Kratkaya, Chair of the Novosibirsk City Municipal Electoral Commission with a demand to deprive Yevgeny Yakovenko of […]

The Kemerovo branch of Yabloko nominated environmentalist and journalist Natalya Zubkova as a candidate for the City Council of Prokopyevsk

Press Release, 21.09.2020 The Kemerovo branch of Yabloko will take part in by-elections to the City Council of Deputies of Prokopyevsk, the Kemerovo region, which will take place on November 1. Natalya Zubkova, environmentalist and Editor-in-Chief of the independent Internet publication Novosti Kiselyovsk, became a candidate. The candidate has submitted 67 signatures of voters in […]