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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 February, 2022

NO TO WAR! Collection of signatures against the war with Ukraine

13.02.2022 The Yabloko party launches collection of signatures against the war with Ukraine. We will collect signatures not only on the Internet, but also in our offices across the country. Wherever we can, and where covid sanitary restrictions allow, we will conduct picketing. The list of collection points will be published soon. Please share the […]

Yabloko launches collection of signatures against the war with Ukraine

Press Release, 13.02.2022 The Yabloko party launches collection of signatures against the war with Ukraine. Signatures under a petition to the Russian government will be collected not only on the Internet, but also in the offices of Yabloko across the country. Yabloko activists will go on pickets in the regions where covid sanitary restrictions allow. […]

Yabloko’s Alexander Korovainy will continue to work in the Yeysk District Council

Press Release, 14.02.2022 Photo: Alexander Korovainy /Photo from Alexander Korovayny’s social networks Alexander Korovainy, a member of Yabloko and ex deputy of the Yeisk District Council, was appointed assistant to Alexander Baturints, a current deputy of the Yeisk District Council and a supporter of the party.

Three Yabloko party members were included into the ranking of public activists of the Krasnodar Territory

Press Release, 08.02.2022 Photo: Alexander Biryukov, Alexander Korovainy, and Sofia Pilyukova / Photo from social networks Alexander Korovayny, a former deputy of the Yeisk District Council from the Yabloko party, Alexander Biryukov, a Yabloko member and Deputy Chairman of the North Caucasus Environmental Watch, and Sofia Pilyukova, a public activist and a Yabloko volunteer in […]

The offices of the ex-candidate for the State Duma from Yabloko Oleg Mandrykin were searched

Press Release, 9.02.2022 Photo: Oleg Mandrykin and Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov (left). / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service All the offices of the real estate agency Variant in Severodvinsk, the Arkhangelsk region, headed by Oleg Mandrykin, one of the leaders of the STOP-SHIES coalition [a public movement against organisation of a giant landfill instead […]

Voting has begun on candidates for the 2021 Golden Toilet Brush anti-award, recognising the most wasteful spenders in government

Among the candidates are head of the Russian Guard, Minister of Culture, head of the Central Electoral Commission and the governors of Chelyabinsk and Novgorod Regions. Press Release, 8.02.2022 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The Yabloko Anti-Corruption Policy Centre has opened voting ( ) for this year’s “Zolotoy Yorshik” (Golden Toilet Brush) Anti-Award. The […]

Boris Vishnevsky urged to check the dismissal of a teacher from a St. Petersburg school for reсiting verses by poets repressed in the Stalin’s period and labelled “enemies of the people”

Press Release, 7.02.2022 Photo by Boris Vishnevsky, Deputy Chairman of Yabloko and an MP of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, sent an appeal to Natalia Putilovskaya, Chair of the St.Petersburg Committee on Education, with a request to conduct a check into the actions of Svetlana Lebedeva, Principal of School No. 168, who, according […]

Sergei Mitrokhin launched an investigation into how State Duma MP Alexei Tkachyov took away the Kolomna Dairy Plant from its owner

Press Release, 8.02.2022 Sergei Mitrokhin, Yabloko deputy of the Moscow City Duma, investigated the takeover of the Kolomna Dairy Plant from by Alexei Tkachyov, a State Duma deputy from the ruling United Russia party.  Police helped Tkachyov in taking away the plant from its owner. “Reacting to the appeals of my Moscow voters (during the […]

Yabloko’s Boris Vishnevsky called on the Public Prosecutor General to launch prosecutor’s investigation into the threats of Chechen politicians and security officials to the family of a retired judge and journalists

Press Release, 4.02.2022Photo: Boris Vishnevsky / Photo from the website of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg Boris Vishnevsky, a member of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg and deputy chairman of Yabloko, sent an appeal to Igor Krasnov, Public Prosecutor General of Russia, with a request to launch prosecutor’s investigation into for signs of […]

Online seminar of the Yabloko Gender faction “Reproductive rights: from prohibition to freedom to dispose of one’s own body, or vice versa”

Press Release, 4.02.2022 Photo by iofoto/depositphotos The Gender faction of the Yabloko party and the European Dialogue expert group are holding an international online seminar within the framework of the Women’s Time project: “Reproductive rights: from prohibition to freedom to dispose of one’s own body or vice versa”. The seminar will be held on 8 […]

Yabloko launches its municipal election campaign in Moscow

Press Release, 3.02.2022 Photo: Campaign co-leader Maxim Kruglov and campaign coordinators Andrei Morev, Sergei Ivanenko and Kirill Goncharov. / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The Regional Council of the Moscow branch of Yabloko approved the 2022 municipal campaign strategy and the headquarters structure. The Moscow branch of Yabloko considers the election of a sufficient […]

Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov demanded that Vladimir Putin stop the violation of the rights of citizens in Chechnya

Press Release, 3.02.2022  Photo by Dmitry Azarov/Kommersant   On 3 February, Nikolai Rybakov demanded from Vladimir Putin to restore the rights of Russian citizens living in the Chechen Republic.

Artur Gaiduk: Legislation on “foreign agents” is an instrument of pressure and repression

Press Release, 31.01.2022 Photo: Artur Gaiduk, deputy of the Pskov Regional Assembly from Yabloko At the January session, deputies of the Pskov Regional Assembly rejected Yabloko’s initiative to introduce a federal bill envisaging the exclusion of the concept of “foreign agents” and the related norms from Russian legislation. The bill was developed by lawyers of […]

Yabloko has decided on the party candidates for by-elections to the Yekaterinburg City Duma

Press Release, 31.01.2022 Photo by the Press Service of the Sverdlovsk Region branch of Yabloko The Sverdlovsk regional branch of the Yabloko party presented candidates who will be nominated by the party for by-elections to the City Duma of Yekaterinburg: Sergei Loskutov, Chairman of the public movement The Green Front, in electoral district No. 2 […]

A new chairman, Timofey Bezugly, will head the Yabloko branch in Chelyabinsk

Press Release, 25.01.2022 Photo: Timofey Bezugly (in the centre) / Photo by the Press Service of the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko Timofey Bezugly was elected Chairman of the Chelyabinsk city branch of the Yabloko party. Timofey presented to the local Council of the party his programme for the development of the local branch for the […]

The Diplomacy of War

Russia’s Geopolitical Prospects Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 31.01.2022 U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov move to their seats before their meeting, in Geneva, Switzerland, January 21, 2022. Alex Brandon/Pool via REUTERS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY NEGOTIATIONS Russia has been conducting negotiations for two weeks with representatives from the US, […]

Yabloko challenges the Public Prosecutor General’s Office recognising housing subsidies to officials already owning apartments as legal

Press Release, 31.01.2022 The Public Prosecutor General’s Office in its answer to the inquiry by the Yabloko Anti-Corruption Policy Centre recognised housing subsidies to officials already owning apartments as legal. The Government Decree made an exception in the rules for high-ranking officials, the Public Prosecutor General’s Office stressed. The experts of the Yabloko Anti-Corruption Policy […]

Chairman of the Bashkirian branch of Yabloko took part in a rally against growth of prices and tariffs

Press Release, 31.01.2022 Photo by the Press Service of the Bashkirian branch of Yabloko The Bashkirian branch of Yabloko supported the protest of residents against the increase in prices for the maintenance of housing and the growth of tariffs for housing and communal services, as well as unjustified raising of expenses for regional officials.

The authorities banned Sergei Mitrokhin, Yabloko Moscow City Duma deputy, from traveling abroad and arrested his accounts

Press Release, 28.01.2022 Photo: Sergei Mitrokhin. / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The authorities banned Sergei Mitrokhin, Yabloko Moscow City Duma deputy and ex Chairman of Yabloko, from traveling abroad and arrested his accounts. Such measures were taken as part of the enforcement proceedings on administrative cases of offenses in connection with Mitrokhin’s participation […]