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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 August, 2022


In commemoration of Mikhail Gorbachev By Grigory Yavlinsky Girgory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 31.08.2022 Photo: Mikhail Gorbachev / Photo by Sergei Mikheyev, Kommersant “But of those decadent ages in which no Ideal either grows or blossoms? When Belief and Loyalty have passed away, and only the cant and false echo of them remains; and all Solemnity has […]

Nikolai Rybakov on Mikhail Gorbachev

Nikolai Rybakov’s Facebook page, 31.08.2022 Mikhail Gorbachev gave our entire society and each of us personally a lot of chances. Society got the chance for renewal and building of a civilised state. It was under Gorbachev that a true parliament was born, and relatively free elections were held, where democrats received significant representation. The most […]

Grigory Yavlinsky on Mikhail Gorbachev

Grigory Yavlinsky’s Facebook page, 31.08.2022 Mikhail Gorbachev gave us freedom. He gave freedom to hundreds of millions of people in Russia and around Russia, and also to half of Europe. We bear responsibility how we in Russia took advantage of the freedom given to us, this great opportunity.   Few leaders in history have had […]

We are publishing the list of Yabloko registered candidates for municipal deputies of the Pskov region

Press Release, 30.08.2022 Photo: The conference of the regional branch of Yabloko in the Pskov Region. / Photo by the Pskov Yabloko Press Service Yabloko web-site has published a list of registered candidates from Yabloko in the municipal elections in the Pskov region. The Pskov branch of Yabloko will compete for 244 mandates in 24 representative […]

“Our unity is impressive”

Yabloko activists fined for “discrediting the army” thank those who responded to the Yabloko action “Let’s Help Those Who Are Not Silent” Press Release, 29.08.2022 In early July, the Yabloko party launched the campaign “Let’s Help Those Who Are Not Silent” so that to help pay large fines for the activists and party members who […]

Nikita Arkin, Yabloko candidate in Moscow municipal elections, arrested for five days under the charges leading to a ban on participation in elections

Press Release, 27.08.2022 Photo: Police van which took Nikita Arkin to court / Photo by Nikolai Kavkazsky The Basmanny Court of Moscow sent Nikita Arkin, a candidate for municipal deputies from Yabloko in the Basmanny district, under arrest. Arkin was accused of “demonstrating extremist symbols” (Article 20.3 of the Code of Administrative Offenses which leads to […]

Another Yabloko candidate for Moscow municipal deputies detained by police

Press Release, 26.08.2022 Photo: Nikita Arkin / Photo from the social media Another Yabloko candidate for municipal deputies, Nikita Arkin, who was nominated by Yabloko to run in the Basmanny district of Moscow, was detained today. The police came to the office where Nikita works so that to detain him. Yulia Tregubova, a lawyer from […]

Yabloko published a list of its registered candidates for municipal elections

Press Release, 26.08.2022 Photo: Yabloko’s placard “Yabloko stands for peace!” A list of registered candidates from Yabloko in the municipal elections that will be held in different Russian regions in September has been published on the Yabloko web-site. Yabloko participates in election campaigns in 12 Russian reigons.

Three more Yabloko candidates for Moscow municipal deputies may be removed from the elections

Press Release, 26.08.2022 Photo: Anna Shatunovskaya-Byurno, Nikolai Kasyan and Tatyana Kasimova Candidates for Moscow municipal deputies Anna Shatunovskaya-Byurno (the Yakimanka district), Nikolai Kasyan and Tatyana Kasimova (both in the Khamovniki district) were convicted under Article 20.3 of the Code of Administrative Offenses, which deprives them of the opportunity to be elected.

Alexander Gnezdilov met with head of the Taiwan’s representative office in Russia Keng Chung-Yung

Press Release, 25.08.2022 Photo: Alexander Gnezdilov and Keng Chung-Yung/ Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Alexander Gnezdilov, a member of the Federal Political Committee of the Yabloko Party, met with Keng Chung-Yung, head of Taiwan’s Representative Office in Russia. The meeting was initiated by the Taiwanese side, and the reason for it was Alexander Gnezdilov’s […]

The development of neo-Stalinism must be prevented

Statement by the Yabloko Bureau, 25.08.2022 Photo: Zakhar Prilepin / Photo by Irina Buzhor, Kommersant On 3 August, “an introductory meeting of the working group on the investigation of anti-state activities in culture (GRAD)” was held in the State Duma, under the chairmanship of Zakhar Prilepin, Co-Chairman of the A Just Russia – For Truth […]

Yabloko’s Anna Cherepanova participates in the competition for the post of the Novgorod Mayor

Press Release, 25.08.2022 Photo: Anna Cherepanova / Photo from social media Anna Cherepanova, deputy of the Novgorod City Duma and Chair of the regional branch of Yabloko, submitted documents to participate in the competition for the post of the Novgorod Mayor.

Police detained Yabloko candidates for municipal deputies Anna Shatunovskaya-Byurno, Nikolai Kasyan, and Tatyana Kasimova, and Yabloko supporter Maria Volokh

Press Release, 24.08.2022 Photo by Alexander Meridonov / Kommersant Police detained Yabloko candidates for municipal deputies Anna Shatunovskaya-Byurno (Yakimanka municipal district of Moscow), Nikolai Kasyan (Khamovniki), and Tatyana Kasimova (Khamovniki), and Yabloko supporter Maria Volokh, who had been nominated to run in the Tverskoy municipal district of Moscow and had previously been withdrawn from the […]

Boris Vishnevsky asked the government of St.Petersburg to reveal the budget items used to form  battalions bearing toponymic names of the region

Press Release, 24.08.2022 Photo: Boris Vishnevsky / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Boris Vishnevsky, Deputy Chairman of Yabloko and MP of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, sent an appeal to Alexei Korabelnikov, St.Petersburg Vice Governor for Finance, asking him to tell under which articles of the city budget for 2022 funds are being […]

The Prosecutor General’s Office explained to Yabloko why it is impossible to call the “special operation” a war

Press Release, 24.08.2022 Photo: Boris Vishnevsky / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Boris Vishnevsky, Deputy Chairman of Yabloko and MP of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, received a response to his appeal to the Public Prosecutor General Igor Krasnov, where he asked to explain the principles of the new laws on “discrediting the […]

Yabloko announces actions in support of political prisoners in the offices of Yabloko on 26 August

Press Release, 22.08.2022 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On Friday, 26 August, Yabloko organises an evening of writing letters to political prisoners. The action will take place in the Yabloko regional offices throughout Russia. Yabloko calls everyone who wants to support politicians and civil activists who are unjustly convicted or are under investigation to […]

Candidate for municipal deputies in Moscow Sergei Smirnov fined for “discrediting the army”

Press Release, 22.08.2022 Photo: Sergei Smirnov / Photo from social media On 22 August, the Tverskoy District Court of Moscow found Sergei Smirnov, a member of the Yabloko party and a Yabloko candidate in the Tverskoy district in the Moscow municipal elections, guilty of “discrediting the army” (Article 20.3.3 Part 1 of the Code of […]

Andrei Morev, Yabloko head of the Yakimanka municipal council in Moscow, removed from municipal elections

Press Release, 22.08.2022 Photo: Andrei Morev / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 19 August, the Territorial Electoral Commission of the Yakimanka District in Moscow decided to remove Andrei Morev, head of the Yakimanka Municipal Council in Moscow and Deputy Chairman of the Moscow Yabloko, from the forthcoming municipal elections. Earlier, Morev was found […]

In Moscow Yabloko honoured the memory of the victims in the coup of August 1991

The leaders and activists of Yabloko laid flowers at the Monument to the Defenders of Democracy Press Release, 21.08.2022 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 21 August, Yabloko honoured the memory of the victims in the August 1991 coup. Chairman of the Yabloko party Nikolai Rybakov, Maxim Kruglov, Deputy Chairman of the Moscow Yabloko […]

The court did not recongnise as evidence the expertise in the case of “Alexander Shishlov discreding the army”, and appointed a new expertise

Press Release, 19.08.2022 Photo: Lawyers Andrei Chertkov and Leonid Krikun, and Alexander Shishlov (from left to right) / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The Petrogradsky District Court in St.Petersburg held the first hearing in an administrative case initiated against Alexander Shishlov, head of the Yabloko faction in the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, under […]