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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 March, 2023

Vladimir Yefimov, the leader of the Kamchatka branch of Yabloko, found guilty of “discrediting the army”

Press Release, 31.03.2023 Photo: Vladimir Yefimov / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The journalist was sentenced to a fine of 200,000 roubles and a ban on publishing his materials on the Internet for two years. The decision will be appealed. Today, the Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky City Court ruled out in a criminal case against Vladimir Yefimov, […]

Alexander Yefimov, a member of the Federal Bureau of Yabloko, found guilty of “discrediting the army” for publishing a UN report on victims in Ukraine

Press Release, 30.03.2023 Photo: Alexander Yefimov / Photo from the Yabloko Press Service Alexander Yefimov, a member of the Federal Bureau of the Yabloko party, was found guilty of “discrediting the army” for publishing a UN report on victims in Ukraine on the VKontakte social media and fined 30,000 roubles.  Alexander is going to appeal […]

The Social Democratic Faction of Yabloko held a round table “How do we see the future of Russia?”

Press Release, 29.03.2023 The Social Democratic Faction of the Yabloko party held a round table “How do we see the future of Russia?”. Three main scenarios for the development of events were discussed at the round table: peace; neither peace nor war; and the third world war.

The Saratov branch of Yabloko recruits observers for the upcoming elections

Press Release, 29.03.2023 Photo: Training of citizens who are going to work at polling stations as observers / Photo by the Saratov branch of Yabloko This year, a large number of municipal election campaigns will be held in the Saratov region. Local self-government is the most important mechanism for the implementation of democracy, which unfortunately […]

Vladimir Yefimov to make his last statement at the trial on 31 March. A decision on his criminal case can be made on the same day

Press Release, 29.03.2023 On 31 March, Vladimir Yefimov, a journalist and the leader of the regional branch of Yabloko, will make his las statement at the trial over him in the Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky City Court. The verdict can be pronounced on the same day. Vladimir Yefimov is accused of “discrediting the army” (Article 280.3, Part 1 […]

New court hearings on the case of Yabloko’s Mikhail Afanasyev begin

Press Release, 28.03.2023 Photo: Mikhail Afanasyev with his wife Yelena and two younger children / Photo from the personal archive On 29 March, the Abakan City Court will launch hearings on the criminal case of “fakes about the army” against journalist Mikhail Afanasyev, a member of the Yabloko party and a laureate of the Andrei […]

The Sverdlovsk Region branch of Yabloko prepares for the elections: a party conference scheduled, a discussion about the programme held, and formation of electoral commissions began

Press Release, 28.03.2023 Photo by the Sverdlovsk Region branch of Yabloko Past weekend, the Regional Council of the Sverdlovsk Region branch of Yabloko appointed the conference of the regional branch, which will put forward a list of Yabloko candidates for deputies of the Yekaterinburg City Duma. The conference will take place in June. Also the […]

The Federal Political Committee of Yabloko: “We are not going to leave Russia and will fight for its future”

Press Release, 28.03.2023 Photo: Nikolai Rybakov, Yabloko Chairman, Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of the Political Committee, and Alexander Shishlov, Coordinator of the Political Committee On 24 March, a meeting of the Federal Political Committee of Yabloko, a collegial governing body that formulates the party’s position on major political issues between congresses, took place at the central […]

The City Court of St. Petersburg will consider the appeal of Yabloko against the decision on the court of the first instance, which refused to annul the results of the voting at polling station No. 177 with fake electoral commission members

Press Release, 27.03.2023 Photo: Elizaveta Metyolkina, a member of precinct electoral commission No. 177, according to the heads of electoral commission No. 177 and Territorial Electoral Commission No. 2, she was born in 1999 / Photo by Petersburg Yabloko On 28 March, the St. Petersburg City Court will consider the appeal of Dmitry Anisimov, a […]

Yabloko urged Vladimir Putin to exclude the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) from the register of foreign agents

Press Release, 24.03.2023 Photo: WWF in Russia Chairman of the Yabloko party Nikolai Rybakov sent a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin with an appeal to exclude the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) from the register of foreign agents. According to Rybakov, the decision on listing WWF in the register of foreign agents must be canceled, […]

Alexander Shishlov: “A Stalinist state with its main feature – the priority of the state over the individual – is being reproduced in Russia”

Press Release, 24.03.2023 Photo: Alexander Shishlov / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service A basis for Russia’s cardinal civilizational U-turn and the country’s leaving the mainstream development of human civilization is being created in Russia. Such a statement was made by Alexander Shishlov, head of the Yabloko faction in the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg […]

“This is the stem that does not allow one to bend down.” Actions of writing letters to political prisoners to be held in Moscow and Russian regions

Press Release, 24.03.2023 Photo: A drawing by imprisoned journalist and blogger Yan Kotelevsky: a prisoner is breaking the chains of censorship, religion, mortgage, ignorance, slavery, and dictatorship. In the next two weeks, Yabloko will hold its regular actions of writing letters to political prisoners. The actions will take place at the central office of the […]

Yabloko’s Anatoly Nogovitsyn fined 200,000 roubles for “discrediting the army”

Press Release, 21.03.2023 Photo: Anatoly Nogovitsyn / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 21 March, the Yakutsk City Court found Anatoly Nogovitsyn, the leader of the Yabloko branch in Yakutia, guilty of “discrediting the army” (Article 280.3, Part 1, of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) and imposed on him a fine of […]

The chief of St.Petersburg police promised Yabloko to return the seized paintings by artist Yelena Osipova by May

Press Release, 23.03.2023 Photo: Artist Yelena Osipova at the opening of her exhibition in the office of the St.Petersburg branch of Yabloko / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Roman Plugin, head of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region, said that the paintings by the […]

The Yabloko Party University hosted a lecture by Lev Shlosberg on legal possibilities to conduct politics in Russia after the start of the “special operation”

Press Release, 23.03.2023 On 22 March, the Yabloko Party University hosted a lecture “Legal Possibilities to Conduct Politics in Russia after 24 February, 2022: the Risks and Opportunities for the Yabloko Party”. The lecturer was Lev Shlosberg, a member of the Federal Political Committee of the Yabloko party and head of the Pskov branch of […]

The Yabloko Party University hosted a lecture “Attitude towards the special military operation a year after it started” by Denis Volkov

Press Release, 22.03.2023 Photo: Denis Volkov / Photo from social media On 21 March, the Yabloko Party University hosted a lecture “Attitude towards the special military operation a year after it started”. The lecturer was Denis Volkov, Director of the Levada Centre.

The Kirov branch of Yabloko announces recruitment of precinct electoral commissions members from the Yabloko party with a casting vote

Press Release, 21.03.2023 Photo by Alexander Kazakov / Kommersant The Kirov regional branch of the Yabloko party begins a preliminary recruitment for those wishing to become a Yabloko member or resume membership in precinct electoral commissions with a casting vote in the Kirov region.

Searches at the homes of employees of the Memorial human rights society are a new step in the practices of political repressions in Russia

Statement by the Yabloko party, 21.03.2023 Photo by Safron Golikov / Kommersant On 21 March, 2023, investigators from the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation came with searches to the employees of the Memorial [human right] society, including its leader Yan Rachinsky. The Yabloko party considers the searches at the homes of employees of the […]

The Ryazan branch of Yabloko: Yelena Sorokina must leave the post of head of administration of Ryazan for a complete failure of work

Press Release, 21.03.2023 Photo: A house in the centre of Ryazan / Photo by the Internet newspaper Vid Sboku The Ryazan branch of the Yabloko party appeals to the deputies of the Ryazan City Duma with a call to dismiss Yelena Sorokina, head of the Ryazan administration, from her post, terminating the contract concluded with […]

Anatoly Nogovitsyn: “We need to live in such a way that we can look into each other’s eyes in the future.” On 21 March, the court will announce the decision on the case of Yabloko’s Anatoly Nogovitsyn

Press Release, 20.03.2023 Photo: Anatoly Nogovitsyn / Photo from the personal archive On 20 March, a trial on the case of “discrediting the army” by Anatoly Nogovitsyn, the leader of the Yabloko branch in Yakutia, was held in the Yakutsk City Court. The politician made his last appearance before the court. The decision will be […]