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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 July, 2023

“You never gave up or gave up the fight.” Lev Shlosberg turns 60!

Congratulations, 30.07.2023 Photo: Lev Shlosberg / Photo by Gleb Shchelkunov, Kommersant July 30 marks the 60th anniversary of Lev Shlosberg, member of the Federal Political Committee of Yabloko and leader of the Pskov regional branch of the party. Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov and Grigory Yavlinsky, Yabloko founder and Chairman of the Federal Political Committee of […]

Yaroslav Shcherbakov: changes in the rules of land use and development will allow building up the Chelyabinsk forest

Press Release, 28.07.2023 Photo: The Chelyabinsk City Forest / Photo by Wikimedia Commons The Yabloko party opposed changes in the rules of land use and development in Chelyabinsk. On 27 July, public hearings on this issue were to be held in the city, however, due to the fact that a large number of objections were […]

Yabloko candidates to compete for mandates in the City Duma of Shakhty, the Rostov-on-Don region

Press Release, 28.07.2023 Photo: Vitaly Fomin (left) and Nikita Dyomin (right) Two candidates from the Yabloko party intend to take part in the by-elections of deputies of the City Duma of the city of Shakhty, the Rostov-on-Don Region. The elections will be held in September.

The Tambov region became the 24th region of Russia visited by the Yabloko leader since the beginning of the year

Press Release, 27.07.2023 On 25-26 July, Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov, visited the Tambov region. Photo: Nikolai Rybakov at the meeting with Olga Burkanova, Director of the Voroninsky nature reserve On the morning of 25 July, Rybakov together with the Chair of the Tambov branch of Yabloko Yana Zenkina and other party members, visited the office […]

Yabloko leader Nikolai Rybakov to visit the Tambov region

Press Release, 24.07.2023 On 25-26 July, Yabloko Chairman Nikolay Rybakov will visit the Tambov Region. In Tambov, he will meet with Olga Burkanova, Director of the Voroninsky nature reserve, and Vladimir Sereda, with the former Chairman of the Tambov branch of the Memorial human rights organisation and the chief curator of the Sergei Denisov Literature […]

The Electoral Commission of the Chelyabinsk Region registered Yabloko’s initiative on a referendum on the return of elections of heads of cities and districts to the region

Press Release, 24.07.2023 Photo: Initiators the referendum Mikhail Popov and Yaroslav Shcherbakov / Photo by the Chelyabinsk Yabloko The Electoral Commission of the Chelyabinsk Region registered the initiative of the Yabloko party on a referendum on the return of elections mayors and heads of districts in the Chelyabinsk Region. Direct elections of mayors were abolished […]

Ruslan Mutsolgov spoke in court on the “Ingush case” as a public defender of the convicts

Based on the materials from the Memorial Human Rights Centre, 22.07.2023 Photo: The defendants of the “Ingush case” / Photo by Daria Kornilova On 20 July, the Stavropol Regional Court in Pyatigorsk resumed the debate on the “Ingush case”. Ruslan Mutsolgov, the public defender of the convicts, the Chairman of the Ingush Yabloko, and a […]

A Yabloko supporter from Tatarstan will be tried under a criminal article for “discrediting the army”

Press Release, 22.07.2023 Photo: Zulfiya Sitdikova / Photo by the Yabloko branch in Tatarstan A criminal case was initiated against an activist of the Tatarstan branch of the Yabloko party under the article on “discrediting” the army. Yabloko announced a fundraiser to pay for the services of a lawyer, and in less than a day […]

Valery Denisenko, a Yabloko candidate for municipal deputies in Moscow, arrested

Press Release, 20.07.2023 Photo: Valery Denisenko. Fragment of a campaign leaflet Early in the morning of 19 July, police broke into the apartment of Valery Denisenko, a candidate for deputy from the Yabloko party in the elections to the Council of Deputies of the Moskovskiy settlement, Moscow. He was detained and on the same day […]

The Electoral Commission of Yekaterinburg certified the lists of Yabloko candidates in the elections to the City Duma of Yekaterinburg

Press Release, 20.07.2023 Photo: The meeting of the Leninsky District Territorial Electoral Commission of Yekaterinburg / Photo by the Sverdlovsk region branch of Yabloko On 19 July, the Leninsky District Territorial Electoral Commission of Yekaterinburg unanimously certified Yabloko’s nomination of candidates for deputies of the Yekaterinburg City Duma. Thus, Yabloko’s participation in the elections both […]

“This is not the preservation of values, but the inculcation of hatred.” Nikolai Rybakov about the law banning gender reassignment

Nikolai Rybakov’s Telegram channel, 19.07.2023 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Today, the Federation Council unanimously adopted another anti-human law, for which the Duma had unanimously voted before – a law banning gender reassignment. Deputies and senators have found the most important problem in the country that requires their intervention – an exceptionally rare problem […]

The Pskov Yabloko nominated 55 candidates to run in the local elections in 2023

Press Release, 17.07.2023 Photo by the Pskov Yabloko Press Service The conference of the Pskov branch of Yabloko nominated 55 candidates for deputies in the elections to representative bodies of local self-government scheduled for 2023, including 41 candidates on party lists and 14 candidates in single-mandate constituencies.

Members of the Council on Foreign and Defence Policies: “No one should ever blackmail humanity with the threat of the use of nuclear weapons”

Web-site of the Council for Foreign and Defenсe Policies, 17.07.2023 Members of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policies issued an official statement condemning calls on the possible launching a nuclear war which were published in the media. Three members of the Yabloko party – Academician Alexei Arbatov, member of the Yabloko’s Federal Political Committee, Major […]

L’oppositore Nikolaj Rybakov: «Non basta sperare nella fine di Putin, il sistema del regime gli sopravviverà»

  THE INTERVIEW July 1, 2023 – 08:45 di Marco Imarisio DAL NOSTRO INVIATO MOSCA – Loro l’avevano detto. «Guardi qui, se non ci crede». Sul tavolo ci sono dépliant vecchi di cinque anni, che risalgono alle elezioni del 2018, e altri più recenti. In ogni documento si fa cenno al pericolo che corre lo Stato russo facendo […]

Lev Shlosberg challenges his “foreign agent” status in court

He filed a lawsuit with the Pskov City Court Press Release, 6.07.2023 Photo: Lev Shlosberg / Photo from social media “Today, on 6 July, I personally filed a legal administrative claim with the Pskov City Court against the Russian Ministry of Justice so that to recognise unlawful their including me in the register of “foreign […]

Yabloko urged Chairman of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Alexander Bastrykin to initiate a criminal investigation into the attack on journalist Yelena Milashina and lawyer Alexander Nemov in Chechnya

Statement by the Federal Bureau of Yabloko, 5.07.2023 Photo: Yelena Milashina after the attack / Photo by Sergei Babinets, the Committee Against Torture The Federal Bureau of the Yabloko Party called on the Chairman of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Alexander Bastrykin to initiate a criminal investigation into the attack on journalist Yelena […]

Police again carried out the “inspection of the premises” with seizure of all the equipment in the office of the Pskov branch of Yabloko, this time the police took away not only Yabloko’s equipment, but also personal gadgets

Press Release, 5.07.2023 Photo: Entrance to the Pskov Yabloko office / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 5 July, police came to the office of the Yabloko branch in Pskov. Policemen presented a decision to initiate administrative proceedings under Article 13.15 Part 2 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation “Abuse […]

Yabloko will have 79 representatives of the party working in the electoral commissions of the Kirov region for the next five years

Press Release, 11.07.2023 Photo: A polling station in Kirov / Photo by the Kirov regional branch of Yabloko Representatives of Yabloko will count the turnout, ballots and control the voting process in the elections of the President of the Russian Federation, deputies of the Legislative Assembly of the Kirov region and deputies of the Kirov […]

The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko submitted documents for registration of a referendum on direct elections of heads of cities and districts in the Chelyabinsk region

Press Release, 10.07.2023 Photo: Representatives of the referendum initiative group / Photo by the Chelyabinsk Yabloko On 10 July, the Electoral Commission of the Chelyabinsk Region received documents for registration of a referendum on direct elections of heads of cities and districts in the region. A package of documents was submitted to the commission by […]

The Novgorod branch of Yabloko will take part in the elections of deputies of the Duma of Novgorod and the Council of Staraya Russa

Press Release, 10.07.2023 Photo by the Novgorod Yabloko On 8 July, the Novgorod branch of Yabloko nominated three lists of candidates for elections in the region: for the Duma of Novgorod in a single electoral district and in single-member districts, as well as for the Council of Deputies of Staraya Russa.