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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 November, 2023

The Alexei Yablokov Day at the Darwin Museum. Acad.Yablokov’s legacy and modern environmental problems were discussed by scientists, politicians and public activists

Press Release, 14.11.2023 On 13 November, a conference and public forum The Alexei Yablokov Day were held at the Darwin Museum in Moscow as part of the events dedicated to the 90th anniversary of Acad.Alexei Yablokov (1933-2017), a renowned Russian ecologist and founder of the Green Russia Faction of the Yabloko party. In 2006, Alexei […]

The Yabloko Party University will host a lecture by Nikolai Rybakov on modern environmental trends

Press Release, 10.11.2023 On 16 November, the Yabloko Party University will host a lecture “Ecology of Russian Regions: Trends of the 2020s.” The lecturer is Nikolai Rybakov, an environmentalist, human rights activist, and Chairman of the Yabloko party.

A search conducted at the home of Yabloko deputy Olga Tuzhikova in Petrozavodsk, Karelia. Yet Tuzhikova has been in the status of a witness in a criminal case

Press Release, 10.11.2023 Photo: Olga Tuzhikova / Photo from Olga Tuzhikova’s personal archive On the morning of 10 November, a search was carried out in the apartment of Olga Tuzhikova, a Yabloko deputy of the Petrozavodsk City Council. Tuzhikova is a witness in the case initiated under the article on calls for activities directed against […]

The Yabloko party congress will elect party leaders on 9-10 December

Press Release, 9.11.2023 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On December 9-10, the Yabloko party will hold its 22nd Congress. Delegates of the Congress will elect the party’s executive bodies. According to the Yabloko By-Laws, congresses at which the executive bodies of the party are elected should be held every four years. The previous congress […]

Chairman of the Yabloko party Nikolai Rybakov on collecting signatures in support of the nomination of Grigory Yavlinsky as a candidate in the forthcoming presidential election

Nikolai Rybakov’s blog post, 9.11.2023 Photo: Grigory Yavlinsky / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Our party receives questions from citizens from different regions of Russia about collecting signatures for the nomination of Grigory Yavlinsky as a candidate in the forthcoming presidential election. In September, Grigory Yavlinsky said that he was ready to consider the […]

Yabloko candidates for Novosibirsk City Council were denied registration due to signatures in favour of their nomination

Press Release, 9.11.2023 Photo: Yabloko candidates Pyotr Kopylov and Maxim Novikov The territorial electoral commissions of the Central and Oktyabrsky districts on Novosibirsk refused to register Maxim Novikov and Pyotr Kopylov, candidates for deputies for by-elections to the Novosibirsk City Council, previously nominated by the Novosibirsk branch of the Yabloko party.

“A book of truth about the history and life of our country.” A launch of memoirs by Engelina Tareyeva took place at Yabloko

Press Release, 1.11.2023 On 1 November, the Moscow office of the Yabloko party hosted a launch of the first volume of Engelina y memoirs, “How I Lived in the Soviet Union”. Engelina Borisovna Tareyeva is one of the oldest members of the Yabloko party; she was born in 1925 in Ukraine into a family of […]

The Yabloko faction in the St.Petersburg parliament proposed to grant equal rights for all members of the St.Petersburg Electoral Commission

Press Release, 8.11.2023 Photo: Alexander Shishlov / Photo by the St.Petersburg Yabloko Press Service Each member with a casting vote of the St.Petersburg Electoral Commission should be able to work on a permanent basis as a staff member. The Yabloko faction in the St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly submitted such a bill in the city Legislative Assembly […]

The St. Petersburg branch of Yabloko began preparations for municipal and gubernatorial elections 2024

Press Release, 7.11.2023 Photo by the Press Service of the St.Petersburg branch of Yabloko The Regional Council of the St. Petersburg branch of Yabloko decided to begin preparations for the municipal, gubernatorial elections and by-elections to the Legislative Assembly that will be held in the city in September 2024. Working groups for corresponding election campaigns […]

The Moscow Public Prosecutor’s Office, at the request of Yabloko Deputy Chair Boris Vishnevsky, will check MP Gurulev’s statement about the extermination of Russian citizens who disagree with Vladimir Putin

Press Release, 2.11.2023 Photo: MP Gurulyov speaks on TV / Screenshot The Public Prosecutor General’s Office sent Boris Vishnevsky’s appeal for a legal assessment of the scandalous statements of State Duma deputy Andrei Gurulev for consideration to the Moscow Public Prosecutor’s Office. This is stated in the response of the Public Prosecutor General Office to […]

Interethnic and interreligious enmity is the path to the collapse of Russia

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 2.11.2023 Photo by RFI The attack on the Makhachkala airport by a crowd motivated by national hatred under anti-Semitic slogans, as well as anti-Semitic actions in Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay-Cherkessia – all these are the symptoms of a progressive serious illness of the state and society. Against the backdrop of the 18 months […]

Yabloko to launch the book “Glasnost in Two Cultures. Participants of the First Meeting of Russian and American Women Writers in New York Speaking”

Press Release, 2.11.2023 On 9 November, the Yabloko party office in Moscow will host a launch of the book “Glasnost in Two Cultures. Participants of the First Meeting of Russian and American Women Writers in New York Speaking”. The book was published by the Yuri Shchekochikhin Foundation in 2023.

A way to the future: assessment of Stalinism

Grigory Yavlinsky’s Facebook page, 30.10.2023 During the years of Joseph Stalin’s rule in the USSR, millions of citizens of the country were repressed and killed. This is the scale of a real national catastrophe. The crimes of Stalinism and Bolshevism affected almost every family in our country. It is impossible to simply forget and move […]

Yabloko’s Boris Vishnevsky had his microphone turned off after speaking about the “special military operation” at the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly

Press Release, 1.11.2023 Photo: Boris Vishnevsky / Photo by the Press Service of the St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly Speaking on October 31 at the meeting of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, deputy Boris Vishnevsky explained why the Yabloko faction could not support the draft city budget of St.Petersurg for 2024. Vishnevsky said that the reasons […]