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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 December, 2023

On participation in the 2024 Russian presidential elections

Decision by the Yabloko Federal Political Committee of 24 November, 2023, published on 7 December, 2023 Photo: Grigory Yavlinsky at the televised debates during the 2018 presidential campaign / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The upcoming eighth presidential elections in Russia in March 2024 are radically different from those held in Russia since 1991. […]

On the urgent need of a ceasefire

Decision by the Yabloko Federal Political Committee of 24 November, 2023, published on 7 December, 2023 The Yabloko party again and again persistently calls for a ceasefire in Ukraine and peace negotiations. We are confident that nothing is more important than preserving human lives and their future. Human life is the highest value, it is […]

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

Decision by the Yabloko Federal Political Committee of 24 November, 2023, published on 6 December, 2023 Photo: Anti-Semitic riots at Makhachkala airport on 29 October, 2023 / Photo from social networks  The value of human life has been decreasing against the backdrop of the special military operation in Russia that has been going on for […]

Programmes of candidates running for the post of the Chairperson of the Yabloko party have been published

Press Release, 6.12.2023 Four candidates Alexander Yefimov, Maxim Kruglov, Nikolai Rybakov and Anna Cherepanova will run for the post of the Yabloko Chairperson. The candidates’ programmes are published on the Yabloko web-site:

On the work of the Yabloko Congress on 9-10 December

Press Release, 6.12.2023 This weekend, on 9-10 December, the congress of the Yabloko party will be held in Moscow. The congress will elect new party leadership for the next four years – Chairperson, deputy chairpersons, members of the Federal Political Committee, the Federal Bureau, the Control and Audit Commission and the Party Arbitration. Four candidates will […]

On the threat of the recurrence of mass-scale political terror

Decision by the Yabloko Federal Political Committee of 24 November, 2023, published on 5 December, 2023 Photo: Yabloko Congress, 2019 / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service After 24 February, 2022, repressions in Russia against those who disagree with the government’s policies sharply intensified. According to the project “Support for Political Prisoners. Memorial”, there were […]

On the place and prospects of the Yabloko party

Decision by the Federal Political Committee of Yabloko of 24 November, 2023, published on 1 December 2023 Russia is going through the stage of collapse of post-Soviet modernisation. The cause of the current crisis was the failure of misguided political and economic reforms. The main feature of the current historical moment is the boundless tragedy […]

“More human lives will be broken.” Nikolai Rybakov on the Supreme Court’s decision on LGBT

Statement by the Yabloko Chairman, 1.12.2023 Illustration: “Two Women Running on the Beach” by Pablo Picasso, 1922  The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, at the request of the Ministry of Justice, recognised the LGBT movement as extremist and banned its activities in the country. The decision took effect immediately. The ideology and practices of […]

Police and Public Prosecutor’s Office informed Boris Vishnevsky that they found no violations in the calls of MP Gurulyov  proposing extermination of 20% of Russia’s population who disagree with Vladimir Putin’s policies

Press Release, 4.12.2023 Photo: MP Gurulyov, a screenshot of the programme “Sunday Evening with Vladimir Solovyov” The law enforcement agencies “did not identify any violations of the legislation on countering extremist activities” in a statement by State Duma deputy, Lieutenant General Andrei Gurulyov. Earlier, on the Rossiya TV channel, he said 20% of Russia’s population […]

Yabloko in Karelia proposed that 2024 budget of Karelia must increase funding for healthcare, housing and utilities, resettlement from shabby housing and provision of water to residents

Press Release, 4.12.2023 Photo: The Legislative Assembly of Karelia / Photo by the Press Service of the parliament of Karelia The Yabloko faction of the Legislative Assembly of Karelia has made 20 amendments to the draft budget of Karelia for 2024. This was reported by Emilia Slabunova, head of the Yabloko faction in the Legislative […]

The Ministry of Justice upends common sense

Maxim Kruglov’s Telegram blog post, 1.12.2023 Vladimir Kara-Murza had a trial today: the Ministry of Justice believes that he, Vladimir Kara-Murza, should provide them with a special report on his activities as a “foreign agent” once a quarter. Straight from the punitive isolation ward: [he must] download a special form from the website, fill it […]

Yabloko’s Arthur Gaiduk on the ban on abortion: It has never increased the birth rate

Press Release, 1.12.2023 Photo: Arthur Gaiduk / Photo by the Press Service of the Pskov branch of Yabloko Artur Gaiduk, a doctor and deputy of the Pskov Regional Assembly from Yabloko, commented on numerous proposals by Russian officials and clergy to limit women’s right to abortion, and also drew the attention of deputies to an […]

A court hearing on extending the preventive measure for Yabloko member Vasily Neustroyev to be held on 4 December

Press Release, 30.11.2023 Photo: Vasily Neustroyev / Photo from social media On Monday, 4 December, the Basmanny District Court of Moscow will hold a hearing on extending the preventive measure against Vasily Neustroyev, a Yabloko member. Neustroyev should take part in the hearing personally, so should be brought to court from the detention centre – […]