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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 January, 2024

The Public Prosecutor’s Office found no violations in the installation of a stele in the place of mass burial in Sandarmokh with an inscription distorting history. MP Slabunova appealed to the Investigative Committee

Press Release, 30.01.2024 Photo: The inscription on the stele runs “To the victims of repression of 1937-1939 and to the victims of the Finnish occupation during the Great Patriotic War” / Photo by Emilia Slabunova At the end of December 2023, it was reported that the authorities plan to install a stele in memory not […]

The Yabloko Party University hosted a lecture by Pavel Kudyukin on trade unions in Russia

Press Release, 29.01.2024 On 26 January, the Yabloko Party University hosted a lecture by Pavel Kudyukin “Trade Unions in Russia”. The lecturer, Pavel Kudyukin, is Co-Chairman of the University Solidarity Trade Union, member of the Council of the Confederation of Labour of Russia, and Deputy Minister of Labour of Russia in 1991-1993.

Stop creeping re-Stalinization

Resolution by the 22nd Yabloko Congress adopted on 10.12.2023, published on 26.01.2024 Photo by Yevgeny Odinokov, RIA Novosti The Russian United Democratic Party Yabloko is worried and draws attention to the campaign unfolding in Russia to justify the Great Terror and its inspirer, Joseph Stalin. Against the background of the ongoing loss of human lives […]

Stop political repression! Freedom for political prisoners!

Resolution by the 22nd Yabloko Congress adopted on 10.12.2023, published on 25.01.2024 After the start of a special military operation and the adoption of laws punishing for “discrediting of the army” and “fake news” (essentially, the laws on military censorship), political repression against the dissent in Russia intensified.

St.Petersburg Yabloko members received in St.Petersburg their Yabloko colleagues from Veliky Novgorod

Press Release, 22.01.2024 Photos by the Yabloko Press Service The head of the Yabloko faction in the Veliky Novgorod City Duma Anna Cherepanova, the head of the regional Centre for Anti-Corruption Policies Ksenia Cherepanova, and a member of the Bureau of the Novogorod branch of Yabloko Viktor Shalyakin came to St. Petersburg to meet their […]

The Moscow Yabloko on the Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin to protect the “The Last Address” memorial plaques commemorating the victims of Soviet political repression

Press Release, 22.01.2024 Photo: “The Last Address” sign on Dolgorukovskaya 5 (formerly Kalyaevskaya 5) / Photo from social media Maxim Kruglov, head of the faction in the Moscow City Duma and Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party, signed a letter to the Moscow Mayor on the inclusion of memorial plaques of the “The Last Address” […]

Yabloko in Moscow and Russian regions invites all to participate in the action of writing letters to political prisoners

Press Release, 22.01.2024 Photo: a drawing by political prisoner Pavel Krisevich At the beginning of 2024, action in support of political prisoners will again be held in the Yabloko offices in Moscow and Russian regions. We invite everyone who is not indifferent to the plight of those unjustly deprived of their freedom to join the […]

The Yabloko Party University will host a lecture by Pavel Kudyukin on trade unions in Russia

Press Release, 22.01.2024 On 26 January, the Yabloko Party University will host a lecture by Pavel Kudyukin “Trade Unions in Russia”. The lecture will begin at 19:00 (Moscow time). The lecturer, Pavel Kudyukin, is Co-Chairman of the University Solidarity Trade Union, member of the Council of the Confederation of Labour of Russia, and Deputy Minister […]

The Izmailovsky Court of Moscow accepted Boris Vishnevsky’s complaint against the Ministry of Internal Affairs because of their inaction to MP Gurulyov’s phrase about the “rotten” 20 per cent of population who disagree with Putin and therefore must be destroyed

Press Release, 19.01.2024 Photo: MP Gurulyov, a screenshot of the programme “Sunday Evening with Vladimir Solovyov” The Izmailovsky Court of Moscow accepted for consideration the complaint of the Deputy Chairman of Yabloko, Boris Vishnevsky, about the inaction of the Moscow Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, which did not reveal violations of the law in […]

“We cannot leave those terrible events without conclusions.” Yabloko honoured the memory of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova

Press Release, 19.01.2024 Photos by the Yabloko Press Service On the 15th anniversary of the murder of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova by neo-Nazis, activists and leaders of the Yabloko party laid flowers at an impromptu memorial at the place of the murder in Prechistenka street in Moscow.

Grigory Yavlinsky: Dialogue with Russia cannot be avoided

The Nation, 17.01.2024 Photo: Grigory Yavlinsky at the Congress of the Yabloko party, Moscow, December 2023 / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Grigory Yavlinsky is the founder of Russia’s leading and oldest democratic opposition party, Yabloko, which is the only party in Russia calling for a cease-fire. The interview was conducted by The Nation’s […]

The court declared illegal the “raider takeover” of the St. Petersburg branch of the All-Russian Society for the Preservation of Historical and Cultural Heritage. Yabloko lawyers represented the interests of society in court

Press Release, 15.01.2024 Photo: Boris Vishnevsky (centre) / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The Oktyabrsky District Court of St. Petersburg declared illegal the “raider takeover” of the regional branch of VOOPIiK (All-Russian Society for the Preservation of Historical and Cultural Heritage). The court challenging the legality of the “conference”, which “elected” the current management […]

The Novgorod branch of Yabloko fined for publishing and distributing the newspaper “I Am For Peace!”

Press Release, 15.01.2024 Photo: Police at the office of the Novgorod branch of Yabloko confiscate part of the circulation of the newspaper “I Am For Peace!”, August 2023 / Photo by the regional branch of the party The Novgorod regional branch of the Yabloko was fined 200,000 roubles for publishing the newspaper “I Am For […]

Yabloko demands from the Moscow Mayor and Public Prosecutor to cancel the order of the Moscow Department of Healthcare regarding installation of audio recording devices in doctors’ offices

Press Release, 12.01.2024 Photo by Anatoly Zhdanov, Kommersant The Moscow Department of Healthcare ordered the installation of audio recording devices in the doctors’ offices in Moscow outpatient clinics. They even published the order that revealed that audio recording had been already introduced in two clinics as an experiment. The Department of Healthcare confirmed the issuance […]

The head of the Moscow Traffic Police stated that submitting biometrics should be an obligation for Russians, not a right. MP of the Moscow City Duma Maxim Kruglov reminds the policeman of the law

Press Release, 11.01.2024 Photo by Yekaterina Yakel, Kommersant A prototype of a traffic light with a facial recognition camera, which can record violations of traffic rules by pedestrians, was tested in Moscow. The media reported this with reference to the head of the Moscow Traffic Police Department, Alexander Bykov. The police official believes that providing […]

Nikolai Rybakov called on the Public Prosecutor General to check the legality of the planned construction of a highway through the Losiny Ostrov national park

Press Release, 11.01.2024 Photo: The office of the Public Prosecutor General of the RF / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov sent a corresponding appeal to Igor Krasnov, Public Prosecutor General of Russia. The Yabloko leader called for a check of the plan for the reconstruction of the highway for its […]

Restrictions on the reproductive rights of Russian women are unacceptable

Decision by the Federal Bureau of Yabloko of 29.12.2023, published on 9.01.2024 Photo by Oleg Kharseyev, Kommersant The shift in government policy towards archaic conservatism leads to restrictions on women’s reproductive rights. Under the guise of concern for demographic issues and raising of the birth rate, the state actually forces women to give birth to […]

Yabloko organised a New Year charity fair. Part of the funds will go to support political prisoners

Press Release, 31.12.2023 On 27 December, a New Year’s charity fair was held at the office of the Yabloko party in Moscow.

A Way to the Future: 2023 Analysis

Interview with Grigory Yavlinsky, 29.12.2023 The series of interviews with the politician and economist, Yabloko party’s leader Grigory Yavlinsky A Way to the Future. The final episode of 2023 series presents the analysis of the last year’s events, suggests conclusions and expectations from the next year.

The Moscow branch of Yabloko took part in the annual charity action to help the homeless

Press Release, 29.12.2023 Deputy Chairman of the Moscow Yabloko, Kirill Goncharov, took items and food collected by party members and supporters for homeless people to the Nochlezhka charity organisation as part of the annual “Tangerins and Canned Meat” charity campaign. Several boxes of canned meat, instant noodles, sugar, and personal hygiene items were sent to […]