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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, 2024

The Yabloko party advocates a final and absolute ban on the death penalty in Russia

Statement by the Federal Bureau of Yabloko, adopted on 28.03.2024 Photo: Alexander Koryakov, Kommersant In connection with the monstrous terrorist attack at Crocus City Hall, calls from high stands for the return of the death penalty in Russia are heard again. As the bearer of the Russian and European humanistic tradition, the Russian United Democratic […]

“When exactly we may come to you, will depend on how you behave” – the chief of police of the Pskov region about the police “inspections” at the office of the Pskov Yabloko

Press Release, 28.03.2024 Photo: Alexei Ovsyannikov, head of the Pskov Region Interior Department / Photo by the Press Service of the Pskov Regional Assembly of Deputies After the report of the head of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Pskov Region Alexei Ovsyannikov to the regional parliament on the police performance for 2023, […]

Yabloko in Moscow and Russian regions paid tribute to the memory of those killed in the terrorist attack in the Crocus City Hall

Press Release, 28.03.2024 Photo:  Nikolai Rybakov and members of the Yabloko Bureau, Moscow. / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service A week has passed since the terrorist attack at the Crocus City Hall, in Krasnogorsk near Moscow. The Yabloko delegation, consisting of party Chairman Nikolai Rybakov and members of the Federal Bureau, paid tribute to […]

On the inadmissibility of persecution of journalists

Statement by the Federal Bureau of Yabloko, adopted on 28.03.2024 Photo: Konstantin Zharov, Anastasia Musatova, Antonina Favorskaya, Yekaterina Anikevich, and Alexandra Astakhova / Photo from open sources On 27 March, the Moscow police conducted searches at the homes of three journalists from the SotaVision media: Alexandra Astakhova, Anastasia Musatova and Antonina Favorskaya, whereas Favorskaya was […]

“Stop killing”. Nikolai Rybakov about the decision of the Astrakhan authorities to euthanise stray dogs

Nikolai Rybakov’s Telegram channel, 28.03.2024 Photo: Nikolai Rybakov in the animal shelter “Thank You for Life” in Ryazan Today I sent a gift to the Governor of the Astrakhan region Igor Babushkin – the book “White Bim Black Ear” [about a tragic fate of dog whose master died]. The Governor reported from time to time […]

Head of the Yabloko faction in the Moscow City Duma Maxim Kruglov to Moscow police chief Oleg Baranov: We categorically disagree with some of the methods that Moscow police use in their work

Press Release, 27.03.2024 Photo: Oleg Baranov, head of the Moscow Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia / Photo by the Moscow City Duma Oleg Baranov, head of the Moscow police, at the annual report on the work to the Moscow City Duma, promised the Yabloko faction to assist in the work on […]

Yabloko’s deputy of a rural settlement in the Ryazan region Konstantin Smirnov to the governor: I ask you to order the liquidation of the illegal landfill in Dubrovichi

Press Release, 27.03.2024 Photo: The landfill in Dubrovichi / Photo by Konstantin Smirnov Konstantin Smirnov, a deputy of the Dubrovichi rural settlement from the Yabloko party and Editor-in-Chief of the Internet web-site Vidsboku, sent an appeal to Governor of the Ryazan Region Pavel Malkov regarding liquidation of an illegal landfill on the territory of the […]

Kristina Abramicheva once again elected Chair of the Yabloko branch in Bashkiria

Press Release, 26.03.2024 Photo: Kristina Abramicheva / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The election of the governing bodies of the regional branch of Yabloko in Bashkiria took place past weekend. The delegates of the 22nd Conference elected a Chairperson and Deputy Chairpersons, members of the Regional Bureau, and also formed the Control and Audit […]

Maxim Kruglov will ask the Moscow police head about inaction, illegal demands of police officers and violence against detainees

Press Release, 26.03.2024 Photo: Maxim Kruglov / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 27 March, deputies of the Moscow City Duma will hear a report from Oleg Baranov, head of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the city of Moscow, on police activities in 2023. In addition, Baranov […]

The Black Swan from the Crocus City Hall

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 25.03.2024 Photo by Alexei Nazarov, Kommersant The terrorist attack in the Crocus City Hall is an absolutely monstrous and brutal crime that has no justification. I express my deepest condolences to the families of the victims and a speedy recovery to the wounded. As of the evening of 24 March, 2024, questions […]

Yabloko expresses condolences to the next-of-kin and friends of those killed in the act of terror in the Crocus concert hall in Moscow

Statement by the Yabloko party, 22.03.2024 Photo from social media The Yabloko party expresses condolences to the next-of-kin and friends of those killed in a monstrous act of terror in the Crocus concert hall in Moscow. Their grief is immeasurable, and we are mourning with them. We wish a speedy recovery to those injured during […]

Yabloko conducted a discussion of films about streets protests and fates of their participants within the framework of the film festival A Different View

Press Release, 22.03.2024 On 21 March, the Yabloko party hosted the opening of the film festival A Different View. The participants met with the directors of the documentaries “Cosmonauts” and “Another Space” and discussed the films and events reflected in the films.

“Philosopher of freedom and creativity.” Yabloko to host a lecture on Russian philosopher Nikolai Berdyaev

Press Release, 22.03.2024 On 26 March, a lecture dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the Russian philosopher and sociologist Nikolai Berdyaev will be held at the Yabloko party’s central office in Moscow and will be also streamed on the YouTube channel. The lecture will be given by Anastasia Gacheva, a leading researcher at the Institute […]

Violence against a voter and beating of a member of the electoral commission do not contradict the law, the head of the police of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region says

Press Release, 20.03.2024 Photo: Head of the regional Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region Roman Plugin in the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg  / Photo by the Press Service of the St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly The head of police for St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region, Roman […]

Yabloko invites all to participate in the action of writing letters to political prisoners

Press Release, 19.03.2024 Photo: Postcards / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Actions in support of political prisoners will again be held in the Yabloko offices in Moscow and Russian regions. We invite all to support political prisoners unjustly deprived of their freedom to join the action. The organisers promise a friendly atmosphere and everything […]

The totality of violations does not allow me to be confident in the reliability of the results of the presidential elections in St. Petersburg

Member of the City Electoral Commission from Yabloko Pavel Shapchits added a special opinion to the electoral commission protocol Press Release, 19.03.2024 Photo from the official website of the St. Petersburg Electoral Commission Pavel Shapchits, a member of the St. Petersburg Electoral Commission from Yabloko with a decisive vote, attached a special opinion to the […]

Member of the Pskov Regional Electoral Commission from Yabloko, Yelena Mayatnikova, submitted a dissenting opinion when summing up the voting results in the region for the presidential election

Press Release, 17.03.2024 Photo: Yelena Mayatnikova / Photo by the Pskov regional branch of the party Yelena Mayatnikova, a member of the Pskov Regional Electoral Commission from Yabloko, announced at the final meeting of the Electoral Commission of the Pskov Region, that extra ballots were printed and, thus, it was impossible to reliably determine the […]

The Chairman of the Tatarstan Yabloko Ruslan Zinatullin and party supporters were detained and taken to the police station in Kazan

Press Release, 17.03.2024 Photo: Ruslan Zinatullin / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Ruslan Zinatullin, Chairman of the Tatarstan Yabloko and a member of the Federal Bureau of the party, as well as party supporters Zulfiya Sitdikova and Vera Otreshko were detained on leaving their homes in Kazan and taken to the police station.

The Novgorod Yabloko page on Vkontakte blocked by the decision of the Public Prosecutor General’s Office

Press Release, 16.03.2024 Photo: a screenshot of the Novgorod Yabloko page in Vkontakte running that “the given material is blocked on the territory of the Russian Federation on the basis of the demand of the Public Prosecutor General’s Office No 27-31-2024/Treb263-24 of 15.03.2024 On 15 March, the social media Vkontakte blocked the public page of […]

Court upheld Yabloko’s claim and obliged Territorial Electoral Commission No 37 in St. Petersburg to appoint the party representative member of a precinct electoral commission instead of sending him to the army

Press Release, 15.03.2024 Photo by Alexander Kazakov, Kommersant On 14 March, the Kalininsky District Court of St. Petersburg upheld the claim of the St. Petersburg regional branch of the Yabloko party to invalidate the decision of Territorial Electoral Commission No. 37. On 12 March, the commission refused to appoint Yabloko representative Alexander Kirsanov as a […]