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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

Yabloko will hold an auction in support of political prisoners

Press Release, 17.01.2023

Photo by the Yabloko Press Service

On 24 January, Yabloko will host an annual charity auction in support of political prisoners. The guests of the party office in Moscow and the viewers of the YouTube broadcast will be offered 19 lots provided by well-known Russian politicians, journalists and artists. All the funds raised will be used to support eight political prisoners.

The donors of the lots this year were politicians Grigory Yavlinsky, Nikolai Rybakov, Boris Vishnevsky, Lev Shlosberg, journalists Svetlana Sorokina, Pavel Lobkov and Viktor Shenderovich, film critic Zinaida Pronchenko, poet Dmitry Bykov, political strategist Pavel Dubravsky, artists Sergei Polyakov, Yevgeny Sinyutin and Yaroslav Shirogorova, the team of the independent theater “Teatr.doc”, the editors of the almanac Moloko Plus and others.

This year Yabloko decided to raise funds for the following political prisoners:


Mikhail Afanasyev, the editor of the Novy Focus online media in Khakassia, the prize-winner of the Sakharov Prize for Journalism as an Action, and a member of the Yabloko party. He is accused of spreading “fake news about the army” using his official position (Article 207.3, Part 2, Paragraph “a”, of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).

Alexandra Skochilenko, a Petersburg artist, poetess and musician. She is accused of spreading “fake news about the army” (Article 207.3, Part 2, Paragraph “d” of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).

Alexei Gorinov, a Moscow municipal deputy. Accused of spreading “fake news about the army” (Article 207.3, Part 2, Paragraphs “a”, “b”, and “e” of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).

Artyom Kamardin, a poet and a defendant in the Mayakovsky case in Moscow. Accused of inciting hatred or enmity with the threat of violence (Article 282, Paragraph “a” of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).

Yegor Shtovba – a poet and a defendant in the Mayakovsky case in Moscow. Accused of inciting hatred or enmity with the threat of violence (Article 282, Paragraph “a” of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).

Nikolai Daineko, a poet and a defendant in the Mayakovsky case in Moscow. Accused of inciting hatred or enmity with the threat of violence (Article 282, Paragraph “a” of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).

Sergei Komandirov, a civil activist in Smolensk. Accused of justifying terrorism (Article 205.2 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).

Mikhail Krieger, a Moscow-based opposition activist who has been participating in protests against the rule of Vladimir Putin and political repression for more than 15 years. Accused of public calls to carry out terrorist activities and public justification of terrorism (Article 205.2 Part 2 of the Criminal Code).


Detailed information about the lots and the initial cost will appear on the Yabloko website later.


Anyone can take part in the auction and compete for the lots. The organisers are ready to send the lots to the auction winners to any cities in Russia. The main condition is the transfer of the final cost of the lot to the account of the organisers in the form of a donation immediately after the end of the auction. After the end of the auction, all proceeds will be divided into equal parts and sent to the relatives of the aforementioned political prisoners.


The auction will take place on 24 January, at 18:30 (Moscow time). The auction will be held at the central office of the Yabloko party at the address Moscow, Pyatnitskaya 31, building 2. Participation is the auction envisaged preliminary registration ( ).


In addition, the Yabloko party’s YouTube channel ( ) will broadcast the auction, where viewers can place bids in a specially created auction Telegram chat ( ).