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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 'Без рубрики'


Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 26.02.2024 Photo: Fragments of a building in Yubileiny District in Adviivka destroyed during the fighting / Photograph of Stanislav Krasilnikov (RIA NOVOSTI) 22 February 2024  The intense warfare between Russia and Ukraine has continued relentlessly now for two years – people are dying every day. Continuation of the military actions in any form […]

“All Quiet on the Western Front”. Film from the Novgorod Yabloko marking two years since the special military operation

Press Release, 24.02.2024 The Novgorod branch of Yabloko released a film devoted to the two years of the special military operation and entitled after Erich Maria Remarque’s “All Quiet on the Western Front”. “I am young, I am twenty years old; yet I know nothing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast […]

Yabloko demands that the body of Alexei Navalny be handed over to his family

Statement by the Yabloko Party, 23.02.2024 Photo: Penal Colony No3 in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District / Photo by Vasily Shaposhnikov, Kommersant The Yabloko party demands that the body of Alexei Navalny be handed over to his family in accordance with the law.

Lev Shlosberg: “Only the customer, that is, the state, can stop the wave of denunciations when the policy changes”

The Pskov Newsfeed, 20.02.2024 Photo: Lev Shlosberg / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The epidemic of denunciation shows that the state manipulates society, inciting hatred towards dissidents, and those people who use denunciation understand that this is how they can realise themselves, become successful, build a career and get a positive assessment. Everyone strives […]

The Moscow City Duma is not going to return Muscovites their right to public discussions of construction projects. Yabloko’s deputy Mitrokhin spoke on the side of the citizens

Press Release, 21.02.2024 Photo: the Moscow City Duma / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Today at a meeting of the Moscow City Duma, the parliamentary majority did not support the draft appeal of Yabloko deputy Sergei Mitrokhin to the head of the city demanding that authorities must return to Muscovites their right to public […]

Head of the Yabloko faction in the St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly, Alexander Shishlov, spoke about the need for a ceasefire and expressed condolences to Navalny’s relatives during a briefing for faction leaders

Press Release, 21.02.2024 Photo: Alexander Shishlov / Photo by the Press Service of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg At the traditional briefing of faction leaders, which is held after each meeting of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, the head of the Yabloko faction, Alexander Shishlov, spoke not about the agenda of the meeting, […]

Yabloko will send special postcards to women in prison timed to International Women’s Day

Press Release, 21.02.2024 Photo: “A new day will come” sent to the contest by Olga Gulevich, Veliky Novgorod At the end of February and beginning of March, actions in support of political prisoners will be held in Moscow and regional offices of the party, timed to coincide with International Women’s Day (8 March). The postcards […]

Police drew up a violation report against Yabloko Federal Bureau member Alexander Yefimov for “participation in the activities of an undesirable organisation”

Press Release, 20.02.2024 Photo: Alexander Yefimov / Photo by Yabloko Press Service Alexander Yefimov is charged with giving an interview to the movement of independent election observers Golos, which authorities consider to be part of the international non-governmental organisation European Network of Election Monitoring Organisations (ENEMO). In 2021, the organisation was declared undesirable in Russia.

Vladimir Putin’s interview as a chance for dialogue

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 12.02.2024 In July 2021, Vladimir Putin published an article in which he made it absolutely clear to the whole world that Russia could start a military conflict with Ukraine at any moment. The article essentially denied Ukraine’s right to statehood and sovereignty and, correspondingly, made territorial claims. Such claims, expressed by the […]

Viktor Kogan-Yasny: The OSCE is the most important civilisational achievement of the last quarter of the 20th century

Viktor Kogan-Yasny’s blog post, 12.02.2024 Photo: Viktor Kogan-Yasny / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service My job is to occasionally write about things that relate to limiting bloodshed now and eliminating it strategically in the future. I have to write in a dry language because it’s “work”. Political leaders, military leaders and military commanders say […]

Sergei Piskunov, candidate member of Yabloko and electoral expert in Kuzbass, detained. His home searched in connection with the case of “organising an extremist community”

Press Release, 12.02.2024 Photo: Sergei Piskunov holding a placard “No More Than 2 Terms”/ Photo from social media UPDATE: 12 February, 11:45 Moscow time. Sergei Piskunov was detained in the Altai Territory. He is suspected of “creating an extremist community” (Article 282.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). Now he is being taken […]

Lev Shlosberg about fines due to his “foreign agent” status: We have collected comprehensive evidence of my innocence

Press Release 6.02.2024 Photo: Lev Shlosberg / Photo by the Pskov regional branch of Yabloko On 5 February, the Pskov City Court fined Lev Shlosberg, Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party, three times for distributing materials without a “foreign agency” tag ( Article 19.34, Part 4, of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian […]

A deputy from Yabloko in Tomsk may be deprived of his mandate for confrontation with a garbage collection operator

Press Release, 5.02.2024 Photo: Yevgeny Kaverzin / Photo from social media Yevgeny Kaverzin, a deputy from Yabloko in the Tomsk City Duma, may be deprived of his mandate. The formal reason is some inaccuracies in his income declarations for 2020 and 2021, but the real reason for deprivation of his mandate is his protection of […]

The Novgorod Yabloko to host Yelena Lukovitskaya’s seminar “Male and Female – What Are the Differences and Is There Equality?”

Photo: Yelena Lukovitskaya / Photo from open sources The Novgorod branch of the Gender Faction of the Yabloko party plans to hold a series of discussions on issues of equality, women’s rights, family policy, domestic violence and other relevant topics. The first seminar will take place on 11 February. It will be conducted by Yelena […]

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.

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” […]

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 […]

“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 […]