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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'

Mikhail Afanasyev, a journalist and a Yabloko member from Khakassia, will remain in custody detained until 13 June

Press Release, 13.05.2022 Photo: Mikhail Afanasyev / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The Supreme Court of Khakassia left unsatisfied the appeal of the lawyers of Mikhail Afanasyev, Editor-in-Chief of the online media “Noviy Focus” in Khakassia, and a member of the Yabloko party, against the decision of the Abakan City Court on the measure […]

The Public Prosecutor’s Office of St.Petersburg established that a propaganda video with scenes of violence had been shown to fourth grade pupils at School No. 321

Press Release, 11.05.2022 Photo by An inspection conducted by the Public Prosecutor’s Office of St.Petersburg and the district administration after an appeal by Boris Vishnevsky, MP of the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg and Deputy Chairman of Yabloko, established that violations of the law on information had taken place in School No. 321. The inspectors […]

The Yabloko faction of the St.Petersburg parliament called on the head of the interior for St. Petersburg to conduct another check into non-admission of lawyers to those detained at peaceful actions

Press Release, 12.05.2022 Photo by Pyotr Ivanov Alexander Shishlov, head of the Yabloko faction in the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, appealed to Roman Plugin, head of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region, with a request to conduct another check into the facts […]

Home of Pavel Sychyov, Yabloko candidate for the State Duma, searched in Voronezh

Press Release, 9.05.2022 Photo: Pavel Sychyov / Photo from social networks The home of Pavel Sychyov, Yabloko candidate for the State Duma and a video blogger, was searched in Voronezh about 6 a.m.  The search was carried out within the framework of a criminal case on terrorism – false reports about the mining of a […]

“I believe in a new Russia but Putin is going nowhere”

Fierce critic of Putin and a former political opponent, Grigory Yavlinsky talks to Index about fear, lies and violence in today’s Russia Index on Censorship, 05 May 2022, BY JP O’MALLEY Russian politician, academic and economist Grigory Yavlinsky, who became known with his plan for a smooth transition from the Soviet regime to a free-market […]

Lev Shlosberg receives a second protocol of violation against him on “discrediting the armed forces”

Press Release, 27.04.2022 Photo: Lev Shlosberg / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service  A second protocol of violation under Article 20.3.3 Part 1 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation on “discrediting the armed forces” was drawn up against Lev Shlosberg, the leader of the Pskov Yabloko and a member of the […]

On the situation in Russia and the prospects of the Party

Decision by the Federal Political Committee of Yabloko No. 152, dated 15 April, 2022 Published on 21 April, 2022 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service A great disaster on the scale of a national catastrophe, threatening the very existence of Russia, happened to our country. An authoritarian government acting according to Bolshevik models plunged Russia […]

Congratulations to Yuri Shein on his 70th anniversary!

Congratulations, 20.04.2022 Photo: Yuri Shein / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service April 20 marks the 70th anniversary of Yuri Karlovich Shein, a member of the Yabloko Party Arbitration Commission. Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov congratulates Yuri Shein on his anniversary.

Lyubov Zhiltsova, teacher and a deputy from Yabloko, will be tried in the Pskov region for a photo with a pacifist poster

Press Release, 20.04.2022 Photo: Lubov Zhiltsova / Photo by   On 25 February, Lyubov Zhiltsova, a deputy of the Palkinsky District Assembly in the Pskov Region from Yabloko, published on her personal page on the VKontakte socail network her photo with a sheet of paper with a slogan “No ** ***”. On 18 April, […]

Yabloko applied for demonstrations “For Peace!” in Moscow and five other cities on 1 May

Press Release, 20.04.2022 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Yabloko has applied for May Day demonstrations “For Peace!” in Moscow, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Chelyabinsk, Miass and Magnitogorsk. In Moscow, the applicants for the action were Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov, Maxim Kruglov, head of the Yabloko faction in the Moscow City Duma, and Andrei Morev, head of […]

Nikolai Rybakov: “The main purpose of the party’s work today is to stop the bloodshed”.

Press Release, 16.04.2022 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service At the beginning of his speech at the 21st Party Congress, Yabloko Party Chairman Nikolai Rybakov drew the delegates’ attention to a printed replica of Pablo Picasso’s Guernica, which was placed on the wall instead of the traditional banner with Yabloko party symbols. “Today’s fate of […]

The Yabloko Party Congress adopted amendments to the Party Charter. The party reform is completed

Press Release, 16.04.2022 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The 21the Congress of the Yabloko party adopted the final block of amendments to the Yabloko Charter. It was the forth stage of the Congress and it took place on 16 April. The key changes concerned the procedure for joining the party and responsibility of party […]

A criminal case for “fakes” filed in Abakan, Khakassia, against Mikhail Afanasyev, journalist and a Yabloko member

Press Release, 14.04.2022 Photo: Mikhail Afanasyev / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service A criminal case has been filed against Mikhail Afanasyev, a member of the Yabloko party and Editor-in-Chief of the Novy Focus media in Abakan, Khakiassia. The Criminal case is filed under Article 207.3, Part 2, Paragraph “a”, of the Criminal Code of […]

Opposition politician Vladimir Kara-Murza arrested for 15 days. He was found guilty under the article of disobedience to the police.

Nikolai Rybakov’s Facebook post, 12.04.2022 Vladimir said that yesterday, on 11 April, he arrived to his house by car, but a minibus without any identification signs was waiting for him. When he got out of his car, the police detained him, took him to the bus and drove him to the police station. Only a […]

Anna Cherepanova, head of the Yabloko branch in the Novgorod region, on by-elections to the Novgord City Duma of 10 April

Anna Cherepanova’s blog post, 13.04.2022 Photo: Anna Cherepanova / Photo by the Yaboko Press Service The key things on the by-elections to the Duma of Novgorod on 10 April:

Boris Vishnevsky signed a bailment for the artist Alexandra Skochilenko, accused of “spreading fake news about the armed forces”

Press Release, 12.04.2022 Photo: Alexandra Skochilenko / Boris Vishnevsky, a member of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg and Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party, signed a bailment for the artist Alexandra Skochilenko, who, according to the investigation, “spread false information about the Russian army”. Vishnevsky sent a guarantee letter to the Vasileostrovskiy District […]

Alexander Goncharenko, leader of the Altai branch of Yabloko, convicted on the charge of “discrediting the armed forces”

Press Release, 12.04.2022 Photo: Alexander Goncharenko / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 11 April, the Oktyabrsky District Court of Barnaul found Alexander Goncharenko, a member of the Federal Bureau of the Yabloko party and Chairman of the Altai regional branch of Yabloko, guilty under a new article on “discrediting the armed forces of […]

The Regional Council of the Moscow branch of Yabloko expresses its solidarity with Dmitry Muratov, Editor-in-Chief of Novaya Gazeta and Nobel Peace Prize winner

Statement by the Regional Council of the Moscow branch of Yabloko, 8.04.2022 The Regional Council of the Moscow branch of Yabloko expresses its solidarity with Dmitry Muratov [Editor-in-Chief of Novaya Gazeta, Nobel Peace Prize winner and a Yabloko member], who was attacked by an unidentified person. Our party member suffered for his honest humanistic and […]

Rospotrebnadzor refuses to lift the restriction on holding public events in St. Petersburg

Press Release, 8.04.2022 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Yelena Smirnova, acting head of the St. Petersburg Rospotrebnazdor (the Russian consumer safety watchdog), sent a response to the request of the Yabloko faction in the St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly to lift the existing ban on holding public events in St. Petersburg. The St.Petersburg department of Rospotrebnazdor […]

“Times will definitely change. Then you will have to turn the history back and spin everything back.”

Boris Vishnevsky on the amendments to the law on local self-government of St. Petersburg and a unified system of public authority Press Release, 6.04.2022 Photo: Boris Vishnevsky/ Photo by the Press Service of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg The Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg has adopted a law, according to which local self-government in […]