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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'

The Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko demands to declare the competition for the post of Mayor of Nizhny Novgorod void

Press Release, 22.10.2020 On 21 October,  Oleg Rodin, Chairman of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko, sent an appeal to the City Duma of Nizhny Novgorod with a demand to declare the competition for the post of Mayor of Nizhny Novgorod void. The competition commission made a decision to conduct interviews with candidates via video-conferencing, […]

He fought for freedom of his homeland!

Grigory Yavlinsky on the anniversary of the death of politician Alexander Yakovlev Press Release, 19.10.2020 ​​15 years ago, Alexander Yakovlev died – a politician, a real front-line soldier during WW2, an honest and decent person. Alexander Nikolayevich Yakovlev was a completely unique figure in Russian politics. Unlike many of those who were engaged in perestroika, […]

The Stavropol branch of Yabloko held an action in support of the people of Belarus

Press Release, 15.10.2020 The Stavropol branch of Yabloko held an action in support of the people of Belarus. Vitaly Zubenko, head of the regional branch of the party, took part in the action. According to the participants, the action took place under the close scrutiny of about twenty police officers and the Centre for Combating […]

Oleg Rodin re-elected Chairman of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko

The General Meeting of the Yabloko branch announced a minute of silence in memory of journalist Irina Slavina Press Release, 14.10.2020 Photo: “Nizhny Novgorod will not forgive it” – an action in memory of journalist Irina Slavina who set herself on fire in front of the Interior Department office in protest against continuous pressure and […]

Yabloko will host an online lecture by Vladimir Gelman “Unworthy Rule: Politics in Contemporary Russia”

Announcement, 13.10.2020 On 21 October, the Yabloko Party University will host an online lecture by political scientist Vladimir Gelman. The lecture will start at 19:00. The topic of the lecture is “Unworthy Governance: Politics in Contemporary Russia”. Why is the quality of governance in Russia much lower than what we would expect for a country […]

The Yabloko party changed the logo on its website in support of children with cerebral palsy

Press Release, 9.10.2020 The Yabloko Party joined the Dobroshrift (KindFont) campaign and changed the font in its logo to support people with motor disabilities. Dobroshrift is a social project of the Podarok Angelu (Gift to an Angel) foundation,  which has been held for the second year, on the first Wednesday of October, the International Day […]

Rybakov urged Vice PM Tatyana Golikova to support families with disabled children amid coronavirus restrictions

Press Release, 8.10.2020 Yabloko Party Chairman Nikolai Rybakov sent an appeal to Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova with a request to help families raising children with disabilities and young people with disabilities of working age with severe multiple developmental disabilities, due to the difficulties arising against the background of the introduction of coronavirus restrictions.

14th tragic anniversary since the murder of Anna Polytkovskaya, journalist and human rights activist. The customers are unpunished

FB post by Nikolai Rybakov, 7.10.2020 Today is [the 14th anniversary from] the day of the murder of Anna Politkovskaya. I brought flowers from Yabloko to the place of her death. 14 years have passed – only one year is left to investigate. Customers are not announced and not held liable. And murders continue.

The Supreme Court chose not to stop the violation of the law “On Basic Guarantees of Electoral Rights” by the Central Electoral Commission

Press Release, 1.09.2020 The Board of Appeals of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation upheld the lower court’s decision not to consider Yabloko’s claim challenging the decision of the Central Electoral Commission on three-day early voting. “The Supreme Court confirmed the reluctance of the judiciary to delve into the violations of the Central Electoral […]

An online lecture “Parties and Party Systems” by Yuri Korgunyuk held in the Yabloko Party University

Press Release, 01.10.2020 An on-line lecture by Yuri Korgunyuk, leading researcher of the Institute of Scientific Information for Social Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences and head of department of Political Science of the Informatics for Democracy Foundation (INDEM), was held at the Yabloko Party University on 30 September. The topic of the lecture […]

The Ivanovo branch of Yabloko will send its representatives to the territorial electoral commissions

Press Release, 1.10.2020 In connection with the formation of new lists of territorial electoral commissions members in the Ivanovo region, the regional branch of the Yabloko party is starting to select members of the commissions with the right of a casting vote.

Nikolai Rybakov to deliver lectures at the universities of Oryol, Bryansk and Volgograd

Press Release, 29.09.2020 Chairman of the Yabloko Party Nikolai Rybakov will deliver lectures for participants in the All-Russian Environmental Lawyer Competition and students studying environmental law at universities in three Russian cities. The topic of the lecture is “The main environmental problems of Russia and public participation in the protection of the environmental rights of […]

Yabloko will host an online lecture “Parties and Party Systems” by Yuri Korgunyuk

Press Release, 25.09.2020 On 30 September, Yuri Korgunyuk, leading researcher of the Institute of Scientific Information for Social Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences and head of department of Political Science of the Informatics for Democracy Foundation (INDEM), will deliver an online lecture at Yabloko’s Party University. The topic of the lecture is “Parties […]

A multipolar impasse

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 23.09.2020 At the UN General Assembly, Vladimir Putin again spoke about a multipolar world. But a “multipolar world” means that one pole will have almost the whole world, the other will include China with North Korea, and on the third pole, apart from everyone else, Russia with Lukashenko, Novichok and missiles.

The Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko does not recognise the results of elections to the City Duma of Nizhny Novgorod

Press Release, 23.09.2020 On September 20, the Nizhny Novgorod regional branch of the Yabloko party held its conference. The conference adopted a statement “On non-recognition of the results of elections of deputies of the City Duma of Nizhny Novgorod of the seventh convocation”.

Yabloko will host an online discussion on the progressive personal income tax

Press Release, 22.09.2020 On September 24,  Yabloko will hold an online discussion on the progressive personal income tax: “On the inclusion of the requirement to introduce a progressive personal income tax into the party’s programme documents”. The discussion is organised by the Social Democratic faction of the Yabloko party.

Discussion of the Kaliningrad branch of Yabloko. The results of the elections in the town of Zelenogradsk, the Kaliningrad region, must be annulled

Press Release, 18.09.2020 A regular meeting of the 12th Floor discussion club was held in the Kaliningrad Yabloko office. Its topic was the discussion of the scandalous elections in the Zelenogradsk town, the Kaliningrad region. According to the official data, Yabloko received there only 3.09% and failed to pass the 5% threashold.

Falsifications did not work: Yabloko has 48 deputies in regional parliaments

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 15.09.2020 We know very well now the events called “elections” are held in Russia: how they arbitrarily do not register in the elections the strongest and dissenting candidates, and how they falsify the results of the vote. Nevertheless, 48 candidates from the Yabloko party overcoming huge obstacles and despite actions of the […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: Their freedom is our freedom

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 14.09.2020 Danil Beglets, Kirill Zhukov, Yevgeny Kovalenko, Konstantin Kotov, Yegor Lesnykh, Eduard Malyshevsky, Maxim Martintsov, Ivan Podkopayev and Sergei Surovtsev. All of these people were sent to jail because they dared to speak out against the authorities’ criminal election fraud and because they were courageous enough to protest openly in the streets.

Yabloko results in the regional elections in Russia: 48 deputies elected in 12 regions

Press Release, 14.09.2020 During regional and local elections in Russia of 13 September, 48 deputies from the Yabloko party were elected in 12 regions. The deputies of the Yabloko party will work in the Kostroma Regional Duma, as well as in the city councils of Tomsk, Kaluga and Kostroma. Party representatives were also elected to […]