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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 Kemerovo branch of Yabloko held a party conference and elected the governing bodies of the regional branch. Vitaly Ilyin was reelected Chair of the regional department

Press Release, 17.06.2024 Photo by the regional branch of the party On 15 June, the Kemerovo regional branch of the Yabloko party held a Conference on the election of governing bodies. The conference was attended by nine delegates from the cities of region: Kemerovo, Novokuznetsk and Topka.

The Kaliningrad branch of Yabloko nominated human rights defender Roman Morozov as a candidate for the Governor of the region

Press Release, 13.06.2024 Photo by the Kaliningrad branch of Yabloko On 12 June, the General Assembly of the Kaliningrad branch of the Yabloko party nominated lawyer Roman Morozov as a candidate for the post of Governor of the Kaliningrad region. Morozov’s candidacy had been previously approved by the presidium of the Federal Bureau of the […]

On the political priorities of the party during the election campaigns of June – September 2024

Decision by the Federal Political Committee No 183. Adopted on 7.06.2024, published on 10.06.2024 In June – September, election campaigns will be held in many regions of Russia for the election of governors, deputies of legislative bodies of the constituent entities of the federation and local governments. Despite all the differences in these elections, the […]

An administrative protocol on “discrediting the army” drawn up against Yabloko Federal Bureau member Ruslan Zinatullin

Press Release, 4.06.2024 Photo: Ruslan Zinatullin / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service An administrative protocol on “discrediting the army” was drawn up against Ruslan Zinatullin, a member of the Yabloko Federal Bureau and Chairman of the regional branch of the party in Tatarstan. Zinatullin was detained near the Kazan party office on the evening […]

Representatives of the Public Prosecutor’s Office did not appear at the trial on Boris Vishnevsky’s participation in the activities of an “undesirable organisation”

Press Release, 03.06.2024 Photo: Boris Vishnevsky / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 3 June, the Vasileostrovsky District Court began hearings on an absurd case against Boris Vishnevsky, Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party and deputy of the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly. Vishnevsky was accused of participating in the activities of an “undesirable organisation”. […]

Yabloko considers increase of taxes during the special military operation unacceptable

Adopted at the meeting of the Federal Bureau on 3 June, 2024 Photo: The Finance Ministry of the Russian Federation / Photo by Konstanin Kokoshkin, Kommersant The true goal of Vladimir Putin’s tax reform is not the alleged provision of social justice, but the collection of additional trillions of roubles from citizens and businesses. These […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: The West’s Approach to Russia Should Have Been Much Smarter, 23.05.2024 Grigory Yavlinsky, the Russian opposition Yabloko party’s leader, took part in the debates at Cambridge Union about the West’s Approach to Russia. The event took place on May 16, 2024. The other speakers were Dominic Grieve, the former UK Attorney General and Conservative MP, the former chair of the Intelligence and Security Committee […]

The first court hearing on the lawsuit of Boris Vishnevsky who disputes recognition him as a “foreign agent” held in St. Petersburg

Press Release, 31.05.2024 Photo: Boris Vishnevsky / Photo by the St.Petersburg branch of Yabloko On 31 May, the Vasileostrovsky District Court held the first hearing in the lawsuit filed by Boris Vishnevsky, Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party and deputy of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, against the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of […]

Yabloko considers the rules on discrimination against “foreign agents” unconstitutional and will seek their abolition in the Constitutional Court

Press Release, 22.05.2024 Photo by the Press Service of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg Deputies of the Yabloko faction voted against discrimination against “foreign agents” at the level of city laws. The parliamentary majority voted to ban “foreign agents” from being elected and holding public office. On 22 May, the Legislative Assembly of St. […]

“A Way to the Future” with Grigory Yavlinsky: A Different World

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 2.05.2024 Transcript April 2024 “What should be done to prevent a large-scale war? The very first steps to be taken to prevent a big war should include: a ceasefire between Russia and Ukraine and the signing of a respective agreement; the creation of a demilitarised zone on both sides of the fault […]

The St. Petersburg Yabloko laid flowers at the memorial at the Piskarevskoye cemetery

Press Release, 8.05.2024 On 8 May, on the eve of Victory Day, the day of the victory over the Nazi Germany in 1945, members of the St. Petersburg Yabloko laid a wreath and flowers at the Motherland monument at the Piskarevskoye memorial cemetery.

The Yabloko Party University will host a lecture by Svetlana Gannushkina on the institution of asylum in Russia

Press Release, 6.05.2024 On 23 May, the Yabloko Party University will host a lecture “The Institute of Asylum in Russia. How Can We Help Refugees?” the lecturer is Svetlana Gannushkina, a member of the Federal Political Committee of Yabloko, Chairman of the Civic Assistance Committee, a member of the Memorial group, and a member of […]

Boris Vishnevsky is challenging in court the decision to include him in the register of “foreign agents”

Press Release, 24.04.2024 Photo: Boris Vishnevsky / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Boris Vishnevsky, deputy of the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg and Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party, sent two administrative claims to the court challenging the decision of the Ministry of Justice to include him in the register of “foreign agents.”

Despite tragedies, the State Duma has never adopted amendments to the fire safety law. This follows from the response of the Ministry of Emergency Situations to Yabloko deputy Kruglov

Press Release, 23.04.2024 Photo: Crocus City Hall after a fire as a result of the terrorist attack on 22 March, 2024 / Photo by Dmitry Lebedev, Kommersant The head of the Yabloko faction in the Moscow City Duma, Maxim Kruglov, received a response from the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation about the […]

Yabloko to hold a round table in Novgorod on women in Russian politics with participation of Galina Mikhaleva

Press Release, 23.04.2024   On 27 April 27, Chairwoman of the Yabloko Gender Faction and Doctor of Political Sciences Galina Mikhaleva will take part in a round table on the role of women in Russian politics, which is organised by the regional branch of the party in Novgorod. Anna Cherepanova, Deputy Chair of the Yabloko […]

Alexei Arbatov on the US deployment of previously banned complexes in Asia: “This situation is fraught with a new missile arms race”

Kommersant, 22.04.2024 Photo: Alexei Arbatov / Photo from the personal archive Past week, the United States deployed medium-range ground-based missile systems in the Asia-Pacific region for the first time (see Kommersant on 16 April): army Typhon systems were deployed to the Philippines as part of the exercise. Previously, such weapons were prohibited under the Russian-American […]

Yabloko to hold an all-Russian conference on nuclear risks on the 38th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster

Press Release, 19.04.2024 Photo from On 24 April, Yabloko will hold an all-Russian conference “Nuclear Technologies and Nuclear Risks in the Modern World”. The event will take place online via Zoom.

Yabloko municipal deputies In Kostroma and Seversk illegally deprived of their mandates

Press Release, 19.04.2024 Photo: Vladimir Petrov and Nikolai Sorokin Two municipal deputies from Yabloko – Vladimir Petrov in Seversk, the Tomsk region, and Nikolai Sorokin in Kostroma – were deprived of their mandates. The formal reasons were the demand of the city public prosecutor’s office due to the verdict in a criminal case and “inaccuracies […]

“To pull people back from the abyss of the Russian rebellion.”  Participants of the film festival “Another View” discussed a film about “anti-fascists” and “nationalists” in Russia at the beginning of the 2000s

Press Release, 16.04.2024 On 15 April, a screening and discussion of the film “The Key to a Clockwork Orange” (2014) was held at Yabloko. The documentary film by Grigory Grishin and Olga Yakovleva about the phenomenon of war between the youth movements of “anti-fascists” and “nationalists” on the streets of Russia in the 2000s provoked […]


On the collapse of the international order formed after the end of World War II and the risks of a major global conflict Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 12.04.2024 DISINTEGRATION PROCESSES International political developments today show that the previous world order is irreversibly paying its final bow in history. Against the backdrop of an increase in shocks […]