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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'

Nikolai Rybakov visited the cities of the Perm Territory within the framework of his election tour

Nikolai Rybakov’s Facebook page, 11.09.2021 THE PERM TERRITORY Photo by the Yabloko Press Service KUNGUR The long-awaited meeting with Olga Vshivkova, the head of the “Kungur – the Territory of Goodness” charitable foundation, last year she became a deputy of the City Duma, and has been representing Yabloko there. The Foundation helps people in hardships. […]

The communists want to remove Sergei Mitrokhin from the elections for the cosplay of the video of Reutov-TV

Press Release, 10.09.2021 Photo from Sergei Mitrokhin’s personal Facebook page Nina Ostanina, a candidate for State Duma from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation in the Central electoral district No. 208, appealed to the District Electoral Commission with a complaint against Sergei Mitrokhin, her rival in a single-mandate constituency from Yabloko.

Yabloko leader Nikolai Rybakov: the development of startups implies freedom

Press Release, 9.09.2021 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 9 September, Yabloko leader Nikolai Rybakov met with young entrepreneurs in Moscow. The theme of the event was “Startups. Hope for the Future”. The speakers were Efim Kolodkin, the founder and CEO of the Uprising Agency (the web design and development agency) and the startup […]

Yabloko’s Ksenia Cherepanova, a candidate for the Legislative Assembly of the Novgorod Region, recognised a person related to a “foreign agent” organisation

Press Release, 8.09.2021 Photo: Ksenia Cherepanova / Photo by Ksenia Cherepanova The Electoral Commission of the Novgorod Region recognised Ksenia Cherepanova as a candidate affiliated with a foreign agent organisation. The organisation Ksenia Cherepanova is associated with is the Golos electoral rights movement. Before the elections, this movement was recognized a “foreign agent”. Ksenia Cherepanova […]

Social Сontract between the Yabloko party and the citizens of Russia

7.09.2021 Signed by candidates from the Yabloko party to the State Duma of the Russian Federation September 07, 2021   Signed by citizens of the Russian Federation during voting at polling stations September 19, 2021 DEPUTIES WITHOUT BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES We, the candidates for deputies of the State Duma of Russia, nominated by the Yabloko […]

“A strong will and political talent”. Vladimir Ryzhkov turns 55

3.09.2021 Photo: Vladimir Ryzhkov / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 3 September, Vladimir Ryzhkov, an independent politician, Professor the Higher School of Economics and Yabloko candidate for the State Duma, turns 55. Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov congratulates Vladimir Ryzhkov on his birthday.

A court in Rostov-on-Don arrested Yabloko activist Bella Nasibyan for five days for Instagram stories

Press Release, 3.09.2021 Photo: Bella Nasibyan / Photo by the Press Service of the Rostov-on-Don branch of Yabloko The Pervomaisky District Court of Rostov-on-Don imposed five days of administrative arrest for Bella Nasibyan, a Yabloko activist. The reason was the stories on Instagram, with accidental picturing of a sticker of a Alexei Navalny’s Smart Voting […]

Yabloko leader Nikolai Rybakov to visit Ufa

Press Release, 2.09.2021 On 3 September, Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov will visit Ufa within the framework of his election tour around the country. The Yabloko leader will take part in the round table “Fair Elections in the Republic of Bashkortostan”, and will also discuss the problems of small business with entrepreneurs from ART Kvadrat.

Nikolai Rybakov: “It is necessary to introduce a ban on the destruction of green areas in the cities by the authorities”

Nikolai Rybakov’s Facebook page, 29.08.2021 Photo: Nikolai Rybakov with Yabloko candidates in the Arkhangelsk region Oleg Mandrykin and Oksana Vladyka at the radioactive waste storage facility in Severodvinsk In one day we managed to visit two cities of the Arkhangelsk region – Severodvinsk and Arkhangelsk. In Severodvinsk, we checked the indicators of water pollution in […]

Yabloko’s candidate for the State Duma in the Kemerovo region may be removed from the elections for the second time for “extremism”

Press Release, 01.09.2021 Photo: Galina Filchenko / Photo: Galina Filchenko’s Facebook page A new lawsuit was filed against Galina Filchenko, a candidate for State Duma deputy from the Yabloko party in the Prokopyevsky single-mandate district (the Kemerovo region), so that to withdraw her from the elections. This time her rival from the Green party Yelena […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: “Do you say that the real opposition is the communists? Then expect new repressions, the Iron Curtain and a war”

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 31.08.2021 Photo: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Photo by Alexander Miridonov /Kommersant Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov equated criticism of Joseph Stalin with an attack on the outcome of the Second World War. What for? It attracts communist voters to the [ruling] United Russia party and at the same time makes it […]

A candidate from the New People party tried to remove Yabloko’s Nikolai Gromov from the elections to the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly via a lawsuit

Press Release, 30.08.2021 Photo: Nikolai Gromov / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Konstantin Aleksandrov, a candidate for deputies of the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly from the New People party in constituency No. 11 (Vyborgsky District), tried to remove his opponent, Yabloko’s candidate Nikolai Gromov, from the elections. The attempt was unsuccessful. The judge dismissed […]

A third candidate for the State Duma from Yabloko in Tatarstan may be recognised as involved in the the activities of an “extremist organisation” and thus removed from elections

Press Release, 28.08.2021 Photo: Gulnaz Ravilova/ Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The Public Prosecutor’s office applied to the Sovetsky District Court of Kazan demanding to recognise Yabloko’s Gulnaz Ravilova as involved in the activities of the “extremist organisation” of Alexei Navalny’s Headquarters. Ravilova is running as Yabloko candidate for the State Duma, as well […]

The City Court of St. Petersburg ordered the electoral commission to accept the documents from Yabloko’s Ksenia Mikhailova for her registration in the elections to the St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly

Press Release, 24.08.2021 Photo: Ksenia Mikhailova / Photo from the personal archive of Ksenia Mikhailova The St. Petersburg City Court ordered Territorial Electoral Commission No. 18 to accept documents from Yabloko’s Ksenia Mikhailova and once again consider the issue of her registration as a candidate for the election of deputies to the Legislative Assembly of […]

The Central Electoral Commission of Yakutia did not remove Anatoly Nogovitsyn, the leader of the Yakutsk branch of Yabloko, from the State Duma elections

Press Release, 25.08.2021 Photo: Anatoly Nogovitsyn, Chairman of the Yakutsk branch of Yabloko / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service “We have not received a court decision from the Ministry of Justice on the involvement of our candidate in an extremist organisation. After considering the issue, we made a decision that the district electoral commission […]

The Public Prosecutor’s Office will check the lawfulness of the lottery conducted by the Moscow Mayor’s Office for the State Duma elections

Press Release, 23.08.2021 Photo by Pelagia Tikhonova / Kommersant The Yabloko party asks the Public Prosecutor’s Office to check the lawfulness of the “Million Prizes – #ChoosingTogether” lottery, which the Moscow government is conducting to encourage Muscovites to participate in online voting in the elections to the State Duma. The actions of the Moscow government […]

Two Yabloko candidates to the Novogorod Region Duma are removed from the elections for alleged participation in the activities of an “extremist organisation”

Press Release, 22.08.2021 Photo: Roman Maksimov and Maxim Nikitin / Photo by the Press Service of the Novgorod branch of Yabloko The Electoral Commission of the Novgorod Region is going to apply to the court to cancel the registration of two Yabloko candidates for the Novgorod Region Duma: Maxim Nikitin and Roman Maksimov. The electoral […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: Investigate Alexei Navalny’s poisoning!

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 21.08.2021 Photo: Alexei Navalny is being taken to the plane by ambulance. / Photo by AP / Scanpix A year has passed since the poisoning of Alexei Navalny. Neither those who ordered, nor those who actually committed the crime have been identified. Once again, it is important to declare: a comprehensive international […]

Yabloko leader Nikolai Rybakov to visit the Krasnodar Territory within the framework of his election tour on August 22 and 23

Press Release, 19.08.2021 Photo: Krasnodar / Photo by, user @olivia Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov will visit the cities of the Krasnodar Territory within the framework of his election tour on August 22 and 23.

Viktor Rau, Yabloko’s candidate to the State Duma in the Altai Territory, was removed from the elections for participating in the January rallies

Press Release, 17.08.2021 Photo from the Viktor Rau personal Facebook page On 17 August, the Altai Regional Court overturned the decision of the electoral commission on the registration of Viktor Rau for the State Duma elections in Barnaul single-mandate constituency No. 39. The lawsuit was filed by Alexander Molotov, a candidate from the Just Russia […]