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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 'Condolences'

Absolute self-forgetfulness, love for people, and loyalty to humanistic principles.

Grigory Yavlinsky in memory of Sergei Kovalev, 9.08.2021 Photo: Grigory Yavlinsky and Sergei Kovalev, 2010. / Photo by Roman Kulguskin Sergei Adamovich Kovalev comes from the generation of human rights defenders who constituted the honour of this movement. Absolute self-forgetfulness, love for people and loyalty to humanistic principles, for which Sergei Adamovich, like his friends […]

Sergei Kovlev, legendary Soviet dissident, first Ombudsman of Russia and member of the Yabloko Political Committee, passed away at the age of 91

Obituary, 9.08.2021 Sergei Kovlev, legendary Soviet dissident and human rights defender, the first Ombudsman of Russia and Yabloko member, passed away at the age of 91 this morning.

Yabloko expresses condolences to the families of those killed during an attack on Kazan School No. 175

Press Release, 12.05.2021 The Yabloko party expresses deep condolences to the families of those killed in Kazan School No. 175 and wishes a speedy recovery to the injured.

Hans van Baalen, dedicated liberal and ALDE President, passed away.

Condolences, 30.04.2021 Photo by the Yesterday night, Hans van Baalen, our colleague and Chairman of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE), passed away. He was 60 years old. During his political career, Hans was a Member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands, Member of the European Parliament, President of […]

Irina Antonova opened borders and names. Nikolay Rybakov in memory of the President of the Pushkin Fine Arts Museum

Condolences by Nikolai Rybakov, 1.12.2020 On 1 December, Irina Antonova, President of the Pushkin Fine Arts Museum passed away at the age of 98. She would have turned 99 in March. Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov expresses condolences on behalf of the party and himself:

An honest and throb-hearted journalist. Lydia Grafova passed away

Condolences from Nikolai Rybakov, 23.11.2020 On 23 November, the famous journalist and human rights activist Lidia Ivanovna Grafova passed away at the age of 83. Lidia Ivanovna collaborated with Yabloko in the protection of migrants’ rights. In 2016, she became the party’s accredited agent in the elections to the State Duma, and in 2018 she […]

Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov laid flowers at the Embassy of Austria and Embassy of France in Moscow

Nikolai Rybakov’s FB page, 3.11.2020 Photo: Nikolay Rybakov by the Embassy of France in Russia There have been quite a lot of  mourning events lately, but this is the political reality in which we live. Together with Yabloko members Ivan Bolshakov, Grigory Grishin and Gleb Tumanov I laid flowers at the Embassy of Austria and […]

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.

Grigory Yavlinsky: Powerlessness in politics and indifference of society gives rise to despair, a feeling of complete deadlock and it… kills

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 4.10.2020​​ On 16 January, 1969, Jan Palach, a 20-year-old student of the Faculty of Philosophy, set himself on fire in the very center of Prague, in Wenceslas Square. He took this step in protest against the indifference of society, which resigned itself to the end of democratic reforms, known as the Prague […]

Nikolai Rybakov demanded from the Public Prosecutor General and the Investigative Committee to initiate a criminal case under the article “incitement to suicide” in connection with the death of journalist Irina Slavina

Press Release, 4.10.2020 Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov demanded that the Public Prosecutor General and the Investigative Committee initiate a criminal case under the article “incitement to suicide” over the tragic death of Irina Slavina, Editor-in-Chief of Koza Press, who set herself on fire in front of an interior ministry office in the city of Nizhniy […]

Yury Orlov, physicist and founder of the Moscow Helsinki Group, passed away

Condolences, 28.09.2020 Yury Orlov was a real hero. His whole life has been evidence of this: he participated in the war, was an outstanding physicist and, like the best people of his time, advocated human rights, gradually making it his main task in life. The Moscow Helsinki Group, of which Yury Orlov was one of […]

Condolences on the death of Academician Andrei Vorobyov

17.06.2020 We deeply grieve over the death of Andrei Ivanovich Vorobyov, a wonderful person and a great doctor, who was close to us. Sincerely, the Yabloko party *** Andrei Ivanovich Vorobyov (November 1, 1928 – June 15, 2020) – Soviet and Russian hematologist, academician of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the USSR and the […]

The Yabloko in Kalmykia held a traditional memorial dinner on the anniversary of the murder of Larissa Yudina

Press Release, 8.06.2020 Colleagues of Larissa Yudina, members of the Kalmyk branch of Yabloko held a traditional memorial dinner on the anniversary of the murder of Larissa Yudina, opposition journalist, human rights activist, politician and Co-Chair of the Yabloko branch in Kalmykia.

“Teodor Shanin helped our country at a practical level in the most difficult moments, because he knew Russia’s potential well”

Condolences by Nikolai Rybakov and Grigory Yavlinsky, 4.02.2020 Photo: Teodor Shanin Today, Teodor Shanin, outstanding social scientist and founder of the Moscow Higher School of Social and Economic Sciences (“Shaninka”) passed away in his 90th year.   Nikolai Rybakov, Chairman of the Yabloko party: Teodor Shanin was an amazing person, with a fate extraordinary even […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: “[Ex Mosocw Mayor] Yuri Luzhkov has always been a real public politician”

Press Release, 10.12.2019 On 10 December, ex-Mayor of Moscow Yuri Luzhkov died aged 83. The condolences to the family of the deceased were expressed by Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of the Federal Political Committee of Yabloko, who worked with Luzhkov in the Committee for the Operational Management of the National Economy of the USSR which exercised […]

Vladimir Gridin, leader of the Mordovian branch of Yabloko, passed away

Condolences from Yabloko leaders, 12.11.2019 On 12 November, Vladimir Gridin, leader of the Mordovian branch of Yabloko, passed away at the age of 65. Yabloko leaders expressed condolences in connection with the death of the founder of Mordovian Yabloko: We have lost our faithful comrade, Vladimir Yevgenievich Gridin, founder and leader of the Mordovian branch […]

“Vladimir Bukovsky realised well that only political work can be productive in the present situation in Russia”.

Grigory Yavlinsky pays tribute to the memory of the legendary human rights defender Condolences from Grigory Yavlinsky, 28.10.2019 Vladimir Bukovsky, legendary human rights defender and Soviet dissident died at the age of 76. In 2007, Bukovsky supported Yabloko in the State Duma elections; in 2008, Yabloko supported Bukovsky’s nomination for the presidency of Russia. Grigory […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: Boris Nemtsov could have turned 60 now

9.10.2019 Today Boris Nemtsov could have turned 60. In February 2015, Boris was killed, shot right by the walls of the Kremlin… We have known each other since 1990. We worked together, were friends. Boris was a very sincere and very free person. In recent years, he openly, vividly and sharply opposed the authorities. And […]

Journalist Vladimir Kara-Murza Sr. died

Condolences, 28.07.2019 Vladimir Kara-Murza Sr. was a very good person and journalist – serious and deep. The best of his creative years fell on the time of our common hopes for change. He in many ways personified the true freedom of speech. Let his memory last forever. Sincerely, Emilia Slabunova

Aeroflot Superjet-100 crash at Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow

Condolences, 6.05.2019 Condolences to the families of those killed in the terrible accident at Sheremetyevo. 41 victims! An increasingly terrible price paid for the failures of import substitution, anti-sanctions and a “special [Russian] way”. It is necessary to immediately stop the flights of the SSJ 100 until finding out the causes of the accident and […]