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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 'Elections'

Boris Vishnevsky urged to return the Last Address nameplates put in memory of Stalin’s victims and dismantled from 23 Rubinstein Street, St.Petersburg

Press Release, 20.10.2020 Boris Vishnevsky, head of the Yabloko faction in the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg and Deputy Chairman of the party, wrote to the General Director of Housing and Utilities Systems of the North-West, whose management company removed 16 nameplates put in memory of victims of Stalinist reprisals from house No 23 in […]

Emilia Slabunova: It is unacceptable to drive observers into regional cages and introduce serfdom observation rights

Based on the publication in 7×7, 19.10.2020 On 15 October, deputies of the Legislative Assembly of Karelia adopted, in the first reading and by a majority of votes, several bills that deprive citizens of the right to observe regional and local elections of citizens from other regions. In the near future, such initiatives will be […]

The parliamentary majority of the Moscow City Duma rejected Yabloko’s amendments to the Constitution, prohibiting torture and introducing a contract-based army

Press Release, 15.10.2020 The Moscow City Duma rejected two bills with amendments to the Constitution submitted by the Yabloko faction. The bills were proposed to be adopted as a legislative initiative and sent to the federal parliament – the State Duma. The Yabloko faction in the Moscow City Duma submitted a package of nine bills […]

Yabloko candidates for the by-election of the Yekaterinburg City Duma registered

Press Release, 13.10.2020 The Electoral Commission of Yekaterinburg has registered candidates Vladislav Postnikov and Dmitry Trynov, nominated by the Sverdlovsk branch of Yabloko, for the by-election of deputies of the Yekaterinburg City Duma.

Yabloko’s appeal to the City Council demanding that the second round of the Novosibirsk mayoral election be returned

Press Release, 12.10.2020 Photo: members of the Council of Yabloko’s local organisation in Novosibirsk: Yaroslav Shamsutdinov, Georgy Kazakovtsev and Olga Lesnevskaya. On 12 October, the local organisation of the Novosibirsk branch Yabloko appealed to the City Council of Novosibirsk with a proposal to return the second round of the mayoral election. The appeal is addressed […]

The Ryazan branch of Yabloko: The head of the administration of the Zaboryevsky settlement is trying to disrupt the work of the deputies who demand order in the activities of the municipal authorities

Press Release, 5.10.2020 A tense situation has developed in the relationship between the administration and the Council of Deputies in the Zaboryevsky rural settlement (one of the largest settlements, includes 15 settlements near Ryazan) over the past month. The head and new deputies of the Council were elected a year ago. Irina Kopylova, representing the […]

Yabloko will host an online lecture by Konstantin Kiselyov “Politician in the opposition: how is it possible in Russia at the local level”

Press Release, 4.10.2020 On 6 October, a Zoom-lecture by Konstantin Kiselyov will be held at the Yabloko Party University. The topic of the lectures is “A politician in the opposition: how is it possible in Russia at the local level”. The lecture begins at 19:00. Konstantin Kiselyov has PhD in Philosophy, Associate Professor, Deputy of […]

Nikolai Rybakov delivered lectures in Oryol and Bryansk

Press Release, 2.10.2020 On September 30 – October 1, Chairman of the Yabloko Party Nikolai Rybakov visited Oryol and Bryansk, where he delivered lectures for participants in the All-Russian Environmental Lawyer Competition and students studying environmental law at universities in three Russian cities.

Lev Shlosberg: the visit of the Pskov delegation to Belarus represents a manifestation of support to the Lukashenko regime

Press Release, 2.10.2020 Photo: Lev Shlosberg, deputy of the Pskov Regional Assembly from the Yabloko faction / PLN Lev Shlosberg, deputy of the Pskov Regional Assembly from the Yabloko faction and member of Yabloko’s Federal Political Committee, regards the visit of the Pskov Region delegation headed by the Governor to Belarus on 28 September as […]

The Moscow Region Court withdrew candidates from Yabloko from the elections of deputies of the Council of Shatura on the basis of fraud by the electoral commission

Press Release, 2.10.2020 The Moscow Region Court removed eight registered candidates from Yabloko, as well as two independent candidates, from early elections to the Council of Deputies of Shatura. Lawsuits against opposition candidates were sent to court by candidates from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation, LDPR, and A Just Russia. It should be […]

The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko supported nomination of Yelena Plotnikova to the post of head of the Yemanzhelinsky urban settlement

Press Release, 2.10.2020 Yelena Plotnikova, a member of the Green Russia Faction of the Yabloko party and an expert on environmental safety, submitted documents to participate in the competition for the post of the head of the Yemanzhelinsky urban settlement. The nomination of Yelena Plotnikova to the post of the head of Yemanzhelinsk was supported […]

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.

The apartment of the Deputy Chairman of the Nizhny Novgorod  branch of Yabloko was searched. The activist’s arm was dislocated and equipment confiscated

Press Release, 1.10.2020 On 1 October, a search was carried out in the apartment of Alexei Sadomovsky, Deputy Chairman of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko. Early in the morning the police burst into the apartment, began to beat Sadomovsky on the floor, dislocated his arm, despite the fact that the Deputy Chairman of the […]

Yabloko will again try to challenge in the Supreme Court the resolution of the Central Electoral Commission on a three-day voting

Press Release, 30.09.2020 On October 1, the Board of Appeals of the Supreme Court of Russia will consider the complaint of Yabloko about the refusal of the Supreme Court to consider the party’s claim against the Central Electoral Commission which had issued a resolution on a three-day voting in elections.

The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko does not recognize the results of elections of deputies to the Legislative Assembly of the Chelyabinsk region

Press Release, 30.09.2020 The Regional Council of the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko issued a statement on non-recognition of the results of elections of deputies to the Legislative Assembly of the Chelyabinsk region, stating that the elections of deputies to the Legislative Assembly of the Chelyabinsk Region held in the Chelyabinsk Region for three days (in […]

The Central Electoral Commission took under control the appeal of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko on non-recognition of the results of the elections to the city parliament

Press Release, 29.09.2020 Oleg Rodin, Chairman of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko, received an answer to his appeal to the Central Electoral Commission about non-recognition of the results of the elections to the City Duma of Nizhny Novgorod. It follows from the answer the Central Electoral Commission that the appeal was forwarded for consideration […]

A concert in support of political prisoners, organised by Yabloko members, was held in St. Petersburg

Based on Sever.Revlii, 29.09.2020 A concert in support of political prisoners was held at the Interior Theater of St. Petersburg. Musicians Maksim Leonidov, Maksim Ermachkov, Pyotr Olesov, Dmitry Podosenov, Mikhail Novitsky and others participated in the concert. The idea to hold such a concert belongs to Oleg Maksakov, Chairman of the Primorsky local branch of […]

The Sverdlovsk Region branch of Yabloko nominated the winners of the general democratic primaries for the by-election to the Yekaterinburg City Duma

Press Release, 28.09.2020 The conference of the Sverdlovsk Region branch of Yabloko nominated candidates from the democratic opposition for the by-election to the Yekaterinburg City Duma. The candidates were chosen via primaries held on the initiative of Yabloko which determined the candidates during a joint preliminary vote of Yabloko and other democratic parties and political […]