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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'

The Sverdlovsk Region branch of Yabloko to launch programmes of candidates for deputies to the Yekaterinburg City Duma and hold an action of writing letters to political prisoners

Press Release, 24.05.2023 On 28 May, The Sverdlovsk Region branch of Yabloko organises an open meeting with potential candidates for deputies of the Yekaterinburg City Duma, who will introduce themselves and their election programmes to the residents of Yekaterinburg. Everyone will have the opportunity to not only listen to the presentations of the candidates, but […]

Yabloko MP asks the Public Prosecutor General’s Office to stop the adoption by the State Duma of a bill permitting killing of homeless animals

Press Release, 18.05.2023 Photo: Artur Gaiduk / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Artur Gaiduk, MP of the Pskov Regional Assembly of Deputies from the Yabloko party, sent an appeal to the Public Prosecutor General’s Office of Russia, where he quoted the norms of federal laws and articles of the Constitution that or contrary to […]

Yabloko demands that the Moscow Mayor immediately lift the anti-COVID ban on public actions

Press Release, 10.05.2023   The Yabloko faction in the Moscow City Duma, sent a letter to the Mayor’s Office, signed by Maxim Kruglov, head of the Yabloko faction. On 5 May, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the end of the coronavirus pandemic.

Maxim Kruglov on surveillance over Moscow conscripts: the Moscow Chief Military Enlistment Officer contradicts himself

Maxim Kruglov’s blog post, 26.04.2023 Photo: Maxim Kruglov / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Maxim Loktev, the Chief Military Enlistment Officer of Moscow, contradicted himself in his response to my deputy’s inquiry: Moscow military registration and enlistment offices do not use the city’s video surveillance system to spy on conscripts, he wrote to me, […]

Deputies of the Pskov Region Assembly of Deputies rejected the Yabloko bill on amnesty on the articles on military censorship

Press Release, 25.04.2023 Photo: The Pskov Region Assembly of Deputies / Photo by At the April session, the Pskov region parliamentarians refused to support and send to the State Duma a draft resolution submitted by Yabloko MP Artur Gaiduk on the release of people brought to criminal responsibility or convicted for the first time […]

Deputies of the Yabloko faction of the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly published their income declarations

Press Release, 20.04.2023 Photo: Boris Vishnevsky and Alexander Shishlov / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Deputies of the Yabloko faction of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg Alexander Shishlov and Boris Vishnevsky submitted their income declarations in a personalised form. They did not hide their income from voters, despite the fact that the law […]

Yabloko seeks to oblige the heads of municipalities and districts to publish their annual reports on the Internet

Press Release, 19.04.2023 Photo: The Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia / Photo by the Press Service of the Legislative Assembly The Yabloko faction in the Legislative Assembly of Karelia submitted to the Assembly its legislative initiative to supplement the Law “On the General Principles of Organisation of Local Self-Government in the Russian Federation” […]

Maxim Kruglov: Digital technologies have finally come to the service of the authoritarian-repressive state

Maxim Kruglov’s blog post, 18.04.2023 Photo: Maxim Kruglov / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Maxim Loktev, the Chief Military Enlistment Officer of Moscow, openly stated that the Moscow video surveillance system had been actively used to determine the places of residence of conscripts, who were certainly, very much needed at present. In general, they […]

The Moscow City Duma hosted a round table on specially protected nature preservation areas initiated by Yabloko’s Sergei Mitrokhin. Four resolutions have been prepared to protect Moscow nature preservation areas

Press Release, 6.04.2023 Photo: Press Centre of the Moscow City Duma On 4 April, a round table on specially protected nature preservation areas was held in the Moscow City Duma. The round table was initiated by Sergei Mitrokhin, a Yabloko MP of the Moscow City Duma and a member of the Moscow State Duma Commission […]

The Novosibirsk branch of Yabloko introduced amendments to the city’s charter retaining the direct election of the mayor and the mixed electoral system for the city elections

Press Release, 6.04.2023 Photo: The Council of Deputies of Novosibirsk / Photo by The Novosibirsk regional branch of the Yabloko party submitted its initiatives to the organising committee of the Novosibirsk Council of Deputies within the frameworks of preparation for public hearings on the draft amendments to the city charter. Yabloko’s proposal is to […]

The Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg adopted the “Vishnevsky Amendment” to the electoral law envisaging that doppelgangers of candidates must indicate their previous names and surnames if they chanced these a year prior to elections

Press Release, 6.04.2023 Photo: Photo of a poster with information about the candidates for the elections of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg showing Boris Vishnevky (right) and his doppelgangers On Wednesday, 5 April, the Parliament of St. Petersburg adopted amendments to the city legislation on elections. From now on the “doppelgangers” of candidates must […]

The Social Democratic Faction of Yabloko held a round table “How do we see the future of Russia?”

Press Release, 29.03.2023 The Social Democratic Faction of the Yabloko party held a round table “How do we see the future of Russia?”. Three main scenarios for the development of events were discussed at the round table: peace; neither peace nor war; and the third world war.

The Saratov branch of Yabloko recruits observers for the upcoming elections

Press Release, 29.03.2023 Photo: Training of citizens who are going to work at polling stations as observers / Photo by the Saratov branch of Yabloko This year, a large number of municipal election campaigns will be held in the Saratov region. Local self-government is the most important mechanism for the implementation of democracy, which unfortunately […]

The Sverdlovsk Region branch of Yabloko prepares for the elections: a party conference scheduled, a discussion about the programme held, and formation of electoral commissions began

Press Release, 28.03.2023 Photo by the Sverdlovsk Region branch of Yabloko Past weekend, the Regional Council of the Sverdlovsk Region branch of Yabloko appointed the conference of the regional branch, which will put forward a list of Yabloko candidates for deputies of the Yekaterinburg City Duma. The conference will take place in June. Also the […]

The City Court of St. Petersburg will consider the appeal of Yabloko against the decision on the court of the first instance, which refused to annul the results of the voting at polling station No. 177 with fake electoral commission members

Press Release, 27.03.2023 Photo: Elizaveta Metyolkina, a member of precinct electoral commission No. 177, according to the heads of electoral commission No. 177 and Territorial Electoral Commission No. 2, she was born in 1999 / Photo by Petersburg Yabloko On 28 March, the St. Petersburg City Court will consider the appeal of Dmitry Anisimov, a […]

Alexander Shishlov: “A Stalinist state with its main feature – the priority of the state over the individual – is being reproduced in Russia”

Press Release, 24.03.2023 Photo: Alexander Shishlov / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service A basis for Russia’s cardinal civilizational U-turn and the country’s leaving the mainstream development of human civilization is being created in Russia. Such a statement was made by Alexander Shishlov, head of the Yabloko faction in the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg […]

The chief of St.Petersburg police promised Yabloko to return the seized paintings by artist Yelena Osipova by May

Press Release, 23.03.2023 Photo: Artist Yelena Osipova at the opening of her exhibition in the office of the St.Petersburg branch of Yabloko / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Roman Plugin, head of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region, said that the paintings by the […]

The Kirov branch of Yabloko announces recruitment of precinct electoral commissions members from the Yabloko party with a casting vote

Press Release, 21.03.2023 Photo by Alexander Kazakov / Kommersant The Kirov regional branch of the Yabloko party begins a preliminary recruitment for those wishing to become a Yabloko member or resume membership in precinct electoral commissions with a casting vote in the Kirov region.

The Ryazan branch of Yabloko: Yelena Sorokina must leave the post of head of administration of Ryazan for a complete failure of work

Press Release, 21.03.2023 Photo: A house in the centre of Ryazan / Photo by the Internet newspaper Vid Sboku The Ryazan branch of the Yabloko party appeals to the deputies of the Ryazan City Duma with a call to dismiss Yelena Sorokina, head of the Ryazan administration, from her post, terminating the contract concluded with […]

The European Court of Human Rights awarded compensation to the Yabloko observers in Kazan, Tatarstan. Activists worked for Grigory Yavlinsky’s campaign in the presidential elections in 2018

Press Release, 20.03.2023 Photo: Logo of the 2018 Russian Presidential Elections In the presidential elections in 2018, activists Olga Sergeyeva and Gulnara Galyautdinova worked at polling station No 409 in Kazan, Tatarastan, as a member of the electoral commission with an advisory vote and an observer. They were taken to the police station during the […]