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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 'Gubernatorial Elections'

St.Petersburg Yabloko demands that the Public Prosecutor’s Office look into the forged signatures of party deputies for a gubernatorial candidate

Press Release, 2.07.2024 The head of the Yabloko faction in the St. Petersburg parliament, Alexander Shishlov, appealed to the city Public Prosecutor Viktor Melnik: the list of those municipal deputies who put their signatures for the candidate for Governor of St. Petersburg Alexei Kovalyov included members of Yabloko who did not support him.

St. Petersburg Yabloko nominated candidates for municipal deputies

Press Release, 25.06.2024 Delegates to the conference of the St. Petersburg branch of Yabloko, which took place on the evening of 24 June, nominated 70 candidates for 17 municipalities of St. Petersburg. On 28 June, the regional branch plans to nominate more candidates who have expressed their desire to run for Yabloko in recent days.

“Don’t shoot!”

Statement by the Yabloko party Chairman, 17.06.2024 Photo from social media The Yabloko party stands for the immediate conclusion of a ceasefire agreement without preconditions. Neither the resolution of the summit in Switzerland, nor Vladimir Putin’s statements at the meeting with the leadership of the Foreign Ministry answer the most important question: when people, including […]

Participate in elections so that to save people’s lives, and bring peace and freedom!

Resolution by the Federal Bureau of Yabloko adopted on 14.06.2024, published on 15.06.2024 Local and regional elections will be held in our country on 8 September, 2024. Citizens who do not agree with what has been happening in the country should have the opportunity to vote in these elections for an alternative and get their […]

The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko nominated Yaroslav Shcherbakov as a candidate for the post of Governor of the Chelyabinsk region

Press Release, 14.06.2024 Photo by the regional branch of the party On 12 June, a conference of the Chelyabinsk regional branch of the Yabloko party nominated Yaroslav Shcherbakov as a candidate for the post of Governor of the Chelyabinsk region.

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 […]

Yabloko will participate in gubernatorial elections in the Kaliningrad, Tula and Chelyabinsk regions

Press Release, 11.06.2024 Photo: Roman Morozov, Vladimir Dorokhov, and Yaroslav Shcherbakov The Presidium of the Federal Bureau of the Yabloko party confirmed the candidacies of Yaroslav Shcherbakov, Roman Morozov and Vladimir Dorokhov for the elections of governors of the Chelyabinsk, Kaliningrad and Tula regions, respectively. In the coming days, the candidates will be nominated at […]

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 […]

“People try to cope with the situation on their own, without relying on the authorities.” A story from a Yabloko member about how life is in Orsk after the flood

Recorded by Svetlana Prokudina, 11.04.2024 ORENBURG REGION Photo: Nina Avdeyeva / Photo from the personal archive “People cope on their own, without relying on the authorities.” A story from a Yabloko member about how life is in Orsk after the flood On the evening of 5 April, emergency reports appeared that a dam broke in […]

The pro-government parliamentary majority of St. Petersburg does not allow competition in gubernatorial elections

Yabloko’s initiative to reduce the municipal filter for candidates failed Press Release, 10.04.2024 Photo by the Press Service of the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg Only 17 deputies in the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, supported the initiative of the Yabloko faction to reduce the municipal filter for gubernatorial candidates. Now the city has the highest […]

Member of the Electoral Commission of the Pskov Region from Yabloko Yelena Mayatnikova:  “The violations require to recognise the election of the Governor of the Pskov region as invalid”

Press Release, 13.09.2023 Photo: Yelena Mayatnikova / Photo by the Pskov branch of Yabloko Yelena Mayatnikova, a member of the Pskov Regional Electoral Commission from Yabloko, wrote a special dissenting opinion on the resolution on the protocol of the results of the gubernatorial elections in the Pskov region. “The elections of the governor of the […]

On the work of Yabloko’s election headquarters during the elections on 8-10 September

Press Release, 6.09.2023 The Yabloko party is taking part in 26 election campaigns in 13 regions of the country: Karachayevo-Cherkessia, Karelia, the Krasnoyarsk and the Perm Territories, the Sverdlovsk region, the Novgorod region, the Pskov region, the Moscow region, the Saratov region, the Tula region, the Rostov region, the Ryazan region, as well as Moscow […]

On the election of the Governor of the Novosibirsk Region in 2023

Decision of the Bureau of the Novosibirsk Regional Branch of Yabloko Statement by the Novosibirsk Regional Branch of the Yabloko party, 5.09.2023 Photo: Novosibirsk / Photo by Alexander Polezhaev, Wikimedia Commons The Novosibirsk branch of Yabloko considers the election of the governor of the region in the current Russian situation unfree and unfair. There has […]

On the Yabloko party’s participation in the elections of heads of regions in 2023

Decision by the Yabloko Federal Political Committee of 6 June, 2023. Published on 8 June, 2023. Due to the current extraordinary and tragic circumstances, the participation of the Yabloko party in the September elections of the top officials of the subjects of the federation (including the elections of the Mayor of Moscow) makes political sense […]

Yabloko stood for peace in the elections conducted during a special military operation regime

Statement by the Yabloko party, 12.09.2022 Photo from left to right: Andrei Morev, Deputy Chairman of the Moscow branch of Yabloko, Nikolai Rybakov, Yabloko Chairman, and Maxim Kruglov, head of the Yabloko election headquarters in Moscow, at the briefing on 11 September. The slogan on the placards runs “Yabloko Stands for Peace!” / Photo by […]

Nikolai Rybakov: The main task of Yabloko in these elections has been fulfilled – hundreds of thousands of Russians have got the opportunity to vote for peace

Press Release, 11.09.2022 At a briefing on the final election day, 11 September, Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov said that the main task of Yabloko in these elections was fulfilled: in 12 regions of Russia, hundreds of thousands of citizens had the opportunity to peacefully and safely declare their attitude to what was happening in the […]

Yabloko’s Anna Cherepanova participates in the competition for the post of the Novgorod Mayor

Press Release, 25.08.2022 Photo: Anna Cherepanova / Photo from social media Anna Cherepanova, deputy of the Novgorod City Duma and Chair of the regional branch of Yabloko, submitted documents to participate in the competition for the post of the Novgorod Mayor.

Yabloko candidate for Governor of the Novgorod region Anna Cherepanova does not recognise the elections due to fraud with the municipal filter

Press Release, 27.07.2022 Photo: Anna Cherepanova / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 27 July, Anna Cherepanova, a candidate for Governor of the Novgorod region from the Yabloko party, submitted documents for registration to the Electoral Commission, despite the fact that she was unable to collect the required number of signatures from municipal deputies […]

The Novgorod branch of Yabloko will take part in three election campaigns

Press Release, 26.06.2022 Photo: members of the Novgorod regional branch of the Yabloko party On 24 June, the Novgorod regional branch of the Yabloko party held its conference. The conference made a decision on participation of candidates from the party in the elections that will be held in the region in September.

The draft federal law by the Pskov branch of Yabloko on changing the “municipal filter” rejected for the second time

Press Release, 30.10.2021 Photo: Lev Shlosberg and Artur Gaiduk / Photo by the Press Service of the Pskov branch of Yabloko Deputies of the Pskov Regional Assembly by a majority vote rejected the Yabloko bill, which envisaged relieve candidates for the post of the head of the region, nominated by parliamentary parties, from the need […]