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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 'Moscow Mayoral Elections 2013'

Sergei Mitrokhin discussed his environmental programme in RAS

Press Release, August 27, 2013 A round table on Moscow’s environmental problems with Sergei Mitrokhin’s participation was conducted at A.N.Bakh Institute of Biochemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) on August 27.

A charity concert in support of political prisoners conducted in Moscow

Press Release, August 27, 2013 Moscow Mayoral Candidate Sergei Mitrokhin attended a charity concert in support of political prisoners devoted to the 45 anniversary of the 1968 Red Square Demonstration .

Candidate for Moscow Mayor Mitrokhin conducted a meeting with campaigners

Press Release, August 26, 2013 Candidate for Moscow Mayor Sergei Mitrokhin conducted a meeting with the election campaigners on August 26. More than 150 people came to the office.

Sergei Mitrokhin participated in a rally and visited the Sadovniki district

Press Release, August 24, 2013 Candidate for Moscow Mayor Sergei Mitrokhin supported a rally organised by the residents of the Kurkino district who demand from the authorities to make improvements in the district and stop building shopping centres that no one wants.

Mitrokhin demands from the Investigative Committee to investigate an unlawful merger of the two Moscow’s schools

Press Release, August 22, 2013 Candidate for Moscow Mayor Sergei Mitrokhin sent an appeal to the Investigative Committee demanding to make an inspection and bring a criminal case against the forcible merger of schools No 363 and No 1294 in the Bogorodskoye district. Mitrokhin held a public inspection of these educational institutions together with the […]

Mitrokhin: I will return Moscow to small business which suffered from Sobyanin in the first place

Press Release, August 21, 2013 A round table on the problems of the small business and its development  perspectives after the election of a new Moscow Mayor “Small business goes to the Moscow Mayoral elections” was conducted at International University, Moscow, on August 21.

Teachers are locked in school and not allowed to meet Sergei Mitrokhin

Press Release, August 22, 2013 The teachers, who protest against the merging of the schools No 363 and No 1294, aren’t allowed to meet Sergei Mitrokhin. The  school principal Ludmila Salonina locked them in the school building.

Lydia Grafova: This is something that can blow up the whole Russia

Lydia Grafova for the Ekho Moskvi, August 21, 2013 Lydia Grafova, journalist and Chair of the Executive Committee of Forum of Migrants’ Organizations [expressed her attitude to the attacks on migrant workers in the Moscow mayoral election campaign]: “This persecution that is observed in the life of migrant workers and mass media in general should […]

Lydia Grafova: Only Sergei Mitrokhin out of all the mayoral candidates does not participate in the anti-migrant hysteria

Press Release, August 21, 2013 Human rights activists have appealed to the Russian intelligentsia calling that latter to intervene with all available means and pacify the anti-migrant hysteria associated with the Moscow mayoral elections. Lydia Grafova, journalist and one of the authors of the appeal, in her interview at the Echo Moskvi radio station noted […]

Sergei Mitrokhin inspected the construction of a tube station in Bitsevsky forest

Press Release, August 19, 2013 Candidate for Moscow Mayor inspected the construction of a tube station near Bitsevsky forest in the south of Moscow on August 18. The apprehensions about the breach of the environmental protection legislation during the construction were confirmed.

Ludmila Alexeyeva, head of Moscow Helsinki Group: why I will vote for Mitrokhin

Ludmila Alekseyeva, head of the Moscow Helsinki Group, August 19, 2013 Sergei Mitrokhin is known for his protection of the rights of Muscovites. Each time he learns that someone’s rights are breached, he rushes to help. One can be surprised at his energy, fearlessness and the ability not to be helpless in the present conditions.

Sergei Mitrokhin examined two illegal constructions

Press Release, August 18, 2013 Candidate for Moscow Mayor Sergei Mitrokhin examined two illegal constructions in Strogino and Fili-Davidkovo districts at the request of the residents on August 17.

Sergei Mitrokhin enjoys the highest support among the opposition candidates

Press Release, August 14, 2013 According to the opinion poll published on August 5 by, 31 per cent of the polled would cast their votes for Sergei Mitrokhin at the Moscow mayoral elections. The respondents answered the question: “Do you admit that you will vote for this candidate?”.

Residents complain to Mitrokhin

Press Release, August 14, 2013  Candidate for Moscow Mayor Sergei Mitrokhin had a meeting with the residents of the Kotlovky district.

Campaign picket in support of Sergei Mitrokhin

Press Release, August 13, 2013 A campaign picket in support of Sergei Mitrokhin was conducted outside a tube station on August 13. Candidate for Moscow Mayor Sergei Mitrokhin was present. He talked to the citizens and answered their questions. YABLOKO’s activists gave out Mitrokhin’s electoral programme and the report “Ten Years at the Service of […]

Sergei Mitrokhin visited the tent camp for illegal immigrants

Press Release, August 11, 2013 On August 11, candidate for Moscow Mayor Sergei Mitrokhin visited the tent camp for illegal immigrants in Moscow’s Golyanovo district. As a result of the inspection he considered the conditions at the camp satisfactory. Mitrokhin is determined to find out the names of the illegal immigrants’ employers and achieve the […]

Sergei Mitrokhin demands to stop privatisation of Moscow United Energy Company

Statement by the candidate for Moscow Mayor Sergei Mitrokhin August 12, 2013 On August 13, 89. 94 per cent stoke of the Moscow United Energy Company, or MOEK, will be sold by the auction. Gazprom and Sberbank (Russia’s largest state-controlled bank) bid to buy MOEK.

Pro-government activists picketed YABLOKO’s office demanding that Sergei Mitrokhin should remove his candidature from the elections

Press Release, August 6, 2013 Pro-government activists picketed YABLOKO’s office. First they stood in front of the main entrance, but the police asked them to move to the pavement where the picket was authorized. The pavement is very narrow in this place and it’s difficult to dispart even for 2 people. The authorities never allow […]

Election debates should be broadcasted live!

Statement by Sergei Mitrokhin, candidate for the Mayor of Moscow July 30, 2013  I express my categorical protest in view of the decision of [Moscow] television channels to broadcast the debates [conducted within the framework of the Moscow mayoral elections] in recorded transmission. The explanation for this unusual decision looks simply ridiculous.

Sergei Mitrokhin: YABLOKO has always had problems with PR

Novaya Gazeta turned to all the candidates registered for Moscow mayoral election with a request to answer a candidate’s questionnaire. To our surprise, all the candidates gave their agreement. We are going to publish the answers as soon as the candidates send them to us. A questionnaire from YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin came first. July […]