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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 'Presidential Elections'

Yavlinsky Says He Will Beat Putin in 2018 Presidential Elections

The Moscow Times, 04.03.2016 Grigory Yavlinsky, co-founder of the Yabloko Russian liberal opposition party, said in an interview with the Interfax news agency Friday that he expects to beat current President Vladimir Putin in the presidential race in 2018.

Majority of Kommersant FM and Ekho Moskvi listeners called Yavlinsky their President

Press release, 05.03.2016 On 4 March, Grigory Yavlinsky participated in the radio programme on Kommersant FM. The radio created a poll on Russian VK social network with a question: “If the presidential elections take place tomorrow and only two candidates run in them, who will you support – Grigory Yavlinsky or Vladimir Putin?”.

Grigory Yavlinsky proposes to abolish the “serfdom” of disrespect to people and provide political guarantees for building the state for the people

Press release, Video, 28 February 2016 Politician and economist Grigory Yavlinsky, who was officially announced presidential candidate from YABLOKO by the party Congress on 28 February, delivered his keynote speech. He stressed that frustration and apathy of people in the future were a rival as serious as Vladimir Putin and his system. According to Yavlinsky, […]

YABLOKO Congress supports nomination of Grigory Yavlinsky as candidate for President of Russia

Press release, photographs, 28.02.2016 Today, on 28 February, YABLOKO Congress has supported the nomination of Grigory Yavlinsky as a candidate for President of the Russian Federation. 135 delegates voted for nomination of Yavlinsky, one voted against. The guests of the Congress, politicians Vladimir Ryzhkov and Dmitry Gudkov also supported Yavlinsky’s candidacy.

Vladimir Ryzhkov and Dmitry Gudkov support Yavlisnky as a single presidential candidate from democratic forces

Press release, 28.02.2016 Today independent politicians Vladimir Ryzhkov (former co-Chair of RPR-PARNAS) and Dmitry Gudkov (the only independent State Duma deputy) have supported Grigory Yavlinsky’s candidacy for the presidential elections of 2018. They made such statements at the YABLOKO Congress.

YABLOKO to start an educational campaign on the importance of participation in elections

Press release, 05.02.2016 YABLOKO Bureau claims that the change of power is possible only by peaceful way, therefore [YABLOKO] stands totally against revolutions and calls all the citizens of Russia to take active participation in the elections. In connection with this YABLOKO will start a mass informational and educational campaign to explain the political importance […]

Explanation from the YABLOKO Press Service on party’s coaltion policies

Press Release, 30.01.2016 The Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO regards the statement of the Parnas party on the political union [with YABLOKO] be a response to the Coalition proposal of our party made on 23 January.

Principles of the Coalition Policies of YABLOKO

Appendix No 2 of 28 January, 2016 Confirming the Statement of the 17th Congress of YABLOKO “On the Priorities of the Coalition Policies” of 17 June 2012 and the Decision of the Bureau of the Party, “On Creation of a Coalition of Political Alternative” of 31 January 2015, the Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO considers […]

Alexei Melnikov: the Day of Russia’s Disgrace

Alexei Melnikov’s blog post at the Ekho Moskvi web-site, 31.07.2015 Probably, reasonable people, both in Russia and abroad, realize that MH17 flight was shot down by the Russian military. Probably, many people understand that the Vladimir Putin’s seizure of Crimea which launched a war against Ukraine, where a plane shot down by Putinistas was a […]

YABLOKO Bureau called Grigory Yavlisnky the party’s presidential candidate at the elections of 2018

Interfax, 10.06.2015 Moscow. June 10. Interfax – According to the information which appeared on Wednesday on YABLOKO website, the party will nominate Grigory Yavlinsky as YABLOKO candidate for presidential elections of 2018.

What does the opposition want: to win or to die heroically?

Interview with Grigory Yavlinsky by Yulia Kalinina, Moskovsky Komsomolets web-site, July 11, 2012 Translated in accordance with a complete version of the interview (A shorter variant of the interview in Russian is published by MK at its web-site on July 12).