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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 'Regional and Local Elections 2019'

The districts of the Pskov region where local authorities are headed by Yabloko members are among the best in the field of financial management

Press Release, 9.11.2022 Photo: Sofia Pugachyova and Svetlana Vasilkova / Photo by the Pskov Yabloko Press Service The Novorzhevsky and Pustoshkinsky districts of the Pskov region, which are headed by Sofia Pugacheva and Svetlana Vasilkova, members of the Yabloko party elected heads of the districts in 2019, were among the best in the region in […]

Teacher and educator Tatyana Pasman will become a deputy of the Pskov City Duma from Yabloko

Press Release, 10.01.2022 Photo: Tatyana Pasman / Photo by the Press Service of the Pskov branch of Yabloko Such a decision was made by the Bureau of the Regional Council of the Pskov branch of Yabloko in connection with the early termination of the powers by Dmitry Permyakov, a Yabloko deputy of the Pskov city […]

The Constitutional Court upheld the application of Yabloko municipal deputies in St.Petersburg to in defending the principle of the change of power

Press Release, 26.11.2021 Photo: Yabloko municipal deputies of Liteiny District, St.Petersburg, and lawyer Alexander Kobrinsky (second from right) / Photo by Petersburg Yabloko The Constitutional Court of the RF upheld the complaint of Yabloko deputies in the St. Petersburg municipality of Liteiny District and called for a revision of the provision of the federal law […]

The court returned the mandate to Yabloko’s Vera Morozova, a St. Petersburg municipal deputy

Press Release, 27.09.2021 Photo: Vera Morozova / Photo by Vera Morozova The Krasnogvardeisky District Court of St. Petersburg satisfied Vera Morozova’s claim against the Malaya Okhta municipality. Morozova challenged the Municipal Council’s decision to deprive her of her powers as a municipal deputy from Yabloko. In November 2020, Morozovs was unlawfully deprived of her deputy’s […]

Three municipal deputies were injured in the explosion during a municipal council meeting in St.Petersburg

Press Release, 10.08.2021 Photo by Dmity Baltrukov On 4 August, an explosion occurred on the porch of the municipal council of the Smolninskoye municipality in St.Petersburg. The explosion happened during the council meeting. According to a number of media, Georgy Sklyadnev, an employee of the Smolninskoe municipal administration, told the Centre for Combating Extremism that […]

The Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation adopted the case initiated by Yabloko municipal deputies in St. Petersburg

Press Release, 2.08.2021 The Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation accepted the case initiated by lawyer Alexander Kobrinsky in defence of the interests of the Yabloko deputies from the St. Petersburg municipality of Liteiny Okrug. In 2019, 11 out of 20 mandates in the council of this municipality were taken by representatives of Yabloko, but […]

Lev Shlosberg: our political opponents vacated for us the niche of normal local print media

Press Release, 28.01.2021 Photo: Sofya Pugacheva, head of the Novorzhevsky District and Yabloko member The team of the Pskov branch of Yabloko has published the next issue of the newspaper Grazhdanin (Citizen) for the residents of the Novorzhevsky District. The paper was published on donations. This issue includes a large interview with Sofya Pugacheva, head […]

The government of St. Petersburg does not rule out checking of financial statements of 19 United Russia party municipal deputies after Yabloko’s inquiry

Press Release, 13.01.2021 The government of St. Petersburg does not rule out that Alexander Beglov, Governor of the city, initiates an inspection of 19 out of 22 municipal deputies from the United Russia party, who did not declare their families’ property in their financial statements. This follows from the answer of Alexander Belsky, Vice Governor […]

Court declared null and void the unsatisfactory assessment given by the pro-government party deputies to Yabloko’s head of the Novorzhevsky district Sofya Pugachyova

Press Release, 2.12.2020 Photo: Sofia Pugachyova and her lawyer Yelena Mayatnikova In September 2019, two Yabloko activists and deputies – 38-year-old Sofya Pugachyova from Novorzhev and 59-year-old Svetlana Vasilkova from Pustoshka won elections and became heads of districts. However, representatives of the ruling United Russia party began to interfere with their performance of their duties, […]

Murino will become the first city in the Leningrad region with a design code for city development

Press Release, 30.11.2020 The first design code in the Leningrad Region that will change the look of the city will be developed in the city of Murino, which borders on St. Petersburg. This was announced on 26 November by Dmitry Kuzmin, head of the Murino urban settlement and a member of the Yabloko party, during […]

The St.Petersburg branch of Yabloko demands that Governor Beglov stops the attempts to deprive opposition municipal deputies of their mandates

Press Release, 25.11.2020 Photo: Anna Karulicheva, municipal deputy from Yabloko, St.Peterburg   Yekaterina Kuznetsova, Chair the St.Petersburg branch of Yabloko, issued a statement demanding from Governor Alexander Beglov to stop the attempts to deprive Yabloko municipal deputy Anna Karulicheva of her mandate in the Narvsky District Municipality.

The City Court of St. Petersburg confirmed the invalidity of the recount of votes in the Moskovskaya Zastava municipal district. Yabloko has got two more municipal deputies

Press Release, 6.11.2020 The City Court of St. Petersburg confirmed the invalidity of the elections held by Electoral Commission No 1,280 in the Moskovskaya Zastava municipal district. Representatives of pro-government’s United Russia, the LDPR party and one self-nominated candidate will be replaced by deputies from Yabloko and another independent self-nominated candidate.

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 […]

The court canceled the results of the recount of votes in one of the districts in St.Petersburg. Yabloko may get two more municipal mandates in St. Petersburg

Press Release, 24.12.2019 The Moskovsky District Court of St.Petersburg upheld the lawsuit from Yabloko candidates demanding cancellation of the results of the recount of votes at polling station No 1290 of the MosKovskaya Zastava municipality, which resulted in two mandates being stolen from Yabloko. After the decision comes into force, Yabloko members Kirill Kasimov and […]

Court returns to Yabloko a mandate stolen through fraud in St.Petersburg municipal elections of 8 September

Press Release, 22.11.2019 The Vasileostrovsky District Court of St.Petersburg partially upheld the lawsuit filed by Ivan Starikov, Yabloko’s candidate to municipal deputies of Municipal District No. 7 of St.Petersburg. The court returned Starikov the mandate stolen by fraud.

Yabloko to take part in the election of deputies of the Kemerovo municipal district

Press Release, 19.11.2019 Four candidates nominated by the Kemerovo branch of Yabloko received registration for the election of deputies to the Council of the Kemerovo municipal district of the first convocation in single-member constituencies.

Emilia Slabunova and Yelena Dubrovina to visit the Pskov region for the 25th anniversary of the regional branch of the party

Press Release, 11.11.2019 On November 15 and 16, Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova and Yelena Dubrovina, member of the Yabloko Federal Political Committee and head of the Yabloko’s Centre for Legislative Initiatives, will visit the Pskov region, where a conference dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Pskov branch of the party will be held.

Amendments could have been made to the charter of the Municipal Council of the Liteiny District in St.Petersburg so that to prevent of a deputy from Yabloko be elected as head of the council

Press Release, 24.09.2019 Supposedly amendments were made to the charter of the Municipal Council of the Liteiny District in St.Petersburg so that to prevent of a deputy from Yabloko be elected as head of the council. According to the new charter, now it is possible to elect head of the municipal council with by two-thirds […]

Yabloko’s Denis Tikhonenko elected head of municipal district Vladimirsky in St.Petersburg

Press Release, 23.09.2019 The municipal council of the sixth convocation of the Vladimirsky municipal district of St.Ptersburg elected Yabloko’s  Denis Tikhonenko head of municipal district on its first meeting on the evening of 20 September, 11 of the 19 municipal deputies present at the meeting voted for his candidacy.

The victories of the Pskov Yabloko on 8 September brought mandates to Dmitry Permyakov, Nikolai Pyantkovsky and German Valutin

Press release, 23.09.2019 The Bureau of the Pskov Regional Branch of the Yabloko Party considered the transfer of mandates of deputies of the Pskov City Duma, the Assembly of Deputies of the Novorzhevsky District and the Assembly of Deputies of the Pustoshkinsky District, which became vacant in connection with the election of Arthur Gaiduk as […]