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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 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 […]

Yabloko Chairperson to meet with municipal deputies of St. Petersburg

Press Release, 21.09.2019 On Monday, 23 September, Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova, will arrive in St. Petersburg to meet with the party’s municipal deputies who won the election. Following the results of the elections of 8 September, Yabloko received representation in 31 municipal districts of St. Petersburg, 81 candidates nominated or supported by Yabloko got their […]

 “It was not an election, but a farce.” Boris Vishnevsky left the conference hall of the St. Petersburg parliament before the inauguration of Alexander Beglov as St.Petersburg Governor

Press Release, 18.09.2019 Boris Vishnevsky, head of the Yabloko faction in the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, left the conference hall of the St. Petersburg parliament before the start of the ceremony of inauguration of  Alexander Beglov as Governor of St. Petersburg.

Yabloko has got a faction in the Council of Deputies of the Central District of Chelyabinsk

Yelena Vakhtina was elected Deputy Chair of the Housing and Utilities Commission, but she was not delegated to the City Duma Press Release, 18.09.2019 Yelena Vakhtina, deputy from the Yabloko party, formed a faction in the Council of Deputies of the Central Region. The goal of the faction is to implement the Healthy Changes programme […]

Yabloko member of St. Petersburg Electoral Commission opposes the decision to recognise Alexander Beglov elected Governor

Olga Pokrovskaya indicated in her dissenting opinion, that the elections were held with numerous violations of the law. Press Release, 17.09.2019 Olga Pokrovskaya, member of the St. Petersburg Electoral Commission with a casting vote from Yabloko, expressed her dissenting opinion, noting that she disagreed with the decision of the St. Petersburg Electoral Commission to approve […]

Yabloko will file lawsuits to annul the results of St. Petersburg municipal elections in the electoral districts where the results were falsified

Press Release, 16.09.2019 Lawyers of the St.Petersburg branch of Yabloko will challenge the results of municipal elections in the city in 12 electoral districts where they were rigged. At least 24 mandates were stolen from Yabloko only through direct substitution of reals bulletins by fakes and subsequent recounting of ballots.

St. Petersburg municipal elections: Yabloko obtained 95 mandates, it got majority in three constituencies

However, at least 24 mandates were stolen from Yabloko Press Release, 16.09.2019 The St. Petersburg municipal campaign was successful for Yabloko: 95 candidates who were nominated or supported by the party were elected municipal deputies. The party received a majority in two districts (Liteiny and Vladimirsky), as well as the largest factions in the Smolninskoye […]

Yabloko received a majority in the Vladimirsky and Liteiny municipal districts in the municipal elections in St.Petersburg

Press Release, 13.09.2019 Photo: Boris Vishnevsky, head of the Yabloko faction in the Legislative Assembly of St.Peterburg, with elected deputies of the Vladimirsky municipal district of St.Petersburg The electoral commissions of the municipalities of the Vladimirsky district and the Liteiny district confirmed the victory of Yabloko. The voting results of the electoral commissions could not […]

Opposition wins in the municipality where the city government is located. Yabloko gets seven mandates

Press Release, 12.09.2019 The electoral commission of the municipality of Smolninskoye approved the election results. The victory in the municipality, on the territory of which the building of the government of St. Petersburg is located, was won by candidates from Yabloko. The party got seven mandates there, activists of the movement “The Central District for […]

The pro-government candidates were assigned 1,784 fake votes in one of the districts of St. Petersburg. Yabloko’s victory was stolen

Press Release, 12.09.2019 On the night of September 11-12, the electoral commission of the municipality Ostrov Dekabristov  (Vasileostrovsky District) drew up the election results. The electoral commission manually recounted all ballots in one of the two constituencies (constituency No 22) because of a “typographical error”: there was a small black dot in the forms opposite […]

Rybakov met with head of Central Electoral Commission about election fraud in St. Petersburg

Press Release, 10.09.2019 Nikolai Rybakov, head of the Yabloko election headquarters and Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party, met with Ella Pamfilova, Chair of the Central Electoral Commission, and handed her an appeal on the fraud in municipal elections in St. Petersburg.

The results of the election campaign of the Yabloko party in the Sverdlovsk region

Press Release, 10.09.2019 Yabloko conducted two election campaigns in the Sverdlovsk region. Irina Skachkova, Deputy Chair of the regional branch of the party, ran for the State Duma in Serov single-mandate constituency No. 174, and Dmitry Golovin ran for the Legislative Assembly of the Sverdlovsk region in Ordzhonikidze single-mandate constituency No. 11.

Elections-2019: Yabloko gets six regional MPs, at least 78 municipal deputies and three district heads

Press Release, 9.09.2019 The single voting day of September 8 was successful for the Yabloko party. The party was able to double the number of deputies in regional parliaments, and the number of regions where the party is represented in the legislative assemblies increased from three to five. In addition, candidates from Yabloko were elected […]

The Pskov region gets three heads of the district, a deputy of the regional Assembly and a deputy of the district Assembly from the Yabloko party

Press Release, 9.09.2019 Three candidates from the Yabloko party were elected heads of municipals districts Dnovsky, Novorzhevsky and Pustoshkinsky in the Pskov Region in elections on 8 September: Sofya Pugacheva (Novorzhevsky district, 45.95% of the vote at a turnout of 52.53%), Svetlana Vasilkova (Pustoshkinsky district, 53.35% of the vote, the opponent from United Russia got […]