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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 2020'

The Pskov Yabloko team has identified the leaders of work for the next two years

Press Release, 11.04.2022 A conference of the Pskov regional branch of Yabloko took place on 9 April, 2022. Lev Shlosberg, Chairman of the regional branch reported on behalf of the Regional Council on the work of the Yabloko branch for two years (from April 2020 to April 2022), the report was approved by 14 delegates […]

Nikolai Rybakov visited the cities of the Perm Territory within the framework of his election tour

Nikolai Rybakov’s Facebook page, 11.09.2021 THE PERM TERRITORY Photo by the Yabloko Press Service KUNGUR The long-awaited meeting with Olga Vshivkova, the head of the “Kungur – the Territory of Goodness” charitable foundation, last year she became a deputy of the City Duma, and has been representing Yabloko there. The Foundation helps people in hardships. […]

Yabloko members Viktor Shalyakin and Vitaly Bovar, detained at the municipal deputies congress, received fines

Press Release, 25.05.2021 Photo: Vitaly Bovar (right) / Photo from Vitaly Bavar’s Facebook page Late in the evening of 24 May, the Novgorod District Court imposed fines on Viktor Shalyakin, the Chairman of the Novgorod branch of Yabloko, and Vitaly Bovar, the Deputy Chairman of the Council of Deputies of the St. Petersburg municipality Vladimirsky […]

Nikolai Rybakov: “I demand to stop police pressure on the leaders of the Novgorod branch of Yabloko and release all the detainees”.

Statement by the Yabloko Chairman, 24.05.2021 Photo from the Anna Cherepanova Facebook page On Saturday, 22 May, the authorities of Novgorod (North-West Russia) carried out another police action targeted at the intimidation of civil society. The unlawful dispersal of the congress of municipal deputies from different Russian cities (Zemsky Congress) and the detention of its […]

The conference of the Tatarstan branch of Yabloko re-elected the leaders of the regional department for another term

Press Release, 21.12.2020 On December 20, 2020, a conference of the regional branch of the Yabloko party in the Republic of Tatarstan was held. The delegates heard the reports of the Сhairman, the Bureau of the regional branch, and the Control and Audit Commission. Ruslan Zinatullin was re-elected as Chairman of the regional Yabloko. Ildus […]

A criminal case filed against an activist of the Bashkirian branch of Yabloko

Press Release, 6.12.2020 A criminal case under Article 115 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“Intentional infliction of minor harm to health”) was opened against Artyom Gelfanov, a member of the Bashkirian branch of Yabloko and an activist of the StopKambarka ecological movement.

Candidates from Yabloko came second and third in the by-elections to the City Duma of Yekaterinburg

The elections were accompanied by massive early voting, vote-buying and low turnout Press Release, 23.11.2020 Vladislav Postnikov, Yabloko’s candidate in the by-election to the City Duma of Yekaterinburg in single-mandate constituency No. 3, came second  (20.8% versus 28% for the United Russia candidate). Potnikov won among voters who voted on the election day. Dmitry Trynov, […]

The Pskov branch of Yabloko participates in all the December elections in the Pechora and Sebezh districts of the region

Press Release, 9.11.2020 Nominees of Yabloko participate in by-elections to the Assembly of Deputies of the Pechora region, in the repeat elections of deputies to the Assembly of the urban settlement Pechora and in the postponed elections to the Assembly of the rural settlement Sebezhskoye. On 6 December, 2020, by-elections, as well as repeat and […]

Grigory Grishin penalised under administrative law for a single picket against three-day voting

Press Release, 27.10.2020 Grigory Grishin, a member of the Yabloko Party Bureau, was brought to administrative responsibility for picketing the Electoral Commission of the Saratov Region against the introduction of three-day voting in the by-elections held on September 13, 2020.

The winners and the undefeated. The Pskov branch of Yabloko sums up the results of the 2020 elections and the prospects for the next elections

Based on the publication in Grazhdanin, 23.10.2020 Photo: The Pskov Yabloko team at the traditional autumn meeting in Pushkinogorie, October 10, 2020. The regional and local elections of September 2020, when deputies to councils of districts, urban and rural settlements, as well as the head of the Sebezhsky district were elected in the Pskov region […]

Yabloko candidates for the by-election of the Yekaterinburg City Duma registered

Press Release, 13.10.2020 The Electoral Commission of Yekaterinburg has registered candidates Vladislav Postnikov and Dmitry Trynov, nominated by the Sverdlovsk branch of Yabloko, for the by-election of deputies of the Yekaterinburg City Duma.

The Moscow Region Court withdrew candidates from Yabloko from the elections of deputies of the Council of Shatura on the basis of fraud by the electoral commission

Press Release, 2.10.2020 The Moscow Region Court removed eight registered candidates from Yabloko, as well as two independent candidates, from early elections to the Council of Deputies of Shatura. Lawsuits against opposition candidates were sent to court by candidates from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation, LDPR, and A Just Russia. It should be […]

The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko supported nomination of Yelena Plotnikova to the post of head of the Yemanzhelinsky urban settlement

Press Release, 2.10.2020 Yelena Plotnikova, a member of the Green Russia Faction of the Yabloko party and an expert on environmental safety, submitted documents to participate in the competition for the post of the head of the Yemanzhelinsky urban settlement. The nomination of Yelena Plotnikova to the post of the head of Yemanzhelinsk was supported […]

The Supreme Court chose not to stop the violation of the law “On Basic Guarantees of Electoral Rights” by the Central Electoral Commission

Press Release, 1.10.2020 The Board of Appeals of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation upheld the lower court’s decision not to consider Yabloko’s claim challenging the decision of the Central Electoral Commission on three-day early voting. “The Supreme Court confirmed the reluctance of the judiciary to delve into the violations of the Central Electoral […]

The apartment of the Deputy Chairman of the Nizhny Novgorod  branch of Yabloko was searched. The activist’s arm was dislocated and equipment confiscated

Press Release, 1.10.2020 On 1 October, a search was carried out in the apartment of Alexei Sadomovsky, Deputy Chairman of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko. Early in the morning the police burst into the apartment, began to beat Sadomovsky on the floor, dislocated his arm, despite the fact that the Deputy Chairman of the […]

Yabloko will again try to challenge in the Supreme Court the resolution of the Central Electoral Commission on a three-day voting

Press Release, 30.09.2020 On October 1, the Board of Appeals of the Supreme Court of Russia will consider the complaint of Yabloko about the refusal of the Supreme Court to consider the party’s claim against the Central Electoral Commission which had issued a resolution on a three-day voting in elections.

The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko does not recognize the results of elections of deputies to the Legislative Assembly of the Chelyabinsk region

Press Release, 30.09.2020 The Regional Council of the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko issued a statement on non-recognition of the results of elections of deputies to the Legislative Assembly of the Chelyabinsk region, stating that the elections of deputies to the Legislative Assembly of the Chelyabinsk Region held in the Chelyabinsk Region for three days (in […]

The Central Electoral Commission took under control the appeal of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko on non-recognition of the results of the elections to the city parliament

Press Release, 29.09.2020 Oleg Rodin, Chairman of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko, received an answer to his appeal to the Central Electoral Commission about non-recognition of the results of the elections to the City Duma of Nizhny Novgorod. It follows from the answer the Central Electoral Commission that the appeal was forwarded for consideration […]

The Sverdlovsk Region branch of Yabloko nominated the winners of the general democratic primaries for the by-election to the Yekaterinburg City Duma

Press Release, 28.09.2020 The conference of the Sverdlovsk Region branch of Yabloko nominated candidates from the democratic opposition for the by-election to the Yekaterinburg City Duma. The candidates were chosen via primaries held on the initiative of Yabloko which determined the candidates during a joint preliminary vote of Yabloko and other democratic parties and political […]

The Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko will challenge in court the results of elections of deputies of the Nizhny Novgorod City Duma

Press Release, 24.09.2020 On 22 September, activists of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko filed several lawsuits demanding to cancel the results of early voting at dozens of city precinct electoral commissions. Also, in a number of cases, democratic candidates demand that the results of voting at polling stations on the election day 13 September […]