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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 2021'

 “The elections were not free, the Pskov Yabloko survived”. The Pskov Yabloko Regional Council summed up the results of the parliamentary elections

Press Release, 29.09.2021 Photo: Collage by the Press Service of the Pskov Yabloko The Regional Council of the Pskov branch of Yabloko made a statement on the results of the elections of the deputies of the Pskov Regional Assembly. According to the Council, the official voting results were falsified and unreliable, the regional electoral commission […]

The Novgorod Yabloko: we can not recognise the elections of deputies to the Novgorod Regional Duma cannot as free, democratic and fair

Press Release, 27.09.2021 Photo: A queue of budget workers made vote on September 17 / Photo by the Press Service of the Novgorod branch of Yabloko On 25 September, the Regional Council of the Novgorod branch of Yabloko adopted a statement on non-recognition of the elections to the Novgorod Regional Duma as free, democratic and […]

The results of regional elections in 2021: the Pskov branch of Yabloko will continue to work in the Regional Legislative Assembly

Press Release, 23.09.2021 Photo: Lev Shlosberg and Artur Gaiduk / Photo by the Press Service of the Pskov branch of Yabloko Artur Gaiduk, an ambulance doctor and acting deputy of the regional Legislative Assembly, was elected a deputy from Yabloko to the regional parliament on the basis of a single party list. Lev Schlosberg, Chairman […]

Members of the St. Petersburg and the Pskov electoral commissions from Yabloko voted against the approval of the election results

Press Release, 22.09.2021 Photo: Olga Pokrovskaya and Yelena Mayatnikova Members of the St. Petersburg and the Pskov electoral commissions with a decisive vote from Yabloko voted against the approval of the results of elections to regional parliaments and filed dissenting opinions.

Journalists from Vidsboku elected municipal deputies from Yabloko

Press Release, 21.09.2021 Photo: Maria Rakcheyeva and Konstantin Smirnov / Photo by Vidsboku According to the results of the elections, Konstantin Smirnov, Chairman of the Ryazan branch of the Yabloko party and the editor-in-chief of Vidsboku, was re-elected as a deputy of the Dubrovichy rural settlement of the Ryazan region for a second term. The […]

Yabloko retained its factions in the regional parliaments of St. Petersburg, Karelia and the Pskov region and increased its representation in the Moscow City Duma

Press Release, 21.09.2021 Photo: Top row: Boris Vishnevsky, Alexander Shishlov, Emilia Slabunova. Bottom row: Inna Boluchevskaya, Artur Gaiduk, Vladimir Ryzhkov Deputies from the Yabloko party will continue to work in the regional parliaments of St. Petersburg, Karelia and the Pskov region. Vladimir Ryzhkov will become the fifth deputy from Yabloko in the Moscow City Duma. […]

Nikolai Rybakov and Maxim Kruglov told about election violations at the briefing

Press Release, 19.09.2021 Yabloko records all types of violations during voting in the elections to the State Duma, said the leader of the party Nikolai Rybakov, speaking at a briefing. “Carousels [when same people vote several times at different precincts], stuffing of ballots, people who died indicated as voters in the voter lists, observers are […]

Yabloko observers in Chelyabinsk were attacked: they revealed falsifications and canceled the voting results at a polling station

Press Release, 17.09.2021 Photo: Yaroslav Shcherbakov / Photo by the Press Service of the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko Observers from Yabloko, Denis Ibragimov and Anton Serichenko, were attacked by precinct Electoral Commission No. 686 after they were able to identify the stuffing of the ballots. Assistant to United Russia State Duma deputy Vladimir Burmatov attacked […]

On the work of the Yabloko party electoral headquarters on the voting days and the voting of party leaders

Press Release, 16.09.2021 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 17-19 September, a hotline will operate at the Yabloko election headquarters, which will receive calls about violations from observers and Yabloko members of electoral commissions.

Vladimir Ryzhkov submitted 5,000 signatures to the Mayor’s Office for the increase of pensions in Moscow

Press Release, 15.09.2021 Photo by the Press Service of the Moscow branch of Yabloko On 14 September, Vladimir Ryzhkov handed over to the Moscow Government more than 5,000 signatures of Muscovites in support of his initiative to increase the “Moscow budget increment” to pensions to 10,000 roubles. For a month Vladimir Ryzhkov has been collecting […]

Nikolai Rybakov visited Nizhny Tagil, the Sverdlovsk Region, within the framework of his election tour

Nikolai Rybakov’s Facebook page, 12.09.2021 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Together with the activists of the Sverdlovsk Region branch of Yabloko – the leader of the regional Yabloko branch Maxim Petlin, the candidate for the regional elections Georgy Sergienko and the headquarters volunteers, – we went to Nizhny Tagil, where the candidates Pavel Khoroshilov […]

Yabloko candidates participate in 56 election campaigns in 27 regions

Press Release, 13.09.2021 This year, in addition to the State Duma elections, Yabloko candidates are participating in 56 election campaigns at the regional and municipal levels in 27 regions of the Russian Federation. 975 candidates from Yabloko were registered: 654 on party lists, and 321 in single-mandate constituencies. Many of the Yabloko candidates were not […]

The court removed Yabloko’s candidate in Chelyabinsk Valentina Komkova from the elections to the State Duma

Press Release, 11.09.2021 Photo: Valentina Komkova The Second Court of Appeal overturned the decision of the Chelyabinsk Regional Court on the registration of Yabloko’s candidate Valentina Komkova for the State Duma elections in Zlatoust Electoral District No. 193. The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko plans to prepare a cassation appeal, which will be considered before the […]

A parade of clones turns into a new side show

Statement by the Yabloko party, 11.09.2021 Photo: Boris Vishnevsky (right) and two other “Boris Vishnevskys” In the evening of 9 September, the student magazine Doxa published a journalistic investigation “St.Petersburg State University is looking for students so that to “falsify the elections a little” in favour of the candidate from United Russia and the head […]

Yabloko’s Ksenia Cherepanova, a candidate for the Legislative Assembly of the Novgorod Region, recognised a person related to a “foreign agent” organisation

Press Release, 8.09.2021 Photo: Ksenia Cherepanova / Photo by Ksenia Cherepanova The Electoral Commission of the Novgorod Region recognised Ksenia Cherepanova as a candidate affiliated with a foreign agent organisation. The organisation Ksenia Cherepanova is associated with is the Golos electoral rights movement. Before the elections, this movement was recognized a “foreign agent”. Ksenia Cherepanova […]

Nine campaign banners stolen from the Altai Yabloko

Press Release, 7.09.2021 Photo by the Press Service of the Altai branch of Yabloko Nine campaign banners of the Yabloko party were stolen in Barnaul, the Altai Republic. They were ripped off from public transport stops by unidentified persons on 4 and 5 September.

Nikolai Rybakov: “It is necessary to introduce a ban on the destruction of green areas in the cities by the authorities”

Nikolai Rybakov’s Facebook page, 29.08.2021 Photo: Nikolai Rybakov with Yabloko candidates in the Arkhangelsk region Oleg Mandrykin and Oksana Vladyka at the radioactive waste storage facility in Severodvinsk In one day we managed to visit two cities of the Arkhangelsk region – Severodvinsk and Arkhangelsk. In Severodvinsk, we checked the indicators of water pollution in […]

Deputy Chairman of the territorial electoral commission from the United Russia party interferes with campaigning of Dmitry Khorzov, Yabloko candidate for the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly

Press Release, 1.09.2021 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Ivan Efimov, Deputy Chairman of Territorial Electoral Commission No. 27 from the ruling United Russia party, called the police to volunteer of the campaign of Dmitry Khorzov, Yabloko candidate for the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, and virtually broke up the campaigning. According to Efimov, the […]

Territorial Electoral Commission No. 18 finally, after two refusals, registered Yabloko’s Ksenia Mikhailova in the elections to the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg

Press Release, 31.08.2021 Photo: a screenshot by the Yabloko Press Service Territorial Electoral Commission No. 18 finally registered Yabloko’s Ksenia Mikhailova in the elections to the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg. The electoral commission had to register Mikhailova after two refusals: 11 members of the commission out of 12 present voted for the registration. Soon […]

A candidate from the New People party tried to remove Yabloko’s Nikolai Gromov from the elections to the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly via a lawsuit

Press Release, 30.08.2021 Photo: Nikolai Gromov / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Konstantin Aleksandrov, a candidate for deputies of the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly from the New People party in constituency No. 11 (Vyborgsky District), tried to remove his opponent, Yabloko’s candidate Nikolai Gromov, from the elections. The attempt was unsuccessful. The judge dismissed […]