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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 2022'

Elections in the regions: fraud, smear campaigns, and pressure on observers

Press Release, 11.09.2022 Photo: Voting at the clothing market instead of voting at home in Novorzhev, Pskov region / Photo from social networks In the regions where Yabloko participates in the elections, our observers record violations. A provocation against Yabloko was carried out in the Pskov region. A local news agency reported that the party […]

Remote electronic voting in Moscow and Pskov is record high

Commentaries by Maxim Kruglov, leader of the Yabloko faction in the Moscow City Duma, and Lev Shlosberg, Chair of the Pskov Yabloko Press Release, 9.09.2022 Figure: Moscow municipal elections on 9-11 September, 2022. Left – ballots issued to voters. Right – votes received. In Moscow, 500,000 voters voted remotely electronically – approximately 7% of all […]

A State Duma MP wrote a denunciation to the public prosecutor on the campaign of a candidate from Yabloko to the municipal council in St.Petersburg

Press Release, 9.09.2022 Photo: Alexander Makhankov’s leaflet running “Thou shalt not kill” / Photo from Alexander Makhankov’s personal page in the VK social media State Duma deputy from the government’s United Russia party – Vitaly Milonov – wrote an appeal to the Public Prosecutor of St. Petersburg with a request to “pay attention” to the […]

Yabloko Election Campaign Headquarters to hold briefings on the course of the elections and preliminary results of the voting

Press Release, 9.09.2022 Photo by Alexander Kazakov / Kommersant On the final voting day, 11 September, the Yabloko Election Campaign Headquarters will hold briefings on the course of the elections and preliminary results of the voting at 17:00 and 23:00 (MSK).

On the work of the Yabloko Election Campaign Headquarters on 9-11 September

Press Release, 9.09.2022 Photo by Alexander Kazakov / Kommersant On the voting days of 9 – 11 September, the Yabloko party organises a “hot line” for receiving calls about violations for observers and candidates from the party. Those contacting the hotline will be able to report violations at the polling stations, get advice on further […]

Every fifth candidate from Yabloko was removed from the municipal elections in Moscow

Press Release, 9.09.2022 Photo: A team of Yabloko candidates in the Basmanny district in Moscow / Photo from social media The municipal election campaign in Moscow, unprecedented as of the number of deregistered Yabloko candidates, has reached the finish line. One day remains before the voting in September 9-11, and some candidates still continue to […]

Yabloko rejects the so-called Smart Voting

Statement by the Yabloko party, 7.09.2022 Photo: leaflets of Yabloko candidates “For Peace and Freedom” We are against the so-called Smart Voting [reduced to voting for any pro-government political party but the ruling United Russia] re-announced by Leonid Volkov [head of Alexei Navalny’s headquarters]. We, as before, categorically do not share his position: voting “for […]

In Moscow and the Russian regions Yabloko appointed observers to polling stations and electoral commissions engaged in remote electronic voting

Press Release, 6.09.2022 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 5 September, the regional branches of the Yabloko party and the candidates nominated by the party to run in the regional and local elections submitted lists of observers to the electoral commissions. The regional branches of Yabloko in Moscow, Pskov and Novgorod also sent their […]

Yabloko is preparing to participate in the monitoring system for the remote voting in the Moscow municipal elections

Press Release, 4.09.2022 The Moscow branch of the Yabloko party has officially applied to the Moscow Electoral Commission to organise the deployment of the Remote Electronic Voting node at the party’s technical facilities, to which Yabloko IT specialists will have access.

The pacifist campaign of the Yabloko candidate running in the municipal elections in St.Petersburg will be checked for “extremism”

Press Release, 3.09.2022 Photo: Alexander Makhankov’s campaign leaflet “I and Yabloko Stand for Peace!” / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Alexander Makhankov, a Yabloko candidate for deputies of the municipal council of the Pushkinsky District of St.Petersburg, was warned that his campaign products were sent for examination on suspicion of the presence of “extremism” […]

Boris Vishnevsky: Yabloko has always advocated peace and saving people’s lives

Boris Vishnevsky’s blog post, 30.08.2022 Photo: Boris Vishnevsky / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service After Grigory Yavlinsky recalled, on 24 August, the priority steps proposed by the Yabloko party back in February to prevent deaths in the Russian-Ukrainian conflict and the need to conclude a ceasefire agreement, a stream of accusations fell upon Yabloko […]

We are publishing the list of Yabloko registered candidates for municipal deputies of the Pskov region

Press Release, 30.08.2022 Photo: The conference of the regional branch of Yabloko in the Pskov Region. / Photo by the Pskov Yabloko Press Service Yabloko web-site has published a list of registered candidates from Yabloko in the municipal elections in the Pskov region. The Pskov branch of Yabloko will compete for 244 mandates in 24 representative […]

Nikita Arkin, Yabloko candidate in Moscow municipal elections, arrested for five days under the charges leading to a ban on participation in elections

Press Release, 27.08.2022 Photo: Police van which took Nikita Arkin to court / Photo by Nikolai Kavkazsky The Basmanny Court of Moscow sent Nikita Arkin, a candidate for municipal deputies from Yabloko in the Basmanny district, under arrest. Arkin was accused of “demonstrating extremist symbols” (Article 20.3 of the Code of Administrative Offenses which leads to […]

Another Yabloko candidate for Moscow municipal deputies detained by police

Press Release, 26.08.2022 Photo: Nikita Arkin / Photo from the social media Another Yabloko candidate for municipal deputies, Nikita Arkin, who was nominated by Yabloko to run in the Basmanny district of Moscow, was detained today. The police came to the office where Nikita works so that to detain him. Yulia Tregubova, a lawyer from […]

Yabloko published a list of its registered candidates for municipal elections

Press Release, 26.08.2022 Photo: Yabloko’s placard “Yabloko stands for peace!” A list of registered candidates from Yabloko in the municipal elections that will be held in different Russian regions in September has been published on the Yabloko web-site. Yabloko participates in election campaigns in 12 Russian reigons.

Three more Yabloko candidates for Moscow municipal deputies may be removed from the elections

Press Release, 26.08.2022 Photo: Anna Shatunovskaya-Byurno, Nikolai Kasyan and Tatyana Kasimova Candidates for Moscow municipal deputies Anna Shatunovskaya-Byurno (the Yakimanka district), Nikolai Kasyan and Tatyana Kasimova (both in the Khamovniki district) were convicted under Article 20.3 of the Code of Administrative Offenses, which deprives them of the opportunity to be elected.

Yabloko’s Anna Cherepanova participates in the competition for the post of the Novgorod Mayor

Press Release, 25.08.2022 Photo: Anna Cherepanova / Photo from social media Anna Cherepanova, deputy of the Novgorod City Duma and Chair of the regional branch of Yabloko, submitted documents to participate in the competition for the post of the Novgorod Mayor.

Police detained Yabloko candidates for municipal deputies Anna Shatunovskaya-Byurno, Nikolai Kasyan, and Tatyana Kasimova, and Yabloko supporter Maria Volokh

Press Release, 24.08.2022 Photo by Alexander Meridonov / Kommersant Police detained Yabloko candidates for municipal deputies Anna Shatunovskaya-Byurno (Yakimanka municipal district of Moscow), Nikolai Kasyan (Khamovniki), and Tatyana Kasimova (Khamovniki), and Yabloko supporter Maria Volokh, who had been nominated to run in the Tverskoy municipal district of Moscow and had previously been withdrawn from the […]

Andrei Morev, Yabloko head of the Yakimanka municipal council in Moscow, removed from municipal elections

Press Release, 22.08.2022 Photo: Andrei Morev / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 19 August, the Territorial Electoral Commission of the Yakimanka District in Moscow decided to remove Andrei Morev, head of the Yakimanka Municipal Council in Moscow and Deputy Chairman of the Moscow Yabloko, from the forthcoming municipal elections. Earlier, Morev was found […]

Yabloko candidate for Governor of the Novgorod region Anna Cherepanova does not recognise the elections due to fraud with the municipal filter

Press Release, 27.07.2022 Photo: Anna Cherepanova / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 27 July, Anna Cherepanova, a candidate for Governor of the Novgorod region from the Yabloko party, submitted documents for registration to the Electoral Commission, despite the fact that she was unable to collect the required number of signatures from municipal deputies […]