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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 2023'

Citizen participation and control over voting can combat fraud

Statement by the Federal Bureau of Yabloko, 9.09.2023 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 10 September, many regions of our country will hold elections at different levels: elections of local governments, legislative assemblies, and heads of regions. And in six months there will be presidential elections, which will be held within the framework of […]

The Pskov City Court refused to recognise the assignment of the status of “foreign agent” to Yabloko’s Lev Shlosberg illegal. The decision will be appealed

Press Release, 9.09.2023 Photo: Lev Shlosberg  / Photo from Lev Shlosberg’s personal archive The Pskov City Court rejected Lev Shlosberg, a member of the Federal Political Committee of the Yabloko party, in satisfying his claims against the Ministry of Justice to declare illegal the order of June 16, 2023, to include the politician in the […]

“You have defended the garden, which means you can do more”: the head of Yabloko called on Yekaterinburg residents to support Yabloko’s course for peace at elections

Е1.RU, 8.09.2023 Nikolai Rybakov, Chairman of the United Democratic Party Yabloko, visited Yekaterinburg on the eve of the elections to the City Duma. He came to support his fellow party members, talk about the strategy of peaceful change with which they are going to voters, and urge the residents of the city to take part […]

St.Petersburg Yabloko to challenge in court over 400 decisions on the creation of electoral commissions

Press Release, 6.09.2023 Photo by Alexander Kazakov, Kommersant The Yabloko party is appealing through the courts over 40 decisions of territorial election commissions on the formation of precinct electoral commissions and 400 decisions refusing to appoint Yabloko representatives as members of precinct electoral commissions. The lawsuit was filed in the Oktyabrsky District Court by Alexander […]

On the work of Yabloko’s election headquarters during the elections on 8-10 September

Press Release, 6.09.2023 The Yabloko party is taking part in 26 election campaigns in 13 regions of the country: Karachayevo-Cherkessia, Karelia, the Krasnoyarsk and the Perm Territories, the Sverdlovsk region, the Novgorod region, the Pskov region, the Moscow region, the Saratov region, the Tula region, the Rostov region, the Ryazan region, as well as Moscow […]

Fundraising for an independent examination for the leader of the Vologda Yabloko is closed. We thank everyone who did not remain indifferent and helped!

Press Release, 6.09.2023 Photo: Nikolai Yegorov / Photo from Nikolai Yegorov’s personal archive We have closed the collection of donations for the Chairman of the Vologda branch of Yabloko Nikolai Yegorov, as a criminal case on “discrediting the army” was filed against him (Article 280.3, Part 1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) […]

Russia developed a poverty management system instead of overcoming poverty. Yabloko held expert hearings on the situation with poverty in Russia

Press Release, 5.09.2023 On 4 September, a meeting of the Federal Bureau of the Yabloko party took place in Novgorod. The Bureau held expert hearings on the problem of overcoming poverty in Russia. The participants of the event discussed the problem and the Yabloko plan for overcoming poverty. A corresponding statement on the Bureau meeting […]

On the election of the Governor of the Novosibirsk Region in 2023

Decision of the Bureau of the Novosibirsk Regional Branch of Yabloko Statement by the Novosibirsk Regional Branch of the Yabloko party, 5.09.2023 Photo: Novosibirsk / Photo by Alexander Polezhaev, Wikimedia Commons The Novosibirsk branch of Yabloko considers the election of the governor of the region in the current Russian situation unfree and unfair. There has […]

On the pressure on the Yabloko party candidates

Statement by the Yabloko Federal Bureau, 4.09.2023 Photo: Yabloko poster: Yabloko. Your vote for peace and freedom! On the threashold of the single voting day on 10 September, we have to once again state the growing pressure on the candidates of the Yabloko party. A campaign of defamation and bans has been waged against our […]

Yabloko leader Nikolai Rybakov visited Krasnoyarsk to support Yabloko candidates in the upcoming elections

Press Release, 31.08.2023 Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov visited the Krasnoyarsk Territory to support the party’s candidates in the upcoming elections to the Krasnoyarsk City Council and the by-elections to the State Duma and to speak on local media with an appeal to the residents of the region to vote for peace and freedom, as Yabloko […]

An administrative protocol on the demonstration of extremist symbols drawn up against another Yabloko candidate in Novgorod. Both the candidates can be deprived of the opportunity to be elected

Press Release, 1.09.2023 Photo: Oksana Sergeyeva / Photo by the Novgorod branch of Yabloko Police drew up an administrative protocol on the “demonstration of extremist symbols” – a photo with a flag with two white and one blue stripes – against Oksana Sergeyeva, a Yabloko candidate for the Novgorod City Duma.

An administrative protocol on the demonstration of extremist symbols was drawn up against a Yabloko candidate in Novgorod. Three more candidates were summoned to the police

Press Release, 31.08.2023 Photo: Valery Kochnev /Photo from social networks On 29 August, an administrative report on the demonstration of extremist symbols was drawn up against surgeon Valery Kochnev, who is a Yabloko candidate for the City Duma of Novgorod. A day earlier, Kochnev learned from a summon to the police that a swastika had […]

The Pskov Yabloko to appeal in cassation all the unlawful decisions of the courts

Press Release, 29.08.2023 Photo: The team of the Pskov regional branch of Yabloko / Photo by the Pskov Yabloko The Pskov Regional Court upheld the decisions of the district courts, which canceled the legal decisions of the territorial electoral commissions on the registration of unified lists of Yabloko candidates at the elections of assemblies of […]

The Novgorod branch of Yabloko campaigns for peace and life in the elections

Press Release, 29.08.2023 The Novgorod branch of Yabloko published its programme for the elections of deputies of the City Duma of Novgorod. The key slogan of the Yabloko election camapaign is “I Vote for Peace!”. “The 24th of February shocked everyone. A disaster happened. For many years, and especially for the past eight years, we […]

The Yekaterinburg branch of Yabloko continues to collect signatures for peace and freedom

Telegram Channel of the Yekaterinburg branch of Yabloko, 26.08.2023   The Yekaterinburg branch of Yabloko announced, within a framework of its election campaign to the Yekaterinburg City Duma, a collection of signatures for declaring 2024 the Year of Peace and Freedom: this will mean calling for a ceasefire and the start of peace negotiations.

The Chelyabinsk Yabloko obtained in court a permission to picket for direct election of the mayor. The police canceled the event

Press Release, 27.08.2023 Photo: Yaroslav Shcherbakov, Chair of the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko (right), and members of the referendum initiative group at the campaign cube / Photo by the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko On 26 August, the Chelyabinsk Regional Court declared unlawful the actions of the Chelyabinsk Mayor’s Office to refuse Yabloko in holding a […]

The leader of Yabloko appealed to the Central Electoral Commission, the Public Prosecutor General’s Office and the Higher Judges’ Qualifications Board in connection with the removal of seven lists of Yabloko candidates in the Pskov region

Press Release, 22.08.2023 Photo: Nikolai Rybakov / Photo by Dmitry Lebedev, Kommersant Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov sent appeals to the Central Electoral Commission, the Public Prosecutor General’s Office and the Higher Judges’ Qualifications Board in connection with the situation in the Pskov region, where the courts supported by the regional electoral commission and the public […]

A blow to election observers is a blow to the entire institution of elections. Chairman of Yabloko on the arrest of Grigory Melkonyants

Statement by the Yabloko Chairman, 18.08.2023 Photo: Grigory Melkonyants / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Grigory Melkonyants, the head of Golos [a movement of election observers], has been arrested. The authorities do not even try to hide that this is a political case, a way of settling scores with the wrong people. Vasily Piskaryov, […]

164 Yabloko candidates are participating in the elections under the slogan “For Peace and Freedom!”

Press Release, 21.08.2023 Photo: Yabloko’s banner running “10 September, 2023. Yabloko. Your Vote for Peace and Freedom!” 162 Yabloko candidates have been registered for the upcoming municipal elections. Two more candidates are participating in the by-elections of State Duma deputies in constituencies in Karachayevo-Cherkessia and the Krasnoyarsk Territory. In total, representatives of Yabloko campaign in […]

In Kirov, the home of members of the Yabloko party Denis Shadrin and Polina Kuskova was searched

Press Release, 17.08.2023 Photo: Denis Shadrin and Polina Kuskova / Photo from the personal archive On 17 August, at 6 a.m., three police officers in civilian clothes with two witnesses came to the apartment of members of the Yabloko party, spouses Denis Shadrin and Polina Kuskova. Laptops, phones, bank cards, cash, and passports were seized […]