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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 elections 2015'

Grigory Yavlinsky on YABLOKO election results

Blog post by Grigory Yavlinsky, 14.09.2015 The YABLOKO party lists won elections to four city parliaments: in Tomsk (5.54 per cent), most likely in Kostroma (6.55 per cent, as over 50 per cent of ballots have been counted). In Kaluga, Alexei Kolesnikov, Chair of local YABLOKO branch, passes to the city parliament in a single-mandate […]

Results of the voting day 13 September: YABLOKO passed to the city parliaments in four large cities

Press Release, 14.09.2015 According to the results of yesterday’s single voting day in Russia, the YABLOKO party has overcome the five percent barrier in three capitals of Russian regions: Kostroma (6.55 per cent), Tomsk (5.54 per cent) and Vladimir (5.50 per cent). In Kaluga YABLOKO representative passes top the city parliament in a single-mandate constituency.

YABLOKO candidate Nikolai Kavkazsky beaten in Moscow

Press release, 10.09.2015 Nikolai Kavkazsky, YABLOKO candidate to the North Medevedkovo Municipal Council in Moscow, human rights activist, lawyer and ex-prisoner of the Bolotnaya Rally Case, has just been severely beaten by the three unknown men during campaigning in his district.

Grigory Yavlinsky visited Ivanovo region

Press release, 10.09.2015 Grigory Yavlinsky visited the Ivanovo region to support YABLOKO candidates to the city parliaments in the coming elections of September 13, 2015.

Sergei Mitrokhin supported candidates to Vladimir City Council

Press release, 10.09.2015 On September 9, YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin visited the city of Vladimir, the Vladimir region, where he had a meeting with YABLOKO candidates to the City Council, participated in the press-conference dedicated to the coming elections and met the students of a local college.

Mitrokhin demands to investigate land plots fraud on behalf of Communist party candidates

Press release, 09.09.2015 YABLOKO Chairman Sergei Mitrokhin forwarded an application to Head of the Investigative Committee Alexander Bustrikin demanding to investigate the involvement of the Communist party candidates in the land plots fraud in the Novosibirsk region.

The lies of Navalny, Volkov, Yashin

Sergei Mitrokhin’s blog, 01.09.2015 The activists of our party are gradually getting annoyed with the campaign of lies which has been started against us by the representatives of PARNAS, the Progress Party and the coalition founded by them together.

Sergei Mitrokhin made a working visit to Voronezh

Press release, 31.08.2015 On August 29-30, YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin made a working visit to Voronezh where he met the candidates to the Voronezh City Duma and Duma of the Voronezh region. Mitrokhin also conducted an inspection in the Podgornoye district of the city where an illegal forest destruction is taking place.

YABLOKO picketing in Ivanovo attacked

Press release, 31.08.2015 On August 28, an unknown man attacked YABLOKO picketing in Ivanovo. As a result, 20 flags with the party symbolic were broken. Moreover, the attacker offended the participants of the action and threatened with bodily harm.

YABLOKO conducted picketing against removal of opposition candidates from elections

Press release, 07.08.2015 YABLOKO conducted picketing against the denial of election commissions to register opposition candidates at the regional elections 2015. The action took place outside the Central Election Commission, YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin and Secretary of YABLOKO Political Committee Galina Mikhaleva participated in it.

Sergei Mitrokhin: Novosibirsk has the tradition of independent opinion and the culture of self-decision

Press release, 04.08.2015 On August 3-4, YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin had a working visit to Novosibirsk. He had a meeting with the activists of the Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO, discussed the problem issues with the citizens, met the activists of PARNAS who had announced a hunger strike, got to know the work of Technopark and […]

Farm of YABLOKO candidate to Legislative Assembly of Novosibirsk region burnt down

Press release, 03.08.2015 The farm of Valeri Turkov, YABLOKO candidate to the Legislative Assmeby of the Novosibirsk region, was burnt down in the Novosibirsk region on August 2. The owner suspects that it was a planned arson. YABLOKO doesn’t exclude the possibility of political persecution. However, the results of expert examination aren’t ready yet.

The Pskov branch of YABLOKO nominated 145 candidates to run in the regional and local elections on 13 September, 2015

Press Release, 31.07.2015 Past week YABLOKO’s regional branch in Pskov, North Russia, nominated 145 candidates to run in the regional and local elections on 13 September, 2015

Sergei Mitrokhin on the situation with PARNAS

Sergei Mitrokhin’s post on Facebook, 28.07.2015 I’m outraged with the refusal to register PARNAS’ candidates list at the elections in Novosibirsk and with the criminal case against Andrei Pivovarov, head of the election campaign of the party in Kostroma.

The Electoral Commission of the Kaluga region registered YABLOKO’s list of candidates to run in for the regional parliament

Press Release, 24.07.2015 On 23 July the Electoral Commission of the Kaluga region registered YABLOKO’s list of candidates to run in for the Legislative Assembly of the Kaluga Region. The list is topped by Alexei Kolesnikov, Chair of the regional branch of YABLOKO, Anton Sukhov and Elena Paramonova.

YABLOKO nominated candidates lists to seven regional parliaments

Press release, 23.07.2015 YABLOKO candidates will participate in regional and municipal elections in 44 territorial entities of Russia. In particular, the party nominated candidates lists to seven regional Legislative Assemblies in seventeen capital City Dumas.

Hands off Golos!

Statement by the YABLOKO party, 09.07.2015 The searches of the apartments of Golos [a respected election-monitoring NGO] representatives Grigory Melkonyants, Tatyana Troinova and Roman Udot which took place in the brutal traditions of Joseph Stalin’s times – early in the morning, breaking the doors and a simultaneous search in the office of the Moscow department […]

Olga Makhotina to run for governor of the Bryansk region as YABLOKO candidate

Press release, 06.07.2015 Today the election commission of the Bryansk region registered Olga Makhotina as a YABLOKO candidate for governor of the Bryansk region.

Memorandum of Political Alternative

Herewith support the key programme principles of the Coalition of the Political Alternative

YABLOKO candidates for the forthcoming regional elections to sign a political memorandum

Press release, 10.06.2015 Yesterday YABLOKO Bureau approved the text of the Memorandum which each candidate intending to run from YABLOKO at the forthcoming regional elections in September has to sign. The Memorandum of the Political Alternative contains the following ten key points: