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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 'Russia-Eu relations'

“I believe in a new Russia but Putin is going nowhere”

Fierce critic of Putin and a former political opponent, Grigory Yavlinsky talks to Index about fear, lies and violence in today’s Russia Index on Censorship, 05 May 2022, BY JP O’MALLEY Russian politician, academic and economist Grigory Yavlinsky, who became known with his plan for a smooth transition from the Soviet regime to a free-market […]

On the situation in Russia and the prospects of the Party

Decision by the Federal Political Committee of Yabloko No. 152, dated 15 April, 2022 Published on 21 April, 2022 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service A great disaster on the scale of a national catastrophe, threatening the very existence of Russia, happened to our country. An authoritarian government acting according to Bolshevik models plunged Russia […]

On the priority steps to bring to an end the killing of people in the Russian-Ukrainian conflict

Decision by the Federal Political Committee of Yabloko No. 154, dated 15 April, 2022 Published on 21 April, 2022 Photo by Anatoly Zhdanov/Kommersant The tragedy in Ukraine has been going on and even unfolding. No one now can and does not want to answer how many people have really died there. The UN data on […]

Lyubov Zhiltsova, teacher and a deputy from Yabloko, will be tried in the Pskov region for a photo with a pacifist poster

Press Release, 20.04.2022 Photo: Lyubov Zhiltsova / Photo by   On 25 February, Lyubov Zhiltsova, a deputy of the Palkinsky District Assembly in the Pskov Region from Yabloko, published on her personal page on the VKontakte socail network her photo with a sheet of paper with a slogan “No ** ***”. On 18 April, […]

Yabloko applied for demonstrations “For Peace!” in Moscow and five other cities on 1 May

Press Release, 20.04.2022 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Yabloko has applied for May Day demonstrations “For Peace!” in Moscow, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Chelyabinsk, Miass and Magnitogorsk. In Moscow, the applicants for the action were Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov, Maxim Kruglov, head of the Yabloko faction in the Moscow City Duma, and Andrei Morev, head of […]

Lev Shlosberg fined 32,000 roubles for posting a video with the protest action of Marina Ovsyannikova on Channel One

Press Release, 18.04.2022 Photo: Zhanna Shlosberg-Kozlovich and Lev Shlosberg / Photo from social networks Lev Shlosberg, Chairman of the Pskov branch of Yabloko and a member of the Yabloko Federal Political Committee, and his wife Zhanna were fined 32,000 and 30,000 roubles, respectively, for “discrediting the armed forces of the Russian Federation”. This decision was […]

A criminal case for “fakes” filed in Abakan, Khakassia, against Mikhail Afanasyev, journalist and a Yabloko member

Press Release, 14.04.2022 Photo: Mikhail Afanasyev / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service A criminal case has been filed against Mikhail Afanasyev, a member of the Yabloko party and Editor-in-Chief of the Novy Focus media in Abakan, Khakiassia. The Criminal case is filed under Article 207.3, Part 2, Paragraph “a”, of the Criminal Code of […]

Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov turned to law enforcement agencies because of the attack on Dmitry Muratov

Press Release, 13.04.2022 Photo by Novaya Gazeta.Europe Chairman of the Yabloko party Nikolai Rybakov appealed to the Russian Minister of Internal Affairs, the Public Prosecutor General, and the heads of the Investigative Committee and the Department of Transport of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia in connection with the attack on Dmitry Muratov, Editor-in-Chief […]

Anatoly Nogovitsyn, Chairman of the Yakutsk branch of Yabloko, fined 30,000 roubles for repost of a video from Novaya Gazeta

Press Release, 13.04.2022 Photo: Anatoly Nogovitsyn / Photo from social networks On April 13, the judge of the Yakutsk City Court found found Anatoly Nogovitsyn, the leader of the Yakutsk branch of Yabloko, guilty of “discrediting the armed forces of the Russian Federation” and fined him 30,000 roubles.

Boris Vishnevsky signed a bailment for the artist Alexandra Skochilenko, accused of “spreading fake news about the armed forces”

Press Release, 12.04.2022 Photo: Alexandra Skochilenko / Boris Vishnevsky, a member of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg and Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party, signed a bailment for the artist Alexandra Skochilenko, who, according to the investigation, “spread false information about the Russian army”. Vishnevsky sent a guarantee letter to the Vasileostrovskiy District […]

Alexander Goncharenko, leader of the Altai branch of Yabloko, convicted on the charge of “discrediting the armed forces”

Press Release, 12.04.2022 Photo: Alexander Goncharenko / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 11 April, the Oktyabrsky District Court of Barnaul found Alexander Goncharenko, a member of the Federal Bureau of the Yabloko party and Chairman of the Altai regional branch of Yabloko, guilty under a new article on “discrediting the armed forces of […]

Oksana Vladyka, head of the Yabloko branch in Arkhangelsk, received seven days of arrest for disobeying the police

Press Release, 11.04.2022 Photo: Oksana Vladyka / Photo from social networks It was reported today that Oksana Vladyka, the head of the Yabloko branch in Arkhangelsk and human rights activist, was detained in Arkhangelsk. The detention was connected with a protocol drawn up against her under Article 19.3 of the Code of Administrative Offenses (“disobedience […]

Rospotrebnadzor refuses to lift the restriction on holding public events in St. Petersburg

Press Release, 8.04.2022 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Yelena Smirnova, acting head of the St. Petersburg Rospotrebnazdor (the Russian consumer safety watchdog), sent a response to the request of the Yabloko faction in the St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly to lift the existing ban on holding public events in St. Petersburg. The St.Petersburg department of Rospotrebnazdor […]

Boris Vishnevsky asked the Investigative Committee of Russia to check Timofei Sergeytsev’s article entitled “What Russia should do to Ukraine” for violation of the legal norms banning inciting hatred and calls for unleashing an aggressive war

Press Release, 6.04.2022 Photo: Boris Vishnevsky/ Photo by the Press Service of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg Boris Vishnevsky, Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party and an MP of the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg, believes that the publication by Timofei Sergeytsev’s entitled “What Russia should do to Ukraine” violates two articles of the Criminal […]

“From Dublin to Vladivostok, we are all Europeans.” Members of the European Parliament addressed the Russian society

Press Release, 5.04.2022 Photo by Vladimir Sergeyev / RIA Novosti  Members of the European Parliament addressed the people of Russia, reassuring Russian citizens that no one either threatens the country, or wishes it harm, and called for the completion of the “special operation” in Ukraine. The appeal was signed by the leaders of the Renew […]

Boris Vishnevsky signed an open appeal to the Russian Investigative Committee demanding to investigate the war crimes in Bucha, the Kyiv region

Press Release, 4.04.2022 Photo from the official website of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Boris Vishnevsky, Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party and an MP of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, put his signature under an open appeal to Alexander Bastrykin, Chairman of the Russian Investigative Committee, with a call to investigate the […]

Nikolai Rybakov calls to international investigation of killings of civilians in Bucha and brining the perpetrators to justice

Nikolai Rybakov’s Facebook post, 4.04.2022 Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov called to international investigation of killings of civilians in Bucha and demanded to bring the perpetrators to justice. “I am shocked by the horrifying photographs of murdered civilians from the town of Bucha in the Kyiv region. There are no and cannot be any justifications for […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: “Stop killing Ukrainians and stop killing Russian soldiers. Stop it!”

Youtube channel Zhivoi Gvozd (Live Nail), complete transcript and English susbtitles in the video, 19.03.2022 Vitaly Dymarsky: Since I was instructed, Grigory Alexeyevich, to ask you the first question… Grigory Yavlinsky: Yes, please. Vitaly Dymarsky: But I have two of them. Absolutely hackneyed: “who is to blame?” and “what to do?”. Where do we start? […]

The authorities of the Chelyabinsk region had to permit public events after the law suit of the Chairman of the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko

Press Release, 29.03.2022 Photo: Yaroslav Shcherbakov and Vasily Moskovets / Photo from social networks On 28 March, the Governor of the Chelyabinsk Region signed an order to lift coronavirus restrictions, in particular, an unconstitutional ban on holding public events. The suddenly issued order at the end of the working day and after the official registration […]

The website of Lev Shlosberg and the page of Emilia Slabunova on a social network Vkontakte were blocked on the order of the Public Prosecutor General’s Office

Press Release, 28.03.2022 Photo: Emilia Slabunova and Lev Shlosberg / Photo by the Yabloko Party Press Service On 27 March, the social network VKontakte blocked ( ) the page of Emilia Slabunova, tMP of the Legislative Assembly of Karelia, a member of the Federal Political Committee of the Yabloko party and a former Chairperson of […]