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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'

The pro-government majority in the Karelian parliament does not consider nuclear war propaganda dangerous

Press Release, 26.01.2023 Photo by the Press Service of the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia The parliamentary pro-government majority of the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia rejected the draft federal initiative of the Yabloko faction envisaging criminal penalties for propaganda of nuclear war. The meeting of the Karelian Legislative Assembly was […]

The parliament of St. Petersburg refused to consider Yabloko’s bill on a ban on nuclear war propaganda

Press Release, 25.01.2023 Photo by the Press Service of the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg The parliamentary majority of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg excluded from the agenda the draft federal initiative of the Yabloko faction envisaging criminal penalties for propaganda of nuclear war. This happened at the plenary meeting on Wednesday, 25 January. 35 […]

“Bow to the memory of these people and say it again: people, give up revenge”. Yabloko honoured the memory of the murdered lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova

Press Release, 19.01.2023 Photos by the Yabloko Press Service On 19 January, Yabloko leaders and activists in Moscow once again met at Prechistenka 3 to honour the memory of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova, who were killed by neo-Nazis 14 years ago. Yabloko founder Grigory Yavlinsky, Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov, Deputy Chairman Ivan […]

The Pskov branch of Yabloko proposes to introduce criminal penalties for propaganda of nuclear war

Press Release, 18.01.2023 Photo: Gas masks at a school in Pripyat, an abandoned city in the Chernobyl zone / Photo by Alexander Vedernikov, Kommersant Yabloko MP Artur Gaiduk submitted to the Pskov Regional Assembly a draft federal law on criminal liability for public calls for the use of nuclear weapons and propaganda for their use. […]

“A number of laws need to be repealed, just in their entirety.” New laws were added to the Register of Repressive Laws of the Russian Federation

Press Release, 17.01.2023 Photo by Emin Jafarov / Kommersant The Yabloko party has prepared a third, updated version of the Register of Repressive Laws in the Russian Federation, which has been maintained by Yabloko experts since 2019. Today it includes 62 legal acts: federal and regional laws, as well as presidential decrees. The criteria for […]

The Yabloko faction in the parliament of Karelia introduced a bill on criminal liability for propaganda of nuclear war

Press Release, 11.01.2022 Photo: Trenches along the road dug by the Russian military in the area of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Ukraine, 7 April, 2022 // REUTERS / Gleb Garanich The faction of the Yabloko party in the Legislative Assembly of Karelia submitted for consideration of the Karelian parliament a draft federal law establishing […]

The Lessons of the Year

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 6.01.2023 Photo: A Christmas ball “The Apotheosis of War” on the web-site of the online store The picture is by the Russian artist Vasily Vereshchagin “The Apotheosis of War”, 1871. There is an inscription on the frame: “Dedicated to all the great conquerors of the past, the present and the future”. […]

Yabloko deputies of the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly proposed to introduce criminal liability for calls for nuclear war

Press Release, 21.12.2022 Photo: Alexander Shishlov / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The Yabloko faction submitted to the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg a draft resolution on a legislative initiative of the St.Petersburg parliament for the State Duma on the responsibility for calls for the use of nuclear weapons. Alexander Shishlov, head of the […]

A call for peace with Ukraine sounded in the State Duma for the first time

Press Release, 20.12.2022 Photo by Yevgenia Vlasova On 20 December, a “government hour” was held in the State Duma, during which representatives of non-parliamentary parties could ask questions to the Minister of Digital Development Maksut Shadayev. Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov in his speech called for peace and the conclusion of a ceasefire agreement.

Yabloko urges the Ministry of Education to abandon introduction Elementary Military Training lessons at schools

Press Release, 17.11.2022 Photo by Yevgeny Pereverzev, Kommersant Nikolai Rybakov, Chairman of the Yabloko party, sent a corresponding letter to Russian Minister of Education Sergei Kravtsov. Rybakov proposed to include additional hours for learning foreign languages ​​in the educational standards instead of elementary military training.

Moral Choice

Grigory Yavlinsky’s website, 14.11.2022 Photo: Ditches across the road dug by Russian soldiers near Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station, Ukraine, 7 April 2022 // REUTERS/ Gleb Garanich Grigory Yavlinsky on war and peace, the future of Russia, as well as the role of the political party at a time of military actions which are precipitating the […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: “We are inside a tragedy”

Yabloko founder on the seven steps to end the war Press Release, 4.11.2022 “The tools of hatred deprive you of a meaningful approach, they deprive you of intellectual advancement, deprive you of the opportunity to intellectually resolve the issue. Hatred is beyond comprehension, it is an emotion. When you are in such emotions [of hatred], […]

The Federal Political Committee of Yabloko on what is happening during the “special operation” and the tasks of the party. The key points

Press Release, 1.11.2022 Photo: Mariupol, July 2022 / Photo by Anatoly Zhdanov, Kommersant The Federal Political Committee of the Yabloko party formulated the party’s position on what is happening during the “special military operation” and the challenges that the party is now facing.

On the future of Russia

Decision by the Yabloko Federal Political Committee No 161 of 20 October 2022, published on 1.11.2022 Photo: Flags of Russia and the European Union / Photo by Vladimir Sergeyev, RIA Novosti The mission of our party today and its main task is to overcome Bolshevism, the oligarchic nature of the state, the irremovability of power […]

On the critical need to reach a ceasefire as soon as possible

Decision by the Yabloko Federal Political Committee No 158 of 20 October 2022, published on 1.11.2022 Photo by Sergei Averin, RIA Novosti The tragedy, which has been going on for eight months already, makes it absolutely obvious that [all] should realise as soon as possible the need (the obligation) for a ceasefire as the first […]

On the current developments in Russia: stop the escalation of hatred

Decision by the Yabloko Federal Political Committee No 157 of 20 October 2022, published on 1.11.2022 Photo by Anatoly Zhdanov, Kommersant A military conflict between Russia and Ukraine with a huge potential for escalation up to the use of nuclear weapons is going on. At the moment, there is no reason to believe that the […]

On the situation in the world and the responsibility of political leaders

Decision by the Yabloko Federal Political Committee No 156 of 20 October 2022, published on 1.11.2022 The legacy of late Stalinism, combined with the collapse of the USSR in Belovezhskaya Pushcha [by the Belvezh Accords], illiterate and voluntaristic economic reforms, and Boris Yeltsin’s stake on power politics, made in the early 1990s, led to the […]

The Fear of The Endless War

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 25.10.2022  In October 2022 Yabloko party’s leader Grigory Yavlinsky answered the questions of BBC News about the perspectives of Russia’s special military operation against Ukraine, the West’s role in the current situation and the threat of nuclear weapon use. — In this month we`ve seen an escalation in Ukraine, we`ve seen the […]

A lecture by economist Igor Nikolayev “On the Prospects of the Russian Economy” will be held at the Yabloko Party University

Press Release, 28.09.2022 Photo: Igor Nikolayev / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 11 October, the Yabloko Party University will host a lecture “On the Prospects of the Russian Economy”. Lecturer is  Igor Nikolayev, Director of the Institute for Strategic Analysis of the company “Financial and Accounting Consultants”, Doctor of Economics, and a member […]

Artur Gaiduk, Yabloko MP in the Pskov regional parliament, asks the authorities to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe at the border points of the Pskov region

Press Release, 3.10.2022 Photo: Artur Gaiduk / Photo by the Pskov Yabloko Press Service Artur Gaiduk, a Yabloko deputy of the Pskov Regional Assembly of Deputies, proposes to the Governor, the Ministry of Emergency Situations and the Border Guard Department of the Federal Security Service to provide people who are trying to cross the border […]