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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 Sverdlovsk Region branch of Yabloko held a picket against the deratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

Press Release, 23.10.2023 On 22 October, the Sverdlovsk Region branch of Yabloko held a picket against the deratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty. The action was attended by members of the regional branch, Youth Yabloko activists and residents of Yekaterinburg.

A Multipolar End

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site and Zhivoi Gvozd Youtube channel, 16.10.2023 Grigory Yavlinsky on the Hamas attack on Israel, repression in Russia and the future world order Everything on which the world order was based after the end of World War II is losing significance before our eyes. After the extreme horrors of war and colossal sacrifices, […]

Don’t push the planet towards a nuclear disaster

Statement by the Chairman of the Federal Political Committee of Yabloko, 13.10.2023 Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted on 5 October that Moscow may withdraw ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT). A week later, on 12 October, it was reported that the relevant State Duma committee had prepared a bill to revoke ratification. Its consideration […]

On the Urgency and Inevitability of a Ceasefire

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 22.09.2023 Borodyanka, Kyiv district, Ukraine. March 2022 // Ales Ustsinau THE SITUATION TODAY One and a half years of hostilities have demonstrated that the largest armed conflict in Europe after World War II — the confrontation between Russia and Ukraine — will drag on for years and will be accompanied by never-ending […]

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 […]

Members of the Council on Foreign and Defence Policies: “No one should ever blackmail humanity with the threat of the use of nuclear weapons”

Web-site of the Council for Foreign and Defenсe Policies, 17.07.2023 Members of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policies issued an official statement condemning calls on the possible launching a nuclear war which were published in the media. Three members of the Yabloko party – Academician Alexei Arbatov, member of the Yabloko’s Federal Political Committee, Major […]

L’oppositore Nikolaj Rybakov: «Non basta sperare nella fine di Putin, il sistema del regime gli sopravviverà»

  THE INTERVIEW July 1, 2023 – 08:45 di Marco Imarisio DAL NOSTRO INVIATO MOSCA – Loro l’avevano detto. «Guardi qui, se non ci crede». Sul tavolo ci sono dépliant vecchi di cinque anni, che risalgono alle elezioni del 2018, e altri più recenti. In ogni documento si fa cenno al pericolo che corre lo Stato russo facendo […]

The Supreme Court of Yakutia upheld the sentence to Anatoly Nogovitsyn. Yabloko launches fundraising for the payment of the fine

Press Release, 16.05.2023 Photo: Anatoly Nogovitsyn / Photo from social media The Supreme Court of Yakutia upheld the verdict of the City Court of Yakutsk, which sentenced the leader of Yabloko in Yakutia, Anatoly Nogovitsyn, to a 200,000 roubles fine under the criminal article on “discrediting the army” (Article 280.3, Part 1, of the Criminal […]

“The battlefield demands blood and nothing else. However, in the 21st century we cannot follow the tracks reeking of blood of the 20th century.”

Lev Shlosberg gets the Gilel Storch Award for his outstanding contribution to the promotion of humanist values Press Release, 13.05.2023 Photo: Marсus Storch hands to Lev Schlosberg the sculpture of the Gilel Storch Award The Gilel Storch Award for 2023 was extended to Russian politician Lev Shlosberg, member of the Federal Political Committee of the […]

Yabloko leader Nikolai Rybakov: The real memory of those who died in the Second World War would be a peaceful sky above us, over all of Europe, over the whole world. And our responsibility is to return it

Press Release, 6.05.2023 On 6 May, on the threashold of Victory Day, Chairman of the Yabloko party Nikolai Rybakov, on behalf of all Yabloko members, laid flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow. “When I come to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier near the Kremlin wall, or Mamayev Kurgan in Volgograd, […]

“Eternal memory. Endless gratitude. Huge respect”

Press Release, 9.05.2023 On the 78th anniversary of the Victory in the Second World War, leaders and members of the Yabloko party visited the Preobrazhenskoye Cemetery in Moscow, where more than 10,000 soldiers and commanders of the Red Army are buried, and laid flowers at the memorial and the graves of the French pilots of […]

Nothing Is More Valuable Then Human Life

On the need for a ceasefire and an end to the military actions Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 07.05.2023 Photo: Oleg Petrasyuk // EPA The bloodletting in Ukraine is remorseless, continuing for the second year running. We are on the threshold of a new escalation in the military confrontation fraught with further countless losses of life. I […]

On the responsibility of journalists

Decision by the Yabloko Federal Political Committee of 24 March 2023 Published on 2.05.2023 The stand of journalists is of particular importance in the conditions of the special military operation, total government propaganda and censorship. Today the key political and value-based choice depends on how your word turns the scale: either for the continuation of […]

On the historical risks of Russia’s artificial estrangement from European civilisation

Decision by the Yabloko Federal Political Committee of 24 March 2023 Published on 27.04.2023 Photo by Vladimir Sergeyev, RIA Novosti The Statute of the Council of Europe, the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, the European Charter of Local Self-Government, the European Social Charter, the Criminal Law Convention on Corruption, the […]

Deputies of the Pskov Region Assembly of Deputies rejected the Yabloko bill on amnesty on the articles on military censorship

Press Release, 25.04.2023 Photo: The Pskov Region Assembly of Deputies / Photo by At the April session, the Pskov region parliamentarians refused to support and send to the State Duma a draft resolution submitted by Yabloko MP Artur Gaiduk on the release of people brought to criminal responsibility or convicted for the first time […]

On Russia and its citizens

Decision by the Yabloko Federal Political Committee of 24 March 2023 Published on 21.04.2023 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Mutual distrust and intolerance towards opponents have been deliberately imposed on people in modern Russia. Sanctions under “political articles” have appeared in the legislation and are being tightened; and political repressions are rapidly intensifying in […]

On the stand of the Yabloko party in connection with the special military operation and the challenges of the near future

Decision by the Yabloko Federal Political Committee of 24 March, 2023 Published on 13 April, 2023 Photo: Mariupol / Photo by Alexander Chernykh, Kommersant The Yabloko party, as a democratic opposition to the present system of power in Russia, has repeatedly stated its principally negative stance both as regards the strategic course of the state’s […]

The Federal Political Committee of Yabloko: Grigory Yavlinsky’s article “Just Stop!” expresses the official political stance of Yabloko

Decision by the Yabloko Federal Political Committee of 24 March, 2023 Published on 10 April, 2023 The Federal Political Committee of the Russian United Democratic Party Yabloko states that the article by Grigory Yavlinsky “Just Stop!”, published by the Novaya Rasskaz-Gazeta (No. 2 of February 2023) and arising from the resolution of the Congress of […]

A ceasefire is the first and inevitable step towards peace

Decision by the Yabloko Federal Political Committee of 24 March, 2023 Published on 10 April, 2023 Photo by RIA Novosti According to the UN, at least 8,006 civilians were killed, at least 13,287 were injured, and more than 8 million people became refugees during the year of the special military operation. The actual extent of […]

On the future of Russia

Decision by the Yabloko Federal Political Committee of 24 March, 2023 Published on 7 April, 2023 War is a great catastrophe for our country and every person living in Russia. The special military operation on the territory of Ukraine has been determining the entire agenda of Russia’s life for more than a year now: the […]