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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-Ukraine relations'

Alexander Yefimov registered as a candidate for by-elections to the State Duma

Press Release, 22.07.2024 Photo: Alexander Yefimov at the electoral commission of the Rostov region / Photo from the regional electoral commission’s Telegram channel Today, the electoral commission of the Rostov region registered a member of the Federal Bureau of Yabloko, entrepreneur Alexander Yefimov, as a candidate in the by-elections to the State Duma. The Southern […]

Yabloko candidate for Governor of the Kaliningrad region Roman Morozov failed to overcome the municipal filter

Press Release, 22.07.2024 Photo: Roman Morozov / Photo by the regional party branch Roman Morozov, a human rights defender and a candidate for Governor of the Kaliningrad region from Yabloko, failed to pass the municipal filter to register for the elections. Last Friday, he submitted documents to the regional electoral commission without the mandatory signatures […]

The electoral commission is going to invalidate about a thousand signatures in support of the nomination of Maxim Kruglov in the elections to the Moscow City Duma

Press Release, 16.07.2024 Photo: Maxim Kruglov’s team before submitting signatures to the district electoral commission / Photo by the candidate’s headquarters Maxim Kruglov, a Yabloko candidate for the Moscow City Duma and the current deputy of the Moscow City Duma, told about the decision of the electoral commission to invalidate about a thousand signatures out […]

Electoral commissions are carrying out a political order to prevent Yabloko candidates from participating in municipal elections in St. Petersburg

Statement by the Bureau of the St. Petersburg branch of the Yabloko party, 15.07.2024 Candidates for municipal deputies from the Yabloko party are being denied registration en masse. In the Admiralteysky, Central, Petrogradsky, Kirovsky and other districts of St. Petersburg, candidates are rejected registration on the same far-fetched grounds that do not correspond either to […]

We Need a Ceasefire Now — Before It Is Too Late

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 12.07.2024 Armoured Peace Dove. Banksy. 2003   “It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong”. Abraham Lincoln The most recent rotation of the Presidency of the Council of the European Union – which is usually a formal procedure in the European bureaucratic system — […]

Over 50,000 Muscovites signed for peace and freedom

Press Release, 7.07.2024 Photo: Maxim Kruglov, head of the Yabloko faction in the Moscow City Duma and Yabloko’s candidate, meets with Muscovites Candidates for Moscow City Duma deputies from the Yabloko party were able to collect a total of 51,526 signatures from Muscovites in favour of their nomination that are required for their registration in […]

Nuclear war today. What are its prospects and what does the arrival of Viktor Orban have to do with it?

Telegram blog post by Nikolai Rybakov, 5.07.2024 Photo from social media. In 2023, nine countries increased their spending on nuclear weapons by 13%. This is a record high growth. According to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), nuclear club countries have spent a record USD 91.4 billion on modernisation and the number of […]

‘No other way out’: Ceasefire agreement in Russia-Ukraine conflict is ‘necessary’

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 21.06.2024 Grigory Yavlinsky, leader of the Russian United Democratic Party Yabloko, says in his interview to Erin Molan, Sky News Australia, that there is “no other way out” in the Russia-Ukraine conflict but a ceasefire agreement.

The Chelyabinsk Mayor’s Office sent Yabloko to collect signatures for nomination of its candidatesin the field. The party headquarters applied to court

Press Release, 3.07.2024 Photo: A screenshot of a map with locations for collecting signatures that the Chelyabinsk Mayor’s Office offered to the Yabloko party The administration of Chelyabinsk did not approve for the regional branch of the Yabloko party any of the one hundred locations which Yabloko applied for so that to collect signatures for […]

The St.Petersburg branch of Yabloko nominated 90 candidates to run in the municipal elections in St.Petersburg

Press Release, 29.06.2024 Photo by the regional branch of Yabloko On 28 June, the conference of the St. Petersburg branch of Yabloko nominated 25 more candidates for municipal deputies; earlier, on 24 June, the regional branch of the party nominated 70 candidates (five candidates will run in the elections in two electoral districts at once), […]

The Novgorod branch of Yabloko nominated candidates to run in the upcoming regional and municipal elections

Press Release, 29.06.2024 Photo by the regional branch of Yabloko 13 candidates from Yabloko will conduct their election campaigns under the slogan “For Peace and Freedom! For the ceasefire agreement!”. This was decided by the Conference of the regional branch of the party, held on 28 June.

Yabloko nominated Alexander Yefimov as a candidate from the Rostov region for by-elections to the State Duma

Press Release, 27.06.2024 Photo: Alexander Yefimov / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Yabloko nominated Alexander Yefimov, a member of the Federal Bureau of the party and an entrepreneur, as a candidate from the Rostov region in the by-elections for a State Duma deputy. Single-mandate electoral district No. 152 includes the Aksai district and the […]

St. Petersburg Yabloko nominated candidates for municipal deputies

Press Release, 25.06.2024 Delegates to the conference of the St. Petersburg branch of Yabloko, which took place on the evening of 24 June, nominated 70 candidates for 17 municipalities of St. Petersburg. On 28 June, the regional branch plans to nominate more candidates who have expressed their desire to run for Yabloko in recent days.

St. Petersburg Yabloko nominated pediatric anaesthesiologist Olga Yurkevich a candidate for by-elections to the Legislative Assembly

Press Release, 21.06.2024 Photo: Olga Yurkevich / Photo by regional branch of Yabloko St. Petersburg branch of Yabloko nominated Olga Yurkevich, a candidate of medical sciences, a doctor of the highest category and pediatric anesthesiologist, a candidate for deputy of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg in the coming by-elections in constituency No 18 of […]

Yabloko announces collection of signatures in support of nomination of its candidates in the elections of deputies of the Moscow City Duma

Press Release, 20.06.2024 Photo: Yabloko placard “For Peace and Freedom! 24 Yabloko candidates for the Moscow City Duma are campaigning under the slogan “For Peace and Freedom! For the Ceasefire Agreement!” Each candidate must collect signatures from Muscovites in his/her support so that to be registered in the race.

“Write letters to political prisoners, they are like medicine to us.” Yabloko to host the actions of writing letters to Russian political prisoners.

Press Release 19.06.2024 Photo by the Pskov regional branch of Yabloko Yabloko will once again host the actions of writing letters to Russian political prisoners. The number of political prisoners in Russia is growing every week. It is important for those unjustly imprisoned to know that they are not forgotten.

“Don’t shoot!”

Statement by the Yabloko party Chairman, 17.06.2024 Photo from social media The Yabloko party stands for the immediate conclusion of a ceasefire agreement without preconditions. Neither the resolution of the summit in Switzerland, nor Vladimir Putin’s statements at the meeting with the leadership of the Foreign Ministry answer the most important question: when people, including […]

Participate in elections so that to save people’s lives, and bring peace and freedom!

Resolution by the Federal Bureau of Yabloko adopted on 14.06.2024, published on 15.06.2024 Local and regional elections will be held in our country on 8 September, 2024. Citizens who do not agree with what has been happening in the country should have the opportunity to vote in these elections for an alternative and get their […]

The Versailles Trap

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 13.06.2024  A peace treaty was signed 105 years ago in June 1919 in Versailles, a Parisian suburb, marking the end of World War I. However, the Treaty of Versailles only delivered peace to Europe for a brief moment, before setting the wheels in motion for the start of the even more destructive […]

The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko nominated Yaroslav Shcherbakov as a candidate for the post of Governor of the Chelyabinsk region

Press Release, 14.06.2024 Photo by the regional branch of the party On 12 June, a conference of the Chelyabinsk regional branch of the Yabloko party nominated Yaroslav Shcherbakov as a candidate for the post of Governor of the Chelyabinsk region.