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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'

The Novgorod District Court fined Yabloko City Duma candidates Anna Cherepanova, Ksenia Cherepanova and Viktor Shalyakin 4,000 roubles each for “disobedience to the police”

Press Release, 20.09.2023 Photo: Police officers blocking the car of Yabloko candidates on 9 September, 2023 / Photo by Ksenia Cherepanova Yabloko’s politicians were accused of allegedly planning to enter the premises of the precinct electoral commission at school No. 31 on the night of 9-10 September. That night, Anna Cherepanova, Ksenia Cherepanova, and Viktor […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: Only people themselves can change the situation in Russia

YouTube channel Zhivoy Gvozd, 18.09.2023 Broadcasted live on 16.09.2023 Over 30 years, the Yabloko party has offered people in Russia a different path eleven times: eight times in parliamentary elections and three times in presidential elections. This path would never have led our country to what is happening now. We proposed to build a state […]

Fight poverty, not the world

Decision by the Federal Bureau of Yaboko adopted on 4 September 2023, published on 14 September 2023 Photo by Oleg Kharseyev, Kommersant The document was adopted following the results of expert hearings held in Veliky Novgorod on 4 September. Yevgeniy Gontmakher, Doctor of Economics and a Yabloko member, participated in the development of the document. […]

Yabloko raised 3.361 million roubles at an auction in support of eight political prisoners

Collection of donations is going on Press Release, 13.09.2023 UPD. The total amount collected in support of political prisoners together with donations which came after the auction, as of 14 September at 20:00 (Moscow time), is 3.674.276 roubles. In total, 23 lots were sold at the auction: works by contemporary artists, as well as things, […]

Candidates from Pskov Yabloko in single-mandate constituencies received voters support

Statement by the Regional Council of the Pskov branch of Yabloko, 13.09.2023 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Despite the cancellation of registration of Yabloko’s lists of candidates, three-day and remote electronic voting, and admission of observers to polling stations only in three districts of the region, candidates from the Pskov Yabloko did not stop […]

Dozens of thousands of Russian citizens cast their votes for Peace and for Yabloko!

Summing up the results of the elections Press Release, 11.09.2023 In the elections held on 10 September, Yabloko managed to retain representation in the city parliamets of Yekaterinburg, Veliky Novgorod and Krasnokamsk (the Perm region), as well as create a faction in the city duma of Yasnogorsk (the Tula region). The team of municipal deputies […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: “Elections for peace and freedom”

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 11.09.2023 Photo: Yabloko campaign posters “Yabloko. Your vote For Peace and Freedom!” in Yekaterinburg / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 10 September, Russia held regular election. Everyone understands what kind of “elections” there can be in such a system, especially during the “special military operation”. Since 1996, voting in Russia […]

Yabloko gets mandates in four city parliaments, including the city dumas of Yekaterinburg and Novgorod

Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov summed up the preliminary results of the elections of 8 – 10 September Press Release, 10.09.2023 According to preliminary data, candidates from Yabloko were elected to the city dumas of Yekaterinburg, Novgorod, Krasnokamsk (the Perm Territory) and Yasnogorsk (the Tula Region). This was stated by Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov during a […]

Citizen participation and control over voting can combat fraud

Statement by the Federal Bureau of Yabloko, 9.09.2023 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 10 September, many regions of our country will hold elections at different levels: elections of local governments, legislative assemblies, and heads of regions. And in six months there will be presidential elections, which will be held within the framework of […]

The Pskov City Court refused to recognise the assignment of the status of “foreign agent” to Yabloko’s Lev Shlosberg illegal. The decision will be appealed

Press Release, 9.09.2023 Photo: Lev Shlosberg  / Photo from Lev Shlosberg’s personal archive The Pskov City Court rejected Lev Shlosberg, a member of the Federal Political Committee of the Yabloko party, in satisfying his claims against the Ministry of Justice to declare illegal the order of June 16, 2023, to include the politician in the […]

“You have defended the garden, which means you can do more”: the head of Yabloko called on Yekaterinburg residents to support Yabloko’s course for peace at elections

Е1.RU, 8.09.2023 Nikolai Rybakov, Chairman of the United Democratic Party Yabloko, visited Yekaterinburg on the eve of the elections to the City Duma. He came to support his fellow party members, talk about the strategy of peaceful change with which they are going to voters, and urge the residents of the city to take part […]

The court sentenced Mikhail Afanasyev to 5.5 years in prison in the case of “fakes about the army”

Press Release, 7.09.2023 Photo: Mikhail Afanasyev / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Mikhail Afanasyev, Editor-in-Chief of the Novy Focus online media, a Yabloko member and two-time winner of the Andrei Sakharov Prize “For Journalism as an Act of Conscience”, was sentenced to 5.5 years in prison in a criminal case on “fakes about the […]

Fundraising for an independent examination for the leader of the Vologda Yabloko is closed. We thank everyone who did not remain indifferent and helped!

Press Release, 6.09.2023 Photo: Nikolai Yegorov / Photo from Nikolai Yegorov’s personal archive We have closed the collection of donations for the Chairman of the Vologda branch of Yabloko Nikolai Yegorov, as a criminal case on “discrediting the army” was filed against him (Article 280.3, Part 1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) […]

On the pressure on the Yabloko party candidates

Statement by the Yabloko Federal Bureau, 4.09.2023 Photo: Yabloko poster: Yabloko. Your vote for peace and freedom! On the threashold of the single voting day on 10 September, we have to once again state the growing pressure on the candidates of the Yabloko party. A campaign of defamation and bans has been waged against our […]

The Yabloko branch in Bashkiria commemorating victims of the World War II: No more wars!

Press Release, 4.09.2023 Photo by the Yabloko branch in Bashkiria On 3 September, the anniversary of the end of World War II, activists of the regional branch of the Yabloko party in Bashkiria, according to their long-term tradition, laid flowers at the monument to the victims of the battles in August-September 1945.

Yabloko leader Nikolai Rybakov visited Krasnoyarsk to support Yabloko candidates in the upcoming elections

Press Release, 31.08.2023 Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov visited the Krasnoyarsk Territory to support the party’s candidates in the upcoming elections to the Krasnoyarsk City Council and the by-elections to the State Duma and to speak on local media with an appeal to the residents of the region to vote for peace and freedom, as Yabloko […]

An administrative protocol on the demonstration of extremist symbols drawn up against another Yabloko candidate in Novgorod. Both the candidates can be deprived of the opportunity to be elected

Press Release, 1.09.2023 Photo: Oksana Sergeyeva / Photo by the Novgorod branch of Yabloko Police drew up an administrative protocol on the “demonstration of extremist symbols” – a photo with a flag with two white and one blue stripes – against Oksana Sergeyeva, a Yabloko candidate for the Novgorod City Duma.

A charity poetry event will be held in Chelyabinsk. Registration of participants is open

Press Release, 31.08.2023 The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko and the public project TyNeOdin74 (YouAreNotAlone74) will hold a charity poetry party. We will reсite the poems of people who were repressed – in memory of them and in support of those who have been and are being subjected to political persecution now.

The Basmanny Court  in Moscow extended the arrest for Yabloko member Vasily Neustroyev for another three months

Press Release, 31.08.2023 Photo: Vasily Neustroyev Today the Basmanny Court  in Moscow extended the arrest for Yabloko member Vasily Neustroyev for another three months. The court hearing was conducted in camera at the request of the investigator, who stated that there were state secrets in the case file. According to the Telegram channel “Freedom to […]

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 […]