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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-US Relations'

The Moscow Public Prosecutor’s Office, at the request of Yabloko Deputy Chair Boris Vishnevsky, will check MP Gurulev’s statement about the extermination of Russian citizens who disagree with Vladimir Putin

Press Release, 2.11.2023 Photo: MP Gurulyov speaks on TV / Screenshot The Public Prosecutor General’s Office sent Boris Vishnevsky’s appeal for a legal assessment of the scandalous statements of State Duma deputy Andrei Gurulev for consideration to the Moscow Public Prosecutor’s Office. This is stated in the response of the Public Prosecutor General Office to […]

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.

The Sverdlovsk region branch of Yabloko to hold a picket against Russia’s deratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

Press Release, 18.10.2023 Photo: A leaflet of the picket / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 22 October, the Sverdlovsk region branch of the Yabloko party will hold a picket in Yekaterinburg against the Russian Federation’s withdrawal of ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT). On 5 October, Vladimir Putin announced Russia’s possible withdrawal […]

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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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 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 […]

Viktor Kogan-Yasny: About actions by sheer force

Special for the Yabloko web-site, 11.03.2023 Photo: Viktor Kogan-Yasny / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service As is well known, there were wars in Europe after 1945: the territory of the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s, – and very tough confrontations on the verge of a large-scale use of force: the GDR in 1953, Hungary […]

Deputies of the Pskov Regional Assembly rejected the Yabloko bill on criminal liability for propaganda of nuclear war

Press Release, 28.02.2023 Photo: The Pskov Regional Assembly of Deputies / Photo by Four MPs voted for the bill, thirteen voted against, and six abstained. Earlier, the Governor of the Pskov region, Mikhail Vedernikov, wrote in his opinion on the Yabloko bill on criminal liability for propaganda of nuclear war that “a call to commit […]

Viktor Kogan-Yasny: What I would say to external experts

Special for the Yabloko website, 27.02.2023 Photo: Viktor Kogan-Yasny / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service What would I say should be done, if – very unlikely – some external experts asked me what is needed for Ukraine and Europe now? I would say that a “road map” is needed. For ten years and twenty […]

Alexei Arbatov: After Putin’s statement, the US will most likely withdraw from the START III Treaty, and the arms race will start anew

Press Release, 22.02.2023, based on,, Photo: Alexei Arbatov / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 22 February, the State Duma approved the suspension of Russia’s participation in the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty. This happened the day after the announcement of Vladimir Putin’s message to the Federal Assembly. On 21 February, the […]

“Vladimir Putin’s message in short: get ready that all this will take a long time.” Yabloko leaders on the President Putin’s message to the Federal Assembly

Press Release, based on Telegram channels, 21.02.2023 Photo by Dmitry Azarov / Kommersant “Vladimir Putin’s message in short is: get ready that all this will take a long time. Our stance is: enough! Everyone has already said enough to each other – stop killing people, this is the main thing! And as long as there […]

Yabloko invites all to participate in the online marathon “Say Yes to Peace!”

Press Release, 17.02.2023 On 23 February, Yabloko will hold an online marathon “Say Yes to Peace!” dedicated to the events of the past year. We invite everyone to join the action by recording a video. Tell us how you lived this year, what you thought, what you felt and what has been helping you to […]

The Governor of the Pskov region on the calls for nuclear war: “A call to commit legal actions cannot be a crime”

Press Release, 16.02.2023 Photo: The Pskov Regional Assembly of Deputies / Photo by The Pskov Region Governor Mikhail Vedernikov informs, in his conclusion to the Yabloko bill on criminal liability for propaganda of nuclear war which was submitted to the Pskov Regional Assembly of Deputies, that “a call to commit legal actions cannot be […]

The Party of Peace against the Party of War and the Party Baying for Blood

Statement by the Yabloko Bureau, 15.02.2023 Photo: City views of Mariupol during the so-called “special operation” / Photo by Alexander Chernykh, Kommersant Throughout its political history, YABLOKO has been a party of peace, since the war in Chechnya, when in December 1994 [when the RF authorities started a war in Chechnya], a group of State […]


Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 05.02.2023 When it was already blindingly obvious that Russia was about to launch large-scale military actions in Ukraine, actions that Putin refers to as war today, for a long time a vast number of the Russian elite and the opposition-minded mass media refused to believe that this could actually happen. In 2021, […]