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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 'Governance'

A Yabloko supporter fined for participating in a rally against the “special military operation”. He fears pressure on his loved ones. Fundraising announced

Press Release, 20.11.2023 Photo: Alexei Duplyakov / Photo from Alexei Duplyakov’s personal archive Civil activist Alexei Duplyakov received a fine for participating in a peaceful rally against the start of the so-called “special military operation”. The rally took place in Moscow on 27 February, 2022. Duplyakov had to leave Russia fearing persecution for his active […]

A ridiculous sentence for pacifism. Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov on the sentence to artist Sasha Skochilenko

Nikolai Rybakov’s Telegram post, 16.11.2023 Photos by the Yabloko Press Service Artist Sasha Skochilenko was sentenced to seven years in prison. Not because she is a criminal and has caused immeasurable harm to someone. Such people, as you know, are now being pardoned. Sasha received such a ridiculous sentence for replacing several price tags in […]

St. Petersburg Yabloko is preparing a request to the Constitutional Court to review federal legislation on renovation

Press Release, 15.11.2023 Photo: A five-storey house in St. Petersburg that will be pulled down due to renovation / Photo by the regional branch of Yabloko The Yabloko faction in the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg is preparing an inquiry on behalf of the city parliament to the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation so […]

Iya Boronina: The Ministry of Culture of Udmurtia refused to provide information on the spending of budget funds

Iya Boronina’s blog post, 14.11.2023 Photo: Public Prosecutor’s Office in the Republic of Udmurtia / Photo by Iya Boronina I sent an inquiry to the Ministry of Culture of Udmurtia, as part of the preparation of amendments to the draft law “On the Budget of Udmurtia for 2024,” about the amount of funds allocated by […]

The Alexei Yablokov Day at the Darwin Museum. Acad.Yablokov’s legacy and modern environmental problems were discussed by scientists, politicians and public activists

Press Release, 14.11.2023 On 13 November, a conference and public forum The Alexei Yablokov Day were held at the Darwin Museum in Moscow as part of the events dedicated to the 90th anniversary of Acad.Alexei Yablokov (1933-2017), a renowned Russian ecologist and founder of the Green Russia Faction of the Yabloko party. In 2006, Alexei […]

A search conducted at the home of Yabloko deputy Olga Tuzhikova in Petrozavodsk, Karelia. Yet Tuzhikova has been in the status of a witness in a criminal case

Press Release, 10.11.2023 Photo: Olga Tuzhikova / Photo from Olga Tuzhikova’s personal archive On the morning of 10 November, a search was carried out in the apartment of Olga Tuzhikova, a Yabloko deputy of the Petrozavodsk City Council. Tuzhikova is a witness in the case initiated under the article on calls for activities directed against […]

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 […]

Interethnic and interreligious enmity is the path to the collapse of Russia

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 2.11.2023 Photo by RFI The attack on the Makhachkala airport by a crowd motivated by national hatred under anti-Semitic slogans, as well as anti-Semitic actions in Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay-Cherkessia – all these are the symptoms of a progressive serious illness of the state and society. Against the backdrop of the 18 months […]

A way to the future: assessment of Stalinism

Grigory Yavlinsky’s Facebook page, 30.10.2023 During the years of Joseph Stalin’s rule in the USSR, millions of citizens of the country were repressed and killed. This is the scale of a real national catastrophe. The crimes of Stalinism and Bolshevism affected almost every family in our country. It is impossible to simply forget and move […]

Yabloko’s Boris Vishnevsky had his microphone turned off after speaking about the “special military operation” at the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly

Press Release, 1.11.2023 Photo: Boris Vishnevsky / Photo by the Press Service of the St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly Speaking on October 31 at the meeting of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, deputy Boris Vishnevsky explained why the Yabloko faction could not support the draft city budget of St.Petersurg for 2024. Vishnevsky said that the reasons […]

A rally in memory of the victims of political repression and in support of current political prisoners held in Veliky Novgorod

Press Release, 31.10.2023 The Novgorod branch of Yabloko organised a rally on 30 October, the Day of Remembrance of Victims of Political Repression. The rally participants read out loud the names of Novgorod residents  who were shot during the years of Stalin’s terror, as well as excerpts from the letters of the current political prisoners.

The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko organised an excursion along the last route of the victims of Stalin’s repressions

Press Release, 31.10.2023 On the eve of the Day of Remembrance for Victims of Political Repression, the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko organised an excursion in memory of victims of Stalinist repression in Chelyabinsk, who were shot in 1938 allegedly for counter-revolutionary activities and were rehabilitated in the 1950-1960s.

Yabloko held an online marathon in memory of the victims of political repression and actions throughout the country

Press Release, 31.10.2023 On the Day of Remembrance for Victims of Political Repression, Yabloko held an online marathon “People, Don’t Kill Each Other!”, during which hundreds of people read out loud the names of victims of Stalin’s repressions of 1930s-1940s, remembered their ancestors who died during the terror, and showed places of mass executions in […]

Boris Vishnevsky called on the Public Prosecutor General to open a criminal case against MP Gurulyov, who proposed exterminating 20% of Russia’s population who disagree with Vladimir Putin’s policies

Press Release, 23.10.2023 Photo: MP Gurulyov, a screenshot of the programme “Sunday Evening with Vladimir Solovyov” Boris Vishnevsky, Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party and deputy of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, sent an appeal to Igor Krasnov, Public Prosecutor General of Russia, asking to organise a check of the statement by State Duma […]

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 Forum of Yabloko Deputies: “We will do what we can and should do: help people and improve our competence.”

Press Release, 20.10.2023 Yabloko representatives in the regional legislative assemblies and city and municipal councils, discussed during the three-day forum the specifics of work of an opposition deputy, shared their experiences and analysed the most popular cases encountered in the practices of Yabloko deputies. The forum was organised by the Centre for Work with Local […]

Yabloko leader in Tatarstan Ruslan Zinatullin at the State Council: “Militaristic practices are passed off as patriotism”

Press Release, 20.10.2023 Photo: Ruslan Zinatullin / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 19 October, the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan adopted in the first reading the bill “On the Patriotic Education of Citizens in the Republic of Tatarstan,” which was developed so that to determine a “unified approach” to patriotic education […]

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 […]

In Altai, Artyom Sakharov, a candidate Yabloko member, fined for reading poetry

Press Release, 17.10.2023 Photo: Artyom Sakharov / Photo from social media Artyom Sakharov, an 18-year-old civil activist and a candidate member of Yabloko, was fined 75,000 roubles for reading poetry which was regarded by the authorities as a “repeated violation of the established procedure for organising or holding a public event” (Article 20.2 Part 8 […]

Yabloko to conduct a three-day forum of deputies to exchange experiences

Press Release, 17.10.2023 On 17-19 October, Yabloko will conduct the Forum of Yabloko Deputies on the party’s online platform, 209 deputies from 23 regions of the country were invited to the event to exchange experiences and work on common cases. The speakers of the forum include current parliamentarians of regional legislative assemblies Boris Vishnevsky (the […]