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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 'Judiciary'

The Public Prosecutor’s Office of Udmurtia, together with the Yabloko branch in Udmurtia, is challenging the permission given by the Izhevsk Mayor’s Office to developers for construction works near the Orlovka River as violating sanitary and safety norms

Press Release, 27.11.2023 Photo: A tent camp of civil activists opposing the construction of a road across the river / Photo by the regional branch of Yabloko The Public Prosecutor’s Office of Udmurtia joined in challenging the decision of the Izhevsk Mayor’s Office on the construction of a bridge across the Orlovka River. The supervisory […]

The Qualification Commission of Judges of St. Petersburg did not find any violations of ethics in the actions of the judge who found artist Alexandra Skochilenko guilty

Press Release, 21.11.2023 Photo: Alexandra Skochilenko / Photo from open sources The Qualification Commission of Judges of St. Petersburg conducted an audit of the actions of Judge Oksana Demyasheva during the trial of the criminal case of Alexandra Skochilenko. No violations were found. Earlier, in October, Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party Boris Vishnevsky demanded […]

Yabloko invites all to participate in the party’s regular action of writing letters to political prisoners in Moscow and Russian regions

Press Release, 20.11.2023 Photo: Saratov On 22 November – 6 December Yabloko will hold its regular actions of writing letters to Russian political prisoners. The actions will be conducted by the Yabloko branches in different Russian regions. nyone can take part in the actions of writing to political prisoners. Yabloko has developed an instruction ( […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Novgorod district court fined municipal deputy Oksana Sergeyeva for “demonstration of extremist symbols”

Press Release, 6.10.2023 Photo: Oksana Sergeyeva / Photo by the Novgorod Yabloko The court hearing on the administrative case against Oksana Sergeyeva, a municipal deputy and candidate from Yabloko in the elections to the Novgorod City Duma, was held on 5 October. A few days ago, the same judge ruled out that another Yabloko candidate, […]

The court terminated the administrative case of “discrediting the army” against the leader of the Yakutian branch of Yabloko Anatoly Nogovitsyn

However, the police may appeal the decision of the court Press Release, 29.09.2023 Photo: Anatoly Nogovitsyn / Photo from social media On 27 September, the judge of the Yakutsk City Court decided to terminate the proceedings in the case of an administrative offense on “discrediting the army” under Article 20.3.3 Part 1 of the Administrative […]

Trials in cases of extremism against Yabloko candidates in Novgorod Oksana Sergeyeva and Valery Kochnev postponed

Press Release, 29.09.2023 Photo: Valery Kochnev (second from left) with a support group awaiting the court hearing / Photo by the Novgorod branch of the party On 28 September, a wave of false reports about mining occurred in Veliky Novgorod. In addition to schools and kindergartens, the work of the Novgorod District Court, where hearings […]

Oksana Sergeyeva and Valery Kochnev, Yabloko candidates at the past elections in Veliky Novgorod, face a trial accused of “spreading extremist symbols”

Press Release, 27.09.2023 Photo: Oksana Sergeyeva and Valery Kochnev / Photo by the Novgorod Yabloko On 28 September, the Novgorod District Court will hold two trials on administrative cases regarding the “spread of extremist symbols” against candidates for the Veliky Novgorod City Duma Oksana Sergeyeva and Valery Kochnev. It should be noted that on 29 […]

A court in St. Petersburg rejected Emilia Slabunova’s complaint about inaction of the VKontakte social media on unblocking her page. The politician’s page still remains blocked

Press Release, 22.09.2023 Photo: Screenshot of Emilia Slabunova’s page on the VKontakte social media running that her page was blocked by the demand of the Office of the Public Prosecutor General of the RF No 27-31-2022 of 25.03.2022 A judge of the Smolninsky District Court of St. Petersburg ruled out that the VKontakte social media […]

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 […]

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, […]

Deputy Chairman of Moscow Yabloko will challenge in court the decision of the Ministry of Justice to include him in the register of “foreign agents”

Press Release, 13.09.2023 Photo: Andrei Morev / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 14 September, the Cheryomushkinsky District Court of Moscow will hold the first hearing on the claim of the Deputy Chairman of the Moscow Yabloko, Andrei Morev, against the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation. Morev demands to cancel the decision […]

In Novgorod, three Yabloko candidates for deputies of the City Duma have been detained. They can be arrested for 15 days

Press Release, 10.09.2023 Photo: Viktor Shalyakin (centre), Anna Cherepanova and Ksenia Cherepanova at the police station / Photo from social media On the night of September 9 – 10, the Novgorod police drew up protocols of violation under Article 19.3 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation (“disobedience to the police”) in […]

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 […]

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 […]