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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 'History'

Yabloko to hold an all-Russian conference on nuclear risks on the 38th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster

Press Release, 19.04.2024 Photo from On 24 April, Yabloko will hold an all-Russian conference “Nuclear Technologies and Nuclear Risks in the Modern World”. The event will take place online via Zoom.

“To pull people back from the abyss of the Russian rebellion.”  Participants of the film festival “Another View” discussed a film about “anti-fascists” and “nationalists” in Russia at the beginning of the 2000s

Press Release, 16.04.2024 On 15 April, a screening and discussion of the film “The Key to a Clockwork Orange” (2014) was held at Yabloko. The documentary film by Grigory Grishin and Olga Yakovleva about the phenomenon of war between the youth movements of “anti-fascists” and “nationalists” on the streets of Russia in the 2000s provoked […]

“Man is the measure of all things.” The teleplay “Sforza” was shown at Yabloko

Press Release, 15.04.2024 On 11 April, the television play “Sforza” was shown at Yabloko as part of the Another View” festival. The performance by Alexei Zherebtsov, based on the novel-play by Sasha Denisova, takes us to Milan in the 15th century. We find ourselves in the Middle Ages with all its attributes: a ruler behind […]


On the collapse of the international order formed after the end of World War II and the risks of a major global conflict Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 12.04.2024 DISINTEGRATION PROCESSES International political developments today show that the previous world order is irreversibly paying its final bow in history. Against the backdrop of an increase in shocks […]

Yabloko hosted a lecture by Alexander Verkhovsky on nationalism in post-Soviet Russia

Press Release, 5.04.2024 On 4 April, the Yabloko Party University hosted a lecture “How Russian nationalism has changed over three post-Soviet decades” by Alexander Verkhovsky, a famous researcher of nationalism and extremism and head of the SOVA Research Centre.

“Philosopher of freedom and creativity.” Yabloko to host a lecture on Russian philosopher Nikolai Berdyaev

Press Release, 22.03.2024 On 26 March, a lecture dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the Russian philosopher and sociologist Nikolai Berdyaev will be held at the Yabloko party’s central office in Moscow and will be also streamed on the YouTube channel. The lecture will be given by Anastasia Gacheva, a leading researcher at the Institute […]

Yabloko will host a lecture by Vladimir Buldakov on the new economic policy of 1921 – 1926 as a path to dictatorship

Press Release, 11.03.2024 On 25 March, the Yabloko Party University will host a lecture  on the New Economic Policy (NEP) in the USSR in 1921 – 1926 as a path to dictatorship. The lecturer is Vladimir Buldakov, Doctor of Historical Sciences and chief researcher at the Institute of Russian History of the Russian Academy of […]

Yabloko to host the “Live Forever” theatre piece by the Moscow independent theatre Baggage

Press Release 5.03.2024 On 11 March, the Yabloko party Moscow office will host the “Live Forever” theatre piece. The key idea of the play is as follows: one must remain human always and in any conditions and trials. The play is staged by the Moscow independent theatre Baggage. The production is based on one of […]

Yabloko to host a concert-performance “Fooled. 1938-1941” based on the anti-war diaries by Friedrich Kellner

Press Release, 26.02.2024 Illusration: Pablo Picasso, Guernica. 1937. Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid On 28 February, the central office of the Yabloko party in Moscow will host a concert-performance “Fooled. 1938-1941”. The production is based on the diary of Friedrich Kellner (1885-1970). The director of the performance is Alexander Gnezdilo, member of the Federal Political Committee […]

The Altai branch of Yabloko will hold an event in memory of Boris Nemtsov

Press Release, 20.02.2024 A memorial rally dedicated to the anniversary of the murder of politician Boris Nemtsov will be conducted in Barnaul, the Altai Territory, on 25 February 25 at 13:00. The action will be held on Freedom Square near the monument to victims of political repression “Farewell”. The event was agreed upon with the […]

A lecture about Admiral Alexander Kolchak who fought against the Bolshevik coup d’etat was held at the Omsk branch of Yabloko

Press Release, 13.02.2024 Photo by the Omsk branch of Yabloko On the day of memory of the Russian scientist, statesman, political and military figure Alexander Kolchak, a public lecture “Admiral Kolchak as a Russian George Washington. Assessment of the image of the Supreme Ruler in Russia and abroad (1918-1920)” was held in the Omsk regional […]

Viktor Kogan-Yasny: The OSCE is the most important civilisational achievement of the last quarter of the 20th century

Viktor Kogan-Yasny’s blog post, 12.02.2024 Photo: Viktor Kogan-Yasny / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service My job is to occasionally write about things that relate to limiting bloodshed now and eliminating it strategically in the future. I have to write in a dry language because it’s “work”. Political leaders, military leaders and military commanders say […]

The Public Prosecutor’s Office found no violations in the installation of a stele in the place of mass burial in Sandarmokh with an inscription distorting history. MP Slabunova appealed to the Investigative Committee

Press Release, 30.01.2024 Photo: The inscription on the stele runs “To the victims of repression of 1937-1939 and to the victims of the Finnish occupation during the Great Patriotic War” / Photo by Emilia Slabunova At the end of December 2023, it was reported that the authorities plan to install a stele in memory not […]

The Yabloko Party University hosted a lecture by Pavel Kudyukin on trade unions in Russia

Press Release, 29.01.2024 On 26 January, the Yabloko Party University hosted a lecture by Pavel Kudyukin “Trade Unions in Russia”. The lecturer, Pavel Kudyukin, is Co-Chairman of the University Solidarity Trade Union, member of the Council of the Confederation of Labour of Russia, and Deputy Minister of Labour of Russia in 1991-1993.

Stop creeping re-Stalinization

Resolution by the 22nd Yabloko Congress adopted on 10.12.2023, published on 26.01.2024 Photo by Yevgeny Odinokov, RIA Novosti The Russian United Democratic Party Yabloko is worried and draws attention to the campaign unfolding in Russia to justify the Great Terror and its inspirer, Joseph Stalin. Against the background of the ongoing loss of human lives […]

The Moscow Yabloko on the Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin to protect the “The Last Address” memorial plaques commemorating the victims of Soviet political repression

Press Release, 22.01.2024 Photo: “The Last Address” sign on Dolgorukovskaya 5 (formerly Kalyaevskaya 5) / Photo from social media Maxim Kruglov, head of the faction in the Moscow City Duma and Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party, signed a letter to the Moscow Mayor on the inclusion of memorial plaques of the “The Last Address” […]

The Yabloko Party University will host a lecture by Pavel Kudyukin on trade unions in Russia

Press Release, 22.01.2024 On 26 January, the Yabloko Party University will host a lecture by Pavel Kudyukin “Trade Unions in Russia”. The lecture will begin at 19:00 (Moscow time). The lecturer, Pavel Kudyukin, is Co-Chairman of the University Solidarity Trade Union, member of the Council of the Confederation of Labour of Russia, and Deputy Minister […]

“We cannot leave those terrible events without conclusions.” Yabloko honoured the memory of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova

Press Release, 19.01.2024 Photos by the Yabloko Press Service On the 15th anniversary of the murder of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova by neo-Nazis, activists and leaders of the Yabloko party laid flowers at an impromptu memorial at the place of the murder in Prechistenka street in Moscow.

The 22nd Congress of Yabloko. The key points

Press Release, 11.12.2023 Photo: Igor Artemyev, a member of the Federal Political Committee, speaks at the Congress on 9 December / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Past weekend, the 22nd Yabloko Congress took place in Moscow. The Congress elected the party leaders and the executive bodies of the party for the next four years. […]

Nikolai Rybakov about the forks of the past 30 years: “No one can convince us that there was no other way”

Press Release, 9.12.2023 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov made a report at the 22nd Yabloko Party Congress. He spoke about the historical forks of the past 30 years and Yabloko’s proposals at each of them. Rybakov said that it was necessary to understand at what turns the wrong choice had […]