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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 'Congratulations/Condolences'

Vladimir Voinovich was an uncompromising opponent of a repressive machinery

Grigory Yavlinsky about a great writer and a courageous man who left us Grigory Yavlinsky’s Facebook page, 28.07.2018 As far as in 1986, Vladimir Voinovich wrote the dystopian novel “Moscow 2042”, its plot in many respects resembles Russia of our days: communism was built in Greater Moscow, a complete merger fusion of the party and […]

Grigory Yavlinsky’s greetings to writer and Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich on her jubilee

Grigory Yavlinsky: “Svetlana Alexievich directly succeeds to the great Russian literature” 31.05.2018 On 31 May, Svetlana Aleksandrovna Alexievich, writer and Nobel Prize winner in literature, turns 70. Yabloko founder Grigory Yavlinsky sends his greetings to Svetlana Alexievich:

Grigory Yavlinsky on twitter on the murder of journalist Arkady Babchenko

30.05.2018 – 0:39 A demonstrative political murder once again. Arkady Babchenko, Russian journalist, radical critic of Putin and Russian politics has been killed. This is very bad. This is a sign that, according to the plan of those who ordered this murder, everyone should understand. And be ready. Incredible grief for the relatives. Deepest condolences

Tough, courageous and free journalism turns deadly today

Statement of the Yabloko party in connection with the murder of journalist Arkady Babchenko 29.05.2018 Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko has been murdered in Kiev. A courageous, honest and tough man. Arkady Babchenko saw the goal of his life in the search for truth and delivery of this truth to each of us. As always in […]

Congratulations to Sergei Mitrokhin on his anniversary!

Your activity in Yabloko in defending the rights of citizens, and Muscovites, in particular,  is uncompromising Greetings from Emilia Slabunova and Grigory Yavlinsky, 20.05.2018 Today, Sergei Mitrokhin, member of the Federal Political Committee of the Yabloko party and Chairman of the Moscow branch of Yabloko, turns 55. Emilia Slabunova, Yabloko Chair, and Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman […]

Congratulations to Natalia Yevdokimova on her anniversary!

Greetings from Nikolai Rybakov, Yabloko Deputy Chair 27.04.2017 Today, Natalia Yevdokimova, member of the Council under the President of the Russian Federation for the Development of Civil Society and Human Rights and Executive Secretary of the St. Petersburg Human Rights Council, celebrates an anniversary. Nikolai Rybakov, Yabloko Deputy Chair and member of the St. Petersburg […]

Birthday greetings to Grigory Yavlinsky

Greetings from Alexei German Jr. and the Yabloko party 10.04.2018 Today Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of the Federal Political Committee of the Yabloko party, turns 66.  Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova and Russian famous film director Alexei German Jr. send their birthday greetings to Grigory Yavlinsky:                    

Novaya Gazeta newspaper turns 25! Greetings from Grigory Yavlinsky

“Our life is such that the desire to speak up the truth is always new and brave” 01.04.2018 The newspaper has turned 25 years, but it is like a new one! Our life is such that the desire to speak up the truth is always new and brave. Looking for workarounds being guided by pragmatics […]

The Kemerovo branch of Yabloko demanded to dismiss Governor Aman Tuleyev

Press Release, 26.03.2018 The Kemerovo branch of Yabloko issued a statement demanding dismissal of Governor Aman Tuleyev and Ilya Serdyuk, head of the city of Kemerovo in view of the tragedy which took place in a trade centre on 25 March. According to Yabloko activists, the tragedy represented a consequence of the work of the […]

Mourning together with Kemerovo

Web-site of Grigory Yavlinsky, 26.03.2018, 10:28 I am expressing my condolences to the families and friends of people who died in a fire in Kemerovo. Dozens of dead, and many children among them. This is a grief for the whole country, every person, regardless of place of residence. But condolence is not enough. It is […]

Yabloko mourns the vicitms of a fire in Kemerovo

Press Release, 26.03.2018 Yabloko Party Chair Emilia Slabunova and Yabloko Deputy Chairman Nikolai Rybakov laid flowers to the Representative office of the Kemerovo region in Moscow (Bolshaya Tatarskaya 5, bldg 9) and made an entry in the book of condolences.

“Corruption, irresponsibility, cynicism, connivance of the authorities of all levels are poisoning and burning people and the future of the country”

Condolences from Emilia Slabunova and Grigory Yavlinsky, 26.03.2018 On 25 March, in a fire in a shopping center in Kemerovo, more than 50 people, including many children, died in a fire On March 25, in a fire in a shopping center in Kemerovo. Yabloko leaders Emilia Slabunova and Grigory Yavlinsky expressed their condolences to the […]

Congratulations on International Women’s Day!

Greetings from Emilia Slabunova, 08.03.2018                               Dear ladies, Congratulations to all of us with this wonderful spring holiday!

Congratulations to Sergei Adamovich Kovalyov on his birthday!

Greetings from Emilia Slabunova 02.02.2018           Dear Sergei Adamovich,   Happy birthday! You are always faithful to your principles and you know what you are doing.   Wishing you good health and strength.   Sincerely, Emilia Slabunova, Chair of the Yabloko party

The Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

Congratulations from Nikolai Rybakov, Deputy Chairman of Yabloko and environmentalist 06.10.2017   According to the news agency Meduza, the Nobel Peace Prize 2017 has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) for “drawing attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons”. The Nobel Committee also noted that […]

Tragedy in Las Vegas

This once again showed how fragile human life is. We are mourning with you Condolences from YABLOKO leaders, 2.10.2017

Each of us has a few lines by Yevgeny Yevtushenko that are dear to heart

On the death of Yevgeny Yevtushenko Grigory Yalvinsky web-site 02.04.2017 [Great Russian poet] Yevgeny Yevtushenko, at the absolute recognition of his poems, quotes and songs written on his poems, never became a ‘glamour’ classic – he was alive, and [as his favourite Russian poet Boris Pasternak wrote] managed to “Save face, persistently and wholly, And […]

Mikhail Gorbachev turns 86!

Greetings form Grigory Yavlinsky, video, 02.03.2016 Mikhail Gorbachev gave freedom to hundred millions of people. The freedom for which a few people [dared] to fight and all the rest did not even dream of it. It is unbelievable but the genius General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union suddenly decided that one […]

Greetings on Sergei Kovalyov’s Birthday

Greetings from Emilia Slabunova, 02.03.2017 Dear Sergei Adamovich! Happy Birthday! Now we need your experience in protection of human rights, in reviving an honest civil sense within the society, in the ability to carry on a tough and principled dialogue with the authorities more than ever. Your presence in public life is of great importance […]

Season’s Greetings from Emilia Slabunova

Greetings from YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova, 30.12.2016 Dear Friends! I wish you a Happy New Year and a Merry Christmas on behalf of the YABLOKO party! We are saying goodbye to a year which was not quite easy. I wish that 2017 will become the year to overcome the crisis and difficulties. Only together we […]