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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 'Attack on Lev Shlosberg'

Lev Shlosberg was removed from the State Duma elections in a single-mandate constituency. Statements by the leaders of Yabloko

Press Release, 9.08.2021 Photo: Lev Shlosberg. / Photo by the Yabloko party Press Service The Moscow City Court made a decision to cancel the registration of Lev Shlosberg as a candidate for State Duma elections in a single-mandate constituency. The decision was adopted on the administrative claim by Andrei Pangayev, a candidate for State Duma […]

Police searched the office of the Moscow branch of Yabloko for extremist literature

Press Release, 27.03.2019 The police withdrew samples of campaign materials from the office of the Moscow branch of the Yabloko party (Pyatnitskaya 28, Moscow) and intends to check them for extremism.

Video address by Nikolay Rybakov to Public Prosecutor General and head of the Investigation Committee on the case of Lev Shlosberg

Press Release, 22.02.2019 Nikolai Rybakov, Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party, recorded a video address to Yury Chaika, Public Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, and Alexander Bastrykin, Chairman of the Investigation Committee of Russia, in connection with prosecution of Lev Shlosberg, head of the Pskov branch of Yabloko, by law enforcement agencies and criminals.

Pskov Yabloko receives threats from some criminals. Who has sent them?

Lev Shlosberg’s Facebook page, 21.02.2019 Dear friends, Unfortunately the situation is far from being calm and peaceful in Pskov. Last morning, an unidentified man (allegedly an acting or former employee of the law enforcement or secret services) stuck a piece of paper on the sign of the public reception office of a deputy of the […]

Grigory Yavlinsky on the criminal case against Lev Shlosberg and the Pskov branch of Yabloko, and the possibility of change in Russia: This is an anti-constitutional act suppressing legal opposition

Ekho Moskvi radio station, 15.02. 2019 On 15 February, Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of Yabloko’s Federal Political Committee and Yabloko founder, commented to the Ekho Moskvi radio station on a criminal case against the Pskov branch of  Yabloko and Lev Shlosberg, Pskov Yabloko leader and MP of the Pskov Regional Assembly. Yavlinsky noted that the search […]

Criminal case against Pskov Yabloko is a case against the whole party and against the Russian Constitution

Statement, 14.02.2019 The Yabloko party expresses a categorical protest against the search conducted by the Investigation Department of the Investigation Committee of Russia and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Pskov Region in the premises of the Pskov regional branch of the Yabloko party on 13 February. A politically motivated forceful persecution of opposition […]

The Pskov office of Yabloko is being searched

Press release, 13.02.2019 The Investigation Committee is conducting a search in the office of the Pskov regional branch of the Yabloko party, as Dmitry Permyakov, Deputy Chair of the Yabloko branch confirmed to the Press Service.

Boris Nemtsov Bridge

Lev Shlosberg Live Journal, 12.06.2016 Speech on receiving the Boris Nemtsov Foundation Prize Bonne, 12 June, 2016 Respected Raisa Akhmetovna, Respected Zhanna, Dear friends and colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, Twenty-six years ago, on 12 June, 1990, the first Congress of People’s Deputies adopted the Declaration on the State Sovereignty of the RSFSR (the Russian Soviet […]

Lev Shlosberg was awarded the Boris Nemtsov Prize! Congratulations!

Lev Shlosberg was awarded for “courage in defending the democratic values in Russia”. He intends to transmit his award of €10m to Komanda 29 (Team 29), a union of lawyers and journalists who fight for freedom of information and defend the rights of citizens and different organisations.

Pskovskaya Gubernia newspaper receives a warning from Roskomnadzor

Meduza, 10.06.2016 The Pskovskaya Gubernia newspaper [Pskov Province], one of its founders is member of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee Lev Shlosberg, received a warning from Roskomnadzor [a state communications watchdog] for mentioning Pravy Sector (Right Sector) [a Ukrainian far right-wing group] without an explanation that this organisation was declared extremist in Russia and was banned […]

NHC congratulates Lev Shlosberg with the first Boris Nemtsov Prize

NHC, 24.05.2016 The Boris Nemtsov Foundation presents an annual award to a person who is particularly committed to fighting for the freedom of expression and helping those who are persecuted on political, racial or religious grounds in Russia. The first prize is given to the opposition politician Lev Shlosberg for his fight for democratic values […]

Lev Shlosberg: Russia at the Crossroads

Russian society needs high-quality political alternative so that to break the disastrous tradition of making the worst possible choice Lev Shlosberg, member of YABLOKO’s Federal Political Council, 27.05.2016 The upcoming 2016 parliamentary elections provoked the discussion of the key Russian election campaign – the presidential. It happened so in the past 20 years that the […]

Politician, journalist and human rights defender Lev Shlosberg to be awarded Boris Nemtsov Prize

Interfax, 23.05.2016 YABLOKO Federal Political Committee member, former deputy of the Pskov Region Legislative Assembly Lev Shlosberg has become the first prize-winner of the Boris Nemtsov Foundation, Chair of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr. reported.

Lev Shlosberg nominated for Boris Nemtsov Prize

DW, 16.05.2016 On 21 May, the Board of the Boris Nemtsov Foundation will make the final decision on who will be awarded the Boris Nemtsov Prize for Courage. The winner will be announced at the awarding ceremony which will take place in Bonn on 12 June. Activist [and political prisoner] Ildar Dadin, Chair of the […]

Ex Commissioner for Human Rights Ella Pamfilova regards stripping of powers of YABLOKO regional MP Lev Shlosberg and Petorzavodsk Mayor Galina Shirshina as an attempt of the authorities to get rid of the competitors

Press Release, 29.03.2016 Ella Pamfilova in her final report on the post of the Commissioner for Human Rights addressing the State Duma of the Russian Federation called deprivation of YABLOKO’s Lev Shlosberg of his deputy’s mandate by the Legislative Assembly of the Pskov Region and removal of Galina Shirshina from the post of Mayor of […]

Pskov Regional Court refused to reinstate Lev Shlosberg as regional MP

Press Release, 14.01.2016 Today the Pskov Regional Court has rejected the appeal of Lev Shlosberg, Chair of the Pskov region branch of YABLOKO and member of the Political Committee of the party, on termination of his regional MP proxies by the Legislative Assembly of the Pskov Region and has upheld the decision of the Pskov […]

The Court of the Pskov Region to consider Lev Shlosberg’s appeal on termination of his regional MP proxies by the Legislative Assembly of the Pskov Region

Press Release, 13.01.2016 On 14 January, the Pskov Regional Court will consider the appeal of Lev Shlosberg, Chair of the Pskov region branch of YABLOKO and member of the Political Committee of the party, against the refusal of the Pskov City Court to recognize the decision of the Legislative Assembly of the Pskov Region unlawful […]

Lev Shlosberg elected Politician of the Year by the readers of the popular Vedomosti newspaper

Press release, 25.12.2015 Lev Shlosberg, YABLOKO Political Committee member, journalist and ex MP of the Pskov Regional Assembly, has been elected Politician of the Year by the readers of the popular Vedomosti newspaper.

Lev Shlosberg appealed in court against depriving him of mandate in Pskov Regional Assembly

Press release, 28.09.2015 On September 28 Lev Shlosberg appealed in court against the decision of the Pskov Regional Assembly deputies to deprive him of the mandate on September 24, 2015.

Yavlinsky on Shlosberg’s case: “Political violence will sooner or later lead to total violence”

Statement by Grigory Yavlinsky, 25.09.2015 The deprivation of Lev Shlosberg’s deputy status in the Pskov Regional Assembly on the invented and by far politically motivated grounds is the political mopping up with the person who has been fighting for the prosperity of his region, for the honour and dignity of the Russian military men both […]