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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 'Murder of Boris Nemtsov'

Nemtsov. War. Putin.

Seven years since the murder of tough opponent of the war Boris Nemtsov Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 27.02.2022 On 27 February, 2015, Boris Nemtsov was killed by the walls of the Kremlin. Russian President Putin is politically responsible for this assassination. Boris Nemtsov has always been a tough and consistent opponent of the war with Ukraine. […]

The court dismissed the lawsuit initiated by the police and aimed at prosecution of Anna Cherepanova for her post on the Vkontakte social network

Press Release, 27.04.2021 Photo: Anna Cherepanova / Photo by the Press Service of the Novgorod branch of Yabloko The Novgorod District Court terminated the administrative case against Anna Cherepanova, Chair of the Novgorod branch of Yabloko and deputy of the Duma of Novgorod, due to the lack of an administrative offense. The police intended to […]

On the intensification of political reprisals in Russia

Statement by the Yabloko Bureau, 22.04.2021 The Yabloko party states that large-scale political reprisals have been unleashed in Russia. The intensification of the persecution of political opponents and merely those people who actively disagree with Putin’s policies represents a direct consequence of the unlawful changes in the Constitution of the Russian Federation implemented by the […]

Anna Cherepanova was summoned to the police under an administrative case after giving unsatisfactory assessment to the Governor’s performance

Press Release, 14.04.2021 Photo: Anna Cherepanova /Photo by the Press Service of the Novgorod branch of Yabloko The police handed a summon to Anna Cherepanova, Chair of the Novgorod branch of Yabloko and deputy of the Novgorod Duma. Cherepanova got  a notification to come to the police department where an administrative protocol will be drawn […]

For every man, there’s a law to convict him under

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 15.03.2021 Photo: Participants of the Municipal Forum in a police van. Photo by Avtozak Live Police detained over 170 municipal deputies in Moscow. This is how the authorities are fighting the pandemic and “undesirable organisations” [the Russian law “on undesirable organisations” gives prosecutors the power to extrajudicially declare foreign and international organisations […]

Yabloko deputies in the Moscow City Duma ask the Investigative Committee to initiate a criminal case on the possible fact of the poisoning of Vladimir Kara-Murza by the Federal Security Service

Press Release, 9.03.2021 Four deputies of the Yabloko faction in the Moscow City Duma signed an appeal to Alexander Bastrykin, head of the Investigative Committee of Russia, with a request to open a criminal case on the fact of media reports about the possible poisoning of Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr. by officers of the Federal Security […]

Yabloko at the March in Memory of Boris Nemtsov

Yabloko activists honoured the memory of the murdered politician throughout Russia Press Release, 1.03.2021 Photo: Nizhni Novgorod, the region where Boris Nemtsov was Governor in 1991-1997 On February 27, Yabloko members went to rallies, single pickets and other events in many regions of Russia so that to commemorate murdered opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. In Moscow, […]

Yabloko leader Nikolai Rybakov spoke at a permitted rally in memory of Boris Nemtsov in Barnaul

Press Release 1.03.2021 Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov took part in a permitted rally in memory of murdered opposition politician Boris Nemtsov in Barnau, the Altai Territory. Barnaul became the only city out of 22 Russian cities, where the authorities satisfied Yabloko’s application for a mass action.

“The murder of Boris Nemtsov is a bleeding wound on the body of Russian society”

Yabloko leaders laid flowers to the place of murder of Boris Nemtsov on the Nemtsov Bridge Press Release, 27.02.2021 Yabloko leaders Nikolai Rybakov and Grigory Yavlinsky laid flowers at the place of murder of Boris Nemtsov on the Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge, which Muscovites have been calling the Nemtsov Bridge. The mourning action was also attended […]

Yabloko was denied approval of the Boris Nemtsov Memorial March in 21 out of 22 regions

Press Release, 25.02.2021 Photo: Yabloko at the Moscow March in Memory of Boris Nemtsov in 2017 / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Regional authorities in 21 Russian regions refused to give permissions for Yabloko’s actions in memory of Boris Nemtsov. Opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of Vladimir Putin, was shot six times […]

The court did not uphold the claim of the Sverdlovsk region branch of Yabloko on holding the March in Memory of Boris Nemtsov.

Party members will take part in a memory watch and a round table Press Release, 20.02.2021 Photo: Personal page of Maxim Petlin on Facebook On 20 February, the Leninsky district court of the city of Yekaterinburg refused to approve the March in Memory of Boris Nemtsov and the memorial meeting. On February 19, the Sverdlovsk […]

The Sverdlovsk region branch of Yabloko will seek in court the approval for the March in Memory of Boris Nemtsov

Press Release, 19.02.2021 Photo: Maxim Petlin / Photo from personal page of Maxim Petlin in Facebook The Sverdlovsk region branch of Yabloko filed an administrative lawsuit against the Ministry of Public Security of the Sverdlovsk Region, asking to declare unlawful the refusal of the authorities to give a permission to the procession and rally in […]

The Novgorod branch of Yabloko will appeal against the refusal of the Mayor’s Office to give a permission on holding the March in Memory of Boris Nemtsov

Press Release, 19.02.2021 Photo: Monument to the victims of political repression in Novgorod / Photo by the Press Service of the Novgorod branch of Yabloko Sergei Busurin, Mayor of Novgorod, refused to the Novgorod branch of Yabloko in holding a march and a rally in memory of the Russian politician Boris Nemtsov “For freedom and […]

The Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko filed an application on holding the March in Memory of Boris Nemtsov in Nizhny Novgorod

Press Release, 19.02.2021 Photo: Nizhny Novgorod Yabloko The Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko applied to the Operational Headquarters for the implementation of measures to prevent and control the spread of coronavirus infection in Nizhny Novgorod asking to adopt a decision on holding the March in Memory of Boris Nemtsov in Nizhny Novgorod. Opposition politician Boris […]

Administrative protocols were drawn up for the members of the Novgorod Yabloko after they applied for holding the March in memory of Boris Nemtsov

Press Release, 18.02.2021 Photo: Anna Cherepanova and Ksenia Cherepanova / photo from Anna Cherepanova’s personal page on Facebook On 17 February, protocols of administrative offence were drawn against  Anna Cherepanova, Chair of the Novgorod branch of Yabloko and deputy of the City Duma, as well as Ksenia Cherepanova, head of the regional branch of Yabloko’s […]

Yabloko organises actions in memory of Boris Nemtsov in 22 cities

Press Release, 17.02.2021 Photo: The Boris Nemtsov March in Moscow in 2018 / Photo by the Press Service of the Yabloko party UPD. Applications for a rally have been submitted also in Tula, Cheboksary and Novosibirsk, thus, the number of cities where rallies can take place increased to 22. Actions in memory of Boris Nemtsov, […]

The Yabloko party Bureau supported Grigory Yavlinsky’s proposals stated in his article

Statement by the Yabloko Bureau, 11.02.2021 Photo: Grigory Yavlinsky/Photo by the Yabloko party Press Service The Federal Bureau of the Yabloko Party adopted a statement supporting the theses outlined in the article “Without Putinism and Populism” by Grigory Yavlinsky and noted the relevance of this article. The statement was submitted to the Bureau for consideration […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: No to Putinism and Populism

On the implications of current politics Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 11.02.2021 Moscow, January 31, 2021 // © RIA NOVOSTI, Yevgeni Odinokov “If my people follows Gamsakhurdia, I will have to go against my people”. Merab Mamardashvili, 1989   Almost 10 years have passed since the protests of 2011. During this period we have witnessed  different street […]

Protests and the tasks of the opposition

Statement by the Yabloko party, 29.01.2021 A new wave of political repression, targeted against a wide range of Russian citizens, the entire protesting civil society in Russia, has emerged. The public protest is caused by people’s fatigue and unacceptability for them of the twenty years of irreplaceable authoritarian rule by Vladimir Putin and the prospects […]

Is the name of the mastermind a state secret?

Investigative Committee denies European lawmakers access to the Nemtsov case files By Boris Vishnevsky,  Member of the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly and Yabloko Deputy Chair Novaya Gazeta, 13.07.2020 On June 19, the European Court of Human Rights communicated Zhanna Nemtsova’s complaint over the official investigation into the death of her father Boris Nemtsov who was assassinated […]