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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 'Political Parties'

Citizen participation and control over voting can combat fraud

Statement by the Federal Bureau of Yabloko, 9.09.2023 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 10 September, many regions of our country will hold elections at different levels: elections of local governments, legislative assemblies, and heads of regions. And in six months there will be presidential elections, which will be held within the framework of […]

St.Petersburg Yabloko to challenge in court over 400 decisions on the creation of electoral commissions

Press Release, 6.09.2023 Photo by Alexander Kazakov, Kommersant The Yabloko party is appealing through the courts over 40 decisions of territorial election commissions on the formation of precinct electoral commissions and 400 decisions refusing to appoint Yabloko representatives as members of precinct electoral commissions. The lawsuit was filed in the Oktyabrsky District Court by Alexander […]

On the work of Yabloko’s election headquarters during the elections on 8-10 September

Press Release, 6.09.2023 The Yabloko party is taking part in 26 election campaigns in 13 regions of the country: Karachayevo-Cherkessia, Karelia, the Krasnoyarsk and the Perm Territories, the Sverdlovsk region, the Novgorod region, the Pskov region, the Moscow region, the Saratov region, the Tula region, the Rostov region, the Ryazan region, as well as Moscow […]

Russia developed a poverty management system instead of overcoming poverty. Yabloko held expert hearings on the situation with poverty in Russia

Press Release, 5.09.2023 On 4 September, a meeting of the Federal Bureau of the Yabloko party took place in Novgorod. The Bureau held expert hearings on the problem of overcoming poverty in Russia. The participants of the event discussed the problem and the Yabloko plan for overcoming poverty. A corresponding statement on the Bureau meeting […]

On the election of the Governor of the Novosibirsk Region in 2023

Decision of the Bureau of the Novosibirsk Regional Branch of Yabloko Statement by the Novosibirsk Regional Branch of the Yabloko party, 5.09.2023 Photo: Novosibirsk / Photo by Alexander Polezhaev, Wikimedia Commons The Novosibirsk branch of Yabloko considers the election of the governor of the region in the current Russian situation unfree and unfair. There has […]

On the pressure on the Yabloko party candidates

Statement by the Yabloko Federal Bureau, 4.09.2023 Photo: Yabloko poster: Yabloko. Your vote for peace and freedom! On the threashold of the single voting day on 10 September, we have to once again state the growing pressure on the candidates of the Yabloko party. A campaign of defamation and bans has been waged against our […]

The Pskov Yabloko nominated 55 candidates to run in the local elections in 2023

Press Release, 17.07.2023 Photo by the Pskov Yabloko Press Service The conference of the Pskov branch of Yabloko nominated 55 candidates for deputies in the elections to representative bodies of local self-government scheduled for 2023, including 41 candidates on party lists and 14 candidates in single-mandate constituencies.

The Novgorod branch of Yabloko will take part in the elections of deputies of the Duma of Novgorod and the Council of Staraya Russa

Press Release, 10.07.2023 Photo by the Novgorod Yabloko On 8 July, the Novgorod branch of Yabloko nominated three lists of candidates for elections in the region: for the Duma of Novgorod in a single electoral district and in single-member districts, as well as for the Council of Deputies of Staraya Russa.

Yabloko supports Boris Titov’s statement on the need for a ceasefire

Press Release, 27.06.2023 Photo: Boris Titov / Photo by Alexander Miridonov, Kommersant Yabloko supports the statement of Boris Titov, the leader of the Party of Growth, on the need for a ceasefire and is ready to join forces to achieve this, Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov wrote on his Telegram channel. “We regard this statement in […]

Vladimir Ryzhkov demanded that the head of the Moscow police punish those destroying the Last Address signs put to commemorate the victims of Stalin’s repression

Press Release, 13.06.2023 Photo: Klimentovsky pereulok 9/1. Next to this door was the Last Address sign with the name of  Zinaida Nikolayevna Maevskaya (shot on 29 December, 1937, and fully acquitted in 1989) It is reported that vandals have recently removed at least eight plaques installed on the houses where the victims of Stalin’s regime […]

Liberal InternationaI names Vladimir Kara-Murza the 2023 Prize for Freedom Winner and demands his release

Press Release, 8.05.2023 Photo: Meeting of the LI Executive Committee / Photo from the LI web-site Liberal International (LI) announced journalist and public figure Vladimir Kara-Murza the winner of the 2023 Prize for Freedom. LI also adopted a resolution submitted by the Yabloko party demanding the release of Kara-Murza and immediate provision of medical aid […]

On Russia and its citizens

Decision by the Yabloko Federal Political Committee of 24 March 2023 Published on 21.04.2023 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Mutual distrust and intolerance towards opponents have been deliberately imposed on people in modern Russia. Sanctions under “political articles” have appeared in the legislation and are being tightened; and political repressions are rapidly intensifying in […]

On the work of the party in the present conditions

Decision by the Yabloko Federal Political Committee of 24 March, 2023 Published on 18 April, 2023 The Federal Political Committee decided the following:

Chairman of Yabloko: the law on electronic call-up papers for mobilisation virtually introduces martial law without its announcement

The only way out is to reach a ceasefire agreement Nikolai Rybakov’s Telegram channel. 12.04.2023 Photo: Military Commissariat / Photo by Dmitry Lebedev, Kommersant The State Duma and the Federation Council adopted a bill tightening the rules for military conscription and illegally restricting the constitutional rights of citizens. Amendments to the law “On military duty […]

“Only local self-government can ensure that management decisions are in line with the interests of the population”. The leader of the Novosibirsk branch of Yabloko spoke at the public hearings on the elimination of direct elections of the Mayor of Novosibirsk

Press Release, 11.04.2023 Photo: The building of the city administration in Novosibirsk / Photo from the official web-site of the city of Novosibirsk Natalya Chubykina, Chairperson of the Novosibirsk branch of Yabloko, spoke at the public hearings on amendments to the Charter of the city of Novosibirsk on the model of mayoral elections.

The Yabloko Party University will host a lecture by Boris Vishnevsky “Towards Democracy and Back”

Press Release, 6.04.2023 Photo: Boris Vishnevsky / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 17 April, the Yabloko Party University will host a lecture “Towards Democracy and Back”. The lecturer is Boris Vishnevsky, Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko Party and Deputy of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg.

Yabloko opens a school for candidates to the party members

Press Release, 4.04.2023 The curriculum includes lectures on the recent history of Russia and the history of Yabloko, classes on topical issues of modern Russian politics and the solutions offered by Yabloko. Lectures will be given by party leaders, experts in the field of international relations, human rights and environmental activities, social and economic policy. […]

Vladimir Dorokhov is the new representative of Yabloko in the Central Electoral Commission

Press Release, 10.02.2023 Photo: Vladimir Dorokhov / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Vladimir Dorokhov, a member of the Federal Bureau of Yabloko, will represent the Yabloko party at the meetings of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation. This decision was made at the meeting of the Yabloko Bureau on 10 February. Previously, […]

The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko participated in a picket against the ban on abortion

Press Release, 06.02.2023 On 5 February, a picket (which managed to obtain the permission of the authorities) against the ban on abortion was held in Kolyushchenko Square in Chelyabinsk. Yaroslav Shcherbakov, Chairman of the regional branch of Yabloko, as well as party members and supporters, came to the action to speak out against the ban […]

The pro-government majority in the Karelian parliament does not consider nuclear war propaganda dangerous

Press Release, 26.01.2023 Photo by the Press Service of the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia The parliamentary pro-government majority of the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia rejected the draft federal initiative of the Yabloko faction envisaging criminal penalties for propaganda of nuclear war. The meeting of the Karelian Legislative Assembly was […]