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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 'YABLOKO Against Terrorism'

Members of the Yabloko party honoured the memory of the victims of the terrorist attack on a Moscow theatre

Press Release, 26.10.2021 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 26 October, Deputy Chairman of Yabloko Ivan Bolshakov, head of the Yabloko faction in the Moscow City Duma Maxim Kruglov, and ex-candidate of Yabloko in the elections Gleb Tumanov laid flowers at the memorial “In Memory of the Victims of Terrorism” by the “Theatre Centre […]

Yabloko has published its election programme for the State Duma elections

Press Release, 29.07.2021. Photo: Nikolai Rybakov (in the centre), Yabloko Chairman and leader of the party list for the 2021 parliamentary elections. / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The final version of the election programme of the Yabloko party “Freedom and Law. Hope for the Future” has been published. The programme has five sections. […]

Geneva 2021: What Is Russia Left With?

“I am leaving the same way I came” Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 18.06.2021 The Geneva summit ended as expected without any significant breakthroughs. Ambassadors will be able to return to their places of work in Moscow and Washington, consultations will continue, mass media will find out who “won” in the negotiations, both sides will deal with […]

Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov laid flowers at the Embassy of Austria and Embassy of France in Moscow

Nikolai Rybakov’s FB page, 3.11.2020 Photo: Nikolay Rybakov by the Embassy of France in Russia There have been quite a lot of  mourning events lately, but this is the political reality in which we live. Together with Yabloko members Ivan Bolshakov, Grigory Grishin and Gleb Tumanov I laid flowers at the Embassy of Austria and […]

MPs from the ruling United Russia party introduced a bill on the liquidation of the Yabloko party

Press Release, 17.01.2020 State Duma deputies from the ruling United Russia Gadzhemet Safaraliyev, Yevgeny Marchenko and Valentin Subbot introduced amendments to the law on political parties to the lower house of the Russian parliament to liquidate the Yabloko party for “diminishing the authority of the state in the international arena”. The explanatory note to the […]

The Novgorod branch of Yabloko proposes to redirect 41 million roubles from the needs of officials to the resettlement of emergency houses and aid for people with disabilities

Press Release, 13.12.2018 Anna Cherepanova, head of the Yabloko faction in the Duma of Novgorod (North-West Russia), submitted amendments to the draft city budget for 2019. Cherepanova urged not to increase spending on labour remuneration for officials higher than the inflation index (4.3 per cent), nullify budget expenditures on PR of the Novgorod authorities in […]

Grigory Yavlinsky on Security and Combating Terrorism on television Channel One

Channel One, 12.03.2018 Grigory Yavlinsky, presidential candidate of Russia, spoke at the next round of debates on Channel One The topic was “Public Security, Counteraction to Terrorism”. Transcript of the speech:

The act of terror in New York

This is our mutual pain and fear 01.11.2017 Another act of terror occurred – this time in New York. It was especially cynical because the act of terror was carried out outside a school and was aimed at the children. We sympathise with all the victims of the act of terror in New York – […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: “15 years ago, the authorities made a choice not in favour of preserving human lives”

The “Nord-Ost” theatre production. In October 2002, I was there. I held direct talks with militants on the release of hostages. The terrorists promised to release me in exchange for Vladimir Putin’s telephone conversation with [then President of the Chechen Republic] Aslan Maskhadov. In support of their readiness, the militants released eight children. But the […]

Alexander Gnezdilov: “We should fight against fundamentalism inside our country and create a secular and socially-oriented state!”

Press Release, 07.09.2017 Alexander Gnezdilov, YABLOKO Deputy Chair, participated in the talk show Special Correspondent on the Russia-1 state television channel. The participants of the programme discussed the situation in the Middle East and the fight against terrorism.

Condolences on the acts of terror in Catalonia on behalf of Grigory Yavlinsky

18.08.2018 Thirteen people were killed, over a hundred people were injured. There were acts of terror in the centre of Barcelona and in Cambrils, and explosions in Alcanar. These are new bloody spots on the map of Europe. They are new but I am afraid that they are not the last ones. Murdering unarmed civilians […]

Condolences on the terrorist attack in Manchester

Condolences on behalf of Emilia Slabunova and Grigory Yavlinsky , 23.05.2017 I express my deepest condolences to the British people and those who suffered from the terrorist attack in Manchester. The worst thing is that children died! We share your pain and righteous indignation.

Mikhail Amosov: The reason for the act of terror is Russia’s involvement in Syrian war

Press release, 07.04.2017 Deputy of Yabloko’s faction in St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly Mikhail Amosov discussed the reasons and consequences of the act of terror in St. Petersburg subway on air of the Party Bureau TV programme. The lawmaker expressed his condolences to the next of kin of the victims and the wounded as a result […]

Act of terror in the St.Petersburg subway

Press Release, 03.04.2017 Condolences from Emilia Slabunova and Grigory Yavlinsky On behalf of the YABLOKO party, I express my deepest condolences to the residents of St. Petersburg and all the victims, all who lost their loved ones and relatives in the act of terror in the St. Petersburg subway. This is our common tragedy. We […]

Sergei Mitrokhin commemorates the victims of St. Petersburg terror act

03.04.2017 Sergei Mitrokhin, Chair of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO: Together with Galina Mikhaleva, on behalf of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, we have laid flowers to the Permanent Mission of St. Petersburg in Moscow. Eternal memory to the deceased! Ignominy to terrorists. And this is another charge against the Russian authorities: it was through […]

Alexander Shishlov, Ombudsman for Human Rights in St.Petersburg

03.04.2017 I am shocked by the terrible tragedy that occurred in our city today. Condolences to the relatives and friends of those killed in the St. Petersburg subway. I wish strength and speedy recovery to all the injured.

Can the threat of the Islamic State justify anything in Chechnya?

Grigory Yavlinsky’s Facebook post, 25.03.2017 Six Russian servicemen were killed in the Chechen Republic, some wounded, including hard. The federal media reported that it was a terrorist attack and that the responsibility for the attack was assumed by the Islamic State. However, none of the leaders of the country spoke up and publicly explained what had […]

Condolences to the victims of acts of terror in London

23.03.2017 Yabloko expresses deepest condolences to the victims of terrible acts of terror in London and their loved ones. Today terrorism threatens all of us, Europe is a whole, including Russia, which is part of Europe. Let us join our efforts in combatting terrorism and stay strong together. Nikolai Rybakov, Deputy Chair of Yabloko, lays […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: After the act of terror in the theatre in Dubrovka. 14 years later

Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 25.10.2016 The 24the of October, 2002. [The theatre in] Dubrovka, [Moscow]. The terrorists who took unarmed people [who came to the theatre] hostages demanded that I should come to them for negotiations. They turned out to be quite young people who did not understand anything. And these were absolutely different negotiations compared […]

“We have not forgotten how the state abandoned defenseless children and their mothers in Beslan”

Statement by the YABLOKO party, 03.09.2016 A terrorist attack taking the lives of 334 people, including 186 children, happened in Belsan, [North Ossetia], twelve year ago. We express our deepest sorrow and condolences to all the relatives and friends of the innocent victims. Terrorism and terrorists taking the lives of innocent people can not be […]