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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'

YABLOKO Youth commemorated Nice attack victims

Press release, 15.07. 2016 Moscow YABLOKO Youth activists laid flowers to the Embassy of France in Moscow.

Condolences on the terror attack in Nice

YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova’s Facebook page, 15.07.2016 I express my deepest condolences to the people of France in connection with the barbarian terror attack in Nice.

St.Petersburg branch of YABLOKO commemorated victims of terrorist attacks in Brussels

Press release, 28.03.2016 Chair of the St.Petersburg branch of YABLOKO Mikhail Amosov, member of Bureau of the Regional Council Kirill Strakhov and Regional Council member Pavel Nebeznya laid flowers to the Consulate of Belgium in St.Petersburg to commemorate the victims of terrorist attacks in Brussels.

YABLOKO paid tribute to the victims of acts of terror in Burssels

Press Release, 23.03.2016 YABLOKO leaders and activists brought flowers to the building of the Embassy of Belgium in Moscow. Emilia Slabunova and Grigory Yavlinsky left records in the book of condolences, and also met with the staff of the diplomatic mission to say the words of sympathy and support.

Condolences on the terrorist attacks in Brussels

// from Emilia Slabunova and Grigory Yavlinsky, 22.03.2016 On behalf of all YABLOKO members I am expressing my deep condolences to the victims of the acts of terror in Brussels. Innocent people die because of inhuman ideas of criminals about the law and order in the world. But this is crime, not politics! Europe and […]

Sergei Mitrokhin: all the civilized world must unite to fight terrorism

Press release, 14.10.2015 YABLOKO Chairman Sergei Mitrokhin, Secretary of YABLOKO Political Committee Galina Mikhaleva and the party activists laid flowers to the embassy of France in Moscow to commemorate the memory of terrorist attacks victims in Paris.

YABLOKO Youth laid flowers to the embassy of France in Moscow

Press release, 14.11.15 “It is hard to find words. One must understand that the terrorists aim not only at frightening people but at spreading hatred, xenophobia and animosity among the Europeans. We cannot give in to provocations. We fear that the tragedy which took place last night will give rise to anti-migrant moods in Europe. […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: Russia must immediately join the international coalition combatting the IS

Press Release, 14.11.2015 Russia’s response to the terrorist attacks in Paris should be immediate joining the international coalition combatting the terrorists from the Islamic state (IS) in Syria, said YABLOKO founder Grigory Yavlinsky answering journalists’ questions.

Condolences on the acts of terror in France

14.11.2015 On behalf of the YABLOKO party, I am expressing our deepest condolences to the relatives and next of kin the victims of the acts of terror in Paris and all those affected by the results of these barbaric action, to all the French people. We are mourning the victims with you. I am certain […]

Сondolences from Grigory Yavlinsky, YABLOKO founder and Chair of the YABLOKO faction in St.Petersburg parliament, on the acts of terror in France

14,11.2015 I am expressing my deepest condolences to families and friends of the victims of the terrorist attacks, all the French people, the Government and President of France. This horrible crime can not be justified. We stand together with the people of France in their resistance to the world terrorism     Sincerely, Grigory Yavlinsky

Condolences from Anatoly Golov, co-Chair of YABLOKO Social-Democratic Faction, on the acts of terror in Paris

14.11.2015 Anatoly Golov, co-Chair of the Social-Democratic Faction of the Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO, has sent a letter to the Socialist Party, France, expressing condolences on the acts of terror in Paris. “Please, receive our condolences on the horrible acts of terror taking the lives of residents of Paris. Both you and us suffered […]

Leaders and activists of St.Petersburg branch of YABLOKO laid flowers to the consulate general of France

Press release, 12.01.2015 The leaders and activists of the St.Petersburg branch of YABLOKO laid flowers to the consulate general of France on January 11, the day of memorial march which took place in the cities of France.

Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO participated in an action in memory of Paris terrorist attack victims

Press release, 12.01.2015 The activists of the Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO participated in an action to honour the memory of the victims of the terrorist attack in Paris.

YABLOKO activists laid flowers to the ambassy of France

Press release, 08.01.2015 YABLOKO activists laid flowers to the ambassay of France in memory of the victims of the attack on the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Grigory Yavlinsky: Anti-civilization terrorism is a terrible threat both to Europe and Russia

07.01.2015 Grigory Yavlinsky sent to President of France Francois Hollande and Jean-Maurice Ripert, Ambassador of France to Russia, a telegramme of condolence in connection with the attack on the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo:

Chief Federal Inspector on Mordovia threatens to take away children from Ukrainian refugees

Press Release, 02.12.2014 On December 2, 2014, Chief Federal Inspector on Mordovia Alexander Pykov visited the refugees from Ukraine in the Atma village, the Republic of Mordovia. Instead of providing aid to the refugees he threatened to take away their children.

“Anti-terrorism” laws became more draconian at the second reading

Press Release, 18.04.2014 The amendments to the “anti-terrorism” bills proposed by the State Duma at the second reading have become more repressive.  According to YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin, they aim to prosecute Internet users and activists, not terrorists.

Committee Against Xenophobia showed film about deportation of Crimean Tatars in Stalin’s time

Press Release, 07.03.2014 Committee Against Xenophobia showed a film “Haytarma” about the deportation of the Crimean Tatars in Stalin’s time in YABLOKO’s office on March 7.

The State Duma violates the civil rights and freedoms instead of fighting against terrorism

Statement by YABLOKO’s Bureau, 28.02.2014 Today YABLOKO’s Bureau adopted a statement against the package of the so called “anti-terrorism” laws passed by the State Duma, which limit the rights of the Internet users, actually abolish e-payments and increase the criminal responsibility for terrorism. The first reading of the three bills will take place today.

Such tragedies must not repeat

30.12.2013 Another terrible crime – an explosion in the bus in Volgograd – makes us once again demand from the authorities and the security services to intensify their efforts so that to ensure the security of Russian citizens.