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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 'Healthcare'

The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko called on the Governor of the region to build a children’s hospital in Miass and find specialists for the adult infectious diseases department

Press Release, 15.02.2024 Photo by Wikimedia Commons Yaroslav Shcherbakov, Chairman of the Chelyabinsk regional branch of the Yabloko party, appealed to the Governor of the region with a request to solve the problem with the doctors of an infectious disease department and the construction of a children’s hospital in the city of Miass.

Yabloko’s Arthur Gaiduk on the ban on abortion: It has never increased the birth rate

Press Release, 1.12.2023 Photo: Arthur Gaiduk / Photo by the Press Service of the Pskov branch of Yabloko Artur Gaiduk, a doctor and deputy of the Pskov Regional Assembly from Yabloko, commented on numerous proposals by Russian officials and clergy to limit women’s right to abortion, and also drew the attention of deputies to an […]

Yabloko has submitted an initiative to the Legislative Assembly of Karelia that could solve the problem of the absence of pharmacies in remote villages

Press Release, 2.10.2023 Photo by Alexander Miridonov, Kommersant The Yabloko faction in the Legislative Assembly of Karelia has introduced to the regional parliament an initiative facilitating access to medicines for rural residents in remote villages that do not have pharmacies. Deputies Emilia Slabunova and Inna Boluchevskaya proposed to enshrine the concept of “mobile pharmacy” in […]

Yabloko together with local residents opposed the closure of the radiology department for cancer patients in Novomoskovsk, the Tula region

Press Release, 26.09.2023 Photo: Vladimir Dorokhov speaking at the rally / Photo by Dmitry Chebanov Past weekend, a rally was held against the closure of the radiological unit of the oncology department of the city hospital in the city of Novomoskovsk, the Tula region. About a hundred people gathered at the rally. The organisers managed to […]

Yabloko held a rally in Seversk, the Tomsk region, against the collapse of the healthcare sphere

Press Release, 18.09.2023 Photo: The rally organised by the Tomsk branch of Yabloko /Photo by the Tomsk Yabloko Press Service The rally was organized by Vladimir Petrov, deputy of the City Council of the city of Seversk from Yabloko. Several hundred people opposed the actions of the administration of the Siberian Federal Scientific Clinical Centre […]

After Yabloko’s appeal, the Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Chelyabinsk region made a submission to the regional government due to the poor provision of consumables for diabetic children

Press Release, 20.03.2023 Photo by Vladislav Lonshakov / Kommersant Earlier, the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko sent a collective complaint to the Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Chelyabinsk region against the regional Ministry of Health in connection with the improper provision of non-original consumables for insulin pumps for children with diabetes.

The construction of a medical centre with a maternity hospital in the Primorsky district of St.Petersburg, which Yabloko sought, will begin in 2023

Press Release, 29.11.2022 Photo from social media The project of a multifunctional medical centre for 1,250 beds with a maternity hospital in the Primorsky district of St.Petersburg was included in the special investment programme. As of the end of the year, a contract for cadastral works for construction was already signed. This information was given […]

The Budget of St. Petersburg: expenses on the key problems of citizens are reduced, but new expenses on the special military operation emerged

Press Release, 23.11.2022 Photo: The Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg / Photo by the Yaboko Press Service The Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg adopted in the third reading the draft law of St. Petersburg “On the budget of St. Petersburg for 2023 and the planning period of 2024 and 2025”. The Yabloko faction voted against […]

Protect the lives and rights of citizens!

Decision by the Yabloko Bureau, 16.12.2021 The position of the Yabloko party on government bills on QR codes and necessary priority measures to combat the spread of coronavirus infection Update. The party’s position was sent to the Government of the Russian Federation and the State Duma of the Russian Federation. Photo by Artyom Krasnov / […]

The Saratov branch of Yabloko held a debate on coercive measures in the fight against the pandemic

Press Release, 21.12.2021 Photo by the Press Service of the Saratov branch of Yabloko On 19 December, the Saratov regional branch of the Yabloko party held a debate with the participation of civil activists. The topic was the use of coercive measures in the fight against COVID-19. The participants in the debate spoke about the […]

Yabloko’s Artur Gaiduk: “Society resisted vaccination against dangerous diseases in the past too”

Press Release, 16.11.2021 Photo:  Artur Gaiduk / Photo by the Press Service of the Pskov branch of Yabloko Artur Gaiduk, a doctor and a deputy of the Pskov Regional Assembly from Yabloko, commented to the Press Service of the regional branch of the Yabloko party on the proposed introduction of a system of QR codes […]

Boris Vishnevsky demanded clarifications from the St.Petersburg government and the Russian Federal State Agency for Health and Consumer Rights after statements about mandatory vaccination of St. Petersburg residents over 60

Press Release, 10.11.2021 Photo by IgorVetushko/depositphotos Boris Vishnevsky, deputy of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg and Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party, sent a number of questions to Oleg Ergashev, Vice-Governor of St.Petersburg, and Natalia Bashketova, head of the regional department of the Russian Federal State Agency for Health and Consumer Rights (Rospotrebnadzor), about […]

Unlearned Lessons. Grigory Yavlinsky on Dmitry Medvedev’s article “Six Lessons of the Pandemic”

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 5.11.2021 They invented a new role for Dmitry Medvedev, the current Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation [and former President and Prime Minister of the RF] , – explaining the policies of the Kremlin and broadcasting unpleasant ideas. Thus, a month ago, the Kommersant [daily] published a provocative […]

Anatoly Golov: Vladimir Putin’s lost war

Anatoly Golov’s blog post, 20.10.2021 Photo by mike_laptev/ Recently, President Putin, speaking of the 13,000 fatalities on the roads of the country in 2020, compared this to losses “in military actions”. True. Russia is losing a lot of people in the war that our drivers are waging against Russian roads. However, there is another war, […]

Nikolai Rybakov in Voronezh: on charitable foundations, helping the homeless and preservation of historical buildings

Nikolai Rybakov’s Facebook page, 01.09.2021 Photo: Nikolai Rybakov at the DobroSvet charitable foundation for helping children We spent the day in Voronezh together with Tatyana Shkred, Chair of the regional branch of the party, candidate for elections Alexander Strelnikov and the team of the Voronezh branch of Yabloko.

Yabloko leader demanded from the Nizhny Novgorod Governor to allocate 1 billion roubles to fight the pandemic

Press Release, 27.08.2021 Photo: Nikolai Rybakov in Nizhny Novgorod Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov will send an official letter to Gleb Nikitin, Governor of the Nizhny Novgorod region, demanding to allocate 1 billion roubles from the regional budget and provide support to the region’s healthcare. The address of the head of the Yabloko party to the […]

Nikolai Rybakov demanded that the Governor of the Krasnodar Territory reallocate 1 billion roubles to fighting the pandemic

Press Release, 23.08.2021 Photo: Nikolai Rybakov in Krasnodar The Chairman of the Yabloko party, Nikolai Rybakov, sent an official letter to Veniamin Kondratyev, Governor of the Krasnodar Territory, demanding to allocate funds of the regional budget and provide support to the regional healthcare.

Nikolai Rybakov demanded that the Governor of the Leningrad Region reallocate 800 million roubles to fight the pandemic

Press Release, 14.08.2021 Photo: Governor Alexander Drozdenko / Photo by Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov is going to send an official letter to Alexander Drozdenko, Governor of the Leningrad Region, with a demand to reallocate funds in the regional budget so that to support the regional healthcare. Nikolai Rybakov’s letter runs that the maintenance of […]

Nikolai Rybakov: the final working day in Eastern Siberia

Nikolai Rybakov’s Facebook page, 10.08.2021 BURYATIA, THE IRKUTSK REGION The shore of Lake Baikal Yesterday was my final working day in Eastern Siberia. Photo by the Yabloko Press Service When I was going to Lake Baikal, I was convinced that the situation with the garbage on the shore had changed and garbage was no longer […]

A working day in the Irkutsk region, or how to get to the shore of Baikal and not be able to see Baikal

Nikolai Rybakov’s Facebook page, 8.08.2021 IRKUTSK Photo by the Yabloko Press Service In the morning Anna Shlomina, our candidate for the State Duma elections, the founder of the public organisation for the protection of animals “ZooZabota”, showed me the Centre for sterilisation of pets, which works in the city at discounted prices. The main problem […]