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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 'The 18th Congress of YABLOKO'

On the inadmissibility of the country’s economic security destruction through ruining small and medium-sized businesses

Resolution of the 18th YABLOKO Congress, 09.03.2016 Under the difficult economic conditions in our country the authorities must pay special attention to the support and development of small and medium-sized businesses that can provide millions of jobs, protect the labour market from destruction, give different population groups the opportunity to provide for themselves and their […]

Grigory Yavlinsky proposes to abolish the “serfdom” of disrespect to people and provide political guarantees for building the state for the people

Press release, Video, 28 February 2016 Politician and economist Grigory Yavlinsky, who was officially announced presidential candidate from YABLOKO by the party Congress on 28 February, delivered his keynote speech. He stressed that frustration and apathy of people in the future were a rival as serious as Vladimir Putin and his system. According to Yavlinsky, […]

YABLOKO Congress to discuss the strategy of the party during the new election cycle

Press release, 26.02.2016 YABLOKO Congress which will take place on 27-28 February in Novaya Moskva (New Moscow – the extension of the city’s boundaries to the south-west) and will discuss the substantive basis of the electoral strategy of the party at the parliamentary elections of 2016 together with the presidential elections of 2018.

We demand that discrediting and persecution of Magomed Mutsolgov must be stopped

Resolution of the 18th YABLOKO Congress, 25.12.2015 The YABLOKO party give serious consideration to the problems of the North Caucasus, the situation with human rights observance, its economic and social development.

YABLOKO holds Congress and elects first female political party leader in Putin’s Russia

The ALDE party, 21.12.2015 YABLOKO, ALDE Party member in Russia, held its Congress on Saturday and Sunday and elected Emilia Slabunova, MP of the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia, as the new party leader. Mrs Slabunova becomes the first female stand-alone leader of a political party in Putin’s Russia.

Renewal of YABLOKO: young Deputy Chairpersons elected

Press release, 20.12.2015 Alexander Gnezdilov (29 years old), Nikolai Rybakov (36 years old) and Sergei Ivanenko, one of the founders of the party, were elected Deputy Chairpersons of Emilia Slabunova, the new party Chairperson. The decision was taken by the party Congress which took place this weekend.

Emilia Slabunova elected YABLOKO Chairperson

Press Release, 20.12.2015 Emilia Slabunova, MP of the Legislative Assembly, the Republic of Karelia, was elected new YABLOKO Chairperson. She won in the second round over Lev Shlosberg, leader of the Pskov branch of YABLOKO: 91 delegate out of 154 voted for Slabunova and 56 for Shlosberg. Seven ballots were recognized void.

Sergei Mitrokhin: we must mobilise our party to win these elections

Press release, 19.12.2015 Opening the XVIII Congress of the party its leader Sergei Mitrokhin stated that YABLOKO can count on effective result at the elections to the State Duma. He proposed to elect a new party Chairman for one year term to decided whether he/she can manage the party following the results of his/her work.

The course of YABLOKO Chairperson elections

0:32 MSK. YABLOKO Congress. The delegates voted for restricting the term of office for party Chair by two terms. Yavlinsky and Mitrokhin will not run. Four candidates will run: Emlia Slabunova, Karelia, Lev Shlossberg, Pskov, Nikolai Rybakov, St.Petersburg and Alxander Gnazdilov, Moscow.

YABLOKO congress to elect new party leadership

Press Release, 16.12.2015 On December 19-20, the 18th Congress of the YABLOKO party will be held, 164 delegates from 77 regional branches and steering bodies of the party will elect new party leaders: party Chairperson, members of the Bureau, Political Committee, Internal Audit Commission and Arbitration Committee.

Brief information on YABLOKO Chairperson elections

On December 19-20, the Congress of the YABLOKO party will take place. 164 delegates will elect the new party leaders: a Chairperson, members of the Bureau, Political Committee, Internal Audit Commission and Arbitration Committee.