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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 Youth'

Yabloko’s Federal Party School announces another training course. Yabloko supporters under 30 are invited to enroll

Press Release, 08.02.2023 Soon Yabloko will start training of the third class of Yabloko’s Federal Party School. Lectures for the students will be given by Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of the Yabloko Federal Political Committee, Nikolai Rybakov, Chairman of the Yabloko party, and non-Yabloko experts. The names of the tutors will be announced later. In previous […]

Young people are dissatisfied with the state system of falsehood

Alexander Gnezdilov comments for the influential Japanese newspaper Putin’s record drop in popularity Press Release, 18.05.2020 Alexander Gnezdilov, member of the Yabloko Party’s Federal Political Committee, gave a commentary for the influential Japanese newspaper Sankei Shimbun for an article where the newspaper’s special correspondent investigated the causes of a serious drop in President Vladimir Putin’s […]

Daniel Agnevsky elected Chair of Moscow Yabloko Youth

Press release, 26.06.2017 On 23 June, the Moscow Yabloko Youth conference took place, where the new governing body was elected. Daniel Agnevsky was elected Chair after the debates with two other candidates Andrei Radayev and Valery Kostenok.

Moscow Yabloko Youth holds a rally against military conscription

Press release, 30.04.2017 On April 29, Moscow Yabloko Youth held a rally against military conscription and for the transition to a professional army fully based on the contract system.

Rostov branch of Yabloko holds picketing for professional army

Press release, 10.04.2017 On April 9, the Rostov branch of Yabloko held a picket for abolition of military conscription and transfer to a professional army. Chair of the regional party branch Irina Safronova and leader of the regional branch of Yabloko Youth Andrei Sklyarov took part in the action.

President of the European liberals Hans van Baalen calls to release Kirill Bobro

21.03.2017 ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen MEP: “I join the call for the immediate release of youth activist Kirill Bobro of ALDE Party’s Russia member Russian United Democratic Party Yabloko, who has been detained for two months on fake charges and risks many years of imprisonment. He and his activists have been very active […]

Leader of the Stavropol Yabloko Youth arrested for two months

The court refused to take into account the facts that Kirill Bobro has a little son and that YABLOKO is ready to put up bail for him Press release, 20.03.2017 On 20 March, Stavropol’s Leninsky District Court arrested Kirill Bobro, Chairman of the Yabloko Youth branch in Stavropol, for two months. He is accused of […]

Party Deputy Chairman Alexander Gnezdilov to give a lecture on social liberalism

Press release, 20.03.2017 On 27 March, a theatre director and Deputy Chairman of Yabloko Alexander Gnezdilov will give a lecture called “Social Liberalism – the Ideology of the 21st Century”. The event is organised by the debate club of the Moscow branch of Yabloko Youth.

Free Kirill Bobro!

Statement by YABLOKO’s Federal Council, 18.03.2017 The Law enforcement in the Stavropol Territory have been putting pressure on YABLOKO’s activists for years trying to reduce political activity in the region by means of threats and intimidation. In February 2017 the law enforcement actively hindered the planning of the rally in memory of politician Boris Nemtsov, […]

Youth YABLOKO activist detained, no connection with him

Press release, 16.03.2017 In Stavropol [south Russia] officers from the Centre for Combating Extremism (Centre E) have searched the flat of Kirill Bobro, the leader of the local branch of Youth YABLOKO. After the search was over they took him to an undisclosed location. Nobody can reach Kirill Bobro on the phone. According to Vitaly […]

Centre for Combating Extremism searches the flat of YABLOKO’s activist

Svoboda/Radio Liberty, 16.03.2017 In Stavropol [south Russia] officers from the Centre for Combating Extremism (Centre E) are searching the flat of Kirill Bobro, leader of the local branch of Youth YABLOKO. Vitaly Zubenko, the lawyer of the young man, wrote about this on his Facebook page.

Yabloko Youth reminds Stavropol residents of the International Women’s Day history

Press release, 09.03.2017 On March 8th, Yabloko Youth reminded the residents of Stavropol, South Russia, of the International Women’s Day history.

Moscow Yabloko Youth holds picketing in support of Kirill Bobro

Press release, 28.02.2017 Moscow Yabloko Youth deputy Chair Maria Efimova and regional council member Victor Petrunin have held picketing in support of arrested leader of Stavropol Yabloko Youth Kirill Bobro outside the FSB security service headquarters in Moscow today. Kirill was sentenced to three days in jail for organising a one-person picket against the persecution […]

Kirill Bobro gets three days in jail for organising a one-person picket

Press release, 28.02.2017 Today the court has sentenced Kirill Bobro, the leader of the Stavropol branch of Yabloko Youth, to three days in jail for organising a one-person picket by the FSB security service office in Stavropol, south Russia. Bobro did not admit his guilt and went on hunger strike in protest at the decision.

Police detained the organisers of a rally in memory of Boris Nemtsov in Stavropol

Press release, 22.02.2017 Police has detained Kirill Bobro, YABLOKO Youth leader in Stavropol, south Russia, and two party activists. The law enforcement claim that the picket, which the activists held for days ago by the FSB security service building , had not been authorized by the city hall. Kirill Bobro is on of the organisers […]

YABLOKO Youth participated in a rally against domestic violence

Press release, 12.02.2017 On February 12, activists of Moscow YABLOKO Youth and the Gender faction participated in a rally against the decriminalization of domestic violence. About 200 people took part in the protest action.

Philosopher Kirill Martynov to give a lecture on the conservative trend

Press release, 08.02.2017 On February 22, Kirill Martynov, an associate professor at The School of Philosophy of the Higher School of Economics, will give a lecture on “Why modern voters grew fond of the conservatives and what can be done about it. The experience of Russia, Europe and the USA.”. The lecture will be held […]

Nikolai Kavkazsky invites young people to join Youth YABLOKO

Press Release, 27.01.2017 Nikolai Kavkazsky, Chairman of the Moscow Youth YABLOKO, urges democratically minded young people to join YABLOKO and create a faction within the party.

YABLOKO Youth protested against a bill decriminalizing domestic violence

Press release, 20.01.2016 On January 20, the activists of YABLOKO Youth and the Gender faction conducted a series of one-person pickets against a bill decriminalizing domestic violence. The action took place outside the State Duma. The bill suggests that the criminal charge of “battery within families” should be decriminalized and downgraded to the administrative offense. […]

Galina Mikhaleva gave an open lecture on Russia-EU relations

Press release, 12.01.2017 On January 11, Deputy Chair of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, professor of Bremen University Galina Mikhaleva gave a lecture on Russia-EU relations. The lecture was held by the discussion club of Moscow Yabloko Youth.