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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’s Regional Branches'

The Yabloko faction in the Novgorod City Duma passed a no confidence motion against police Colonel Maksimov, head of the city Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs

Press Release, 26.02.2024 Photo: Anna Cherepanova / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service During the annual report of the Novgorod police chief Colonel Sergei Maksimov, in the Novgorod City Duma, the head of the Yabloko faction, Anna Cherepanova, expressed distrust in the actions of the police, listing episodes of pressure on Yabloko candidates and party […]

“All Quiet on the Western Front”. Film from the Novgorod Yabloko marking two years since the special military operation

Press Release, 24.02.2024 The Novgorod branch of Yabloko released a film devoted to the two years of the special military operation and entitled after Erich Maria Remarque’s “All Quiet on the Western Front”. “I am young, I am twenty years old; yet I know nothing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast […]

The Public Prosecutor General’s Office blocked the page of the Chair of the Yabloko branch in Veliky Novgorod, Ksenia Cherepanova, in the VKontakte social media

Press Release, 22.02.2024 Photo: Ksenia Cherepanova / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The decision of the Public Prosecutor General’s Office on blocking Ksenia Cherepanova’s page was made, according to the social network notification, on 21 February. Previously, VKontakte blocked the pages of Anna Cherepanova, Chair of the regional branch of the party, and Oksana […]

The Moscow City Duma is not going to return Muscovites their right to public discussions of construction projects. Yabloko’s deputy Mitrokhin spoke on the side of the citizens

Press Release, 21.02.2024 Photo: the Moscow City Duma / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Today at a meeting of the Moscow City Duma, the parliamentary majority did not support the draft appeal of Yabloko deputy Sergei Mitrokhin to the head of the city demanding that authorities must return to Muscovites their right to public […]

Head of the Yabloko faction in the St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly, Alexander Shishlov, spoke about the need for a ceasefire and expressed condolences to Navalny’s relatives during a briefing for faction leaders

Press Release, 21.02.2024 Photo: Alexander Shishlov / Photo by the Press Service of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg At the traditional briefing of faction leaders, which is held after each meeting of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, the head of the Yabloko faction, Alexander Shishlov, spoke not about the agenda of the meeting, […]

Police drew up a violation report against Yabloko Federal Bureau member Alexander Yefimov for “participation in the activities of an undesirable organisation”

Press Release, 20.02.2024 Photo: Alexander Yefimov / Photo by Yabloko Press Service Alexander Yefimov is charged with giving an interview to the movement of independent election observers Golos, which authorities consider to be part of the international non-governmental organisation European Network of Election Monitoring Organisations (ENEMO). In 2021, the organisation was declared undesirable in Russia.

The Altai branch of Yabloko will hold an event in memory of Boris Nemtsov

Press Release, 20.02.2024 A memorial rally dedicated to the anniversary of the murder of politician Boris Nemtsov will be conducted in Barnaul, the Altai Territory, on 25 February 25 at 13:00. The action will be held on Freedom Square near the monument to victims of political repression “Farewell”. The event was agreed upon with the […]

The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko elected a new Regional Council

Press Release, 19.02.2024 On Saturday at the 21st Conference of the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko elected new leadership of the regional branch for the next two years. Delegates from Chelyabinsk, Kopeisk, Zlatoust, Miass and Troitsk participated in the conference.

The Tula branch of Yabloko demands an investigation into the legality of the actions of police who attacked visitors to the Tipografia culture centre

Press Release, 19.02.2024 Photo: The Tipografia culture centre / Photo from open sources The Tula regional branch of the Yabloko party issued an open appeal to the regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Public Prosecutor’s Office with a demand to check the actions of police who stormed into the Tipografia culture […]

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 supporter in Tatarstan Zulfiya Sitdikova will be tried for “justifying Nazism” and “discrediting the army”. She needs help

Press Release, 13.02.2024 Photo: Zulfiya Sitdikova / Photo from social media UPDATE: 13 February, 19:50 Moscow time. Fundraising for Zulfiya Sitdikova is closed! We thank everyone who helped the Yabloko activist. Yabloko activist Zulfiya Sitdikova from Kazan, Tatarstan, is accused of “rehabilitating Nazism” (Article 354.1, Part 3 of the Criminal Code) and “discrediting the army” […]

Sergei Piskunov, candidate member of Yabloko and electoral expert in Kuzbass, detained. His home searched in connection with the case of “organising an extremist community”

Press Release, 12.02.2024 Photo: Sergei Piskunov holding a placard “No More Than 2 Terms”/ Photo from social media UPDATE: 12 February, 11:45 Moscow time. Sergei Piskunov was detained in the Altai Territory. He is suspected of “creating an extremist community” (Article 282.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). Now he is being taken […]

The Novosibirsk branch of Yabloko to the Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences: The shadow of repression, reminiscent of Stalin’s times, once again looms over science

Press Release, 9.02.2024 Photo: Akademgorodok (the “Academic Town”) in Novosibirsk /Photo from open sources On the Day of Russian Science and in honour of the 300th anniversary of the formation of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Novosibirsk regional branch of the Yabloko party sent congratulatory letters to the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy […]

How we conducted New Year parties for children of refugees from Ukraine. Fundraising report

Press Release, 7.02.2024 On 23 and 25 December, charity Christmas parties were held at the central office of the Yabloko party for the children of Ukrainian refugees – wards of the Civic Assistance Committee and Lighthouse Charity Foundation. We are summing up the results of the charitable New Year parties.

Lev Shlosberg about fines due to his “foreign agent” status: We have collected comprehensive evidence of my innocence

Press Release 6.02.2024 Photo: Lev Shlosberg / Photo by the Pskov regional branch of Yabloko On 5 February, the Pskov City Court fined Lev Shlosberg, Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party, three times for distributing materials without a “foreign agency” tag ( Article 19.34, Part 4, of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian […]

The Tomsk City Duma supported Yabloko with a majority of votes: Yevgeny Kaverzin maintains his mandate

Press Release 6.02.2024 Photo: Yevgeny Kaverzin / Photo from social media Today, on 6 February, the Tomsk City Duma discussed at a closed meeting depriving Yevgeny Kaverzin, a deputy from Yabloko and a technologist at the Clean City waste recycling company, of his mandate. Such a measure against Kaverzin was proposed by the executive authorities.

A deputy from Yabloko in Tomsk may be deprived of his mandate for confrontation with a garbage collection operator

Press Release, 5.02.2024 Photo: Yevgeny Kaverzin / Photo from social media Yevgeny Kaverzin, a deputy from Yabloko in the Tomsk City Duma, may be deprived of his mandate. The formal reason is some inaccuracies in his income declarations for 2020 and 2021, but the real reason for deprivation of his mandate is his protection of […]

The Minister of Culture of Udmurtia fined for ignoring the request of the Chair of the Yabloko branch in Udmutia, Iya Boronina

Press Release, 2.02.2024 Photo: Magistrate of the Court District No. 3 of Oktyabrsky District of Izhevsk, Alyona Dresvyannikova / Photo by Iya Boronina The Minister of Culture of Udmurtia, Vladimir Solovyov, was fined for violating the procedure for considering the appeal of the Chair of the Yabloko branch in Udmurtia, Iya Boronina. The leader of […]

The Novgorod Yabloko to host Yelena Lukovitskaya’s seminar “Male and Female – What Are the Differences and Is There Equality?”

Photo: Yelena Lukovitskaya / Photo from open sources The Novgorod branch of the Gender Faction of the Yabloko party plans to hold a series of discussions on issues of equality, women’s rights, family policy, domestic violence and other relevant topics. The first seminar will take place on 11 February. It will be conducted by Yelena […]

The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko again defends in court the city forest from developers

Press Release, 1.02.2024 Photo: The Chelyabinsk City Forest / Photo by Alexander Sapozhnikov, Wikimedia The Sovetsky District Court of Chelyabinsk began considering the claim of the regional branch of the Yabloko party against the administration of Chelyabinsk. Yabloko is represented in court by Andrei Talevlin, environmentalist, Deputy Chairman of the Chelyabinsk Yabloko and member of […]