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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 Kemerovo branch of Yabloko nominated environmentalist and journalist Natalya Zubkova as a candidate for the City Council of Prokopyevsk

Press Release, 21.09.2020 The Kemerovo branch of Yabloko will take part in by-elections to the City Council of Deputies of Prokopyevsk, the Kemerovo region, which will take place on November 1. Natalya Zubkova, environmentalist and Editor-in-Chief of the independent Internet publication Novosti Kiselyovsk, became a candidate. The candidate has submitted 67 signatures of voters in […]

Lev Shlosberg: The proposal to reduce the number of deputies in the Pskov Regional Assembly is a consequence of the achievements of the Pskov branch of Yabloko

Press Release, 17.09.2020 Photo: Lev Shlosberg, deputy of the Pskov Regional Assembly from the Yabloko faction / PLN The reduction in the number of deputies of the Pskov Regional Assembly from 44 to 26 was discussed in the program “Day Watch” on the Echo Moskvi radio station in Pskov. Lev Schlosberg, who represents the Yabloko […]

Discussion of the Kaliningrad branch of Yabloko. The results of the elections in the town of Zelenogradsk, the Kaliningrad region, must be annulled

Press Release, 18.09.2020 A regular meeting of the 12th Floor discussion club was held in the Kaliningrad Yabloko office. Its topic was the discussion of the scandalous elections in the Zelenogradsk town, the Kaliningrad region. According to the official data, Yabloko received there only 3.09% and failed to pass the 5% threashold.

The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko defended the city forest. The court overturned the decision of the regional parliament to change the boundaries of the only natural monument in Chelyabinsk

Press Release, 17.09.2020 The Second Court of Appeal in St. Petersburg sided with the defenders of Chelyabinsk forest that the city authorities were planning to cut. The Court overturned not only the decision of the Chelyabinsk Regional Court, but also the decision of the Regional Legislative Assembly to change the boundaries of the city’s only […]

Falsifications did not work: Yabloko has 48 deputies in regional parliaments

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 15.09.2020 We know very well now the events called “elections” are held in Russia: how they arbitrarily do not register in the elections the strongest and dissenting candidates, and how they falsify the results of the vote. Nevertheless, 48 candidates from the Yabloko party overcoming huge obstacles and despite actions of the […]

The Yabloko party calls for the Return of direct elections for the head of Ingushetia

Kavkazsky Uzel, 14.09.2020 The events in Ingushetia over the past two years have exposed and demonstrated the failure of the concept of the vertical of power and the entire system of government in the Republic. The procedure for “election” of the head of the Republic of Ingushetia has actually been turned into a system for […]

The Court of Appeal did not satisfy the complaint of Oleg Mandrykin against the refusal of the electoral commission to register him as a candidate for Governor of the Arkhangelsk Region

Press Release, 11.09.2020 The Second Court of Appeal of St.Petersburg did not satisfy the complaint of Yabloko candidate Oleg Mandrykin against the refusal of the electoral commission to register him as a candidate for Governor of the Arkhangelsk Region.

We ask the Governor to take the investigation of the attack on Yabloko’s Nadezhda Zhuravleva under his personal control

Open appeal of the Sverdlovsk branch of Yabloko, 10.09.2020 Photo:Nadezhda Zhuravleva, candidate for to the Nizhny Tagil City Duma from the Yabloko party To the Governor of the Sverdlovsk Region Yevgeny Kuyvashev To the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the Sverdlovsk Region   The Sverdlovsk regional branch of the […]

The police tried to disrupt the lecture of the Nizhny Novgorod Yabloko for observers of the elections to the City Duma

Press Release, 10.09.2020 On September 9, the Nizhny Novgorod  branch of Yabloko” was holding a seminar for those who signed up to be observers at the upcoming elections to the City Duma of Nizhny Novgorod. After the lecture began, police officers suddenly stormed in. They said that on they were acting on basis of a […]

For every investigative action there is a reaction of electoral opposition!

Statement by the Ivanovo branch of Yabloko, 9.09.2020 A search was conducted in the apartment of Irina Maltseva, candidate to the Ivanovo City Duma from the Yabloko party, on 9 September at 6 a.m. The investigative actions were carried out on the basis of the decision of the Basmanny Court of Moscow on the so-called […]

Searches in the apartments of candidates for deputies from Yabloko conducted in Tatarstan, Ivanovo and Novgorod regions

Press Release, 9.09.2020 Photo: Ruslan Zinatullin’s apartment after a search Searches were conducted in the apartments of Ruslan Zinatullin, Chairman of the Tatarstan branch of Yabloko and candidate to the Council of the Osinovsky rural settlement, and Irina Maltseva, ethnographer and candidate to the Ivanovo City Duma.

Nikolai Rybakov discussed environmental and city development issues during his visit to Saratov

Press Release, 8.09.2020 Photo: Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov and Yabloko candidate Ksenia Sverdlova Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov visited Saratov on September 7, as part of his tour to Yabloko regional branches participating in regional elections on 13 September. Ksenia Sverdlova, Chair of the Yabloko branch in Saratov, will take part in the by-elections of deputies […]

Court removed all the opponents of the construction of an incineration plant from the municipal elections in Osinovo, Tatarstan

Press Release, 8.09.2020 The Zelenodolsk City Court removed from the municipal elections in the Osinovo town, Tatarstan, all representatives of the Dioxinovo movement who oppose the construction of an incineration plant in the settlement. On 7 September, the court removed from municipal elections 13 candidates, including Ruslan Zinatullin, leader of the Yabloko party in Tatarstan, […]

Single-mandate candidates from Yabloko were removed from the elections to the City Council of Neftekamsk

Press Release, 8.09.2020 The Supreme Court of the Republic of Bashkortostan removed from 13 Yabloko candidates from the elections to the City Council of Neftekamsk in single-mandate constituencies. The pretext was an allegedly incomplete set of documents submitted by the Yabloko candidates to the electoral commission. The suits were filed by candidates from the ruling […]

Lev Shlosberg: Russia is now losing the Belarus of tomorrow

Press Release, 4.09.2020 Photo: Lev Shlosberg, Deputy of the Pskov Regional Assembly from the Yabloko party Pskov regional politicians discussed the formation of a reserve from the Russian security and law enforcement for Belarus and Vladimir Putin’s support for the actions of Alexander Lukashenko at the Echo of Moscow in Pskov radio station. The opinions […]

Nikolai Rubakov to visit Sratov

Press Release, 3.09.2020 Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov will visit Saratov on Monday, September 7, as part his election tour in the Russian regions. In the morning, the Yabloko Chairman will visit Park Svobody (the Freedom Park) and the Ivolgino district, the so-called Saratov ghetto. During the day, he will take part in the launch of […]

Yabloko Chairman appealed to the Public Prosecutor General and the Minister of Natural Resources about illegal cutting of forests in Voronezh

Press Release, 2.09.2020 Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov sent an appeal to Igor Krasnov, Public Prosecutor General, Dmitry Kobylkin, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, and Governor of the Voronezh Region Alexander Gusev in connection with illegal cutting of trees in the Severny Les (Northern Forest) forest park in Voronezh.

Yabloko Chairman met with environmental activists in Voronezh and spoke at a public discussion on protection of environment

Press Release, 2.09.2020 Chairman of the Yabloko party Nikolai Rybakov visited the Voronezh region on Monday, August 31, as part of his election tour on the threashold of regional elections.

Nikolai Rybakov appealed to the Governor of the Voronezh Region regarding the cutting of the Severny Les forest park

Press Release, 2.09.2020 Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov appealed to Alexander Gusev, Governor of the Voronezh Region, in connection with the illegal felling of trees in the Severny Les (the Northern Forest) forest park, the only large forest area in the Northern residential area of ​​Voronezh. In recent months, trees were cut on the territory of […]

“You trust us – we work for you!” The list of  Yabloko candidates in the elections of deputies of the Berezovsky District Council

Press Release, 2.09.2020 “You trust us – we work for you!” – such is the slogan of the election campaign led by the Yabloko team running in the elections of the District Council of Deputies of the city of Berezovsky, the Krasnoyarsk region. There are seven candidates on the party list, they are people of […]