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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 Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg did not support the Yabloko bill, which provided deputies the opportunity to edit the city budget without the approval of the governor

Press Release, 27.09.2023 Photo: The Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg / Photo by the Press Service of the Legislative Assembly The Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg did not adopt Yabloko’s bill on changes to the law on the budget process at a plenary session on Wednesday, 27 September. Only 14 deputies out of 49 present at […]

Oksana Sergeyeva and Valery Kochnev, Yabloko candidates at the past elections in Veliky Novgorod, face a trial accused of “spreading extremist symbols”

Press Release, 27.09.2023 Photo: Oksana Sergeyeva and Valery Kochnev / Photo by the Novgorod Yabloko On 28 September, the Novgorod District Court will hold two trials on administrative cases regarding the “spread of extremist symbols” against candidates for the Veliky Novgorod City Duma Oksana Sergeyeva and Valery Kochnev. It should be noted that on 29 […]

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 […]

A court in St. Petersburg rejected Emilia Slabunova’s complaint about inaction of the VKontakte social media on unblocking her page. The politician’s page still remains blocked

Press Release, 22.09.2023 Photo: Screenshot of Emilia Slabunova’s page on the VKontakte social media running that her page was blocked by the demand of the Office of the Public Prosecutor General of the RF No 27-31-2022 of 25.03.2022 A judge of the Smolninsky District Court of St. Petersburg ruled out that the VKontakte social media […]

The future of the country depends on all of us

Decision by the Federal Bureau of Yabloko Adopted on 15.09.2023, published on 22.09.2023 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The political regime that has developed in Russia can be characterised as electoral authoritarianism evolving into a personalistic dictatorship. While the institution of elections was formally preserved, voting lost its true meaning. In the situation of […]

Yabloko continues its actions in support of political prisoners

Press Release, 20.09.2023 Photo by the Tula branch of Yabloko In September and early October, actions of writing letters to political prisoners will again be held at the central office of the Yabloko party and in the offices of Yabloko regional branches. As always, anyone who would like to send kind words and wishes to […]

The Novgorod District Court fined Yabloko City Duma candidates Anna Cherepanova, Ksenia Cherepanova and Viktor Shalyakin 4,000 roubles each for “disobedience to the police”

Press Release, 20.09.2023 Photo: Police officers blocking the car of Yabloko candidates on 9 September, 2023 / Photo by Ksenia Cherepanova Yabloko’s politicians were accused of allegedly planning to enter the premises of the precinct electoral commission at school No. 31 on the night of 9-10 September. That night, Anna Cherepanova, Ksenia Cherepanova, and Viktor […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: Only people themselves can change the situation in Russia

YouTube channel Zhivoy Gvozd, 18.09.2023 Broadcasted live on 16.09.2023 Over 30 years, the Yabloko party has offered people in Russia a different path eleven times: eight times in parliamentary elections and three times in presidential elections. This path would never have led our country to what is happening now. We proposed to build a state […]

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 […]

Yabloko raised 3.361 million roubles at an auction in support of eight political prisoners

Collection of donations is going on Press Release, 13.09.2023 UPD. The total amount collected in support of political prisoners together with donations which came after the auction, as of 14 September at 20:00 (Moscow time), is 3.674.276 roubles. In total, 23 lots were sold at the auction: works by contemporary artists, as well as things, […]

Member of the Electoral Commission of the Pskov Region from Yabloko Yelena Mayatnikova:  “The violations require to recognise the election of the Governor of the Pskov region as invalid”

Press Release, 13.09.2023 Photo: Yelena Mayatnikova / Photo by the Pskov branch of Yabloko Yelena Mayatnikova, a member of the Pskov Regional Electoral Commission from Yabloko, wrote a special dissenting opinion on the resolution on the protocol of the results of the gubernatorial elections in the Pskov region. “The elections of the governor of the […]

Deputy Chairman of Moscow Yabloko will challenge in court the decision of the Ministry of Justice to include him in the register of “foreign agents”

Press Release, 13.09.2023 Photo: Andrei Morev / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 14 September, the Cheryomushkinsky District Court of Moscow will hold the first hearing on the claim of the Deputy Chairman of the Moscow Yabloko, Andrei Morev, against the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation. Morev demands to cancel the decision […]

Candidates from Pskov Yabloko in single-mandate constituencies received voters support

Statement by the Regional Council of the Pskov branch of Yabloko, 13.09.2023 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Despite the cancellation of registration of Yabloko’s lists of candidates, three-day and remote electronic voting, and admission of observers to polling stations only in three districts of the region, candidates from the Pskov Yabloko did not stop […]

Dozens of thousands of Russian citizens cast their votes for Peace and for Yabloko!

Summing up the results of the elections Press Release, 11.09.2023 In the elections held on 10 September, Yabloko managed to retain representation in the city parliamets of Yekaterinburg, Veliky Novgorod and Krasnokamsk (the Perm region), as well as create a faction in the city duma of Yasnogorsk (the Tula region). The team of municipal deputies […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: “Elections for peace and freedom”

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 11.09.2023 Photo: Yabloko campaign posters “Yabloko. Your vote For Peace and Freedom!” in Yekaterinburg / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 10 September, Russia held regular election. Everyone understands what kind of “elections” there can be in such a system, especially during the “special military operation”. Since 1996, voting in Russia […]

Yabloko gets mandates in four city parliaments, including the city dumas of Yekaterinburg and Novgorod

Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov summed up the preliminary results of the elections of 8 – 10 September Press Release, 10.09.2023 According to preliminary data, candidates from Yabloko were elected to the city dumas of Yekaterinburg, Novgorod, Krasnokamsk (the Perm Territory) and Yasnogorsk (the Tula Region). This was stated by Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov during a […]

Olga Kolokolova, the leader of the Yabloko branch in the Perm region, passes to the Krasnokamsk City Duma

Press Release, 10.09.2023 Photo: Olga Kolokolova / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The counting of votes at the polling stations of constituency No. 6 has not yet been completed, but according to preliminary data, Olga Kolokolova, Yabloko’s candidate and the leader of the Yabloko branch in the Perm region, passes to the Krasnokamsk City […]

In Novgorod, three Yabloko candidates for deputies of the City Duma have been detained. They can be arrested for 15 days

Press Release, 10.09.2023 Photo: Viktor Shalyakin (centre), Anna Cherepanova and Ksenia Cherepanova at the police station / Photo from social media On the night of September 9 – 10, the Novgorod police drew up protocols of violation under Article 19.3 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation (“disobedience to the police”) in […]

Citizen participation and control over voting can combat fraud

Statement by the Federal Bureau of Yabloko, 9.09.2023 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 10 September, many regions of our country will hold elections at different levels: elections of local governments, legislative assemblies, and heads of regions. And in six months there will be presidential elections, which will be held within the framework of […]

The Pskov City Court refused to recognise the assignment of the status of “foreign agent” to Yabloko’s Lev Shlosberg illegal. The decision will be appealed

Press Release, 9.09.2023 Photo: Lev Shlosberg  / Photo from Lev Shlosberg’s personal archive The Pskov City Court rejected Lev Shlosberg, a member of the Federal Political Committee of the Yabloko party, in satisfying his claims against the Ministry of Justice to declare illegal the order of June 16, 2023, to include the politician in the […]