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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'

Yabloko considers the rules on discrimination against “foreign agents” unconstitutional and will seek their abolition in the Constitutional Court

Press Release, 22.05.2024 Photo by the Press Service of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg Deputies of the Yabloko faction voted against discrimination against “foreign agents” at the level of city laws. The parliamentary majority voted to ban “foreign agents” from being elected and holding public office. On 22 May, the Legislative Assembly of St. […]

The Yabloko branch in the Moscow region elected a new Chairman

Press Release, 21.05.2024 Past weekend, the Yabloko branch in the Moscow region held its Conference, and elected a new chairman and governing bodies. Now the regional branch will be headed by Sergei Kryzhov, a candidate of technical sciences, a deputy of the Sergiev Posad District Council of three convocations and the first Commissioner for Human […]

“Thank you for support!” Yabloko invites all to the actions of writing letters to political prisoners

Press Release, 20.05.2024 Yabloko will once again conduct actions of writing letters to political prisoners. The participants in the events learn from letters of political prisoners that such letters and words of support are very much needed by those who has been deprived of freedom and is under pressure from repressive authorities.

A criminal case has been opened against Marina Zheleznyakova, Deputy Chair of the Yabloko branch in the Maritime Territory, under the article on the rehabilitation of Nazism for her congratulatory post on Victory Day in 2021

Press Release, 20.05.2024 Photo: Marina Zheleznyakova / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service A search was conducted in Marina Zheleznyakova’s apartment. Police seized equipment and documents. Marina learned about the criminal case opened against her on 24 April on the day of the search. A lawyer is defending her.

The Volgograd Regional Court overturned the decision of the court of the first instance in the case of Alexander Yefimov on “participation in the activities of an undesirable organisation”

Press Release, 15.05.2024 Photo: Alexander Yefimov  / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The Volgograd Regional Court sent for revision the administrative case of Alexander Yefimov, a Yabloko Federal Bureau member, for “participation in the activities of an undesirable organisation”. On 4 April, the court of the city of Volzhsky fined Yefimov 15,000 roubles for […]

A member of Yabloko in Tula fined for writing about the need for a ceasefire on a ballot paper

Press Release, 15.05.2024 Photo by Dmitry Chiginsky / Photo from social media Dmitry Chiginsky, a member of the Bureau of the Tula branch of Yabloko, was fined under the administrative article of “discrediting the army” for writing about the need to conclude a ceasefire agreement on a ballot paper. The Tula district court fined Chiginsky […]

Yabloko will participate in the Moscow City Duma elections in September

Press Release, 13.05.2024 Photo: The Moscow City Duma / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Such decision was made by the Moscow Yabloko Bureau in early May. A headquarters has been created to work during elections. The work of the headquarters will be coordinated by Maxim Kruglov, the head of the Yabloko faction in the […]

The St. Petersburg Yabloko laid flowers at the memorial at the Piskarevskoye cemetery

Press Release, 8.05.2024 On 8 May, on the eve of Victory Day, the day of the victory over the Nazi Germany in 1945, members of the St. Petersburg Yabloko laid a wreath and flowers at the Motherland monument at the Piskarevskoye memorial cemetery.

The Novosibirsk Yabloko is against the killing of stray dogs

Statement by the regional party branch, 6.05.2024 The regional branch of the Yabloko party, on the basis of moral principles and principles of humanity, opposes the killing of captured stray dogs as a way to solve the problem of animals without owners. In April, a survey was conducted on the government services portal “On the […]

Yabloko invites all to an Andrei Babushkin commemoration event and the launch of a book dedicated to him

Press Release, 3.05.2024 On 14 May, an event in memory of human rights defender Andrei Babushkin will be held at the central office of the Yabloko party in Moscow. Andrei Babushkin, a human rights defender, member of the Presidential Council for Human Rights and a member of the Yabloko Federal Bureau, passed away on 14 […]

The St. Petersburg branch of Yabloko regards the initiation of an administrative case against Boris Vishnevsky as another example of pressure

Press Release, 27.04.2024 Photo: Boris Vishnevsky / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The St.Petersburg branch of Yabloko regards the initiation of an administrative case under Article 20.33 of the Code of Administrative Offences against Boris Vishnevsky, Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party and deputy of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, for his online […]

Yabloko activists watched and discussed the feature film “The Eternal Road” about Stalin’s terror

Press Release, 3.05.2024 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The Moscow office of Yabloko hosted the final screening of the film “The Eternal Road” (2017) by the Finnish director Antti-Jussi Annila, the screening was held within the framework of the Another Look film festival. Participants watched the feature film based on the real fate of […]

St.Petersburg Yabloko challenges discrimination against party representatives in admission to electoral commissions

Press Release, 26.04.2024 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The Oktyabrsky District Court held the first hearing on Yabloko’s claim on non-admission of Yabloko representatives from joining the city’s electoral commissions. The interests of the party were represented by lawyer Alexander Kobrinsky.

Yabloko asks the Ministry of Internal Affairs to explain the need to introduce unconstitutional methods of collecting information and list measures restraining security forces

Press Release, 26.04.2024 Photo: Maxim Kruglov / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code have been submitted to the State Duma for consideration, according to these amendemnts investigators and interrogators will be able to access the telephone calls of all citizens, bank accounts and transactions based on a simple request, […]

Leader of the Vologda branch of Yabloko Nikolai Yegorov fined in a criminal case for “discrediting the army”

Press Release, 25.04.2024 Photo: Nikolai Yegorov with his family / Photo from the personal archive The judge of the Veliky Ustyug District Court of the Vologda Region made a decision on 25 April. Nikolai Yegorov, former deputy of the Vologda Legislative Assembly, father of six children and Chairman of the regional branch of the Yabloko […]

We don’t hide behind numbers: the Yabloko faction in St.Petersburg city parliament has published income declarations

Press release, 25.04.2024 Photo: Boris Vishnevsky and Alexander Shishlov/ Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Deputies of the Yabloko faction in the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly published their income declarations for 2023. Alexander Shishlov and Boris Vishnevsky insist on the openness of people’s representatives, and therefore do not take advantage of the possibility to report […]

Boris Vishnevsky is challenging in court the decision to include him in the register of “foreign agents”

Press Release, 24.04.2024 Photo: Boris Vishnevsky / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Boris Vishnevsky, deputy of the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg and Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party, sent two administrative claims to the court challenging the decision of the Ministry of Justice to include him in the register of “foreign agents.”

Despite tragedies, the State Duma has never adopted amendments to the fire safety law. This follows from the response of the Ministry of Emergency Situations to Yabloko deputy Kruglov

Press Release, 23.04.2024 Photo: Crocus City Hall after a fire as a result of the terrorist attack on 22 March, 2024 / Photo by Dmitry Lebedev, Kommersant The head of the Yabloko faction in the Moscow City Duma, Maxim Kruglov, received a response from the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation about the […]

Yabloko to hold a round table in Novgorod on women in Russian politics with participation of Galina Mikhaleva

Press Release, 23.04.2024   On 27 April 27, Chairwoman of the Yabloko Gender Faction and Doctor of Political Sciences Galina Mikhaleva will take part in a round table on the role of women in Russian politics, which is organised by the regional branch of the party in Novgorod. Anna Cherepanova, Deputy Chair of the Yabloko […]

Yabloko municipal deputies In Kostroma and Seversk illegally deprived of their mandates

Press Release, 19.04.2024 Photo: Vladimir Petrov and Nikolai Sorokin Two municipal deputies from Yabloko – Vladimir Petrov in Seversk, the Tomsk region, and Nikolai Sorokin in Kostroma – were deprived of their mandates. The formal reasons were the demand of the city public prosecutor’s office due to the verdict in a criminal case and “inaccuracies […]