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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

International conference on liberal values to take place in Moscow

Press Release, 21.10.2015

Conference online translation (on

International conference “Killing Stereotypes and Finding Common Values and Points for Interaction” will be held in Moscow on Saturday, 24 October. The conference is organized jointly by the Alliance of Liberal and Democrats for Europe party (ALDE) and its member parties – YABLOKO and Danish Radikale Venstre.

Live streaming will be organized at and with a possibility for the audience to ask questions and post commentaries on the web-sites or send them to the e-mail box

YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin and Grigory Yavlinsky, Chair of the YABLOKO faction in St.Petersburg parliament and YABLOKO founder, will open the conference.

Sir Graham Watson, ALDE party President, and Morten Østergaard, President of Radikale Venstre have sent their video addresses to the conference.

The following panel discussions are envisaged: Social-liberal priorities, Sharing experience being a social-liberal party in a political climate dominated by conservatism/nationalism, The strategy and tactics of election campaigns in different conditions, Human rights: the universal principles and their implementation in Russia, Women in liberal politics, The next generation: succession or breaking with traditions.

Ludmila Alexeyeva, head of the Moscow Helsinki Group

Karsten Fledelius, Chairman of the Danish Helsinki Committee

Flo Clucas, leader of ALDE Gender Equality Network

Maria Efimova, Deputy Chair of the Youth faction of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, member of YABLOKO Gender Faction Regional Council

Julius Freiherr von Freytag-Loringhoven, head of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation office in the RF

Klaus Frandsen, member of the national accounts committee and ex Сhairman of the Radikale Venstre member organisation

Anatoly Golov, YABLOKO Bureau member, Co-Chair of the Russian Consumers’ Union

Jelena Jesajana, LYMEC Board Member, Political Campaigns Officer

Vadim Karastelev, co-Chair of the Committee Against Xenophobia, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group

Nikolai Kavkazsky, Chair of the YABLOKO Youth Faction, Moscow, member of the Board of the Committee for the Civil Rights, member YABLOKO Regional Council member, LGBT activist

Levik Khachatryan, member of the Board of the Armenian National Congress, MP in the National Assembly (1995-1999), Minister of Trade (1994-1995), Armenia

Henrik Kjerumgaard, founding partner of White Cloud, Former head of press secretariat of Radikale Venstre and Special advisor to former Minister of the interior and now European Commissioner Margrethe Vensager

Dmitry Kushpita, deputy of the City Council, Vladimir, Chairman of the Vladimir regional branch of YABLOKO, YABLOKO Bureau member

Tanja Ljungkvist, Vice Chair, Women’s Organisation, member of the Board and International Committee, SFP, Finland

Mikhail Menshikov, deputy of the Municipal Council Dorogomilovo, Moscow

Nickolas Pagonakis, International Officer, Radikale Venstre Youth Faction

Olga Radayeva, Deputy Chair of YABLOKO Gender faction, Advisor to party Chairman

Mette-Annelie Rasmussen, Member of City Council of Copenhagen and Chair of Radikale Venstre International Committee

Nikolai Rybakov, ex Chair of Municipal Council Grazhdanka, St.Petersburg, member of YABLOKO Bureau and executive director of Bellona Environment and Human Rights Protection Centre

Lev Shlosberg, MP, the Pskov Region Council of Deputies, Deputy Chair of the Committee for Legislation, Economic Policy and Local Self-Government, head of the YABLOKO faction

Dr.Prof. Nadezhda Shvedova, principal researcher, Institute of Social Science of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Emilia Slabunova, MP, Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia, Deputy Chair of the Committee on Education, Culture, Sports and Youth, the YABLOKO faction; member of YABLOKO Political Committee

and other speakers will participate in the discussions.

Moderators of the panel discussions will be: Charlotte Burgess, member of International Committee, Radikale Venstre, Denmark, Galina Mikhaleva, Nikolai Kavkazsky, Mikhail Menshikov, Boris Misnik, Coordinator of YABLOKO Political Committee, Nikolai Rybakov.

Registration: 9:00-10:00

The conference begins at 10:00.

Press accreditation at tel +7 (495) 780-30-19 or by e-mail until 23 October 17:00.