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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

Killing Stereotypes and Finding Common Values and Points for Interaction

Denmark/Russia conference Friday the 25 September at Christiansborg

Moderator: Samuel Rachlin, former correspondent in USSR for the Danish Broadcasting Cooperation and Russian born

9.00-9.30 Registration

9.30 – 10.00 Opening speeches:
• Radikale Venstre: Morten Østergaard, Chairman
• Yabloko: Dr. Grigory Yavlinsky, Professor of the Higher School of Economics, Chair of the YABLOKO faction in St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly, YABLOKO Founder
• ALDE: Olle Schmidt, Vice president of the ALDE Party and former MEP for Folkepartiet (SWE)
10.00-11.30 Building strong institutions for a transparent and democratic society

• Knut Godtfredsen, Chairman Transparency International Denmark
• Jolanta Gaizutiene, Member of the board of Transparency International Denmark and Member of
Radikale Venstre’s International Committee
• Dr. Galina Mikhaleva, Prof. of the Russian Humanities University, YABLOKO Bureau member, Secretary of YABLOKO Political Committee
• Dr. Alexander Kobrinskiy, MP, Legislative Assembly, St. Petersburg, Professor of the Herzen Russian State Pedagogical University

11.30- 12.30 Trade and economics

• Martin Lidegaard, MP and Former minister for foreign affairs, Radikale Venstre
• Peter Bay Kirkegaard, Chief advisor, Confederation of Danish Industries
• Dr. Grigory Yavlinsky, YABLOKO founder, Professor of the Higher School of Economics, Chair of the YABLOKO faction in St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly, YABLOKO Founder

12.30-13.00 Lunch
13.00-14.00 Mutual perception and the role of mass media

• Per Carlsen, Former ambassador to Russia and Senior adviser at Baltic development forum
• Charlotte Flindt Petersen, Director of Danish Foreign Policy Society
• Olga Bobrova, journalist from the independent Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, prize-winner of the Press Freedom Award of the Reporters Without Borders
14.00-15.30 Engaging civil society in east-west dialogue

• Dagfinn Høybåten, General Secretary of the Nordic Council
• Ilvija Puce, Senior advisor, Danish Institute Against Torture – DIGNITY and European Committee for the prevention of torture – Council of Europe
• Maria Mokhova, Head of the Sisters Centre
• Kristina Smolijaninovaitė, Project coordinator at the secretariat of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum
15.30-16.00 Coffee break
16.00-17.30 Human rights

• Ole Olsen, Board member, Danish United Nations Association
• Louise Holck, Deputy director for the National Area, Danish Institute for Human Rights

• Valeriy Borschyov, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group, Co-Chair of the Association of Independent Observers (observation of prisons and police stations), Chair of the Commission for Human Rights in the Penitentiary System of the Expert Council under Russian Ombudsman, member of the Expert Council under Public Prosecutor of the RF
• Nikolai Kavkazsky, Member of the board, Committee for the Human Rights, YABLOKO Regional Council member, LGBT activist
• Olga Radayeva, Deputy Chair of Gender Faction, YABLOKO
Liberal International:
• Frank Van Dalen, Chair of the Liberal International Working Group on LGBTI
17.30-18.00 Closing remarks
• Radikale Venstre: Charlotte Burgess, Member of International Committee
• Yabloko: Dr. Grigory Yavlinsky, Professor of the Higher School of Economics, Chair of the YABLOKO faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly, YABLOKO Founder
• ALDE: Olle Schmidt, Vice president of the ALDE Party and former MEP for Folkepartiet (SWE)

18.30-21.00 Reception for speakers and organizers
• Reception will take place at the Parliament