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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

Muscovites demanded the resignation of Vice Mayor of Moscow at a rally

Press Release, 01.02.2015

On February 1 YABLOKO conducted a rally for resignation of Marat Kusnullin, Vice Mayor of Moscow for Urban Development and Historical Heritage. The rally was held within the campaign for the resignation of Deputy Mayor. The action too place in the centre of Moscow, in Novopushkinskiy garden at 14:00. About 300 people participated in the rally.

Coordinator of Arkhnadzor public movement (historical heritage protecting organisation), member of presidential council for culture and art Konstantin Mikhaylov, municipal deputies Elena Rusakova, Alexandra Parushyna, Alexandra Andreyeva and other civil activists and initiative groups. First Deputy Chair of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO Galina Mikhaleva presided over the rally.

YABLOKO Chair Sergei Mitrokhin

“A dangerous, insidious and ungrateful team came to work in Moscow. What for? So that the federal authorities could have an effective lever of development of Moscow in their hands. These people don’t care about our city, they don’t love it,” said YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin.

According to Mitrokhin, the current ruling team take “our culture and history” away from the Muscovites by destroying the historical memory of Moscow.

Galina Mikhaleva

“A war has been declared to our values and culture. Crises in economics and social sphere begin exactly with such a war. The authorities who do not respect the values of the people will spit in the people’s faces,” – said Mitrokhin.

During his speech Sergei Mitrokhin “awarded” a cardboard figure of Khusnullin. “I think that the anti-hero who we are talking about today must get an award. The award he earned for his activity. We can’t call it a town planning policy. It’s a policy of destruction of our city.”

Coordinator of the Arhnadzor public movement Konstantin Mikhailov noted that today’s meeting was city-wide since the discussed problems concerned everyone citizen of the capital.

“The city must be saved. For four years they’ve been trying to convince us that some urban revolution had taken place. For four years we’ve been told that we have some kind of humane policy. One can not believe it. While they tell us that they cancel contracts and take custody of monuments they actually demolish them,” he said, recalling that within the past four years Khusnullin and Co. destroyed the buildings which even Yuri Luzhkov’s team (ex Moscow Mayor) didn’t dare to touch.

Head of YABLOKO public reception room Irina Kopkina

Earlier the collection of signatures for the resignation of Khusnullin was organized in the Internet. At the moment, the petition has been signed by nearly 5,000 people.

[Marat Khusnullin has been in office since 2010. In this period Moscow lost many historical buildings of irreplaceable cultural value – about 40 historical monuments were ruthlessly destroyed, including the the mansion of Prince Volkonsky (who became one of the key protagonists of the War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy) at Vozdvizhenka 9.

The recent egregious case is demolition of the complex of tenement houses of merchant Privalov (at Sadovnicheskaya 9) authorized by Khusnullin.

Privalov’s tenement houses represent a unique ensemble, which gives an idea of the evolution of works by architect Ernst-Richard Nirnzee, famous for his Art Nouveau buildings. In addition, these buildings are closely connected with the history of Russian literature, in particular many poets of the Silver Age, including Sergei Yesenin. Publishing house Mlechniy Put (Milky Way) which published the first poems by Yesenin was located in one of the buildings in 1913-1916.

The decision on demolishing was adopted despite the protests of Muscovites, historians and architects. Also the buildings were identified as cultural heritage and were protected by the state.

The public was not allowed to discuss the issue at a meeting of the Commission on Urban Development and Hitorical Heritage headed by Khusnullin.]

After the rally the activists laid flowers to the monument to Sergei Yesenin at Tversky Boulevard and recited Yesenin’s poems.

YABLOKO collected more than 200 signatures for resignation of Khusnullin during the rally

YABLOKO launched a campaign for resignation of vice-Moscow mayor Marat Khusnullin

YABLOKO collected signatures for resignation of Moscow vice-Mayor Marat Khusnullin outside Moscow Mayor’s office