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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

THE DEMOCRATIC MANIFESTO

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 DECISIONS:

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

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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

Realeconomik

The Hidden Cause of the Great Recession (And How to Avert the Nest One)

by Dr. Grigory Yavlinsky

Resoulution
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
www.svobodanews.ru
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

Demodernization
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

IT IS IMPORTANT!

 

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

The Bashkirian branch of Yabloko filed 28 lawsuits challenging election results in different precincts

Press Release, 7.10.2021

Photo by the Yabloko Press Service

Candidates for State Duma deputies from the Bashkirian branch of Yabloko filed 28 lawsuits to the district courts to cancel voting results in the polling stations where gross violations of the law were observed on voting days and during the counting of the votes. Yabloko activists intend to achieve a recount of votes or a repeat voting in these precincts.

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Grigory Yavlinsky congratulates Dmitry Muratov on being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

Grigory Yavlinsky Fb post, 8.10.2021

Photo: Dmitry Muratov

Not many people know about the contribution of Dmitry Muratov [to protection of freedom of speech] in our country. But now they will learn about it – and not only in Russia, but all over the world. The Editor-in-Chief of Novaya Gazeta was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Muratov became the third recipient of this award in our country after Acad. Andrei Sakharov and Mikhail Gorbachev. And this is fair.

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Yabloko member Dmitry Muratov is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize! Congratulations from the Yabloko party leaders

Press Release, 8.10.2021

Photo: Dmitry Muratov at the opening of the Public Support Headquarters for presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky during presidential election campaign in 2018 / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service

Yabloko leaders Nikolai Rybakov and Grigory Yavlinsky congratulated Dmitry Muratov, a Yabloko party member and Editor-in-Chief of Novaya Gazeta, on being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

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The present Russian  government is a “foreign agent”. Statement by the Regional Council of the Pskov branch of Yabloko

Press Release, 1.10.2021

Photo: Lev Shlosberg and Vladimir Zhilinsky / Photo by the Press Service of the Pskov branch of Yabloko

After the inclusion of several independent human rights media and 20 Russian citizens in the register of foreign media agents, including Vladimir Zhilinsky, a member of the Regional Council of the Pskov Yabloko and coordinator of the Pskov branch of Golos [independent observers movement], the Regional Council of the Pskov branch of Yabloko made a statement. The Regional Council considers the actions of the Ministry of Justice to be political repressions, expresses solidarity with all citizens affected by them, and calls on the citizens of Russia to such solidarity.

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The St.Petersburg branch of Yabloko filed about 150 lawsuits challenging the election results in certain precincts

Press Release, 1.10.2021

Photo by Alexander Koryakov / Kommersant

The regional branch of the Yabloko party in St. Petersburg has filed about 150 administrative lawsuits in courts challenging the results of voting at polling stations where the most flagrant violations of electoral legislation were recorded during the elections of deputies to the city’s Legislative Assembly and the State Duma.

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The Ryazan branch of Yabloko: the status of a “foreign agent” for Sofia Ivanova means state recognition of her merits in the fight against election fraud

Press Release, 2.10.2021

Photo by the Golos branch in Ryazan

The Ryazan branch of the Yabloko expresses its support to Sofia Ivanova, head of the Ryazan organisation of the Golos movement (a movement in protection of voters rights conducting independent observation over elections), as the Ministry of Justice entered her into the register of so-called “foreign agents” together with representatives of the Golos movement from other regions.

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 “The elections were not free, the Pskov Yabloko survived”. The Pskov Yabloko Regional Council summed up the results of the parliamentary elections

Press Release, 29.09.2021

Photo: Collage by the Press Service of the Pskov Yabloko

The Regional Council of the Pskov branch of Yabloko made a statement on the results of the elections of the deputies of the Pskov Regional Assembly. According to the Council, the official voting results were falsified and unreliable, the regional electoral commission acted in line with the federal destructive policy, cancellation of the registration of Lev Shlosberg and Nikolai Kuzmin was unlawful, Vsevolod Kozlovsky became the actual winner in single-mandate constituency No. 5 (Velikiye Luki) and the party intends to prove this in court.

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Chairman of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko asked the Governor to give a permission for an event in memory of journalist Irina Slavina, who had committed the act of self-immolation

Press Release, 28.09.2021

Photo by the Press Service of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko

Oleg Rodin, Chairman of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko, sent an appeal to Gleb Nikitin, Governor of the Nizhny Novgorod Region, asking him to give a permission for an event dedicated to the memory of opposition journalist Irina Slavina who had committed the act of self-immolation protesting against police pressure on her. Members of Irina’s family support the action.

The action should take place on 2 October at 15:00. The site of the action is the place where Irina Slavina committed the act of self-immolation – opposite the building of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the Nizhny Novgorod region.

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Gulnaz Ravilova, Yabloko’s activist in Kazan, recognised by court as “involved in the activities of an extremist organisation”

Press Release, 28.09.2021

Photo: Gulnaz Ravilova / Photo by Gulnaz Ravilova  

On 22 September, the Sovetsky District Court of Kazan, Tatarstan, recognised Gulnaz Ravilova, Yabloko’s activist in Kazan, as “involved in the activities of an extremist organization”. Ravilova will be deprived of her passive electoral right for three years from the date the decision enters into force. The activist intends to appeal the court decision.

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The Novgorod Yabloko: we can not recognise the elections of deputies to the Novgorod Regional Duma cannot as free, democratic and fair

Press Release, 27.09.2021

Photo: A queue of budget workers made vote on September 17 / Photo by the Press Service of the Novgorod branch of Yabloko

On 25 September, the Regional Council of the Novgorod branch of Yabloko adopted a statement on non-recognition of the elections to the Novgorod Regional Duma as free, democratic and fair.

“The Novgorod regional branch of the Yabloko Party does not recognise the results of the elections to the Novgorod Regional Duma, since they were achieved in the course of an non-free and unequal election campaign, as well as in connection with gross violations of the law on voting days, which led to a significant distortion of the expression of voters’ will. Like five years ago, they stole the representation of our voters in the Novgorod Regional Duma.

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The court returned the mandate to Yabloko’s Vera Morozova, a St. Petersburg municipal deputy

Press Release, 27.09.2021

Photo: Vera Morozova / Photo by Vera Morozova

The Krasnogvardeisky District Court of St. Petersburg satisfied Vera Morozova’s claim against the Malaya Okhta municipality. Morozova challenged the Municipal Council’s decision to deprive her of her powers as a municipal deputy from Yabloko. In November 2020, Morozovs was unlawfully deprived of her deputy’s mandate due to a formal claim to her income declaration. This initiative came from the Governor.

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Chairman of the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko found out that the abnormal voting at home complied with the abnormal voting for the pro-government United Russia party

Press Release, 23.09.2021

Infographics by the Press Service of the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko

Voting at home at the Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant
Blue line: voting for United Russia
Red line: voting at home
Х: annulment of ballots at precinct No. 686
* Based on the data of GAS Vybory system as of 22.09.2021

Yaroslav Shcherbakov, Chairman of the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko, analysed the results from precinct electoral commissions located in the territory of the Metallurgichesky District, and detected a direct connection between home voting and voting for the pro-government United Russia party. The Chelyabinsk Yabloko still goes on processing the data. For each fact of falsification, the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko will seek filing of criminal cases and the annulment of the results.

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The results of regional elections in 2021: the Pskov branch of Yabloko will continue to work in the Regional Legislative Assembly

Press Release, 23.09.2021

Photo: Lev Shlosberg and Artur Gaiduk / Photo by the Press Service of the Pskov branch of Yabloko

Artur Gaiduk, an ambulance doctor and acting deputy of the regional Legislative Assembly, was elected a deputy from Yabloko to the regional parliament on the basis of a single party list. Lev Schlosberg, Chairman of the regional branch of Yabloko in the Pskov region who was removed from elections, will become his public assistant. Another Yabloko candidate, Vsevolod Kozlovsky, according to official data, came second in single-mandate constituency No. 5 (Velikiye Luki). This result will be challenged in court.

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Yabloko demands from the Central Electoral Commission to declare the results of the elections to the State Duma void and cancel them

Press Release, 24.09.2021

Photo: Central Electoral Commission meeting. Photo by Dmitry Lebedev / Kommersant

The Yabloko party demanded from the Central Electoral Commission to invalidate the results of elections of deputies of the State Duma in the federal electoral district. Violations committed during voting and counting of the election results do not allow to reliably determine the voters’ will,  Yabloko’s complaint runs.

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Key messages of the speech of Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov at the meeting of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation on 24 September

Press Release, 24.09.2021

Photo by the Yabloko Press Service

Today, a meeting of the Central Electoral Commission dedicated to summing up the results of the parliamentary elections in 2021 took place. Ella Pamfilova, Chair of the Central Electoral Commission,  refused to give the floor to the leader of the Yabloko party Nikolai Rybakov during the meeting. We are publishing the key points of the speech prepared by Nikolai Rybakov.

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Members of the St. Petersburg and the Pskov electoral commissions from Yabloko voted against the approval of the election results

Press Release, 22.09.2021

Photo: Olga Pokrovskaya and Yelena Mayatnikova

Members of the St. Petersburg and the Pskov electoral commissions with a decisive vote from Yabloko voted against the approval of the results of elections to regional parliaments and filed dissenting opinions.

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Journalists from Vidsboku elected municipal deputies from Yabloko

Press Release, 21.09.2021

Photo: Maria Rakcheyeva and Konstantin Smirnov / Photo by Vidsboku

According to the results of the elections, Konstantin Smirnov, Chairman of the Ryazan branch of the Yabloko party and the editor-in-chief of Vidsboku, was re-elected as a deputy of the Dubrovichy rural settlement of the Ryazan region for a second term. The settlement is located near Ryazan. In addition to Dubrovichy, it includes the village of Alekanovo. The territory of this Ryazan suburb is one of the most popular for cottage construction, while the infrastructure of the “old” part of the settlement is extremely worn out. In the new convocation, Smirnov intends to further fight against land manipulations and raise the problems of the housing and utilities services in the settlement.

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 “The new State Duma represents an alliance of United Russia and the Communist Party of the Russian Federation.” Yabloko leaders summed up the election outcome

Press Release, 20.09.2021

Photo: Nikolai Rybakov (in the centre) / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service

On 20 September, Yabloko held a press conference in the party headquarters in Moscow. Yabloko leaders summed up the results of the elections to the State Duma.

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Yabloko retained its factions in the regional parliaments of St. Petersburg, Karelia and the Pskov region and increased its representation in the Moscow City Duma

Press Release, 21.09.2021

Photo: Top row: Boris Vishnevsky, Alexander Shishlov, Emilia Slabunova.

Bottom row: Inna Boluchevskaya, Artur Gaiduk, Vladimir Ryzhkov

Deputies from the Yabloko party will continue to work in the regional parliaments of St. Petersburg, Karelia and the Pskov region. Vladimir Ryzhkov will become the fifth deputy from Yabloko in the Moscow City Duma. There will also be a Yabloko faction in the city parliament of the capital of Karelia Petrozavodsk – the Petrozavodsk City Council.

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Nikolai Rybakov and Maxim Kruglov told about election violations at the briefing

Press Release, 19.09.2021

Yabloko records all types of violations during voting in the elections to the State Duma, said the leader of the party Nikolai Rybakov, speaking at a briefing.

“Carousels [when same people vote several times at different precincts], stuffing of ballots, people who died indicated as voters in the voter lists, observers are not allowed to see the voter lists, touch-screen voting machines are not sealed, home voting reaches 50% in some areas, voter books are not stitched or numbered, observers are prohibited from taking photos and videos, they are removed from polling stations and even beaten, portable ballot boxes are not sealed, there are malfunctions in the distant voting system,” Rybakov said.

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