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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

[President of Chechnya] Ramzan Kadyrov – to Dismissal!

logotip1YABLOKO expresses solidarity with the statement by the Congress of Intelligencia

The YABLOKO party expresses solidarity with the statement by the Congress of Intelligencia. Valery Borschyov, one of the initiators of the statement ad member of YABLOKO’s Federal Council, signed the statement on behalf of YABLOKO’s leadership.

On 12 January, 2016, head of administration of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov publicly called to treat “representatives of the so-called non-systemic opposition as enemies of the people, as traitors … These people should be judged [by court] very strictly for their undermining activities.”

Ramzan Kadyrov performs his official duties in the public administration system. He is must contribute to the implementation in the territory of the Chechen Republic of the policies of the Russian Federation in protection of the rights and freedoms of citizens guaranteed by the Russian Constitution and international commitments of our country.

The right of citizens to freedom of peaceful public and political activities, including the opposition, is one of the basic human rights. The right to conduct oppositional political activity can be exercised regardless of whether the association is registered or not, acts on the informal, “non-systemic” basis or not.

The fact of threats from the head of the executive authority of the federation subject [Chechnya] to the part of the Russian civil society is unacceptable, not only morally but also legally. It is normal for the opposition in a democratic society to pay attention to the shortcomings of the economic policy of the government and criticise the government.

Accusations of treason and undermining activities just for peaceful socio-political activity represent a direct threat.

Legislative and normative acts of the USSR and Russia, as the legal successor of the USSR, rehabilitated millions of people, falsely accused of being “enemies of the people”. This also applies to hundreds of thousands of Vainakh people [Chechens and Ingushes belong to] and other repressed peoples. Therefore, in Russia’s legal and historical traditions the expression “the enemy of the people” is a deliberately threatening incrimination. Moreover, if such a charge is in a general semantic unity with accusations of treason and undermining activities.

Ramzan Kadyrov has repeatedly demonstrated his complete disregard for the laws of the Russian Federation. In the Chechen Republic headed by Kadyrov any, even very moderate criticism, is punishable; whereas the critics are punished not only by moral pressure, but by direct physical violence. The federal [law enforcement] structures are actually deprived of the opportunity to investigate the crimes in the territory of the Chechen Republic, where dozens of residents of the Chechen Republic were abducted by the security forces controlled by Kadyrov and disappeared without a trace, during the rule of Kadyrov. The relatives [of the victims] are intimidated and are afraid to complain. The murder of [human rights activist and member the Memorial society in Chechnya] Natalia Estemirova has not been investigated. A real hirer of a contract killer who murdered Boris Nemtsov has not been found. In both cases, the evidence led to the securocrats from Ramzan Kadyrov’s environment.

The statements made by the head of the Chechen administration about the non-systemic opposition evidently threaten to the oppositional organisations on the territory of the republic in the first place. Since Ramzan Kadyrov has been claiming playing a role in the federal policy, patrons the Antimaydan movement and has under his command dozens of thousands of armed security forces, his shameless threats are extended to all of the civil society in Russia and pose a serious threat to the implementation by the citizens of our country of their rights and freedoms.

Ramzan Kadyrov must be immediately removed from office.

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