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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

Yabloko held an all-Russia action in memory of the victims of the Chernobyl tragedy

Press Release, 26.04.2018

n 26 April, turns 33 years since one of the largest disasters in the history of the nuclear industry – the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. About 400 million people worldwide were exposed to radiation. According to experts, up to 830,000 people were directly or indirectly involved in liquidation of the consequences of the accident. Now, 33 years later, about 5 million people live in infected areas. On this day, the Green Russia Faction of the Yabloko party holds its annual all-Russia action in memory of the Chernobyl tragedy.

In Moscow, Yabloko activists held a picket in front of the Russian Federal Atomic Energy Agency (Rosatom). Sergei Mitrokhoin, Yabloko’s Federal Political Committee member, and Galina Mikhaleva, Chair of Yabloko’s Gender Faction, participated in the action.

In Rostov-on-Don, the participants of the picket, in addition to the danger of a peaceful atom, touched upon urgent issues of the Rostov region: cutting of a forest and the attempts to build a waste recycling plant almost within the city.



In Kostroma, members of the Green Faction of the Yabloko party,  environmentalists and public activists gathered to commemorate the victims of the Chernobyl disaster near the central city fountain by the Regional Duma. More than 4,000 Kostroma citizens participated in the liquidation of the consequences of the disaster, half of them died. In addition, on 21 April, members of the Green Russia faction held a round table in Kostroma with representatives of the Harmony Women’s Club.


In Chelyabinsk Yabloko held a picket in the Andrievsky park. The participants of the action were folding origami paper cranes, symbolising a world without nuclear weapons and dangerous nuclear technologies. These paper cranes will be sent to the President of Russia with a demand to take into account the opinion of residents of the Chelyabinsk Region.



The Volgograd branch of Yabloko held an action under the slogans “Radiation or Life?”, “Plant a Forest Instead of a Nuclear Power Plant!”, “Remember?! Will Not Repeat?!” The action took place in Krasnoarmeysky and Kirovsky districts of the city. Students of schools also participated in the action.



In Novosibirsk a picket of memory of Chernobyl took place on 27 April. On 26 April, Novosibirsk Yabloko party members laid flowers in the Narym Garden.



Members of the Tambov regional branch of the Yabloko party held one-person pickets at the monument to victims of nuclear disasters.



On 26 April, a series of one-person pickets with a banner “For clean air in Sibay, Ufa and Bashkiria” took place in Ufa. Pickets were held along the streets Komsomolskaya, Bessonova and along Prospekt Oktyabrya. Then Yabloko activists they laid flowers at the foundation stone in Prospekt Oktyabrya.



A series of one-person pickets in memory of the tragedy in Chernobyl took place in Arkhangelsk on 26 April. In addition, members of the Arkhangelsk Yabloko attended a meeting with a nuclear physicist Andrei Ozharovsky and discussed the problems of radiation safety.



In Krasnodar, a picket was held at the memorial to Chernobyl victims of Kuban. The Krasnodar activists of the party laid flowers at the general commemorative action of the liquidators of the Chernobyl accident, and also held a picket, during which they distributed leaflets with information about the alternative to nuclear power plants – the green energy.



In Stavropol, members of the regional branch of the party laid flowers at the city’s monument to the victims of the Chernobyl disaster.



In Voronezh, members of the regional branch of the party laid flowers at the monument located in the Alley of Memory of Voronezh participants in the liquidation of the consequences of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.



In Astrakhan, a memorable picket was held at the monument to the heroes of Chernobyl in the Avenue of Chernobyl victims.


In addition, on 26 April, Yabloko also organised commemorative events in Vologda, Karelia, the Moscow Region, St. Petersburg, and Tver.