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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 nominated candidates lists to seven regional parliaments

logotip1Press release, 23.07.2015

YABLOKO candidates will participate in regional and municipal elections in 44 territorial entities of Russia. In particular, the party nominated candidates lists to seven regional Legislative Assemblies in seventeen capital City Dumas.

YABLOKO will run for the Legislative Assemblies of the Novosibirsk, Kostroma, Voronezh, Kaluga, Ryazan, Chelyabinsk regions and the Republic of Komi.

YABLOKO candidates will participate in the election to the capital City Dumas of Astrakhan, Vladimir, Voronezh, Ivanovo, Kaluga, Kostroma, Lipetsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Orel, Syktyvkar, Smolensk, Tambov, Tomsk, Ulyanovsk, Izhevsk. YABLOKO will also participate in municipal elections in the Moscow and Pskov regions and in a number of other regions.

The Ulyanovsk branch of YABLOKO will conduct a conference on nomination of the candidates list on July 24. YABLOKO have already nominated its candidates in the other regions of Russia.

idates list to the Legislative Assembly of the Novosibirsk region will be headed by Ivan Starikov, the second place goes to entrepreneur Daniel Fyodorov, the third to Lawyer Vladimir Akinshin.

Ivan Starikov was vice-Mayor of the city, deputy Minister of Economic Affairs of Russia, the Federation Council (upper House of Perliament) member. He ran in gubernatorial election three times. In 1999 he went in the second round together with Victor Tolokonsky and lost only two percent of votes. In 2014 Starikov resigned from the Mayoral Office after he once again filed the documents to run in the gubernatorial elections but the election commission rejected the municipal deputies’ signatures.

Alexandra Nalobina, Chair of the local YABLOKO branch, will head the candidates list to the City Council.

The Kostroma branch of YABLOKO nominated a candidates list to the Kostroma region Duma and and a list of candidates in single mandate constituencies. The list to the regional Duma will be headed by Vladimir Mikhaylov, the current deputy of the Kostroma regional Duma.

The second place goes to Alexandr Lazutin, head of the non-commercial Agricultural Union of Kostroma. The third goes Valentina Yamshchikova, environmentalist and Chair of local YABLOKO branch.

YABLOKO list to the Voronezh region Duma is headed by Tatyana Shkred, head of the entrepreneurs’ union of the Voronezh region and Chair of local YABLOKO branch. The second on the list is Inna Kudryashova, member of the Public Chamber of the Voronezh region. The third is Victor Khlebostroyev, dean of computer science department at Boronezh State University. Kudryashova and Khlebostroyev are also deputy Chairs of the Voronezh branch of YABLOKO.

The candidates list to the City Council represents the coalition of democrats of Voronezh. YABLOKO’s Tatyana Shkred head the list, second goes Valdislav Khodakovsky, co-Chair of the Democratic Choice local branch, th third is Boris Supryenok from PARNAS.

The list to the Ivanovo City Duma will be headed by Danila Berdayev, Chair of local YABLOKO branch.

YABLOKO list of candidates to the Nizhny Novgorod City Duma is headed by Andrei Khomov, director of the Nizhny Novgorov branch of Moscow State University of communication lines. The second goes Andrei Vinogradov, Chair of the local YABLOKO branch and third is Andrei Lebedinsky, associate professor of zoology at Nizhny Novgorod State University.

The Ryazan branch of YABLOKO also nominated the candidates list to the Ryazan region Duma. The top three candidates are Pavel Senin, IT entrepreneur and Chair of the Ryazan YABLOKO branch, Nina Zotova, civil activist and founder of stray animals help organisation “Best friends”, Valyentin Baymentov, head of the City Council deputies in Miloslavskoye regional centre.

The Udmurtia branch of YABLOKO nominated candidates for deputies of the Izhevsk City Duma. The list is headed by Mikhail Nazarov, Chair of the Udmurtia branch of YABLOKO and head of small and medium-sized business trade union, Sofya Rusova, YABLOKO Chairman adviser, journalist an historian, participant of all protest action in the region since 2005, Nikolai Suvorov, memeber of regional public group For rule of law.

Th list of candidates to the Tambov City Duma is headed by Vasily Yeremin, editor-in-chief of MK-Tomsk and associate professor. The second and third on the list are Vladimir Dolgikh, military reporter, and Igor Odintsov, lawyer and Chair of local YABLOKO branch.

Chair of the Moscow region branch of YABLOKO Alexander Gunko will run for Mayor of the Domodedovo city, the Moscow region.

“We have reliable and competent people in our electoral lists, they understand the problems of their region well, they are not strangers in the region or VIPs nominated to “show off” the list. We believe in the them and their victory and will support them in every way,” YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin said.

The elections will take place on September 13, the single voting day.