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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 run in the elections in 34 regions of Russia

Press Release, 18.07.2014

The YABLOKO party will run in the elections in 34 regions af Russia including gubernatorial elections in three regions. The elections will take place on September 14, the single voting day.

YABLOKO’s candidates run for the position of governor in the Pskov region, the Vologda region and the Republic of Bashkiria. Lev Shlosberg, head of YABLOKO local branch and deputy of the Pskov Legislative Assembly, runs for governor of the Pskov region. Heads of the local YABLOKO braches in the Vologda region (Roman Morozov) and in the republic of Bashkiria (Sergei Naumkin) also run in the gubernatorial elections. However, YABLOKO’s candidate for governor of St.Peterburg Anatoly Golov, YABLOKO Bureau member, wasn’t registered.

YABLOKO lists of candidates and candidates in the single-mandate constituencies are nominated for the elections to Legislative Assemblies in 11 regions: the Altai Territory, the Primorsky Territory, the Khabarovsky Territory, the Bryansk region, the Vologda region, the Tula region, Moscow, the republics of Altai, Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachay-Cherkessia, Tatarstan.

Chair of the Amur branch of YABLOKO Natalya Kalinina runs for the mayor of Blagoveshchensk. YABLOKO’s Konstantin Klimov runs for the mayor of Bratsk.

YABLOKO candidates run for city Duma deputies in Blagoveshchensk, Bryansk, Murmansk, Elista.

Municipal campaigns will take place in 22 regions. YABLOKO candidates run for heads of local authorities in the Amur region (Berezovsky rural council), the Vladimir region (Kovrov), the Vologda region (Yustuzinsky municipal district), the Irkutsk region (Bratsk), the Kaliningrad region (“Kurshskaya Kosa”), the Krasnodar Territory (Dolzhanskoye, Bratkovskoye, Dinskoye, Novotitarovskoye Platnirovskoye, Dyadkovskoye, Zhuravskoye rural settlements), the Krasnoyarsk Territory (Yesaulsky rural council), the Moscow region (Dmitroksky district, Dedinovskoye and Znamenskoye rural councils, Dubna, Proletarsky, Reutov, Korolyev) the Novgorod region (Savinskoye rural council), the Primorye Territory (Ussuriysk), the Chelyabinsk region (Troitsk).

YABLOKO candidates will run for Deputy Councils in the Arkhangelsk region (Novodvinsk), the Vladimir region (Kovrov, Kolchugino), the Irkutsk region (Bratsk), the Kaliningrad region (Ozersky district, Bagrationovsky district), the Krasnodar Territory (Yeyskoye, Dolzhanskoye, Dinskoye, Dyadkovskoye, Novovelichkovskoye, Novotitarovskoye, Staromyshastovskoye, Khutor Kazachy rural settlements), the Krasnoyarsk Territory (Yesaulsky rural council), the Leningrad region (Vsevolzhsk, Vyborg, Sosnovy Bor, Lebyazhye, Gatchina), the Moscow region, the Murmansk region (Appatity), the Novgorod region (Savinskoye rural settlement), the Primorsky Territory (Yussuriysk), the Republics of Adygea (Maykop district), Bashkortostan (Khaybulinsky district, Oktyabrsky), Karelia (Derevyanskoye rural settlement), Mari El (Kuznetsovskoye rural settlement), the Ryazan region (Rybnovsky district), the Tula region, the Khabarovsk Territory (Komsomolsk-on-Amur), the Yaroslavl region (Rybinsk).

The Moscow region branch of YABLOKO nominated 220 candidates. Dmitry Trunin runs for mayor of Dubna, Irina Moreva runs for head of Korolyev Moscovsky city district.

YABLOKO nominated 45 candidates to run in the Moscow City Duma elections including party and non-party activists who signed the political Memorandum. At the moment 44 candidates are registered. One candidate Victor Fedoruk supposedly won’t manage to run in the elections because of the scandal with the Just Russia party.