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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

Yavlinsky presented his book “The Troubled Times” at the Book Fair

Press Release, September 7, 2013

YABLOKO founder and member of YABLOKO’s Political Committee Grigory Yavlinsky presented his book “The Troubled Times”, which represents a collection of articles and publications between 2008 and February 2013, at the 26th Moscow International Book Fair at the All-Russia Exhibition Centre on September 7. YABLOKO leader, candidate for Moscow Mayor Sergei Mitrokhin came to congratulate Grigory Yavlinsky on the presentation of the new book.


Grigory Yavlinsky presents his book

The book contains articles on the domestic and the foreign policy, economic problems and the tasks connected with reforming of the political and economic system in Russia from the period of 1917 up to the present.


Grigory Yavlinsky and Sergei Mitrokhin

More than a hundred people came to the presentation. There wasn’t room for everyone, so some visitors had to stand.SONY DSC

Grigory Yavlinsky told the guests about his other books: “Russia’s economic system”, “The Main”, “February parallels”, “Land.Housing.Roads”.

According to Yavlinsky, the analysis of what had happened in Russia, the reasons for that and why such a system was formed are an important part of his book. “My research show that the system which was formed in our country serves and satisfies the interests of about 25 percent of the nation’s number and the rest 75 percent of people in Russia have no perspective in terms of education, health care or their future and children”, said Yavlinsky.SONY DSC

YABLOKO founder believes that this is connected with the bad mistakes and crimes committed in 1990s. “The basis of lawlessness, absence of private property, free media and independent court were laid exactly at that time. In my works I did everything possible to tell about the ways of improving the present state of affairs and what should be done to lay a principally new course”, explained Yavlinsky.

In his books Yavlinsky pays special attention to the improving of the results of the privatisation. “The criminal privatisation of 1990s laid the foundation of the present authorities”, said Yavlinsky.

Yavlinsky stresses that the creation of the middle class is vital. “The middle class will become the political force that will protect the interests of the people. The programme “Land.Housing.Roads” tells about the necessity of giving the land to the citizens for free at the expense  of the bankroll of the country.

Grigory Yavlinsky claims that Russia needs continuity, the joint of time, so that the people knew their history and could admit their mistakes.

Yavlinsky said that no other party in Russia had such a theoretical foundation as YABLOKO.SONY DSC

Sergei Mitrokhin mentioned the great service that Yavlinsky had done to YABLOKO. “I find Grigory Alekseevich an outstanding economic and political thinker of our time. His role in the history of our country will be appraised by our people. The heading set by Yavlinsky is like a compass at the ship. The ship rushes about the waves and doesn’t know what to do, but if there is a compass at the ship, it means there is hope that may grow into confidence. This means the ship will find the way. The YABLOKO party is this compass. One day it will guide the ship to the right way. The party has proved it many times by its actions and programmes”, said Mitrokhin.

Sergei Mitrokhin called all the guests to read the books by Yavlinsky and mentioned that they give answers to many questions on what is going on in the country.

In the end of the meeting YABLOKO leaders answered to the questions of the guests, signed the books for them and talked to the visitors of the Book Fair. SONY DSC SONY DSC SONY DSC SONY DSC SONY DSC SONY DSC SONY DSC


Galina Mikhaleva, member of YABLOKO’s Political Bureau