OREANDA-NEWS. The founder of the Russian liberal party «Yabloko», chairman of it's federal political committee Grigory Yavlinsky said that he had undergone heart surgery. «Yesterday I had an operation (ablation of the heart) in one of the Moscow hospitals. The operation was successful, now I feel fine and can already work. For a while (hopefully not for long!) I will stay in the hospital under the supervision of doctors», the 69-year-old Yavlinsky wrote in his Telegram channel on Wednesday, September 29.

Earlier, his colleague Sergei Mitrokhin confirmed to Interfax that Yavlinsky had some health problems, he turned to the attending physician, but his condition is not serious. On September 28, the press service of yAbloko reported that Grigory Yavlinsky is in a Moscow hospital due to heart problems and feels satisfactory.

Grigory Yavlinsky is a Russian economist and politician. He is best known as the author of the 500 Days Programme, a plan for the transition of the Soviet regime to a free-market economy, and for his leadership of the social-liberal «Yabloko» party.