Congresses and Docs


YABLOKO's Political Platform Adopted by the 15th Congress, June 21, 2008

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



Recent Posts


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

Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO participated in action for united and independent Ukraine

Press Release, 22.08.2014

The activists of the Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO participated in an action of solidarity with the people of Ukraine.


Glory to Ukraine!

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YABLOKO created mobile app for Moscow City Duma elections

Press Release, 20.08.2014

The YABLOKO party has created a mobile app devoted to the Moscow City Duma elections which will take place on September 14, 2014. The app gives information about YABLOKO candidates to the Moscow City Duma deputies in 45 electoral districts and also shows the names of their rivals.image Read more »

Mobbing of Andrei Makarevich is fascism

imageStatement by the YABLOKO party, 18.08.2014

The rabid mobbing of Andrei Makarevich [Russian rock star, frontman of the decades-old band Mashina Vremeni (Time Machine)], who had given a concert for the children of refugees in Svyatogorsk (the Donetsk region), spreads through the channels of totalitarian propaganda: with absurd accusations, lies, unlawful demands to deprive him of the state awards. Read more »

Maxim Kruglov’s team collected over 6,000 signatures in favour of amendments to the law on capital repairs of residential housing

Press Release, 19.08.2014

YABLOKO candidate to the Moscow City Duma deputy Maxim Kruglov and his team have collected over 6,000 signatures of Moscow residents in favour of amendments to the law on capital repairs of residential housing.
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Chess do not smell

Sergei Mitrokhin’s blog at the Ekho Moskvi website, 13.08.2014

The day before yesterday Russia’s corruption once again showed to the whole world the part of the body one sits on. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov was re-elected president of FIDE in Tromsø, Norway.image Read more »

YABLOKO slams possible re-election of Kirsan Ilyumzhinov as FIDE President

LILI, 14.08.2014
Yabloko (LI full-member) has called on the World Chess Federation (FIDE) not to re-elect Kirsan Ilyumzhinov as President ahead of the Federation’s Congress meeting in Tromsø, Norway on 11 August. Read more »

Court unlawfully removed YABLOKO’s candidate from elections in Yeysk

imagePress Release,13.08.2014

Chair of the Yeysk branch of YABLOKO (the Krasnodar Territory) Alexandr Korovayny announced that the court removed him from participation in the elections to the Yeysk City Council. The court satisfied the demand of United Russia’s (the ruling party) Vladimir Pologovsky who claims that YABLOKO violated its organisation charter when nominating the candidate. Read more »

Voronezh branch of YABLOKO conducted picketing for peace in Ukraine

Press Release,13.08.2014
The Voronezh branch of YABLOKO conducted picketing for peace in Ukraine. The activists held placards which said: “YABLOKO is against bloodshed and violence, separatism and terrorism, information wars”, “We support peaceful residents of Donbass by this action”, “YABLOKO support peace in Ukraine, stop of military actions, territorial integrity, true-to-fact event coverage by mass media”.
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Boris Vishnevsky: firestarters help fire victims

imageBoris Vishnevsky’s blog at the Echo Moskvi website, 12.08.2014

It’s obvious that Eastern Ukraine needs humanitarian aid.

But the hypocrisy of Russia’s authorities who proposed this initiative and every day slop crocodile tears over the sufferings of the residents of Donetsk and Luhansk(the sufferings are real, no doubt about this) is equally obvious. Read more »

Boris Vishnevsky on FIDE President elections

Boris Vishnevsky, YABLOKO Bureau member and MP in St.Peterburg parliament: In my view election of [ex head of Russia's Republic of Kalmykia] Kirsan Ilyumzhinov FIDE President against another candidate [world chess champion] Garry Kasparov is a disgrace for the world chess [as sport].
And it is also a big disgrace for Russia because it supported Iluimzhinov.
But this fact does not even surpirse me.
It would have been a surprise if Russia would have supported Garry Kasparov.

Boris Vishnevsky: The innocent will answer for the guilty

imageBoris Vishnevsky’s blog at the Echo Moskvi website, 08.08.2014

When Magnitsky bill was introduced Putin and his escort responded with anti-orphan law. Read more »

Youth YABLOKO in Novosibirsk conducted picketing against Putin’s sanctions

Press Release, 08.08.2014

On August 8, member of the Novosibirsk Youth YABLOKO Kirill Maryin conducted one-person picketing against anti-Western and anti-Russian sanctions introduced by Putin which limit the customers rights.image Read more »

FIDE President should have tried to secure the rights of Carlsen’s World Cup match through corruption., 11/08/2014, Google translation
Tromsø (Dagbladet): It took about three hours before the presidential election in the International sjakkforundet (FIDE) took complete guy. Thereupon the British chess player and -kommentatoren Nigel Short and confronted the incumbent Kirsan Iljumzjinov with specific corruption charges. Read more »

Putin’s sanctions hit on the citizens of Russia

logotip1Statement by the YABLOKO party, 07.08.2014
The introduction of counter measures on behalf of Putin’s Administration in respond to the economic sanctions of the West gives an impulse to a new wave of the multilateral international conflict. The measures banning the food import from a number of countries have been taken only to make a respond to the western sanctions at least in some way and support Putin’s reputation of a “strong personality” within Russia. Read more »

YABLOKO: re-election of Kirsan Ilyumzhinov as President of FIDE is inadmissible

ufoPress Release,08.08.2014

YABLOKO Bureau addresses the delegates of the FIDE congress with an urgent request not to support the candidacy of Kirsan Ilyumzhinov at the voting for the President of the World Chess Federation. The elections have to take place in Tromsø, Norway, on August 11. Read more »

Liberals commit to defend women as Istanbul Convention enters into force

LILI news, 07.08.2014
Following the entry into force of the Istanbul Convention on Prevention and Elimination of Violence against Women, the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Anne Brasseur MP of LI full member, Demokratesch Partei (Luxemburg), has vouched to continue to work for its ratification both within and outside of the borders of Europe. Read more »

Mitrokhin demanded resignation of Minister of Culture for offensive behavior

Mitrokhin Press Release, 07.08.2014

Today YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin published an open letter to Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev demanding to dismiss the Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky. The reason for this is a number of offensive and unprofessional statements by Medinsky towards the citizens of Russia who suffered from the tourism industry crisis. Read more »

Lawlessness of Mordovia authorities led a woman to setting herself on fire

Press Release, 06.08.2014

On July 28 Elena Gorkovyenko, born in 1958, set herself on fire protesting against unlawful actions of the authorities who plan to strip the residents of No 15 Karasnoarmeyskaya Street, Searatov, Mordovia, of their land. At the moment the woman is
in the resuscitation department. Read more »

Property of the Third way NGO rot in a cellar

Press Release, 06.08.2014

The staff of the Third Way NGO and YABLOKO’s Sofya Rusova checked the condition of the cultural objects and private belongings which have been taken away from the NGO’s premises.image Read more »

Witischko im Hungerstreik

imageFrankfurter Allgemeine, 04.08.2014
Jewgenij Witischko, einer der bekanntesten Kritiker der Olympischen Winterspiele in Sotschi, protestiert mit seiner Aktion gegen die Isolationshaft, die gegen ihn verhängt wurde. Read more »