Congresses and Docs

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

Archive for 'Без рубрики'

Environmental scientist Alexei Yablokov dies

Condolences, 10.01.2017 Alexei Yablokov, leader of YABLOKO’s Green Russia faction, an outstanding scientist, Associate member of the Russian Academy of Science, founder of Greenpeace USSR, has died following a serious and extended illness this evening. Emilia Slabunova, YABLOKO Chair: We express our sincere condolences to Alexei Yablokov’s family, friends and colleagues. He was a prominent […]

The 19th Congress of YABLOKO

Moscow YABLOKO elected new governing bodies

Press release, 14.05.2016 Today the conference of the Moscow YABLOKO has elected the governing bodies of the party branch. Sergei Mitrokhin was re-elected Chair for another two years term. 40 delegates of the conference voted in favor of his candidacy, 14 voted against, 2 ballots were recognised void. The elections took place on a non-competitive […]

Grigory Yavlinsky on the “Panama Papers”

Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 07.04.2016 — You keep money in an offshore! — journalists said. — We know it, — the Russian government responded. And they did not lie here. A rare case. (The style reminiscent of classics: – What happened to the submarine? – She drowned. We have seen this. Creative cynicism.)

Condolences of the death of Hans-Dietrich Genscher, ex Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany

Condolences by Grigory Yavlinsky, 02.04.2016 Hans-Dietrich Genscher was the politician who for many decades have been defining the level and content of international relations in Europe. His scope of thinking, vision of the future, the ability to find a compromise without concessions in the main thing made his tenure as Minister of Foreign Affairs of […]

From Ilhan Kyuchyuk, MEP, ALDE party Vice-President (MRF, Bulgaria)

The judge dismissed the two cases against Sergei Mitrokhin submitted to court by Moscow police

Press release, 18.11.2015 The Moscow Presnensky Court dismissed the two cases against Sergei Mitrokhin submitted to court by Moscow police for alleged “violations” by the YABLOKO leader during a remembrance action devoted to those who defended democratic Russia against Bolsheviks in 1917.

Grigory Yavlinsky: Russia has no future if the state does not acknowledge the crimes of Bolshevism and Stalinism

Press Release, 30.10.2015 Today, on the Day of Remembrance of Victims of Political Repression, YABLOKO founder Grigory Yavlinsky, laid flowers to the Solovetsky Stone in Lubyanka Square in Moscow. Yavlinsky said that the political terror that took the lives of millions of people was “the most terrible crime against Russia, against the future of our […]

YABLOKO congratulated Ludmila Alexeyeva, Chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group, with receiving Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize

30.09.2015 Dear Ludmila Mikhailovna, Please receive our greetings on receiving Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize. We believe that it is you like no one else worthy of this award.

Governor Turchak must be dismissed, not Lev Shlosberg

Press Release, 17.09.2016 On 24 of September the Pskov Regional Assembly will attempt to illegally deprive Lev Shlosberg*, leader of the Pskov branch of YABLOKO, of his mandate. Deputy Governor Maxim Zhavoronkov has already made a statement that there were grounds for depriving Shlosberg of the mandate.

Sergei Mitrokhin has a birthday today

Congratulations, 20.05.2015 Congratulations from YABLOKO founder Grigory Yavlinsky I congratulate Sergei Mitrokhin on his birthday! For Sergei politics means a definite person with his/her needs and interests. When protecting people he is always guided by principles and never goes against his conscience and law. Such a politician means a chance for any country. Let’s hope […]

YABLOKO participated in picketing for resignation of Troitsky and Novomoskovsky districts prefect

Press release, 14.05.2015 YABLOKO participated in picketing for resignation of Dmitry Nabokin, prefect of the Troitsky and Novomoskovsky districts, Moscow. The picketing took place ouside Moscow Mayor’s Office.

Congratulations to Grigory Yavlinsky on his birthday

10.04.2015 Dear Grigory Alexeyevich, Please receive my heartiest congratulations on your birthday! In Russian politics you the landmark of honesty and decency, wisdom and perseverance, loyalty to the principles and moral ideals. Embodying all these qualities, you save us a hope for a different future for Russia. May God give you strength and health to […]

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year on behalf of YABLOKO!

Even Public Prosecutor of Crimea spoke against the law on nationalisation

Press Release, 8.12.2014 After the address of the YABLOKO party, Public Prosecutor of the Republic of Crimea recognised that the law on nationalization in the Crimea violated the federal law, and sent to the State Council of the Republic of Crimea a corresponding motion.

YABLOKO congratulates Konstantin Remchukov, Editor-in-Chief of Nezavisimaya Gazeta, on his birthday

Congratulations on behalf of Sergei Mitrokhin and Grigory Yavlinsky, 21.11.2014 Dear Konstantin, Happy birthday! You are the Editor-in-Chief of the Nezavisimaya Gazeta (Independent newspaper), the edition which gives the opportunity to independently speakout, participate in hard-hitting discussions, get to know the opinions of people of different views. Unfortunately, there’re very few titles like yours left […]

Marina Khodorkovskaya pass away

Condolences from Grigory Yavlinsky, 03.08.2014 Dear Mikhail Borisovich, Please receive my deep condolences in connection with a great loss – passing away of your mother. Words fall short for expressing my sorrow for your loss. Please give my condolences to your family and next of kin. Yours, Grigory Yavlinsky

Condolences in connection with the death of Valeria Novodvorskaya

From Sergei Ivanenko, Sergei Mitrokhin, Grigory Yavlinsky, 12.07.2014 Valeria Ilyinichna Novodvorskaya was a bright, passionate person uncomfortable in communication but deeply sincere and naive who couldn’t possible lie and stretch the truth.

Activists of the Voronezh branch of YABLOKO conducted picketing in support of peaceful population of Donbas

Press Release, 11.06.2014 A series of one-person pickets in support of peaceful population of Donbas was conducted by the activists of the Voronezh branch of YABLOKO on June 10.