Congresses and Docs

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

Archive for 'Regional and Local Elections 2019'

The rectitude of the protest

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 06.09.2019 Yesterday, Konstantin Kotov, 34-year-old programmer, was sentenced to four years of imprisonment. At the absence of corpus delicti. He was sentenced for publicly protesting against the actions of the authorities.

Emilia Slabunova: Deputies from Yabloko will make Chelyabinsk comfortable for people

Emilia Slabunova visited Chelyabinsk to support party candidates in municipal elections Press Release, 6.09.2019 Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova visited Chelyabinsk so that to support party candidates in elections to the City Council.

Work of Yabloko’s election headquarters on 8 September

Press Release, 6.09.2019 On the Single Voting Day on 8 September, the Yabloko party’s election headquarters (Moscow, Pyatnitskaya 31 bldg. 2) will launch a hotline that will receive calls from observers at polling stations in 31 regions of Russia. The headquarters will be open for journalists from 3 p.m.

Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova to visit Chelyabinsk to support party candidates to the Council of the City Districts

Press Release, 4.09.2019 Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova will visit Chelyabinsk on Friday, 6 September, so that to support party candidates in the elections to the Council of the City Districts.

Emilia Slabunova: The residents of Novgorod will be proud of deputies from Yabloko

The politician visits Novgorod to support party candidates Press Release, 4.09.2019 Photo: Maxim Petrov, Emilia Slabunova and Anna Cherepanova Yabloko Chairperson Emilia Slabunova is on visit in Novgorod, north-west Russia, to support 76 party candidates in elections at different levels that are taking place in the region.

The Moscow Regional Court removed three candidates from Yabloko to the City Council election in Sergiev Posad

Press Release, 29.08.2019 The Moscow Regional Court overturned the decision of the City Court of Sergiev Posad and withdrew Nikita Smirnov and Boris Fadeyev, Yabloko candidates, from the City Council elections. The court also dismissed the appeal of another candidate Igor Bolshakov, who had previously been removed from the election by the city court.

Emilia Slabunova visited Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia, to support Yabloko candidates in the election to the Assembly of City Representatives

Press Release, 29.08.2019 Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova arrived in Vladikavkaz, capital of North Ossetia-Alania, on a two-day visit so that to support Yabloko candidates in the election to the Assembly of City Representatives.

Emilia Slabunova will visit Novgorod to support party candidates in elections

Press Release, 3.09.2019 On 3 September, Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova will visit Novgorod, north-west Russia, to support party candidates in elections of different levels that will be held in the region.

Nikolai Rybakov met with voters and Yabloko candidates  in Chelyabinsk Elections will be held in Chelyabinsk region on 8 September

Press Release, 1.09.2019 On Saturday, August 31, Nikolai Rybakov, Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party, met with Yabloko candidates for deputies to the Council of Chelyabinsk Districts and local residents. The politician visited the socio-political exhibition, which annually takes place in the park named after Yuri Gagarin. A meeting of voters with candidates for deputies […]

Yabloko took part in the All-Russian Campaign for Fair Elections and Against Arbitrariness of the Authorities in several regions

Press Release, 12.08.2019 Regional branches of the Yabloko party took part in the All-Russian Campaign for Fair Elections and Against Arbitrariness of the Authorities held on 10 August. Party members attended rallies and pickets in Nizhny Novgorod, Ufa, Irkutsk and other cities.

The police came to the leaders of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko because of the participation of the regional branch in a permitted picket for fair elections

Press Release, 8.08.2019 The police came home to Oleg Rodin, Chairman of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko, and Alexei Sadomovsky, Deputy Chairman of the party branch. Police officers also came to other political and civil activists in Nizhny Novgorod. The police gave them warnings about participating in an unpermitted rally in Nizhny Novgorod on […]

The court refused to remove Yabloko candidates from the election to the Vologda City Duma

Press Release, 5.08.2019 The Vologda City Court refused to satisfy the demands of the representatives of the LDPR party, who tried to annul registration of four out of twelve candidates from Yabloko to the Vologda City Duma. Claims of the same type were submitted to court against Yabloko candidates Dmitry Tarasov, Lyubov Kryksu, Alexei Nikitin […]

Two of the three candidates from Yabloko are registered at the by-elections to the City Duma of Nizhny Novgorod

Press Release, 5.08.2019 The electoral commissions of Nizhny Novgorod registered Yabloko’s Yevgeny Dolgopolov and Nikita Antonenko as candidates for deputies of the City Duma of Nizhny Novgorod. Svetlana Falkonskaya was denied registration due to insufficient number of valid voter signatures.

St. Petersburg Yabloko offers its support to candidates for municipal deputies nominated by other political parties and self-nominated candidates

Press Release, 2.08.2019 Such decision was adopted by the Bureau of the St. Petersburg branch of Yabloko. The principles for supporting non-Yabloko candidates are as follows:

Candidates from the Tula branch Yabloko collected 8,922 voters’ signatures to participate in the elections to the Regional Duma and the City Duma

Press Release, 1.08.2019 The Tula branch of Yabloko has collected the signatures required for registration of party candidates in the September elections to the city and regional parliaments. 6,529 residents of the region signed up for the participation of the Yabloko party in the elections to the Tula Regional Duma, 140 collectors of signatures conducted […]

St.Petersburg electoral commissions registered 370 Yabloko candidates for municipal elections.

The party appeals refusals to register another 191 candidates Press Release, 1.08.2019 Picture: registration of candidates as of St.Petserburg distrcits, the share of registered candidates is marked in green, the share of unregistered candidates is marked in red. 370 candidates for St. Petersburg municipal deputies nominated by Yabloko managed to get registration in the elections. […]

The Territorial Electoral Commission of Karabulak rejected voters’ signatures in support of Yabloko candidates for municipal deputies elections in Ingushetia

Press Release, 1.08.2019 The working group of the territorial electoral commission of the city of Karabulak rejected 14 of the 84 signatures of citizens that the regional branch of the Yabloko party submitted to the electoral commission to take part in the elections to the City Council. After verification, the party candidates had less than […]

We regard the refusal to register Vera Afanasyeva as an attempt to return to the practices of gross election fraud

Statement by the Saratov branch of Yabloko, 29.07.2019 Photo: Alexander Yermishin and Vera Afanasyeva On 28 July, 2019, the Kirovsky District Court of the City of Saratov dismissed the claim of Vera Afanasyeva, candidate from the Yabloko party, to district electoral commission No. 10 for the refusal to register her as a candidate for the by-election to […]

The Ingush branch of Yabloko successfully collected voters’ signatures in support of the nomination of Yabloko candidates for the Karabulak City Council

Press Release, 29.07.2019 Photo: Ruslan Mutsolgov and Yabloko activists Candidates for deputies to the City Council of Karabulak, nominated by the Ingush regional branch of the Yabloko party, submitted to the electoral commission the documents and voters’ signatures collected in support of their nomination and required for registration. The territorial electoral  commission of Karabulak will have […]

Yabloko candidates go on fighting for been registered in elections

Press Release, 24.07.2019 Candidates nominated by the Yabloko party are in the process of receiving registration for election campaigns at different levels throughout the country. Alexander Sorokin, Chairman of the regional branch of the party in the Tver region and environmentalist, will take part in the by-election to the Legislative Assembly of the Tver Region […]