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 'Human Rights'

Yabloko demands that Moscow City Court release human rights activist Lev Ponomarev immediately

Press release, 7.12.2018 Yabloko demanded that the Moscow City Court release human rights activist Lev Ponomarev immediately According to Yabloko, arresting a respectable person like Ponomarev, who is the head of the “For Human Rights” movement, is illegal, offensive and mocking.

70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The work of the party and its regional branches

Statement by Yabloko Bureau, 5.12.2018 The 10th of December 2018 is the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It is the first document to state a list of inviolable human rights that were supported by almost all the countries of the world. The declaration is the symbol of recognition of the values […]

Grigory Yavlinsky on the inspection of Alexander Sokurov foundation conducted by the authorities

Grigory Yavlinsky’s twitter, 6.12.2018 The foundation of Alexander Sokurov, the world most famous Russian film director, is under audit on the denunciation of a certain “citizen”. The foundation, which has been raising money collecting every penny for the work of young filmmakers, is suspected of embezzlement. The other day, Putin included Sokurov in his Human […]

Grigory Yavlinsky on the arrest of human rights defender Lev Ponomarev

Yabloko Telegram Channel, 5.12.2018 “It is a police state: Human Rights Defender Lev Ponomarev, 77, was sentences to 25 days in jail for reposting a publication in support of the young people who suffered as a result of a provocation of the “law enforcement”. It’s a shame! Let’s support Lev Ponomaryev!” * Lev Ponomarev was […]

Yabloko demands that the State Duma annul the law that allows to withdraw property from citizens

Press release, 5.12.2018 The State Duma of the Russian Federation has passed through the first reading a draft of the federal law that will allow to withdraw land plots [from individuals] for governmental and municipal needs.

The Supreme Court revives the communist slogan “the abolition of private property”

Boris Vishnevsky on the decision of the Supreme Court to allow the PIK development group to demolish residential blocks of flats in the Kuntsevo District, Moscow, and build up the area again Boris Vishnevsky’s Telegram Channel, 23.11.2018 “The theory of the Communists may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition of private property,” Karl […]

Reprisals in Silence

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 30.10.2018 Once a year, on the eve of the Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Political Reprisals, people [in Russia] come to the Solovetsky Stone [monument representing a stone brought from one of the GULAG labour camps] in Lubyanka Square [the office of the Federal Security Service, former NKVD-KGB] to remember […]

The case of human rights defender Oyub Titiyev concerns everyone in Russia

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 28.11.2018 Oyub Titiyev. School teacher. Children’s boxing coach. Human rights activist, head of the Chechen branch of the Memorial [human rights organisation]. In January 2018, Oyub who was driving his Lada Kalina car was stopped by traffic police officers. During an inspection, a police officer found a package with marijuana in a […]

Yabloko member Igor Kochetkov wins an award for civil society development in Russia

Press release, 27.11.2018 Igor Kochetkov, member of Yabloko, head of the “Sfera” LGBT organisation in St. Petersburg, co-founder of the Russian LGBT Network, won the award for Activity Fostering Development of Civil Society granted by the Yegor Gaidar Foundation.

Grigory Yavlinsky: “This is a mistake, a big mistake. Oyub Titiyev has always worked only for the sake of the people”

Press Release, 26.11.2018 The Shali District Court of Chechnya did not release from custody human rights defender Oyub Titiyev under the personal guarantee of Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of the Federal Political Committee of Yabloko.

Yabloko participated in a round table on gender equality organised by the Delegation of the EU to Russia

Press release, 19.11.2018 On 19th November, Yabloko Gender Faction representatives (Galina Mikhaleva, Nikolai Kavkazsky and Irina Zabelina) participated in a round table on gender equality organised by the Delegation of the European Union to the Russian Federation.

Yabloko demands from Vladimir Putin again that Oyub Titiev be released. Earlier President through his Administration refused to do it

Press release, 19.11.2018 Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova once again demanded that Vladimir Putin release Oyub Titiev, Chair of the Chechen branch of the Memorial human rights groups. Yabloko Bureau has already demanded from Russia’s President that Titiev be released and protected by the government. However, Putin through his Administration refused to do it.

Yabloko resumes activity in the Chechen Republic

Press release, 19.11.2018 On 18 November, a conference of the Chechen Republic branch of Yabloko took place where the new leading bodies where elected. Rizvan Ibragimov was elected Chair of the regional party branch. He is a teacher of the Russian and Chechen languages at grammar school No 12 in Grozny. His deputies are Sharip […]

Levashovo Memorial Cemetery in St. Petersburg to be added the school excursion programme

Press release, 16.11.2018 The Committee on Education approved of St. Petersburg Ombudsman Alexander Shislov’s initiative to add Levashovo Memorial Cemetery to the excursion programme for senior students. About 20,000 victims of the Soviet political reprisals are buried there. The initiative was also supported by Yabloko MP in St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly Boris Vishnevsky.

Yabloko Gender Faction to hold a discussion on “LGBT Community: Ignore or Accept?”

Press release, 15.11.2018 On 30 November, Yabloko Gender Faction will hold a discussion on “LGBT Community: Ignore or Accept?”. Kirill Fyodorov, psychologist and founder of the movement “Psychology for Human Rights”, will take part in the discussion.

Emilia Slabunova on the excavation of the Sandarmokh mass grave and the accusations against historian Yuri Dmitriyev

Ekho Moskvy website, 13.11.2018 Why do experts doubt that excavation of Sandarmokh [a Soviet mass grave in the Republic of Karelia] is legal? Why cannot the excavation team prove that they are authorised to dig up the place where thousands of victims of political reprisals are buried? Why do MPs in the Republic of Karelia […]

Yabloko demands that head of the Russian Investigative Committee take the investigation of the attack on one of the party leaders in Kabardino-Balkaria under his personal control

Press Release, 9.11.2018 Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova demanded that Alexander Bastrykin, Chairman of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, take the investigation into the attack on Adam Medaliyev, one of the party leaders in Kabardino-Balkaria, under his personal control. On 7 November, unidentified assailants attacked him, beat him, and set his car on fire […]

One of Yabloko leaders attacked in the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria

Press release, 8.11.2018 Adam Medaliyev, one of Yabloko leaders in the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, was attacked late 7 November. When Medaliyev arrived at his house on the outskirts of Nalchik two unidentified persons in medical face masks called him, knocked him down, and began beating him. One of the attackers had a baseball bat. However, […]

Yabloko is the party of a moral choice

Decision by Yabloko Federal Political Committee, 25.10.2018 Yabloko is the party of the European values. Yabloko has abided by democratic principles and employed lawful methods to gain power and political influence since the time the party was founded 25 years ago. We are the party of public affairs, we participate in elections and use parliamentary […]

Yabloko commemorates victims of political reprisals in Cheboksary

Press release, 1.11.2018 The Yabloko party participated in a rally commemorating the victims of political repressions on Cheborsary on 30 October.