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 leaders laid flowers at the place of murder of Boris Nemtsov

Three years ago, the politician was killed on the Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge, Moscow Press Release, 27.02.2018 Russian presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky, Yabloko party Chair Emilia Slabunova and leader of the Moscow branch of Yabloko Sergei Mitrokhin laid flowers at the place of murder of Boris Nemtsov on the Bolshoy Moskvoretsky bridge, by the Kremlin. Grigory […]

Vladimir Putin bears political responsibility for the murder of Boris Nemtsov, because Nemtsov was his principled political opponent.

Grigory Yavlinsky FB post, 27.02.2018 The murder of Boris Nemtsov shows the inability of Russian special services to protect a statesman. The authorities’ refusal to consider the murder of Boris Nemtsov as the murder of a statesman once again shows that the present system of power is trying to do everything possible to forget about […]

Presidential candidate Yavlinsky: “Vladimir Putin bears political responsibility for the murder of Boris Nemtsov”

Press Release, 25.02.2018 The Yabloko party took part in the memorial march for murdered politician Boris Nemtsov. The march took place in Moscow today. Yabloko activists formed a column and carried a banner “No to Political Terror!”. The column was headed by presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky, party Chair Emilia Slabunova, Vladimir Ryzhkov, Co-Chairman of the […]

Mass picket against torture and reprisals held in St.Petersburg

Press Release, 19.02.2018 On 18 February, over 100 St. Petersburg activists participated in a mass picket against torture and political reprisals organised by the Yabloko party by the monument to the victims of Stalin’s reprisals – the Solovetsky Stone. Boris Vishnevsky, leader of the Yabloko faction in the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg; Nikolai Rybakov; Deputy […]

Yabloko protests against banning The Death of Stalin

Press release, 24.01.2018 On 23 January, the news broke out that Russia’s culture ministry evoked the release licence of a film The Death of Stalin. In response the activists of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko conducted a protest action against the decision.

Members of the European Parliament call for release of Oyub Titiyev

MEPs supported Yabloko’s statement 22.01.2018 The statement of the Yabloko party about inadmissibility of persecution of the Memorial human rights group in the North Caucasus was supported by members of the European Parliament. Yabloko is member of the key international political liberal organisations. The party participates in the development of liberals’ common stance on the […]

We demand to stop the persecution of the Memorial human rights society in the North Caucasus

The Yabloko party expresses deep concern over the persecution of the human rights organisation Memorial in the North Caucasus. Statement by the Yabloko party, 17.01.2018 On 9 January, Oyub Titiyev, head of the Chechen branch of the Memorial [human rights society] was detained on charges of possession of drugs. Today it has become known about […]

YABLOKO to honour the memory of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova

Press Release, 16.01.2018 On 19 January, Yabloko activists and leaders will lay flowers to the place where lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova were killed by neonazists – at 1 Prechistinka Ulitsa.

Policemen who dispersed Yabloko pickets in Tambov will pay monetary compensation to the party activists

Press Release, 5.01.2018 Leninsky District Court of Tambov ruled to award monetary compensation to Yabloko party activists Yana Zenkina and Lyudmila Fomina unlawfully detained for their actions in support of Grigory Yavlinsky on 7 December, 2017.

Brutal attack on Andrei Rudomakha must be investigated!

A statement by Grigory Yavlinsky, Sergei Mitrokhin and Evgeny Vitishko, 29.12.2017 Andrei Rudomakha, director of the “North Caucasus Ecological Watch” environmental group, was brutally beaten by three unknown men wearing mask at about 10:00 pm yesterday.

Deputy Chair of Yabloko to the State Duma: Irina Yarovaya’s bill on migration only increases corruption

Press Release, 20.12.2017 Speaking at the State Duma Nikolai Rybakov, Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party, criticised the bill on migration registration for foreign citizens and stateless persons developed by MP Irina Yarovaya (the United Russia faction), which was discussed today in the lower House of Parliament.

Stop using judicial bodies to put pressure on Nikolai Dizhur

Press release, 19.12.2017 Moscow Yabloko Chair Sergei Mitrokhin and Chair of the Moscow Region branch of Yabloko Alexander Gunko released a statement in support of Nikolai Dizhur, a deputy of the municipal council in the Chekhov district, the Moscow Region. The Territorial Electoral Commission of the Chekhov district is trying to illegally deprive him of […]

Arseny Roginsky passed away

He was a man with a great and honest soul, an advocate of the truth and law, a true historian and founder of Memorial 18.12.2017 Photo by Anna Artemyeva/ Novaya Gazeta On 18th December, Arseny Roginsky, one of the founders of human rights group Memorial and a great friend of the Yabloko party, died after […]

Grigory Yavlinsky on the sentence of ex Economic Minster Alexei Ulyukayev

“The system does not tolerate common sense” Grigory Yalvinsky FB page, 15.12.2017 The court sentenced Alexei Ulyukayev, former Minister for Economic Development, to eight years in a maximum security penal colony. The Judge decided that his guilt in obtaining a bribe from Igor Sechin, head of Rosneft, was fully proved. Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of the […]

Yabloko proposes complex measure for support of disabled people, terminally ill, bedridden patients and their families

Press Release, 13.12.2017 The Yabloko party, together with the expert community, prepared programmes to support people with disabilities, terminally ill patients, bedridden patients and members of their families. The projects were developed by leading experts in the field of health care, social protection, lawyers and human rights defenders.

“This is the intervention of a representative of the state authority into the educational process …”

A check on the auditors of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District, conducting their audit in the high school resulting in punishing teachers for the report of their student in the Bundestag, will be conducted Znak, 14.12.2017 By Vitaly Sotnik Photo by the Yamalo-Nenets Department of the Federal Penal Service: Alexander Gerasimenko, Public Persecutor of the Yamalo-Nenets […]

Yabloko to the Public Prosecutor of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District: it is unlawful to punish the teachers of the Russian student who made a speech on WWII in the Bundestag

Press Release, 14.12.2017 Emilia Slabunova, Chair of the Yabloko party and Honored Teacher of Russia, has sent an appeal to the Public Prosecutor of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District Alexander Gerasimenko demanding to examine the lawfulness of the examination conducted in the Novy Urengoy high school and disciplinary actions against the teachers of the student who […]

Novosibirsk branch of Yabloko to conduct a rally for freedom of public protest

Press release, 30.11.2017 On 10 December, the Novosibirsk branch of Yabloko will conduct a a rally under a slogan “Novosibirsk for freedom of rallies!”. The aim of the action is to remind the authorities about Article 31 of the Constitution guaranteeing Russian citizens the right to assembly. The rally is dedicated to the International Human […]

Ten years since the murder of Yabloko’s Farid Babayev

We are mourning thee founder of the Dagestan branch of Yabloko and human rights defender murdered by the killers Press Release, 24.11.2017 It turns ten years today since the tragic death of our comrade Farid Babayev, founder and first leader of the Dagestan branch of Yabloko and human rights activist. He died on 24 November, […]

St. Petersburg parliament votes down bill obliging prison administrations to immediately inform prisoners’ relatives on their transfer to a colony

Press release, 15.11.2017 St. Petersburg parliament voted down a bill obliging prison administrations to immediately inform prisoners’ relatives on their transfer to a colony. The bill was introduced by the Yabloko faction. The initiative was supported by 11 deputies out of 50.