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'

Boris Vishnevsky and Alexander Kobrinsky filed a lawsuit against St.Petersburg authorities after their ban to conduct rallies in the city centre

Press Release, 31.08.2017 Boris Vishnevsky and Alexander Kobrinsky filed a law suit on acknowledging the decision of the Government of St. Petersburg to deprive Marsovo Polye (Field de Mars, a square in the city centre) of its status of St.Petersburg’s “Hyde Park”, a square where rallies are allowed.

For Human Rights in Altai newspaper celebrates its 15th anniversary

Press release, 30.08.2017 On 29 August, a round table on the role of mass media in human rights protection was held in Barnaul. The event was dedicated to the 15th anniversary of the For Human Rights in Altai newspaper.

The sentence to Zaletskaya, Kravchuk and Kornilova must be reviewed

Statement by the Yabloko party, 25.08.2017 The Yabloko party is outraged by the sentence to Olga Zaletskaya, Anastasia Kravchuk and Alexandra Kornilova. The judicial system of Russia once again proved that it is ready to serve any interests of the executive branch of power. The authorities of the Republic [of Karelia] turned the law into […]

The murder of Ivan Skripnichenko is another crime of the regime

Statement by Sergei Mitrokhin, Chair of the Moscow branch of Yabloko, 25.08.2017 Ivan Skripnichenko, a member of Yabloko, a civil activist, who was a volunteer guard at a makeshift memorial to Boris Nemtsov [on the Bolshoi Moskvoretsky Bridge], has passed away. He probably died as a result of injuries sustained after he was attacked by […]

Alexander Gnezdilov: “The sacrifice of Komar, Usov and Krichevsky must not come to naught”

Yabloko Deputy Chair Alexander Gnezdilov commemorated the defenders of the White House, 23.08.2017 On August 22, a rally in memory of the coup of 1991 took place in Moscow. The participants of the action commemorated Dmitry Komar, Ilya Krichevsky and Vladimir Usov, who died on the night of August 20 to August 21, 1991, defending […]

Altai branch of Yabloko commemorated victims of Stalinism

Press release, 23.08.2017 On 23d August, the European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism, Yabloko’s candidates for deputies of the Barnaul City Duma, the Altai Territory, laid flowers at the memorial to the victims of political reprisals and held a moment of silence.

The arrest of Kirill Serebrennikov is an act of intimidation of the creative community

Press release based on the statement by the Yabloko party, 22.08.2017 Today the Yabloko party has released a statement in support of Kirill Serebrennikov, an art director of Moscow’s Gogol Centre, who has been arrested earlier today. Yabloko claims that the persecution of the art director must be stopped immediately.

The man who attacked Natalia Nadler must be brought to responsibility!

Press release based on the statement by Yabloko’s Green Russia faction and the Leningrad Region branch of Yabloko, 18.08.2017 Yabloko’s Green Russia faction and the Leningrad Region branch of Yabloko released a statement demanding to bring the man who attacked Natalia Nadler to responsibility. On 10 August, Natalia Nadler, the head of the local Yabloko […]

Head of Yabloko’s local branch attacked: a man slashed her face with a metal sheet

Press release, 17.08.2017 On 10 August, Natalia Nadler, the head of the local Yabloko branch in the city of Volzhsk, the Leningrad Region, was attacked. She had rebuked a man, who had made a fire of ruberoid and tires at the allotment neighbouring her cottage. The man had taken a metal sheet and had slashed […]

Nationalism in the USA and Russia

Sergei Mitrokhin’s blog post on the Ekho Moskvy website, 13.08.2017 The developments in Charlottesville, Virginia, make us put a question – what is the reason for such a surge of national radicalism in the USA? I have no doubt that the main reason is Trump and his nationalist rhetoric before the elections as well as […]

Another Yabloko’s candidate for municipal deputy attacked

Press release, 11.08.2017 On 10th August, Alexandra Parushina, the incumbent municipal deputy of the Khamovniki district, Moscow, was beaten and pushed into a ditch by unidentified persons. The deputy was taken to a hospital and diagnosed with brain concussion.

Bandits attacked Yabloko deputy’s house in the Pskov Region

Press release, 04.07.2017 On the night of 4 August, unidentified persons attacked the house, where the deputy of the Pustoshkinsky district assembly, the Pskov Region, and Chair of the local Yabloko branch Svetlana Vasilkova lives.

Yabloko Chair demands that the residents of substandard housing in Stavropol must be rehoused

Press release, 03.08.2017 Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova sent a request to Governor of the Stavropol Territory Vladimir Vladimirov and the regional prosecutor Anatoly Bogdanchikov calling them to initiate a check of an apartment block at Number 6 Brusneva Ulitsa, Stavropol, which the authorities refuse to declare substandard housing despite its condition.

The 80th anniversary of The Great Terror

Statement by the Yabloko party, 31.07.2017 These days the country commemorates the victims of The Great Terror. We have not recovered from the consequences of this tragedy in 80 years’ time. Neglect of millions of lives, suppression of the personality by the inhumane system, fear – this is what defined the vector of development of […]

Yabloko Youth calls for investigation of the murder of journalist Timur Kuashev

Press release, 31.07.2017 On 31 July, activists of the Moscow Yabloko Youth conducted a series of one-person pickets by the Investigative Committee demanding to investigated the murder of journalist and Yabloko member Timur Kuashev.

The attack on Stanislav Yegorov must be investigated immediately!

Statement by the Regional Council of the Voronezh branch of Yabloko, 24.07.2017 Civil activist Stanislav Yegorov, 68, was attacked in Voronezh. Three unidentified men burst into his flat and severely beat him with bats at about 4 a.m. on 23 July. Yegorov is at hospital at the moment. He was diagnosed with concussion of the […]

Investigative Committee fail to investigate the murder of Natalya Estemirova whiсh was committed in Chechnya eight years ago

Yabloko Deputy Chair Nikolai Rybakov calls the Investigative Committee to make an inquiry into the investigation Press release, 17.07.2017 Yabloko Deputy Chair Nikolai Rybakov sent a request to the head of the Investigative Committee of the RF Alexander Bastrykin with a call to make an inquiry into the investigation of the murder of Natalya Estemirova […]

Ex-political prisoner Yevgeny Vitishko elected Chair of the Krasnodar Territory branch of Yabloko

Press release, 17.07.2017 On 16 July, a prominent environmental activist and ex-political prisoner Yevgeny Vitishko was elected Chair of the Krasnodar Territory branch of Yabloko. In January 2014 Vitishlo, known for his criticisms of the environmental impact of the Sochi Winter Olympics, was sentenced to a three-year imprisonment by the Krasnodar Regional Court for spray-painting […]

In memory of Liu Xiaobo: the time will come, and China will be proud of him

Grigory Yavlinsky Facebook post 14.07.2017 Liu Xiaobo certainly did not attend the Nobel Prize ceremony in Oslo. He was in prison. The Chinese authorities did not allow him to receive the prize even through relatives or friends. It is noteworthy that our country neglected the ceremony of awarding Liu Xiaobo the Prize in 2011. However, […]

The investigation in the Chechen Republic by Novaya Gazeta is an exploit

A blog post by Grigory Yavlinsky, 12.07.2017 Grigory Yavlinsky on the risky job of journalists in the North Caucasus. Novaya Gazeta reported an arbitrary execution in Chechnya – mass shooting of 27 people in January this year. The names of the victims were published. The newspaper forwarded the data to the appropriate quarters – the […]