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



Recent Posts


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'

The Day of Russia will become a real holiday only when the country is freed from lawlessness, arbitrariness of the bureaucracy and the state’s lies

Grigory Yalvinsky FB post 12.06.2017 The day of 12 June was first celebrated as Russia’s Independence Day. This was strange for many people: from whom was this independence? In fact, by adopting the Declaration of Sovereignty on this day in 1990, Russia proclaimed its independence from the totalitarian communist rule and declared itself be a […]

The opposition in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly summons the head of the St.Petersburg interior to the city parliament in view of tough dispersing of protesters on 12 June

Press Release, 15.06.2017 Deputies of the Yabloko faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly Boris Vishnevsky and Mikhail Amosov signed a letter from three opposition factions of the city parliament proposing that Sergei Umnov, head of the Interior Ministry for St. Petersburg, be summoned to the next meeting of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg in connection […]

YABLOKO opened a telephone hotline to render assistance to all those detained during the action of 12 June

Press Release, 14.06.2017 YABLOKO has opened a hotline for assisting detainees in the actions of 12 June. If you or your relatives or friends were detained at a protest action and are still in the police station, and if a protocol has been drawn up against you, and you face a trial – call the […]

Sergei Mitrokhin and 10 other participants of YABLOKO’s action against the “renovation” of Moscow detained by the State Duma

Press Release, 14.06.2017 Today, on 14 June, Sergei Mitrokhin, leader of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO and head of the Moscow Rescue Committee, and ten other participants of the action against the demolition of five-story buildings in Moscow have been detained by the State Duma. The protest was timed to consideration by the State Duma […]

“The situation in the country can be remedied not through politicians’ provocations or police truncheons, but by means of voting in the presidential elections”

12.06.2017 Grigory Yavlinsky Facebook page Grigory Yavlinsky on the protest actions of 12 June: “Our country has celebrated the Day of Russia being divided and not free, without a clear perspective and the rule of law. Hundreds of people [were celebrating it] in police vans or in police stations. Such a “holiday”.

Police detained Sergei Mitrokhin by the State Duma during an action against the government’s housing renovation programme

Press release, 09.06.2017 UPD 3. 14.40: Sergei Mitrokhin and Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko were accused of violation of the procedure of public actions organization (paragraph 5, article 20.2 of the Administrative Violation Code of Russia). It means they may be fined 10,000 – 15,000 thousand roubles or get up to 40 hours of community service. The court […]

In Memorail of Larissa Yudina, leader of YABLOKO branch in Kalmykia and Editor-in-Chief of the only oppositional paper in the Republic

Sergei Mitrokhin FB post of 07.06.2017: Larissa Yudina, Editor-in-Chief of the Sovetskaya Kalmykia paper and leader of the regional YABLOKO branch in Kalmykia, was killed on this day 19 years ago. She was killed for having dared to write the truth about the corrupt regime of [then head of Kalmykia and now head of FIDE, […]

Svetlana Chechil, Yabloko Federal Council member, released from penal colony

Press Release, 02.06.2017 Today, Svetlana Chechil, YABLOKO Federal Council member, has been released from penal colony. Yesterday the Supreme Court of Karelia overturned the decision of the court of first instance and replaced the remaining part of punishment for Svetlana Chechil, ex-head of the Prionezhsky district administration, who was serving the sentence in a penal […]

European Court of Human Rights rules that election fraud took place in 2011 election in St. Petersburg

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that the right to free elections had been violated Press release, 01.06.2017 The European Court of Human Rights ruled in favour of the complainant who had filed a petition against mass-scale election fraud of election results to the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg and the State Duma in […]

Russian Human Rights Commissioner supported YABLOKO’s idea of establishing a post of Women’s Ombudsperson

Press Release, 30.05.2017 Based on the articles in Novaya Gazeta by Vera Yurcenko According to RIA Novosti, Tatyana Moskalkova, Russian Human Rights Commissioner, supported YABLOKO’s idea of establishing a post of Women’s Ombudsperson. According to Moskalkova, this could enhance and balance the institution of the Commissioner in general. She also added she advocated establishing the […]

Yabloko holds a demonstration against housing demolition in Moscow

Press release, 28.05.2017 On 28 May, over five thousand people participated in a demonstration against the plans of the City Hall to demolish about 8,000 five-story apartment buildings in Moscow and resettle 1,6 million residents. Yabloko strongly criticizes the the government’s “housing renovation programme”, which gives the city authorities the exclusive rights to demolish five-story […]

On the persecution of the art director of Moscow’s Gogol Center Kirill Serebrennikov

Press release, 28.05.2017 The most breaking news this week was the searches, which took place in Moscow’s Gogol Centre and in the flat of its art director Kirill Serebrennikov. According to the Investigative Committee of Russia, the searches were connected with a criminal case on the embezzlement of budget funds that were allocated for Sedmaya Studia […]

A demonstration against city-planning arbitrariness to take place in Moscow

Press release, 23.05.2017 On 28 May, Yabloko, Parnas, the 5th of December Party, the For Human Rights Movement and the Moscow Rescue Committee will hold a demonstration against the city-planning arbitrariness of the Moscow City Hall and the government’s “housing renovation programme”, which gives the city authorities the exclusive rights to demolish five-story buildings.

Yabloko to show a documentary film about Boris Nemtsov

Press release, 18.05.2017 On 19 May, Yabloko will show a documentary film about Boris Nemtsov by Vladimir V. Kara-Murza. “Nemtsov” is a portrait film. People, who have different political stance and different attitude to the developments of 1990s and the current government, were interviewed – those, who were close to him, when he was doing […]

Sergei Mitrokhin vs Pyotr Tolstoy: debates on housing demolition programme in Moscow

Press release, 15.05.2017 On 16 May, Chair of the Moscow branch of Yabloko Sergei Mitrokhin and State Duma deputy Pyotr Tolstoy will participated in debates on the housing demolition programme announced by Moscow City Hall.

Yabloko supported a rally against housing demolitions in Moscow

Press release, 15.05.2017 On May 14, thousands of people participated in a rally against the plans of the City Hall to demolish about 8,000 multistory apartment buildings in Moscow and resettle 1,6 million residents. Yabloko’s representative Yelena Rusakova became a member of the organising committee of the protest action. Yabloko leaders Emilia Slabunova, Grigory Yavlinsky […]

“The 9th of May is the day of independence and liberty”

Press release, 05.05.2017 Yabloko leaders and party activists laid wreaths and flowers at the Internal Flame and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin Walls. Members of Yabloko’s Federal Political Committee Alexei Arbatov, Sergei Mitrokhin,Grigory Yavlinsky and party Deputy Chair Nikolai Rybakov also participated in this anti-war memorial action.

Unidentified individuals tired to burn Yabloko activist’s house in the Tver Region

Press release, 04.05.2017 The house of Vladimir Yegorov, Chair of Yabloko’s local branch in Toropets, the Tver Region, was attacked. On May 2, unidentified individuals broke windows of his house and intended to set the place on fire.

Federal Security Service forced a defender of the indigenous small numbered peoples to flee form Russia

Pavel Sulyandziga is applying for asylum in the USA Representative of the indigenous small numbered peoples of Russia in the UN, public person Pavel Sulyandziga is applying for political asylum in the USA. A criminal case is likely to be faked against him in Russia. The Federal Security Service threatens his friends, family and colleagues. […]

Moscow Yabloko Youth holds a rally against military conscription

Press release, 30.04.2017 On April 29, Moscow Yabloko Youth held a rally against military conscription and for the transition to a professional army fully based on the contract system.