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'

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.

Yabloko to hold a seminar on LGBT rights

Press release, 10.11.2017 On 15th November, Yabloko will hold a seminar on “LGBT Rights in modern Russia: why and how to protect them” as part of the Gender School of the party.

“Our society is ready to become a wall in the way of the state terror aimed at the citizens”

Press release, 29.10.2017 Yabloko leaders and activists participated in an annual action commemorating victims of political reprisals. Thousands of people come to the Solovetsky Stone at Lubyanka Square to read aloud the names of the people who were executed during the Great Terror. This year so many people came that each person received a sheet […]

Promoting LGBT+ rights in Russia: The liberal view

Liberal International, 13.10.2017 By Nikolai Kavkazsky, member of YABLOKO Federal Council, lawyer of the Stimul Moscow LGBT+ Initiative Group and Board member of the “For the Civil Rights” Committee After Vladimir Putin came to power, the situation with human rights in Russia began to steadily deteriorate. Repressive laws were adopted, many independent media outlets were […]

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.