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 'Gubernatorial Elections'

Conference of the Novgorod branch of Yabloko nominated Anna Cherepanova candidate to the post of Governor of the Novgorod Region

Press release, 22.06.2017 On 21 June, the conference of the Novgorod branch of Yabloko nominated Chair of the regional party branch Anna Cherepanova candidate to the post of Governor of the Novgorod Region. All the twelve delegates supported her candidacy.

Yabloko Federal Bureau has just nominated (nine 9 votes for out of ten, and one abstained) Yevgeny Roizman, oppositional Mayor of Yekaterinburg, candidate in the gubernatorial elections in the region. Photo by Alexander Kobrinsky, Bureau member.

Lev Shlosberg claims that a municipal filter must be removed for gubernatorial candidates from the parties represented in the parliaments

Press release, 20.06.2017 Deputy of the Pskov Region Legislative Assembly, Chair of the Pskov branch of Yabloko Lev Shlosberg proposed to adopt a draft law on the withdrawal of a municipal filter for gubernatorial candidates from the parties, which have representation in the State Duma or regional parliaments. Shlosberg introduced the draft law with the […]

Grigory Yavlinsky to visit Yekaterinburg and participate in the conference of the regional Yabloko branch on the nomination of oppositional Yekaterinburg Mayor Yevgeny Roizman as Yabloko’s candidate to the post of Governor.

Press Release, 16.06.2017 Grigory Yavlinsky to visit Yekaterinburg and participate in the conference of the regional Yabloko branch on the nomination of Yevgeny Roizman, oppositional Yekaterinburg Mayor, as Yabloko’s candidate to the post of Governor.

Yabloko to nominate Yevgeny Roizman for governor of the Sverdlovsk Region

Press release, 16.05.2017 Yabloko is determined to nominate Yekaterinburg Mayor Yevgeny Roizman for governor of the Sverdlovsk Region, the Urals. The party is carrying on negotiations with him at the moment.

YABLOKO handed to the Central Electoral Commission changes in the electoral legislation

Press Release, 28.03.2017 Today, YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova, handed over to Ella Pamfilova, Chair of the Central Electoral Commission, a package of amendments that the party proposes to introduce into the electoral legislation. The document contains over 40 proposals concerning all aspects of the electoral process.

St. Petersburg branch of YABLOKO claims that competition must be regained in gubernatorial elections

Press release, 03.03.2016 The Bureau of the St. Petersburg branch of YABLOKO claims the necessity of regaining competition in the gubernatorial election by changing the current system of gubernatorial elections. In the first place, YABLOKO suggests that all the parties which have factions in regional parliaments must have the ability to nominate their candidate in […]

YABLOKO claims that resigned governors must not participate in early elections

Press release, 16.12.2015 YABLOKO deputies in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly Grigory Yavlinsky, Boris Vishnevsky and Alexander Kobrinsky proposed an initiative prohibiting the governors-in-office to participate in early elections.

Olga Makhotina to run for governor of the Bryansk region as YABLOKO candidate

Press release, 06.07.2015 Today the election commission of the Bryansk region registered Olga Makhotina as a YABLOKO candidate for governor of the Bryansk region.

The Leningrad region branch of YABLOKO to run in gubernatorial elections

Press release, 15.05.2015 YABLOKO will nominate its candidate to run in the elections for governor of the Leningrad region. The decision was taken at the meeting of the regional council of the Leningrad branch of YABLOKO.

Most mass-scale election fraud at early voting in Tatarstan and St.Petersburg

Press Release, 14.09.2014 According to the data from YABLOKO’s hotline by 12.00 am, one can say that the major election fraud technology has once again become the enforcement to early voting.

Attack on and severe injury of Lev Shlosberg is political revenge

Statement by the YABLOKO party, 30.08.2014 Lev Shlosberg, Chair of the Pskov branch of YABLOKO, was attacked and severely injured last night. He is in hospital in the state of moderately grave condition. Fortunately, there is no threat to his life already.

Sergei Mitrokhin: Turchak’s political consultant should be charged with Article 282 of Criminal Code

Press release, 04.08.2014 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokin forwarded a letter to head of the Investigativr Committee Alexandr Basrtikin claiming that the Artyom Akopyan, the political consultant of the temporary acting governor of the Pskov region Andrei Turchak, has committed a crime. Akopyan called to destroy liberals, the Jews and the Germans on his Facebook page. […]

On the situation with the Pskov region gubernatorial elections

Statement by the YABLOKO party, 31.07.2014 The prosedjure of collection of signatures for registration as candidate for governor of the Pskov region finished on July 30.

One signature is left for registration of Lev Shlosberg as candidate for govrnor of the Pskov region

Press Release, 21.07.2014 YABLOKO candidate for governor of the Pskov region Lev Shlosberg collected 149 signatures out of 150 to pass the municipal filter which is necessary for registration procedure. He faces difficulties collecting the signatures as the temporary acting governor Andrei Turchak exerts pressure on the deputies. Lev Shlosberg forwarded an open letter to […]

YABLOKO run in the elections in 34 regions of Russia

Press Release, 18.07.2014 The YABLOKO party will run in the elections in 34 regions af Russia including gubernatorial elections in three regions. The elections will take place on September 14, the single voting day.

Anatoly Golov: “Our task is to make the authorities respect citizens”

Press Release, 07.07.2014 Today Anatoly Golov submitted to the St.Petersburg Electoral Commission his documents for registration as candidate for St. Petersburg governor from the YABLOKO party. Anatoly Goalov signed a statement of consent to run in the elections in the Mariynsky Palace, and also handed to the Electoral Commission members the decision of the conference […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: YABLOKO to focus its resources on Pskov region gubernatorial elections

Press Release, 03.06.2014 YABLOKO consider the gubernatorial elections in the Pskov region a federal task and in case of win the party will implement its programme on regional economic development including the transfer of land to citizens free of charge for housing construction. YABLOKO founder Grigory Yavlinsky announced this at a press conference in Pskov. […]

Ivanovo branch of YABLOKO decided to participate in gubernatorial elections

Press Release of the Ivanovo branch of YABLOKO, 08.04.2014 The Regional Council of the Ivanovo branch of YABLOKO took the decision to participate in the coming gubernatorial elections which will be held on September 14, 2014.

YABLOKO participated in the discussion on election legislation reform

Press Release, October 3, 2013 The Committee of civil initiatives conducted a conference on “The first single voting day: results, tendencies, perspectives”on October 3. The experts discussed the results of the regional elections and proposed their initiatives on the reform of the election legislation. Such initiatives as the abolition of the municipal filter at the […]