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 'Freedom of Speech'

Grigory Yavlinsky: a system built on lies will collapse

Grigory Yavlinsky post in the FB, 7.06.2016 Forum “The New Era of Journalism: Farewell to the Mainstream” [is being held] in Moscow. I wonder what do they mean by a “farewell to the mainstream”? Whether it is goodbye to the endless lies in the mass media or the final farewell to the truth?

Politician, journalist and human rights defender Lev Shlosberg to be awarded Boris Nemtsov Prize

Interfax, 23.05.2016 YABLOKO Federal Political Committee member, former deputy of the Pskov Region Legislative Assembly Lev Shlosberg has become the first prize-winner of the Boris Nemtsov Foundation, Chair of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr. reported.

Bill on National Guard must be voted down

Statement by the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, 07.04.2016 President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has introduced the draft law “On the Russian National Guard Troops” to the State Duma. If the bill is passed, only one person in the country (even if he is the President) will use his own discretion to decide where […]

YABLOKO Youth in Stavropol conducted picketing against head of Chechnya

Press release, 26.01.2016 Today, on 26 January, the Stavropol branch of YABLOKO Youth conducted a one-person picket demanding to dismiss head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov. Kirill Bobro and Ivan Tansky participated in the action.

Sergei Mitrokhin: such persons as [head of Chechnya] Karyrov are in great demand with the regime today

Press Release, 26.01.2016 Today, approximately at 12:00, Sergei Mitrokhin, member of YABLOKO’s Federal Political Committee, and two YABLOKO activists Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko and Stanislav Belyansky were detained by the President’s Administration during the action for the resignation of head of Administration of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov.

Video of detention of Sergei Mitrokhin and YABLOKO activists at the picket for dismissal of head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov by the Presidential Administration.

Sergei Mitrokhin detained by the Presidential Administration

Press Release, 26.01.2016 UPD. 14:50. Sergei Mitrokhin released. Antonov-Ovseyenko and Belyansky still remain in the police. Mitrokhin accused of violation of the order of organisation of public actions (article 20.2 of the Administrative Violation Code of Russia). UPD. 14:40. The lawyer is not allowed to enter the police department. UPD. 12:40. Journalists are not allowed […]

[President of Chechnya] Ramzan Kadyrov – to Dismissal!

YABLOKO expresses solidarity with the statement by the Congress of Intelligencia 18.01.2016 The YABLOKO party expresses solidarity with the statement by the Congress of Intelligencia. Valery Borschyov, one of the initiators of the statement ad member of YABLOKO’s Federal Council, signed the statement on behalf of YABLOKO’s leadership.

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

Press Release, 18.01.2016 Tomorrow, on 19 January deputy chairs of the party Nikolai Rybakov and Alexander Gnezdilov and YABLOKO activists will lay flowers to the place of where lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova were killed by neonazists – at 1 Prechistinka street.

Journalist Andrei Nekrasov may get political asylum in Lithuania

Press release, 12.08.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin expressed his satisfaction with the fact that Andrei Nekrasov, journalist from Udmuria Republic, Russia, obtained an opportunity to get political asylum in Lithuania. Today Cyprus refused to extradite Nekrasov to Russia and took a decision to return him to Vilnus.

Journalist Andrei Nekrasov must not become another political prisoner

Statement by the YABLOKO party, 11.08.2015 It has been already a month since journalist Andrei Nekrasov is imprisoned. On July 15, oppositional blogger and journalist from Udmurtia was put in prison in Nicosia, Cyprus, in connection with Russia’s request on his extradition. Nekrasov is well-known in Udmurtia for his investigations of corrupt practices of the […]

Sergei Mitrokhin discussed problems of Eastern partnership in the European Parliament

Press Release, 18.06.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin took part in the round table on the problems of Eastern partnership conducted by the ALDE Group in the European Parliament.

Sergei Mitrokhin becomes the first Russian politician to participate in the People’s Meeting in Denmark

Press Release, 16.06.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin is taking part is the so-called People’s Meeting of democrats (Folkemødet) which has been held in Bornholm, Denmark, for the fifth year already.

Stigmatisation of NGOs working in the field of education and science is a way towards degeneration of the Russian nation

Statement by YABLOKO Bureau, 2.06.2015 The government’s policies in respect of the remaining fragments of the civil society aim at their complete elimination and lead Russia to even greater backwardness.

Grigory Yavlinsky on the elimination of the Dynasty and the Liberal Mission foundations

Grigory Yavlinsky blog post, 26.05.2015 Recognition of the Dinastiya (Dynasty) and the Liberalnaya Missiya (Liberal Mission) foundations as “foreign agents” represents an instrument for their elimination. The Dynasty foundation supports science and education from its founder Dmitry Zimin own funds.

YABLOKO to conduct an anti-war action in the centre of Moscow on March 1

Press release, 26.02.2015 On March 1 YABLOKO will conduct an antiwar action under the slogan “No war with Ukraine” at Tverskaya Street, Moscow.

Double standards do not flatter the Mayor

Open letter to Sergei Sobyanin, Moscow Mayor, and collection of signatures on, 20.02.2015 Tomorrow a progovermnet “Anti-Maidan” rally will take place at the Revolution Square, near the Kremlin. The action has got a permission by the Moscow authorities. Today, the Mayor’s Office denied the opposition forces the opportunity to hold a demonstration on the […]

YABLOKO to pay tribute to the memory of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasiya Baburova killed by neo-Nazis

Press Release, 16.01.2015 On January 19 (at 13:00) YABLOKO activists will lay flowers at the site where lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasiya Baburova were killed in 2009.

YABLOKO activists laid flowers to the ambassy of France

Press release, 08.01.2015 YABLOKO activists laid flowers to the ambassay of France in memory of the victims of the attack on the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Muscovites gathered for a rally in support of the Tomsk TV-2 company

Press release, photos, video, 21.12.2014 A rally in support of the Tomsk TV-2 television company and regional press was held in the centre of Moscow on December 21. The rally was organised by the YABLOKO party, the Glasnost Defense Foundation and the Moscow Union of Journalists.