Congresses and Docs

Memorandum of Political Alternative, an updated version of 1.03.2019

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 'Protection of Environment'

The Yabloko party requires an open and public examination of the lawsuit banning the activities of the Tominsky Mining and Processing Plant!

Appeal by the Bureau of the Yabloko Party, 9.07.2020 The Yabloko party has always supported and will continue to support the struggle of residents of the Chelyabinsk region against the unlawful construction by AO The Russian Copper Company, which is fully controlled by offshore companies, of the Tominsky Mining and Processing Plant, a first-class hazard […]

The Arkhangelsk branch of Yabloko nominates Oleg Mandrykin, representative of the STOP-SHIES coalition, as candidate for Governor in the forthcoming election

Press Release, 6.07.2020 Photo: Oleg Mandrykin On June 21, the conference of the Arkhangelsk regional branch of Yabloko nominated Oleg Mandrykin, representative of the STOP-SHIES coalition, as a candidate for Governor of the Arkhangelsk region in the forthcoming election.

Activists protecting the Kamenny Bor park from building-up and supported by Yabloko won the case in the Supreme Court of Karelia

Press Release, 19.06.2020 The Supreme Court of Karelia satisfied the claim of Olga Tuzhikova, Ilya Shkvarin and Valery Alekseev, the residents of the capital of Karelia Petrozavodsk, to the city administration, who demanded that the change of the status of part of the territory of the Kamenny Bor park (where the construction of a kindergarten […]

The democratic opposition supported the nomination of Yabloko’s Alexander Lazutin as a candidate for Governor of the Kostroma region

Press Release, 17.06.2020 The Kostroma regional branch of Yabloko, the environmental movement For Life, and the public organisation People’s Power decided to support the nomination of Alexander Lazutin, Chairman of the Kostroma regional branch of Yabloko and Director General of Shunga agricultural enterprise, as a candidate for the gubernatorial elections that will be held in […]

Oleg Rodin: Officials are trying to intimidate residents of Kuznechikha who are opposed to the construction of McDonald’s in the green zone

Press Release, 15.06.2020 On 13 June, local residents met in front of House No 19 Rokossovsky street with a correspondent of the Vesti Privolzhye (Vesti Volga Region) newspaper so that to tell about the construction of a McDonald’s restaurant under the windows of their houses. After the correspondent left, police officers began to surround residents […]

Yabloko demanded resignation of the heads of the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resource Usage, as well as the Governor of the Krasnoyarsk Territory for the accident in Norilsk

Press Release, 4.06.2020 Chairman of the Yabloko party Nikolai Rybakov called on the Russian authorities to dismiss all those responsible for concealing information about the accident in Norilsk, as well as make systemic changes in the field of environmental protection. “We consider it necessary to dismiss Governor of the Krasnoyarsk Territory Alexander Uss, head of […]

The disaster in Norilsk; the unlearned lessons of Chernobyl

We demand resignation of those responsible for concealing information and introduce systemic changes in the field of environmental protection Statement by the Yabloko party, 4.06.2020 The large-scale disaster which happened with the spill of oil products at Thermal Power Plant No 3 of the city of Norilsk on May 29 demonstrates the fragility and inefficiency […]

In Kazan, police detained Chairman of the Yabloko branch in Tatarstan Ruslan Zinatullin

Press Release, 3.06.2020 In Kazan, police detained Chairman of the Yabloko branch in Tatarstan Ruslan Zinatullin. They want to bring him to administrative responsibility for a series of single pickets against mandatory army conscription, which he held by two regional military registration and enlistment offices on 15 May, the International Day of Conscientious Military Objectors.

The Omsk branch of Yabloko calls the authorities for more carefully control of the amount of harmful substances in the vehicles exhaust gases

Press Release, 25.05.2020 Chair the Omsk Yabloko Tatyana Nagibina sent an appeal to President Vladimir Putin, Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology Dmitry Kobylkin, and Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resource Usage. The leader of the regional branch of Yabloko calls the authorities to adopt measures for reduction of pollution of the Omsk air […]

The vicious circle of inaction

While federal and regional officials shift responsibility to each other, the estate of the Vasilchikovs and the Stroganovs in the village of Volyshovo has been perishing Press Release, 20.05.2020 Photo: Here and below are the photos of the manor house of the Vasilchikovs-Stroganovs in the village of Volyshovo is perishing In February 2020, Lev Shlosberg, […]

Anna Cherepanova appealed to the Investigative Committee, Public Prosecutor General and the Ministry of Internal Affairs with a demand to check the damage to the monument One Thousand Years of Russia with chemicals

Press Release, 20.05.2020 Anna Cherepanova, deputy of the Duma of Veliky Novgorod and Chair of the Novgorod branch of Yabloko, turned to the Public Prosecutor General’s Office, the Investigative Committee and the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs. She demands a check on the fact of damage to the monument One Thousand Years of Russia as […]

Administration of the city of Priozersk, the Leningrad Region, intends to hold public hearings on landfill reсultivation during the pandemic

Press Release, 19.05.2020 Despite the sanitary and epidemiological situation in the Leinigrad Region in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the administration of the Priozersky municipal district of the Leningrad Region intends to hold public hearings on the recultivation of the local landfill. District officials turned down the proposal of the Yabloko branch in the […]

A new natural monument has been registered in the Krasnoyarsk region with the support of the regional branch of Yabloko

Press Release, 29.04.2020 On April 28, the government of the Krasnoyarsk Territory adopted a decree declaring the Bazaikhsky geological cross-section on the Torgashinsky ridge within the boundaries of the city of Krasnoyarsk be a natural monument of regional significance. The Krasnoyarsk branch of the Yabloko party actively supported this environmental initiative by local residents.

Yabloko in the Leningrad Region calls to conduct public hearings on environmental hazardous projects after the epidemic

Press Release, 28.04.2020 The authorised representative of the Yabloko regional office in the Leningrad Region appealed to the regional authorities with a proposal to postpone the public discussion of all high-profile waste management projects for a period after the coronavirus epidemic ends and living conditions in the Leningrad region come to its normal state. “The […]

Albert Khusainov: Chernobyl and coronavirus. What is in common?

Albert Khusainov blog post, 27.04.2020 We are commemorating a tragic event – the Chernobyl disaster. The day of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant on April 26 is now the International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Radiation Accidents and Disasters. This year, members of the Yabloko party in Bashkiria will not […]

Lev Shlosberg and Saria Saburskaya, Ombudsperson of the Republic of Tatarstan, defend arrested activists Yelena Izotova and Anatoly Malov

Press Release 3.02, 2020 Photo: Lev Shlosberg and Yelena Izotova On 16 January, Lev Shlosberg, MP of the Pskov Regional Assembly of Deputies and member of the Yabloko’s Federal Political Committee, addressed Sariya Saburskaya, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Tatarstan, in connection with administrative arrests of Yelena Izotova, leader of the Yabloko’s […]

The Ryazan branch of Yabloko demands to convene an urgent meeting of the City Duma and dismiss the director of the Water and Sewer company due to poisoning of water in the city

Press Release, 24.01.2020 Konstantin Smirnov, Chairman of the Ryazan branch of Yabloko, believes that the health and life of at least tens of thousands of Ryazan residents are in direct danger due to another poisoning of tap water. People have been massively complaining about the unbearable smell of tap water and sickness, but the government […]

The Omsk branch of Yabloko to hold a rally “For the quality of life and a clean city”

Press Release, 20.01.2020 On 26 January, a rally “For the quality of life and a clean city, against air pollution” will be held in Omsk.  The rally is organised by Tatyana Nagibina, Chair of the Omsk branch of Yabloko, and is supported by the Omsk City Public Council. The rally will begin at 12.00.

Yelena Izotova went on hunger strike

Earlier, the activist was arrested for five days for participating in a series of one person pickets for the resignation of the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Tatarstan Press Release, 17.01.2020 Yelena Izotova, Chair of the Tatarstan Green Russia faction of the Yabloko party, went on a hunger strike. Earlier, the activist […]

The leader of Yabloko’s Green Russia faction in Tatarstan and other opponents of the construction of the waste incineration plant  arrested

Press Release, 16.01.2020 The Vakhitovsky District Court of Kazan (Tatarstan) sentenced the participants of the movement against the construction of a waste incineration plant near Osinovo to arrest and fines. Yelena Izotova, one of the leaders of the movement and Chair of Yabloko’s Green Russia faction in Tatarstan, was arrested for five days for participating […]