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'

Natalia Tumureyeva: Russia needs a law on environmental education

Press Release, 21.03.2019 Natalya Tumureyeva, Chairperson of the Yabloko in Biryatia, became a participant in the meeting of the heads of the Federation Council, the upper chamber of the Russian parliament, with environmental activists from Russian regions. The meeting was attended by Ivan Valentik, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, and representatives of 80 […]

Sergei Mitrokhin fined 200,000 roubles for participation in the action against infill construction

Press Release, 12.03.2019 The Kuntsevo District Court of Moscow fined Sergei Mitrokhin, member of the Federal Political Committee of the Yabloko party, for 200,000 roubles for his meeting with residents of the Kuntsevo district who oppose the actions of the PIK Group of construction companies.

The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko supported residents in their struggle against the construction of the Kruglogorsk mining and processing plant

Press Release, 5.03.2019 Yaroslav Shcherbakov, Chairman of the Chelyabinsk-based branch of Yabloko, spoke at a rally in the city of Miass, at an ecoprotest action demanding to stop the construction of the Kruglogorsk mining and processing plant and prevent pollution of Lake Turgoyak. About 2,000 residents of the city participated in this rally.

The Bashkir branch of Yabloko picketed in defence of residents of the city of Sibay suffering from pollution

Press Release, 25.02.2019 The Bashkir branch of Yabloko conducted a series of one-person pickets (that require to permission from the authorities) in the centre of Ufa, capital of the Republic of Bashkortostan, demanding to protect residents of the city of Sibay from industrial and gas pollution.

Yabloko to participate in all-Russia protest for protection of environment and against the “waste reform” in 32 Russian regions

Press release, 1.02.2019 On Sunday, 3 February, Yabloko will take part in a protest against the “waste reform” and for the solution of other environmental problems throughout the country. Yabloko activists plan to participate in rallies and pickets in 32 regions of the country, in half of these actions the party became the organiser of […]

Yabloko to join all-Russia protest against waste treatment reform

Press release, 29.01.2019 Yabloko to participate in All-Russia protest agains the waste treatment reform. The action will take place on 3 February. Activists will join take part in protest actions in 32 regions of Russia. What is more, Yabloko will organise the actions in half of these places.

The household waste vertical

Yabloko Deputy Chair on the top-down policy of the Kremlin and the creation of the all-Russia waste operator Nikolai Rybakov’s blog post at the Echo Moskvy website, 18.01.2019 It seems that everyone has finally understood what the reform of the municipal solid waste treatment is about and why it is not going to be effective. […]

Presidential Administration received a letter from Moscow municipal deputies against transportation of Moscow garbage to Russia’s regions

Press release, 12.12.2018 On December 12, a delegation of Moscow municipal deputies handed over to the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation an open letter against transportation of municipal garbage from Moscow to other Russian regions.

Municipal deputies protest against taking solid municipal waste from Moscow to other regions

Press release, 11.12.2018 On 12th December, Moscow municipal deputies will bring an open letter to the Presidential Administration stating their disagreement with the policy of taking solid municipal waste from Moscow to other regions of Russia. They also suggest intruding modern recycling technology.

Deputy Chairman of Yabloko to the head of the Ministry of Natural Resources: “How can you take Moscow’s garbage to Arkhangelsk? People live there too!”

Press Release, 5.12.2018 Nikolai Rybakov, Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party, raised the problem of transportation of Moscow garbage to the Arkhangelsk Region. Rybakov participated in the State Duma meeting on 5 December, as non-parliamentary parties are invited to participate in the parliament’s meetings once a year. Rybakov directly addressed this question to the Minister […]

Live broadcast of the conference in memory of environmentalist Alexei Yablokov

Press release, 12.11.2018 A conference in memory of Alexei Yablokov, a renowned environmental scientist and founder of Yabloko’s Green Russian Faction, is bing held at Moscow’s Darwin Museum. Live broadcast is available. Colleagues, followers and students of the famous scientist participate in the conference. The premiere of the film about Alexei Yablokov will take place […]

A book in memory of environmentalist Alexei Yablokov to be launched in Moscow

Press release, 25.10.2018 On 27 October, a launching conference of a book “Yablokov’s Orchard. Memories. Reflections. Expectations” will take place in Moscow. The book is dedicated to Alexei Yablokov, a prominent scientist, environmentalist and a political figure. The Chair of Yabloko’s Green Russia faction passed away in January 2017. He would have turned 85 in […]

Today renowned environmentalist Alexei Yablokov would have turned 85

The work on the film about the academic, politician and founder of the “Green Russia” is coming to the end Press Release, 3.10.2018 Trailer for the documentary “Yablokov” On 3 October, Alexei Yablokov (1933 – 2017), an outstanding Soviet and Russian biologist, member of the Russian Academy of Sciences and founder of the Green Russia […]

Yabloko Deputy Chair Nikolai Rybakov to visit Novosibirsk

Press release, 21.09.2018 On Saturday, 22 September, Yabloko Deputy Chair and environmentalist Nikolai Rybakov will visit Novosibirsk. 10:00: the politician will visit a wood which the regional party branch is reforesting.

The Kostroma branch of Yabloko protests against a landfill site

Press release, 19.09.2018 On September 16, the Kostroma branch of Yabloko and a number of environmental groups conducted a picket against a landfill site in the region. The participants of the action expressed disagreement with the fact that waste from Moscow is brought to the Kostroma Region causing damage to the environment.

Nikolai Rybakov to stand up for the environment in Saratov at the federal level

Press release, 4.09.2018 On 31 August, Yabloko Deputy chair Nikolai Rybakov visited Saratov and took part in a round table on the environmental problems of the region. They paid special attention to the construction of the acrilamide production facility, deforestation, development of forest parks and waste sorting.

The Buryat Regional Association for Lake Baikal will be headed by Natalia Tumureyeva, environmentalist and Chair of the regional branch of Yabloko

Press Release, 30.08.2018 Natalia Tumureyeva succeeded  Sergei Shapkhayev, renowned academic and environmentalist, as head of the Buryat Regional Association on Lake Baikal.  Natalia Tumureyeva is a former student of Sergei Shapkhayev, environmentalist and head of the local branch of the Yabloko party.

The Krasnoyarsk branch of Yabloko is against replacing trees with cars

Press Release, 23.08.2018 The Krasnoyarsk branch of the Yabloko party opposed the plans of the local administration to cut the green zones in the city of Krasnoyarsk for the sake of opening of vehicles service facilities there. On 22-23 August, the city administration is holding public hearings aiming to get a formal residents’ consent so […]

Yabloko demands to release Alexander Shestun, head of the Serpukhov region, on his own recognizance and check the data from his video address to Putin

Press Release, 15.06.2018 Yabloko demands that the measure of restraint to Alexander Shestun, head of the Serpukhov district of the Moscow region, is replaced by his written undertaking not to leave the country. Such a statement was issued by the Bureau of the party. Yesterday, the court arrested the politician for two months for his […]

Yabloko to take part in the rally “For free Russia without reprisals and arbitrary rule”

Press Release, 04.06.2018 On 10 June, on the eve of the Day of Russia, a rally against mass-scale violations of human rights and freedoms will take part in Moscow, in Academician Sakharov Prospekt. The Yabloko party is the co-organiser of the action. Emilia Slabunova, Yabloko Chair, will speak at the rally. Photo: “I protest peacefully, […]