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 'Regional and Local Elections'

Yabloko leaders will meet with visitors of the Moscow Book Fair

Press Release, 2.09.2019 The stand of the Yabloko party (R-6) will function at the Moscow International Book Fair which will be held in Pavilion No. 75 of VDNKh exhibition (Exhibition of Economic Achievements) from September 4 through to September 8.

Emilia Slabunova will visit Novgorod to support party candidates in elections

Press Release, 3.09.2019 On 3 September, Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova will visit Novgorod, north-west Russia, to support party candidates in elections of different levels that will be held in the region.

Nikolai Rybakov met with voters and Yabloko candidates  in Chelyabinsk Elections will be held in Chelyabinsk region on 8 September

Press Release, 1.09.2019 On Saturday, August 31, Nikolai Rybakov, Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko party, met with Yabloko candidates for deputies to the Council of Chelyabinsk Districts and local residents. The politician visited the socio-political exhibition, which annually takes place in the park named after Yuri Gagarin. A meeting of voters with candidates for deputies […]

The Tatarstan branch of Yabloko held an action under the slogan “I Want Changes”

Based on Idel.Realii publication, 15.08.2019 Photo: Ruslan Zinatullin On 15 August, activists of the Tatarstan branch of the Yabloko party held an action “I Want Changes” in the centrer of Kazan. Yabloko members and supporters conducted a series of one-person pickets that do not require a permission from the authorities. The action was timed to the […]

Yabloko took part in the All-Russian Campaign for Fair Elections and Against Arbitrariness of the Authorities in several regions

Press Release, 12.08.2019 Regional branches of the Yabloko party took part in the All-Russian Campaign for Fair Elections and Against Arbitrariness of the Authorities held on 10 August. Party members attended rallies and pickets in Nizhny Novgorod, Ufa, Irkutsk and other cities.

The police came to the leaders of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko because of the participation of the regional branch in a permitted picket for fair elections

Press Release, 8.08.2019 The police came home to Oleg Rodin, Chairman of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko, and Alexei Sadomovsky, Deputy Chairman of the party branch. Police officers also came to other political and civil activists in Nizhny Novgorod. The police gave them warnings about participating in an unpermitted rally in Nizhny Novgorod on […]

The court refused to remove Yabloko candidates from the election to the Vologda City Duma

Press Release, 5.08.2019 The Vologda City Court refused to satisfy the demands of the representatives of the LDPR party, who tried to annul registration of four out of twelve candidates from Yabloko to the Vologda City Duma. Claims of the same type were submitted to court against Yabloko candidates Dmitry Tarasov, Lyubov Kryksu, Alexei Nikitin […]

Two of the three candidates from Yabloko are registered at the by-elections to the City Duma of Nizhny Novgorod

Press Release, 5.08.2019 The electoral commissions of Nizhny Novgorod registered Yabloko’s Yevgeny Dolgopolov and Nikita Antonenko as candidates for deputies of the City Duma of Nizhny Novgorod. Svetlana Falkonskaya was denied registration due to insufficient number of valid voter signatures.

St. Petersburg Yabloko offers its support to candidates for municipal deputies nominated by other political parties and self-nominated candidates

Press Release, 2.08.2019 Such decision was adopted by the Bureau of the St. Petersburg branch of Yabloko. The principles for supporting non-Yabloko candidates are as follows:

Candidates from the Tula branch Yabloko collected 8,922 voters’ signatures to participate in the elections to the Regional Duma and the City Duma

Press Release, 1.08.2019 The Tula branch of Yabloko has collected the signatures required for registration of party candidates in the September elections to the city and regional parliaments. 6,529 residents of the region signed up for the participation of the Yabloko party in the elections to the Tula Regional Duma, 140 collectors of signatures conducted […]

St.Petersburg electoral commissions registered 370 Yabloko candidates for municipal elections.

The party appeals refusals to register another 191 candidates Press Release, 1.08.2019 Picture: registration of candidates as of St.Petserburg distrcits, the share of registered candidates is marked in green, the share of unregistered candidates is marked in red. 370 candidates for St. Petersburg municipal deputies nominated by Yabloko managed to get registration in the elections. […]

The Territorial Electoral Commission of Karabulak rejected voters’ signatures in support of Yabloko candidates for municipal deputies elections in Ingushetia

Press Release, 1.08.2019 The working group of the territorial electoral commission of the city of Karabulak rejected 14 of the 84 signatures of citizens that the regional branch of the Yabloko party submitted to the electoral commission to take part in the elections to the City Council. After verification, the party candidates had less than […]

We regard the refusal to register Vera Afanasyeva as an attempt to return to the practices of gross election fraud

Statement by the Saratov branch of Yabloko, 29.07.2019 Photo: Alexander Yermishin and Vera Afanasyeva On 28 July, 2019, the Kirovsky District Court of the City of Saratov dismissed the claim of Vera Afanasyeva, candidate from the Yabloko party, to district electoral commission No. 10 for the refusal to register her as a candidate for the by-election to […]

The Ingush branch of Yabloko successfully collected voters’ signatures in support of the nomination of Yabloko candidates for the Karabulak City Council

Press Release, 29.07.2019 Photo: Ruslan Mutsolgov and Yabloko activists Candidates for deputies to the City Council of Karabulak, nominated by the Ingush regional branch of the Yabloko party, submitted to the electoral commission the documents and voters’ signatures collected in support of their nomination and required for registration. The territorial electoral  commission of Karabulak will have […]

Yabloko candidates go on fighting for been registered in elections

Press Release, 24.07.2019 Candidates nominated by the Yabloko party are in the process of receiving registration for election campaigns at different levels throughout the country. Alexander Sorokin, Chairman of the regional branch of the party in the Tver region and environmentalist, will take part in the by-election to the Legislative Assembly of the Tver Region […]

Yabloko went to a rally against arbitrariness of the authorities in the elections in St. Petersburg

Press Release, 25.07.2017 Video: Boris Vishnevsky Over 3,000 people came out to protest against criminal arbitrariness of the authorities in banning opposition to run in the municipal and gubernatorial elections in St. Petersburg. The rally was organised with the support of the regional branch of the Yabloko party. Boris Vishnevsky, head of the Yabloko faction […]

Police refused to investigate threats to Nikita Antonenko, Yabloko candidate to the Nizhny Novgorod Duma

Press Release, 17.07.2019 The police refused to initiate a criminal case on threats to Nikita Antonenko, activist of the Nizhny Novgorod Yabloko and candidate for deputy in the Nizhny Novgorod Duma in single-mandate constituency No. 24. According to law enforcement officers, they did not identify any real threat to Yabloko’s candidate.

Yabloko candidates to conduct 14 election campaigns in 13 regions

Registration of candidates for elections goes on Press Release, 19.07.2019 Representatives of the Yabloko party will take part in 14 election campaigns of different levels in 13 regions of the Russian Federation. In many regions, registration of candidates has not ended yet. Many Yabloko candidates have not been registered in the elections or are facing […]

St. Petersburg Yabloko to rally against arbitrariness in the elections

Press Release, 23.07.2019 The St. Petersburg regional branch of the Yabloko party will take part in a rally against arbitrariness in the elections, which will be held in Lenin Square by the Finlandskiy Railway Station on 24 July at 19:00. Representatives of about 30 political parties, public movements and organisations of St. Petersburg  plan to […]

The Ingush branch of Yabloko to participate in the municipal elections

Press Release, 23.07.2019 The conference of the Ingush regional branch of the Yabloko party nominated a list of candidates for deputies of the Karabulak City Council. On July 22, the Territorial Electoral Commission of the city of Karabulak certified the list of candidates for deputies of the City Council nominated by Yabloko.