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 'Regional and Local Elections'

The Pskov Region Assembly chose not to return direct elections of city mayors for Pskov and Velikiye Luky

Press Release, 08.06.2017 The Pskov Region Assembly of Deputies declined the legislative initiative by Lev Shlosberg to return to the residents of Pskov and Velikiye Luky the right to directly elect heads of these large cities of the region.

Emilia Slabunova introduced a bill on the equal rights of candidates for outdoor campaigning

Press Release, 1.06.2017 A draft federal law guaranteeing equal rights to all the participants in elections for placement of their campaign materials in the streets was submitted to the Legislative Assembly of Karelia by Emilia Slabunova, MP and leader of the Yabloko party. The changes will affect placement of campaign materials on billboards, banners, message […]

Lev Shlosberg: “The budget can be only for the people”

Press Release, 18.04.2017 The Public Chamber of the city of Pskov proposed to develop a municipal program People’s Budget. It envisages collection of proposals from the city residents (for example, on the necessary road repairs, improvement of streets, yards and buildings, opening of playgrounds and sports grounds for children). The initiators of the project offer […]

School of Local Self-Government held for activists of the Pskov branch of YABLOKO

Press Release, 30.03.2017 On 24-26 March, School of Local Self-Government was held for activists of the Pskov branch of YABLOKO. The School was organised by the team of Yulia Galyamina, a research associate of the Moscow State University and a teacher at the Higher School of Economics, Moscow. Galyamina is also a co-founder of the […]

Pskov branch of YABLOKO begins forming a team for municipal election

Press release, 10.03.2017 The Pskov branch of YABLOKO held a meeting on the preparation for the municipal election which will take place in 2017.

Nikolai Rybakov meets party activists in Novgorod

Press release, 13.12.2016 On December 13, YABLOKO Deputy Chair Nikolai Rybakov visited the city of Novgorod to hold a meeting with Chair of the regional party branch and activists.

No to aboliting direct mayoral election in Voronezh

Statement by the Voronezh branch of YABLOKO, 14.11.2016 The regional branch of the YABLOKO party considers the initiative of the Voronezh City Duma deputies on abolition of the direct mayoral election in the city of Voronezh another step aimed at the destruction of the democratic institutions and forming a hard-line authoritarian and bureaucratic system of […]

The European Court of Human Rights found a violation of the rights of the YABLOKO party in the elections to the Legislative Assembly of Karelia

Press Release, 08.11.2016 On Tuesday, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasburg unveiled its decision on the complaint of the Karelian branch of the YABLOKO party and several party representatives acknowledging violation of their rights to free election due to the fact that their and the party registration in the election to the […]

Boris Vishnevsky is excluded from the Land Use and Development Commission of the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg

Press Release, 14.10.2016 Boris Vishnevsky, head of the YABLOKO faction in the St. Petersburg parliament, will not be member of the new composition of the Land Use and Development Commission. Such a decision has been adopted today by the standing committee of the Legislative Assembly on Municipal Services, Urban Planning and Property.

Krasnoyarsk will protest against election fraud in a rally

Press Release, 04.10.2016 On Wednesday, 5 October, a joint rally of different political parties under the slogan “For Fair Elections” will take place in Krasnoyarsk. It is expected that the rally will bring together over 5,000 people who want to express their protest against the rigged elections in the Krasnoyarsk Territory.

YABLOKO’s candidates entered three city councils in the Moscow Region

Press release, 21.09.2016 The YABLOKO party will be represented in three city councils of the Moscow region – the cities of Khimki, Zvenigorod and Lobnya.

The Supreme Court of Karelia dismissed YABLOKO’s appeal on withdrawal of the party list of candidates in the elections to the Petrozavodsk City Council

Press Release, 12.09.2016 Today the Supreme Court of Karelia dismissed YABLOKO’s appeal on withdrawal of the party list of candidates in the elections to the Petrozavodsk City Council.

Galina Shirshina supported the Smart Saratov programme by the Saratov YABLOKO branch

Press release, 02.09.2016 On August 31, parliamentary candidate Galina Shirshina visited Saratov. She supported the Smart Saratov electoral programme developed by the Saratov branch of YABLOKO, participated in a press conference, and had a meeting with voters.

Alexandra Cherenko opposes the government’s decision to close a tuberculosis early treatment centre

Press release, 19.08.2016 On August 18, Alexandra Cherenko, YABLOKO’s candidate for deputy of the St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly, participated in a protest action against the government’s decision to close a tuberculosis early treatment centre in the Pushkinsky district, St.Petersburg.

YABLOKO’s street election campaign starts in Rostov Region

Press release, 19.08.2016 On 18 August, the Rostov branch of YABLOKO held an action called “Your vote decides” in order to remind voters about the forthcoming elections, which will be held in a month. YABLOKO has been holding such actions in different cities of Russia for half a year on the 18 day of each […]

Political competitor tries to remove YABLOKO candidate from elections to St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly

Press release, 17.08.2016 Anatoly Krivenchenko, a candidate for deputy of St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly from the Just Russia party, appealed to court demanding to remove YABLOKO’s Sergei Gulyaev from the elections. Krivenchenko claims that there is no information on the exact address of the land parcel, which belongs to Gulyaev, in his documents for registration as […]

Perm Election Commission registered YABLOKO list of candidates in the city parliament election

Press release, 15.08.2016 Today the Election Commission of the city of Perm, the Urals, has registered YABLOKO list of candidates in the election to the Perm City Duma. Nadezhda Agisheva, the leader of the candidates list, told the Kommersant newspaper about it.

Election Commission registered YABLOKO’s list of candidates in Novgorod

Press release, 14.08.2016 Today, August 14, the Election Commission of the Novgorod Region has registered YABLOKO’s list of candidates in the election to the regional parliament.

Central Election Commission restores YABLOKO’s list of candidates in Novgorod Region

Press release, 12.08.2016 Today the Central Election Commission has settled YABLOKO’s claim against the Election Commission of the Novgorod Region, which denied registration of the party list of candidates in Novgorod Region parliamentary election.

YABLOKO’s candidates obtained good results at the elections in Sverdlovsk Region

Press release, 23.03.2016 YABLOKO’s candidates got from 9 to 13 per cent at the elections to the Rezh City Duma, the Sverdlovsk Region, on 20 March, 2016.