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 'YABLOKO against Corruption'

The second attack on the house of Svetlana Vasilkova, Yabloko’s deputy of the Pustoshkinsky District Assembly  

Press Release, 05.03.2018 On March 3, 2018, at about 22:00, unidentified persons broke with stones two windows in the bedroom of the house of Svetlana Vasilkova, deputy of the Assembly of Deputies of the Pustoshkinsky District from the Yabloko party. She was in another room at the time of the attack and was not injured. […]

Yabloko Anti-Corruption Policy Centre: Governor of the Moscow region built an elite school for his children for 2.29 billion budget roubles

Press Release, 25.01.2018 Sergei Mitrokhin, head of Yabloko’ Anticorruption Policy Centre, filed an application with the Moscow region Public Prosecutor’s Office demanding to check the legality of functioning on a paid basis of a school in the Odintsovo district of the Moscow region, stop discrimination of children and provide a quota for children from low-income […]

The St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly supported Yabloko’s law on the declassification of agreements on public-private partnership

Press Release, 24.01.2018 MPs of the St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly supported in the first reading the bill of the Yabloko faction, which obliges the city government to publish an agreement on public-private partnership envisaging financing from the city budget within seven days after conclusion of such an agreement, thus ensuring transparency of the budget spending.

Total fraud is the worst legacy of the regime

FB post by Emilia Slabunova, 08.01.2018 The Public Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation published the data on the situation with crime in Russia for January-November 2017. It is noteworthy that for 11 months of 2017 the number of frauds in comparison with the same period of 2016 increased by 6.8% and amounted […]

“The removal of our team from the Olympics is a direct consequence of irresponsible policies of the country’s leadership”

Text of Emilia Slabunova’s speech in the State Duma Emilia Slabunova FB page, 20.12.2017 Today I was supposed to speak at the “government’s hous” in the State Duma dedicated to the situation in the Russian sports and the participation of our country in the Olympics and the FIFA World Cup. It was envisaged that Pavel […]

Maria Zakharova and other officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs hide their income

Press release, 07.11.2017 Sergei Mitrokhin, the head of Yabloko’s Anti-Corruption Policy Centre, demands that the information on the income of high-ranking officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, including the income of the Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, must be disclosed. At the moment the information is hidden.

The Federal Antimonopoly Service filed a case against the participants in the procurement of the Directorate of the Road Safety Improvement Programme on the appeal of Yabloko’s Anti-Corruption Police Centre

Press Release, 26.10.2017 The Federal Antimonopoly Service filed a case against the participants in the procurement of the Directorate of the Road Safety Improvement Programme (the Directorate). Earlier, Yabloko’s Anti-Corruption Policy Centre headed by Sergei Mitrokhin, member of Yabloko’s Federal Political Committee, revealed signs of collusion in the purchases of the Directorate for the amount […]

Sergei Mitrokhin demanded to demolish a general’s mansion illegally built in a landscape reserve in Moscow

Press Release, 27.10.2017 Sergei Mitrokhin, Chair of the Moscow branch of Yabloko and head of the Anti-Corruption Policy Centre of the Yabloko party, demanded that the Tushino Interdistrict Public Prosecutor’s Office obtain an order for demolition of illegal buildings located in the landscape reserve “The Valley of the Shodnya River in Kurkino” in Moscow and […]

Yabloko’s Anti-Corruption Centre suspects the Ministry of Education and Science in fraud because of the dissertation paper of Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky

Press Release, 17.10.2017 Yabloko sent applications to Public Prosecutor General and the Investigative Committee Sergei Mitrokhin, head of the Yabloko Center for Anti-Corruption Policy, sent appeals to Public Prosecutor General Yury Chaika and Chairman of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Alexander Bastrykin demanding that the actions of the Ministry of Education and Science […]

Winners of Golden Toilet Brush 2017 negative award to be announced on air of Alternativa programme

Press release, 10.08.2017 On 17th August, deputy head of Yabloko’s Anti-Corruption Policy Centre Alexei Karnaukhov will announce the winners of the Golden Toilet Brush negative award 2017 on air of Yabloko’a Alternative programme. The prize is made in the shape of a golden toilet brush and will be awarded to the officials who made the […]

Yabloko’s Anti-Corruption Policy Centre: Reconstruction of the Central House of the Entrepreneur at the cost of 916 million roubles resulted in a fire

Press release, 28.07.2017 A fire broke out at the Central House of the Entrepreneur, where the 35mm cinema is situated. The news was reported by the owners of the cinema. A female employee of the cinema is reported to have been injured but she was rescued by the fire brigade.

Sergei Mitrokhin was detained during a protest action against Moscow housing renovation programme

Press release, 28.06.2017 Moscow Yabloko Chair Sergei Mitrokhin has been detained during a protest action against the bill on Moscow housing renovation programme by the Federation Council, the upper house of parliament. Today the senators are considering the bill after it has been passed by the State Duma.

Igor Artemyev entered the list of 20 most influential politicians in Russia according to GQ Magazine

Press release, 26.06.2017 Head of the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service, member of Yabloko’s Federal Political Committee Igor Artemyev entered the list of 20 most influential politicians in Russia in 2017 according to GQ Magazine.

Unidentified individuals tired to set fire to Yabloko activist’s house once again

Press release, 26.06.2017 Unidentified individuals tired to set fire to Yabloko activist Vladimir Yegorov’s house in the city of Toropets, the Tver Region, on the night of 25 June. Yegorov’s wife and to children were inside the house when it happened. Yegorov’s neighbour noticed fire by a lucky chance and called the fire brigade. Vladimir […]

Police detained Sergei Mitrokhin by the State Duma during an action against the government’s housing renovation programme

Press release, 09.06.2017 UPD 3. 14.40: Sergei Mitrokhin and Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko were accused of violation of the procedure of public actions organization (paragraph 5, article 20.2 of the Administrative Violation Code of Russia). It means they may be fined 10,000 – 15,000 thousand roubles or get up to 40 hours of community service. The court […]

Discussion in the Higher School of Economics: anti-corruption investigations (Karnaukhov versus Shumanov)

Press Release, 06.06.2017 On Thursday, 15 June, Alexei Karnaukhov, Deputy Head of the Yabloko Anti-Corruption Policy Centre, will take part in the discussion with Ilya Shumanov, Dputy Head of Tranparency International – Russia. The discussion will be held at the Anti-Corruption Policy Laboratory of the Higher School of Economics.

The hearings went without us, but we marched through Moscow chanting “Sobyanin to dismissal!”

Press release, 06.06.2017 Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova, leader of the Moscow branch of the party Sergei Mitrokhin and municipal deputy of Moscow Elena Rusakova were not allowed to participate in the parliamentary hearings on the renovation of Moscow housing, as the State Duma was frightened of unenviable uncomfortable questions the deputies had to face.

Yabloko was not allowed to participate in the parliamentary hearings on the renovation of Moscow housing

Press Release, 06.06.2017 Yabloko was not allowed to participate in the parliamentary hearings on the renovation of Moscow housing, as the State Duma was frightened of unenviable uncomfortable questions the deputies had to face. The so-called “renovation” implies that a full 10 per cent of Moscow’s housing is set to be torn down and 1.6 […]

MP and ex Public Prosecutor of Crimea Natalia Poklonskaya had to defend herself against Yabloko’s accusations

Press release, 05.06.2017 Natalia Poklonskaya, deputy of the State Duma and ex Public Prosecutor of Crimea, explained the reporters why she did not declare a car in her income tax statement as well as her husband’s property and income. According to Poklonskaya, she is not married and mentioned that she had a husband in mass […]

Sergei Mitrokhin: the Ministry of Emergency Situations failed to prevent victims during a severe storm in Moscow due to its poor performance

Press Release, 30.05.2017 The Moscow hurricane of 29 May killed 16 people and about 100 Muscovites are in hospitals. During the thunderstorm of 29 May many people complained that they had not been warned. Thus, many reported that text messages on the emergency situation did not come to their telephones. A spokesman for the Ministry […]