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'

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 […]

The government intends to make the state budget even less transparent

Press Release, 30.05.2017 The government’s amendments to the state budget introduced past week to the State Duma for the first time lacked the data on total expenditures for defence or security. Thus it will be even more difficult to monitor where the secret expenditure are allotted to. Yabloko believes that the structure of the current […]

MP and ex Public Prosecutor of Crimea Natalia Poklonskaya hides a car and a husband. Yabloko Anti-Corruption Police Centre asks the Prosecutor General’s Office to check the MP’s income tax statements

Press Release, 23.05.2017 Yabloko’s Anti-Corruption Policy Centre suspects that Natalia Poklonskaya, deputy of the State Duma, has not declared a car in her income tax statement, and also conceals her husband’s property and income. Sergei Mitrokhin, head of the Centre sent a letter to the Public Prosecutor General demanding to check the Poklonskaya’s statements.

Yabloko launches Golden Toilet Brush 2017 negative award

Press Release, 18.05.2017 The Yabloko party has announced an open selection of nominees for the negative award Golden Toilet Brush 2017. The prize is made in the form of golden toilet brush and will be awarded to the officials who make the most absurd and wasteful purchase for the state budget money.

Unidentified individuals tired to burn Yabloko activist’s house in the Tver Region

Press release, 04.05.2017 The house of Vladimir Yegorov, Chair of Yabloko’s local branch in Toropets, the Tver Region, was attacked. On May 2, unidentified individuals broke windows of his house and intended to set the place on fire.

Mitrokhin qualifies the appointment of Deputy Prime Minister’s son CEO as a conflict of interests

Press release, 02.05.2017 Sergei Mitrokhin, a member of Yabloko’s Federal Political Committee and head of the party’s Anti-Corruption Policy Centre, applied to the Prosecutor General’s Office and the Government of the RF demanding to verify compliance of the appointment of Deputy Prime Ministers’s son CEO with the legislation on the prevention and management of conflict […]

The Pskov Department of the Anti-Monopoly Service filed a case on cartel agreement between the administration of Pskov and two “twin” companies of the brothers Kukhi and Kolpakov

Press Release, 21.04.2017 Lev Shlosberg, MP from the YABLOKO party of the Pskov Region Legislative Assembl, applied to the Office of the Federal Antimonopoly Service for the Pskov region asking the Service to institute proceedings under Article 16 of the Federal Law “On Protection of Competition” (prohibition of restricting competition agreements or concerted actions) in […]

Yabloko Anti-Corruption Policy Centre revealed collusion in the provision of PR services for the Rostov regional authorities

Press Release, 11.04.2017 The Yabloko Anti-Corruption Policy Centre found signs of collusion between suppliers (a cartel) in public procurement to cover the work of the Governor, the Legislative Assembly and other authorities of the Rostov Region in the mass media for the amount of 158.5 million rubles (approximately 2.3 million Euro). Most of the state […]

Mitrokhin demands to stop a shopping centre construction conducted by Prosecutor General’s son

Press release, 06.04.2017 Sergei Mitrokhin, head of Yabloko’s Anti-Corruption Centre, demanded to stop a shopping centre construction conducted by the company of Prosecutor General’s son Artyom Chaika in the territory of a protective zone of Losiny Ostrov National Park, Moscow. Yabloko’s anti-corruption experts claim that the construction works do not meet the environmental regulations and […]

Demolition of five-storey apartment blocks violates the Constitution

Press release, 07.04.2017 On April 6, the Moscow branch of Yabloko conducted a round table on the demolition of five-storey apartment blocks. In February the Moscow government launched a mass-scale project on the renovation of the housing fund, which involves the demolition of about 8000 apartment blocks constructed in 1950-1972 and rehousing about 1,6 million […]

Sergei Mitrokhin: The Federal Anti-Monopoly Service has confirmed the cartel agreement between the Public Chamber and the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs

Press Release, 13.03.2017 The Federal Anti-Monopoly Service has confirmed the presence of a cartel agreement between the Public Chamber and the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs (Rosmolodyozh). This was stated in the letter by the Federal Antimonopoly Service sent to Sergei Mitrokhin, member of the YABLOKO Federal Political Committee and head of the YABLOKO Anti-Corruption […]

Sergei Mitrokhin: The bill on protection of applicants on corruption must be supplemented

Press Release, 20.02.2017 YABLOKO’s Anti-Corruption Policy Centre took part in the public discussion of the bill on the protection of the rights of the applicants on corruption. Draft amendments to the law “On Combating Corruption” were proposed by the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Russian Federation. The lawyers of YABLOKO’s Anti-Corruption Policy […]

Sergei Mitrokhin: the Russian Pension Fund is going to spend 27 mln roubls on travel of its employees in 2017

Press Release, 15.02.2017 YABLOKO’s Anti-Corruption Policies Centre has found out that the Russian Pension Fund is going to spend (without any tenders) 27 million roubles on for official travel of its staff in 2017. Sergei Mitrokhin, member of YABLOKO’s Federal Political Committee and head of Anti-Corruption Policies Centre, demands that the Fund should reduce this […]

Mikhail Gorny launched a book on anti-corruption in YABLOKO’s School of Modern Politics in St. Petersburg

Press Release, 27.01.2017 Mikhail Gorny, Bureau member of St.Petersburg YABLOKO and professor of the Higher School of Economics, launched the book Fighting Corruption: Modern Technologies, published under his editorship.