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 'Education and Science'

The Parliament of Karelia supported two bills submitted by Yabloko

Press Release, 3.07.2019 The Committee on Education, Culture, Sport and Youth Policy of the Legislative Assembly of Karelia supported two bills by Emilia Slabunova, MP of the parliament of Karelia and Chair of the Yabloko party. The parliamentarians voted for Emilia Slabunova’s appeal to Vladimir Medinsky, Russian Minister of Culture, about improving the quality of […]

After criticism by Emilia Slabunova, the leadership of Karelia will increase funding for research

Press Release, 29.04.2019 Arthur Parfenchikov, head of Karelia, submitted to the parliament of the Republic of Karelia draft amendments to the budget, which provide for an increase in co-financing of scientific research within the framework of an agreement with the Russian Foundation for Basic Research in 2019.

The Education Committee of the Legislative Assembly of Karelia supported the bill by Emilia Slabunova on the right of the family to teach all children in one school

Press Release, 10.04.2019 The Education Committee of the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia unanimously supported the draft federal law on the right of the family to teach all children in one school. The draft law was developed by  Emilia Slabunova, MP of the Legislative Assembly of Karelia and Yabloko Chairperson. The initiative was […]

Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova asked the government to save the music college from eviction from their premises in the Novgorod Kremlin

Press Release, 11.02.2019 Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova sent an appeal to Vladimir Medinsky, Minister of Culture of Russia, calling on the Minister to help the Rachmaninov Novgorod City College of Arts to retain their premises in the territory of the Novgorod Kremlin. Slabunova also appealed to the Federal Service for Supervision in the Field of […]

Build schools – build the future!

Decision of the Federal Council No 48, 19.12.2018 The YABLOKO party stands for the priority of education, development of future generations and creation of conditions for their self-realisation. High-quality and affordable education is the foundation of development and prosperity of the country. In the 21st century, it is the education which determines what countries will […]

“How we can free ourselves from the mafia in government and save our country” – Grigory Yavlinsky launches new books

Press release, 8.09.2018 Political and economist Grigory Yavlinsky launched his new books at Moscow International Book Fair, replied to the questions of the audience, including questions about the pension reform and the Skripal poisoning case in Great Britain.

Grigory Yavlinsky to launch new books at Moscow International Book Fair 

Press release, 5.09.2018 Grigory Yavlinsky will launch his new books at Moscow International Book Fair on 8 September. This the politician has two new publications. In his book “A Way to the Future” Grigory Yavlinsky presents proposals on overcoming the political and economic crisis in Russia, lifting our country out of international isolation and making […]

Yabloko insists on eliminating third and second shifts in schools: Russia’s revenues from oil and gas allow to do it

Press Release, 29.08.2018 Yabloko party Chairperson Emilia Slabunova sent a letter to Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, the head of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko and State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin on the need to direct additional oil and gas revenues to the elimination of third and second shifts in Russian schools.

The state represented by the Ministry of Education decided to fight against people who seek to create human conditions for orphans – their foster parents

Emilia Slabunova’s Facebook page, 20.08.2018 Instead of providing housing to almost 160,000 Russian orphans who do not have it, saving children from family violence (according to unofficial data in 2016, more than 2,500 children aged 2 weeks to 14 years became victims of domestic violence), creating conditions for upbringingadolescents, so that they do not set […]

Presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky had a meeting with prospecting engineers

Press release, 24.01.2018 Presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky had a meeting with researchers from the Geotechnics and Engineering Survey Institute. According to Yavlinsky, Russia will become one of the leading countries only if the government respects applied science.

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 […]

“This is the intervention of a representative of the state authority into the educational process …”

A check on the auditors of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District, conducting their audit in the high school resulting in punishing teachers for the report of their student in the Bundestag, will be conducted Znak, 14.12.2017 By Vitaly Sotnik Photo by the Yamalo-Nenets Department of the Federal Penal Service: Alexander Gerasimenko, Public Persecutor of the Yamalo-Nenets […]

Boris Vishnevsky called upon public prosecutor’s office to protect Friedland Library

Press release, 08.12.2017 Boris Vishnevsky called upon the St. Petersburg public prosecutor’s office to run a check on the storage requirements of the unique books and manuscripts in the Friedland Library.

Igor Chubais to give a lecture on the Russian idea

Press release, 28.11.2017 On 29 November, a sociologist, Dr.phil. Igor Chubais will give a lecture on “The perception of Russia. The way to understand our country. The Russian idea and the Russian identity. The past, present and future”. The event will take place in Yabloko’s office in Moscow.

Grigory Yavlinsky revealed the message of his presidential campaign: free elections, free economy and free people

Press Release, 21.09.2017 On 21 September, Grigory Yavlinsky, head of the Yabloko Federal Political Committee, whom the party intends to nominate for the 2018 presidential election, revealed the key messages of his election campaign at a press conference at the Interfax news agency. The press conference was also attended by deputy heads of Yabloko Nikolay Rybakov […]

Yabloko published new books

The new book that Yabloko launched at the Moscow International Book Fair are now available on the party website Press release, 19.09.2017 Yabloko’s library was enriched by new books published by the party and its leaders of late. The books were launched at the Moscow International Book Fair at the All-Russia Exhibition Centre in the […]

Grigory Yavlinsky to launch new books at International Book Fair in Moscow

Press release, 08.09.2017 Tomorrow, 9th September, Chair of Yabloko Federal Political Committee Grigory Yavlinsky will launch his new books at the International Book Fair that is held at the All-Russia Exhibition Centre.

Nikolai Rybakov opened Yabloko’s stand at International Book Fair

Yabloko leaders will meet the visitors of the International Book Fair at All-Russia Exhibition Centre and launch new party books Press release, 07.09.2017 On 6th September, Yabloko Deputy Chair Nikolai Rybakov opened Yabloko’s stand at the International Book Fair at the All-Russia Exhibition Centre that will be held in Moscow on 6-10 September. Rybakov reminded […]

Yabloko leaders to meet visitors of International Book Fair at All-Russia Exhibition Centre and launch new party books

Press release, 05.09.2017 The visitors of the International Book Fair at the All-Russia Exhibition Centre that will be held on 6-10 September will have an opportunity to receive free copies of Yabloko new books and meet Yabloko leaders by the party stand.

Let pupils and teachers be blessed with each other!

Congratulation from Emilia Slabunova on the Russian Knowledge Day, the beginning of another school year 01.09.2017 I am glad to send my congratulations on the 1st of September, the beginning of another school year, to those who teach, those who study, as well as those who worry about both!