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



Recent Posts


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'

Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO presented local hospital with books

Press release, 27.05.2015 On May 26, the activists of the Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO Alexandr Samdanov and Svetlana Kaverzina presented a local hospital with tens of books within the campaign called “Books for district hospitals”.

YABLOKO participated in rally in support of education

Press release, 26.10.2014 YABLOKO participated in a rally in support of education. More than two hundred participants stood against the merger and closure of schools for special needs children, for eseblishment of free extended daycare groups and demanded the resignation of head of the Moscow department of education Issak Kalina.

YABLOKO participated in rally against school merger

Press Release, 11.10.2014 The YABLOKO party participated in a rally against the merger of a boarding-school for gifted children with gymnasium No 1588. The rally was organized by the teachers and parents of the school children.

Candidates for Moscow City Duma deputies conducted picketing in support of education

Press Release, 08.09.2014 YABLOKO candidates for Moscow City Duma deputies conducted one-person picketing in support of education. Yulia Galyamina (the 9th electoral district), Elena Rusakova (the 37th electoral district), Olga Radayeva (the 40th electoral district) and a teacher Larisa Rzhevskaya participated in the action.

A new book by Evgeny Bunimovich launched in YABLOKO’s office

Press Release, 16.06.2014 On June 11, a new book by Evgeny Bunimovich, Moscow Ombudsman for Children, YABLOKO Political Committee member, ex deputy of the Moscow City Duma and teacher of mathematics, entitled “When the sky was laid with asphalt” was launched at YABLOKO’s main office. The book was entitled after the first line of his […]

YABLOKO activists brought books to Moscow libraries

Press Release, 03.06.2014 The activists of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO brought books to Moscow libraries on May 27-28 under the annual action coincided with All Russia Library Day.

Provocateur tried to sabotage YABLOKO at rally in defence of children

Press Release, 01.06.2014 A provocateur tried to disrupt the speech of head of YABLOKO Gender faction Galina Mikhaleva at a rally in defence of children on June 1. Despite the provocation Galina Mikhaleva finished her speech.

Dismissal of Professor Zubov is a discredit to MGIMO

Statement by the YABLOKO party A well-known historian, Doctor of Historical Sciences, professor, author of a large number of books was dismissed from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, or MGIMO, today for comparing the Russian invasion to Ukraine with Nazi Germany’s Anschluss with Austria in 1938.

YABLOKO member entered working group under Omsk Ministry of Education

Press Release, January 14, 2014 Member of YABLOKO’s Federal Council, member of the Non-parliamentary Parties’ Council in the Omsk region Elena Mitrofanova entered the working group on the provision of access to preschool education in the region. Elena Mitrofanova will represent the interests of the society in this organisation.

YABLOKO’s activists participated in action organised by workers of Russian Academy of Sciences

Press Release, October 2, 2013 The scientists who disagreed with the bureaucratic reform of the Russian Academy of Sciences organised an action of protest at Sakharov Square, St.Petersburg.

YABLOKO picketed the Federation Council against the reform of the RAS

Press Release, September 25, 2013 YABLOKO’s activists Grigory Semyonov, municipal deputy, and Ilya Khandrikov, chair of the All-Russian movement “For fair market”, conducted a serious of one-person pickets outside the Federation Council (upper house of parliament) against the reform of the Russian Academy of Sciences. They held the posters which said “The reform of the […]

YABLOKO and scientific community picketed the State Duma

Press Release, September 17, 2013 YABLOKO’a activists Yury Medovar, senior research scientist at Institute for Water Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and Grigory Semyonov, YABLOKO’s municipal deputy, conducted a serious of one-person pickets against the reform of the Russian Academy of Sciences outside the State Duma on September 17.

Yavlinsky presented his book “The Troubled Times” at the Book Fair

Press Release, September 7, 2013 YABLOKO founder and member of YABLOKO’s Political Committee Grigory Yavlinsky presented his book “The Troubled Times”, which represents a collection of articles and publications between 2008 and February 2013, at the 26th Moscow International Book Fair at the All-Russia Exhibition Centre on September 7. YABLOKO leader, candidate for Moscow Mayor […]

Grigory Yavlinsky congratulates pupils of a Moscow school with beginning of a school year

Photographs, September 2, 2013 On September 2, YABLOKO founder Grigory Yavlinsky congratulated pupils of Moscow School No 656 with beginning of a school year.

Mitrokhin demands from Sobyanin to preserve a village school

Press Release, August 30, 2013 Candidate for Moscow Mayor Sergei Mitrokhin demanded from the temporary acting mayor Sergei Sobyanin to preserve one of the last village schools in Moscow. School No 740 is situated in the Molzhaninovsky district of Moscow. On August 26 the parents learned that their children will be transferred to another school […]

Sergei Mitrokhin: instead of fighting against the reform of the Russian Academy of Sciences the Communist Party prefers to make a PR on the rally

Press Release, July 26, 2013 Despite the fact that the Trade Union of the Russian Academy of Sciences invited YABLOKO to participate in the rally in protection of the Academy, the Communist Party which is the formal organiser of the rally refused to give the YABLOKO party time for a speech at the rally. The […]

Actions against reform of the Academy of Sciences took place in St. Petersburg and Moscow

Vedomosti, July 2, 2013 An action against the reform of the Academy of Sciences started in St. Petersburg. Interfax called it “a special meeting in the open air” and according to the news agency, several hundred people took part in it. According to, about 200 hundred people participated in the rally which took place […]