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 'Education and Science'

Emilia Slabunova submits a bill on independence of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Press release, 09.02.2017 YABLOKO Chair and deputy of the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia Emilia Slabunova submitted a bill on the restoration of independence of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS). Slabunova suggests that the Academy of Sciences must become independent from the Federal Agency for Scientific Organizations and the government.

Philosopher Kirill Martynov to give a lecture on the conservative trend

Press release, 08.02.2017 On February 22, Kirill Martynov, an associate professor at The School of Philosophy of the Higher School of Economics, will give a lecture on “Why modern voters grew fond of the conservatives and what can be done about it. The experience of Russia, Europe and the USA.”. The lecture will be held […]

Vologda branch of YABLOKO conducted picketing for affordable education

Press release, 30.01.2017 On January 28, the activists of the Vologda branch of YABLOKO conducted a picket dedicated to educational issues.

Sergei Mitrokhin delivers a lecture for young liberals

Press release, 16.12.2016 On December 15, Sergei Mitrokhin, Chair of Moscow YABLOKO and deputy of the State Duma of the 1-3 convocations, delivered a lecture on “The liberal breakthrough and conservative deadlock” within the discussion club of Moscow YABLOKO Youth.

Grigory Yavlinsky:”This system can not be reformed, it should be replaced like a broken TV set”

Press release, 10.09.2016 YABLOKO leader Grigory Yavlinsky presented his book “Peripheral authoritarianism. How and Where Russia Has Come” at the 29th International Book Fair at the All-Russia Exhibition Centre in Moscow.

YABLOKO to participate in the International Book Fair at the All-Russia Exhibition Centre in Moscow

Press Release, 02.09.2016 YABLOKO will take part in the 29th International Book Fair at the All-Russia Exhibition Centre in Moscow on 7-11 September.

YABLOKO to conduct an action called “Teach the officials to run a university”

Press release, 30.08.2016 On September 1, the Sverdlovsk branch of YABLOKO will conduct an action called “Teach the officials to run a university” near University building.

The education sector is affected first

Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 20.08.2016 Change of officials in the Ministry of Education has nothing to do with the solution of the key problems of Russian education sector. The main threat to education in Russia is the actual reduction of the costs plus ideologisation and imposing of obscurantist standards. And this is only a part of […]

YABLOKO signs cooperation agreement with the trade union of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Press release, 16.08.2016 Today,on 16 August, the YABLOKO party and the trade union of the Russian Academy of Sciences has signed a cooperation agreement. YABLOKO was represented by party Chair Emilia Slabunova and Chair of the Federal Political Committee Grigory Yavlinsky. Head of the trade union Victor Kalinushkin and his Deputy Galina Chucheva signed the […]

YABLOKO to sign agreement with the trade union of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Press release, 15.08.2016 On 16 August, the YABLOKO party and the trade union of the Russian Academy of Sciences will sign a cooperation agreement. YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova is going to sign the agreement on behalf of the party while Victor Kalinushkin, head of the organisation, will put his signature on behalf of the trade union.

YABLOKO handed over books to Dante Alighieri Library

Press release, 30.05.2016 On 27 May, the All-Russia Library Day, YABLOKO Deputy Chair Alexander Gnezdilov, Federal Bureau member Ivan Bolshakov and the party activists handed over several dozens of books to the Dante Alighieri Library. Earlier this year the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation tried to deprive the library of its premises.

YABLOKO representatives visited Gerhart Baum’s public lecture in Yekaterinburg

Press release, 13.04.2016 On 12 April, former Minister of the Interior of Germany Gerhart Baum gave a public lecture on freedom and security in the Boris Yeltsin Centre in the city of Yekaterinburg (the capital of the Sverdlovsk Region, the Urals). Leader of YABLOKO’s regional branch Yuri Pereverzev and party activist Elena Krasulina attended the […]

Emilia Slabunova: The right to education must not depend on the region where a child lives

Press release, 16.02.2016 Today the State Duma Committee for Science and Education has considered the draft of the amendments to the Federal Law on Education submitted by Emilia Slabunova, YABLOKO Chairperson and Deputy Chair of the Committee for Education, Culture, Sports and Matters Concerning Young Persons of the Karelian Legislative Assembly.

Emilia Slabunova to submit amendments to the law on eduction to the State Duma

Press release, 16.02.2016 Tomorrow, on 16 February, YABLOKO Chairperson Emilia Slabunova will submit a draft of the amendments to the Federal Law on Education to the State Duma Committee for Science and Education. Slabunova’s proposal will guarantee the access to education according to the single state educational standard for every child regardless of the region […]

Andrei Khomov spoke about “Big Petersburg. XXI century” concept at the conference on city logistics development

Press release, 30.11.2015 On November 27, YABLOKO’s Andrei Khomov, headmaster of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of Moscow State University of Railway Engineering, participated in a conference called “Transport and logistic component of the cluster development in the field of motor industry and petrochemistry.”

Launch of new books by Grigory Yavlinsky

Announcement, 28.10.2015 Novaya Gazeta Publishing House is proud to announce that it will present visitors at the Non Fiction book fair in Moscow with new books by Grigory Yavlinsky. You will have an opportunity to meet the author at the book fair on Saturday, 28 November.

Teachers of Udmurtia protest against salary reduction

Press release, 23.06.2015 Activists of the Udmurtia Teachers’ trade union conducted pickets against reduction of teachers’ salaries. The action took place before the State Council meeting. Sofya Rusova, YABLOKO Chairman adviser, also joined the picket.

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.