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 the Parties of Power'

The Novgorod branch of Yabloko won over the regional Duma in a trial

The refusal of the Novgorod Region Duma to give the floor to the oppositional party at the plenary meeting was recognised unlawful Press Release, 09.07.2018 On 6 July, the Novgorod District Court satisfied the claim of the regional branch of Yabloko to the regional Duma and found the refusal of the legislative body to allow […]

Anti-Corruption Commission of the Municipal Council of Khamovniki District, Moscow, to discuss fire safety, 2018 FIFA World Football Cup Russia and the conflict of interest of the head of the district

Press Release, 03.04.2018 Photo: Alexei Karnaukhov. On Friday, 6 April, the first meeting of the commission for security and anti-corruption of the local Council of Deputies will be held in the Khamovniki district (Moscow). The key issues of the meeting are inspecting fire safety in the district after the tragedy in Kemerovo (when a fire […]

Yabloko demands from Vladimir Putin to dismiss Governor Aman Tuleyev and Minister of Extraordinary Situations Vladimir Puchkov after a fire in the shopping mall in Kemerovo and establish a public commission so that to investigate the causes of the tragedy

Press Release, 27.03.2018 Yabloko party Chair Emilia Slabunova sent an appeal to Russian President Vladimir Putin demanding to dismiss Governor of the Kemerovo region Aman Tuleyev “in connection with the loss of confidence” after the tragedy in Kemerovo, where several dozen people died in a fire in the shopping mall Winter Cherry. Slabunova also demanded […]

The Kemerovo branch of Yabloko demanded to dismiss Governor Aman Tuleyev

Press Release, 26.03.2018 The Kemerovo branch of Yabloko issued a statement demanding dismissal of Governor Aman Tuleyev and Ilya Serdyuk, head of the city of Kemerovo in view of the tragedy which took place in a trade centre on 25 March. According to Yabloko activists, the tragedy represented a consequence of the work of the […]

Boris Vishnevsky: Reprisals against parliamentary opposition discredit the parliament

Press release, 22.03.2017 Head of Yabloko’s faction in the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg Boris Vishnevsky claims that the pressure on the parliamentary opposition is mounting. On 22 March, the ruling United Russia party deputies introduced alternations in the time limit – according to the new rules, an adjournment of a session will be announced only […]

Boris Vishnevsky: Protest against transfer of St. Isaac’s Cathedral to the gratis use of the Orthodox Church frightened the authorities

Press release, 13.02.2017 “The authorities throw hysterics about St. Isaac’s Cathedral since they are not secure of their victory,” Boris Vishnevsky, leader of the YABLOKO faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly, noted at the meeting with voters.

Boris Vishnevsky criticizes the law prohibiting deputies from meeting their voters

Press release, 09.02.2017 United Russia deputy Irina Belykh submitted to the State Duma a bill which proposes that the meeting of deputies of all levels (from the municipal to parliamentary level) with voters must be held according to the law on public events.

Grigory Yavlinsky on the Russian Guard

Blog post by Grigory Yavlinsky, 06.10.2016 President began preparing for the new political season with the decree on granting special powers of the National Guard, already renamed into the Russian Guard. This department will get about 100 proxies, including maintenance of the wartime regime, planning joint activities with the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, […]

YABLOKO demands that the authorities must stop intimidating YABLOKO activists in Zhukovsky, the Moscow Region

Press Release, 28.09.2016 Today YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova, forwarded YABLOKO statement to the law enforcement and Public Prosecutor on persecution and intimidation of YABLOKO activists in Zhukovsky, the Moscow Region.

Novosibirsk Region government assists the ruling United Russia party

Press release, 10.08.2016 The Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO addressed an appeal against the actions of the regional government, which assists the ruling United Russia party, to the regional election commission.

A year passed since the government declared a war against their own people

Blog post by Emilia Slabunova, 03.08.2016 A war against food was declared in our country a year ago. On July 29, 2015, the President signed a decree “On Certain Special Economic Measures Aimed to Provide Security of the Russian Federation”, actually, aimed at destroying food brought from the countries which fall under [Russia’s] counter sanctions.

A rally against anti-terrorist legislation took place in Kurgan

Press release, 27.07.2016 On July 26, a rally in support of the Russian Constitution and against Yarovaya’s package – the anti-terrorist legislation developed by the State Duma deputies Irina Yarovaya and Victor Ozerov took place in Kurgan, Russia’s Ural Mountains. Dmitry Feldsherov, a YABLOKO’s parliamentary candidate in a single-mandate constituency, was one of the organisers […]

A rally against Yarovaya’s anti-terrorist legislation took place in Sochi

Press release, 27.07.2016 On July 26, the Open Sochi organization and the regional YABLOKO branch conducted a rally against Irina Yarovaya’s anti-terrorist legislation, which had been adopted by the State Dume in late June.

YABLOKO Bureau deplores Irina Yarovaya’s “anti-terrorist laws”

Statement by the YABLOKO Bureau, 24.06.2016 Today, June 24, YABLOKO Bureau has adopted a statement criticizing Irina Yarovaya and Victor Ozerov’s anti-terrorist legislative set which was adopted by the State Duma at the third reading.

Vladimir Ryzhkov: It is high time that Russia “sobers up”!

OnlineTV, 19.05. 2016 According to Vladimir Ryzhkov, YABLOKO candidate in the State Duma elections, the results of the election will affect the tax burden. He expressed this opinion in the Arena Sobitiy (The Arena of Events) by the OnlineTV.

Member of YABLOKO Federal Council convicted by Karelian court

Press Release, 28.04.2016 On 27 April, Petrozavodsk City Court sentenced Svetlana Chechil, member of YABLOKO’s Federal Council, to 1.5 years in a penal colony. Today, YABLOKO will hold pickets by the Public Prosecutor General’s Office protesting against such a decision. Nikolay Rybakov, Deputy Chairman of the party, and Galina Mikhaleva, Deputy Chair of the Moscow […]

Youth YABLOKO offered President of Russia to resign due to the scandal with offshore companies

Press release, 07.04.2016 On 6 April Andrei Sklyarov, leader of Youth YABLOKO in Rostov conducted a picket where he asked Vladimir Putin to follow the example of Prime Minister of Iceland and resign.

Residents of Petrozavodsk intend to deprive of mandates those city councilors who voted for the dismissal of the ex-Mayor

Novaya Gazeta, 18.01.2016 Photo: Galina Shirshina, ex-Mayor of Petrozavodsk. Photo by RIA Novosti Residents of Petrozavodsk intend to deprive of mandates those city councilors who voted for the dismissal of the ex-Mayor Galina Shirshina. The TASS agency informs that the motion on registration of the initiative group for conducting a local referendum has been submitted […]

Grigory Yavlinsky on dismissal of Petrozavodsk Mayor Galina Shirshina

Blog post by Grigory Yavlinsky, 25.12.2015 Dismissal of Galina Shirshina from the post of Petrozavodsk Mayor represents a political revenge on behalf of Governor of Karelia Alexander Khudilainen. Galina Shirshina was elected Petrozavodsk Mayor by people. The authorities always resort to arbitrary rule and force when they fail to win elections honestly.

Emilia Slabunova considers dismissal of Petrozavodsk Mayor Galina Shirshina be a political order from Governor Khudilainen

Press Release, 25.12.2015 Emilia Slabunova, YABLOKO Chairperson and MP of the Karelian Legislative Assembly, considers dismissal of Galina Shirshina, Petrozavodsk Mayor, be a political order of Governor Alexander Khudilainen.