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




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 'Social Policies'

Yabloko Youth launches a campaign against conscription system

Press release, 10.10.2016 Moscow YABLOKO Youth launched a campaign against conscription and for transfer of the army on a contract basis.

Moscow Yabloko Youth conducts a rally against military conscription and for the professional army

Press release, 02.10.2016 On 1 October, Moscow  YABLOKO Youth conducted a rally against military conscription and for the professional army. About 70 people participated in the action.

Moscow Youth YABLOKO to conduct a rally against military conscription and for the professional army

Press Release, 29.09.2016 On 1 October, Moscow Youth YABLOKO will conduct a rally against military conscription and for the professional army. Young YABLOKO activists got an obligatory permission from the Mayor’s Office as required by the law.

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.

St. Petersburg Youth YABLOKO acted in defense of the NGOs involved in HIV prevention

Press Release, 26.07.2016 St.Petersburg Youth YABLOKO acted in defense of non-profit organisations ESVERO and the Andrei Rylkov Foundation engaged in the prevention of HIV infection in Russia and recognised as “foreign agents.” On 25 July party protesting against enlisting these organisations as “foreign agents”, YABLOKO activists sent to the Ministry of Justice the layout of […]

YABLOKO Youth to hold a picket demanding to investigate the murder of Timur Kuashev

Press release, 21.07.2016 On Monday, August 1, Moscow YABLOKO Youth activists will hold a one-person picket by the Investigative Committee demanding to investigate the murder of journalist Timur Kushev, to find those who ordered and committed the crime.

Nikolai Kavkazsky re-elected Chairman of the Moscow Youth YABLOKO

Press Release, 29.06.2016 The general meeting of the Moscow Youth YABLOKO re-elected Nikolai Kavkazsky, human rights defender and ex prisoner of the Bolotnaya Square Rally case, Chairman of the organisation. Maria Efimova and Yuri Slinko were elected deputy chairs.

YABLOKO representatives held meetings with German liberals

Press release, 22.06.2016 YABLOKO’s Deputy Chair Alexander Gnezdilov, Moscow Yabloko Youth leaders Nikolai Kavkazsky and Maria Yefimova held meetings with Board members of Junge Liberale (the FDP youth wing) Konstantin Kuhle, Katharina Schreiner, Florian Philipp Ott, Phil Hackemann, Florian Zeimi and Franziska Brandmann on June 18 and 20.

St.Petersburg Yabloko Youth reelected Chair for a second term

Press release, 14.06.2016 An election meeting of the St.Petersburg branch of YABLOKO Youth took place on 11 June. The incumbent Chairman Daniel Semyonov was reelected for a second term.

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 supports health care workers in Sverdlovsk region

Press release, 26.05.2016 In March 2015 the health care workers of the public facility Pervouralsk City Hospital No.1 turned to the Sverdlovsk branch of YABLOKO. They reported that it had been planned to deprive health care workers of their salary under the pretense of healthcare reform: they were forced to go on a leave without […]

Emilia Slabunova: “Only political means will allow to overcome the crisis in the health care”

Press release, photos, videos, 21.05.2016 Only political means will allow to overcome the present crisis in the health care, Emilia Slabunova, YABLOKO Chair, said in her speech for the delegates of the 10th (26th) Extraordinary Pirogov Congress of doctors. This can be achieved only through a legitimate and peaceful change of power in the elections.

Free Mikhail Konev!

26.04.2016 Yabloko Youth calls for the immediate release of Mikhail Konev, leader of PARNAS Youth wing. According to the reports on the social media, Mikhail has been kidnapped from the military registration and enlistment office in Moscow. Despite the fact that the activist has an exemption from military service the army conscription commission found him fit […]

YABLOKO insists that killing of stray animals must be stopped

Press release, 21.04.2016 The Sochi branch of YABLOKO forwarded an appeal to Anatoly Pakhomov, Mayor of Sochi, with the demand to turn down the practice of killing stray animals. Instead YABLOKO suggests that a complex city programme on sterilisation and regulation of populations of stray animals must be introduced.

YABLOKO launched a special website section for Chernobyl victims

Press release, 18.04.2016 YABLOKO has launched a special section on the party website to help the families of the Chernobyl victims who were hit by the children allowance cut.