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 'Healthcare'

Yabloko holds action for accessible healthcare

Press release, 15.10.2018 On 14 October, the Novosibirsk branch of Yabloko held a picket for accessible healthcare.

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 […]

The Ministry of Healthcare of the Sverdlovsk region do not know how much they spent on healthcare

But they blame Grigory Yavlinsky for this Press Release, 15.12.2017 The Ministry of Healthcare of the Sverdlovsk region published their response to criticism by Grigory Yavlinsky, which he voiced at a press conference of the politician during his visit to Yekaterinburg on 12 December. Regional officials were offended, in particular, by Yavlinsky’s words concerning the […]

Yabloko proposes complex measure for support of disabled people, terminally ill, bedridden patients and their families

Press Release, 13.12.2017 The Yabloko party, together with the expert community, prepared programmes to support people with disabilities, terminally ill patients, bedridden patients and members of their families. The projects were developed by leading experts in the field of health care, social protection, lawyers and human rights defenders.

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 […]

Lev Shlosberg on the growing alcoholisation of Russia’s population

Press Release, 08.11.2016 According to Lev Shlosberg, Chairman of the Pskov regional branch of the YABLOKO party and MP in the Pskov regional parliament, the main reasons for the growing alcohol abuse in Russia are poverty and lack of medical care. He said this in his interview of the Rosbalt information agency.

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.

YABLOKO’s Igor Artemyev proposes to considerably simplify the access of foreign pharmaceuticals to the Russian market

Press Release, 18.01.2016 Igor Artemyev, head of the Federal Antimonopoly Service and member of YABLOKO’s Political Party, forwarded a letter to Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev informing Prime Minister about a catastrophic situation in Russian pharmaceuticals market.

YABLOKO took signatures against transfer of infant feeding centres to pharmacies to Health care department

Press release, 24.04.2015 Head of YABLOKO Gender faction Galina Mikhaleva, deputy Chair of Gender faction Olga Radayeva, municipal deputies Svetlana Savitskaya and Grigory Semyonov, activist Igor Bakirov took more than 1000 signatures of the citizens against transfer of infant feeding centres to pharmacies to the Health care department.

YABLOKO participated in rally in support of doctors

Press Release, 30.11.2014 The YABLOKO party participated in the march and rally under the slogan “For reasonable medicine” which took place in Moscow. More than 5400 people participated in the action.

Liquidation of hospitals represents a blow on Muscovites’ health

Press Release, 22.10.2014 The Regional Council of the Moscow branch of the YABLOKO party demands from the government to Moscow to abolish its plans on urgent reduction of the number of hospitals and the total number of beds, runs the statement adopted by the Regional Council.

Semyon Burd collected 24807 signatures against closure of children’s hospital

Press Release, 18.10.2014 Grigory Yavlinsky’s advisor Semyon Burd collected 24807 signatures against closure of the children’s hospital in the Izmaylovo district, Moscow, and fawarded them to the Presidential Administration.

YABLOKO supported an action “Light It Up Blue” devoted to autism problems

Press Release, 02.04.2014 Moscow City University of Phycology and Education participated in a symbolic action “Light It Up Blue” devoted to the World Autism Awareness Day on April 2. YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin also joined the action.

A ban imposed by the Russian government on the imports of medical equipment and medical products for hospitals is a blow on the healthcare in Russia

Statement by YABLOKO Bureau, from March 28, 2014 , 01.04.2014 The Government of the Russian Federation prepared regulation “On establishing a ban on the admission of goods (certain kinds of medical products) originating from foreign countries for the purposes of procurement for state and municipal needs in order to protect the domestic market of the […]