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 'Economy'

The Kalmykian branch of Yabloko held pickets against the socio-economic policies of the government of the Republic

Press Release, 13.06.2017 On the Day of Russia 12 June, the Kalmykian regional branch of the Yabloko party held single-person pickets against the socio-economic policies of the government of the Republic of Kalmykis. Batyr Boromangnayev, Chair of the Yabloko branch, and Nikolay Tavleyev, party member, took part in the picketing.

Boris Vishnevsky: St. Petersburg International Economic Forum spent 2,5 billion roubles to promote Vladimir Putin

Press release, 09.06.2017 Head of Yabloko’s faction in St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly Boris Vishnevsky summed up the results of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum’s (SPIEF) on air of the Partburo programme.

The hearings went without us, but we marched through Moscow chanting “Sobyanin to dismissal!”

Press release, 06.06.2017 Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova, leader of the Moscow branch of the party Sergei Mitrokhin and municipal deputy of Moscow Elena Rusakova were not allowed to participate in the parliamentary hearings on the renovation of Moscow housing, as the State Duma was frightened of unenviable uncomfortable questions the deputies had to face.

Yabloko was not allowed to participate in the parliamentary hearings on the renovation of Moscow housing

Press Release, 06.06.2017 Yabloko was not allowed to participate in the parliamentary hearings on the renovation of Moscow housing, as the State Duma was frightened of unenviable uncomfortable questions the deputies had to face. The so-called “renovation” implies that a full 10 per cent of Moscow’s housing is set to be torn down and 1.6 […]

The government intends to make the state budget even less transparent

Press Release, 30.05.2017 The government’s amendments to the state budget introduced past week to the State Duma for the first time lacked the data on total expenditures for defence or security. Thus it will be even more difficult to monitor where the secret expenditure are allotted to. Yabloko believes that the structure of the current […]

Alexei Melnikov on Russia’s Economic Security Strategy until 2030: A memorial to underdevelopment

22.05.2017 The government arrogantly believes that the current situation in Russia will remain unchanged for a long time. Therefore they adopt The Economic Security Strategy until 2030. But Russia is facing quite serious and painful changes that will take place much earlier [than in 2030].

Grigory Yavlinsky considers it necessary to give property to Russian citizens

Press Release, 19.03.2017 Grigory Yavlinsky, YABLOKO presidential candidate, made a statement that if he is elected, the state should gratuitously transfer land to Russian citizens under construction of their own homes, as well as create a system of accounts where revenues from the exports of natural resources and dividends from state corporations would be transferred […]

The Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO protests against growth of housing and utilities tariffs

Press Release, 27.01.2017 On 25 and 26 January, members of the Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO together with representatives of other parties held pickets in front of the Legislative Assembly of the Novosibirsk Region against rising housing and utility rates. Once more action is planned on 28 January.

Grigory Yavlinsky: It is necessary to form public pressure so that to return Russia to the European way of development

Press Release, 18.12.2016 Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of the Federal Political Committee of the YABLOKO party, made a speech in front of the delegates of the congress of the Democratic Choice party, which takes place in Moscow today. Yavlinsky said that the emergence of a responsible and reasonable right-liberal party would be a great benefit for […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: There are people living in the Kuril Islands!

Grigory Yavlinsky Facebook post, 16.12.2016 The Russian government is looking for ways out of its international isolation. They thought about finding such a way out through Japan, as they have failed to do something proper with China, and no one else wants to talk to them. The Japanese seem to be interested in dialogue.

Grigory Yavlinsky: the sale of Rosneft resembles loans-for-shares auctions of 1990s

Facebook by Grigory Yavlinsky, 12.12.2016 What a strange deal: 19.5 per cent of Rosneft shares were sold to the Qatar Investment Fund (the Qatar Investment Authority) and Swiss trader Glencore for € 10.2 billion. The Qatari fund will invest € 2.5 billion, and Glencore only € 300 million for an equal stake. The remaining amount […]

Emilia Slabunova on the arrest of Minister of Economic Development Alexei Ulyukayev

Emilia Slabunova Facebook post, 15.11.2016 The new “show” on the political scene is the arrest of [Minister] Alexei Ulyukayev. The fact that Ministers are wiretapped by the Federal Security Service is well-known to the Ministers and all citizens. And they are not so stupid to demand a bribe over the phone. This is the first […]

Grigory Yavlinsky on the arrest of Economic Development Minister

Grigory Yavlinsky Facebook post, 15.11.2016 A strange improbable story has been taking place with Minister [for Economic Development] Alexei Ulyukayev.

YABLOKO’s School of Active Citizen resumes its lectures and seminars in the new season

Press Release, 08.11.2016 The first in the new season lecture of the School of Active Citizen will take place on 10 November at 19:00.

Grigory Yavlinsky: Forecast of a Breakdown

Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 23.10.2016 The Ministry of Economic Development has made its official forecast: Russian economy will not grow in the next 20 years, and until 2036 the country will be in stagnation. What does it mean?

The Russian government forecasts another 20 years of stagnation

Press Release, 20.10.2016 Proceeding from the forecast of the development of the Russian economy until 2035 published by the Ministry of Economic Development, the economy will be struggling to overcome the stagnation of the next 20 years, but it will not succeed. This forecast was publish by the Vedomosti newspaper today. Coming out of the […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: The economy got adapted to a disaster

Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 09.10.2016 A boy asks his Father “Dad, what’s the difference between a disaster and a misfortune?” His father answers, “Let me put it this way: if a little goat were to fall off a bridge into a river and drowns, that would be a misfortune, but not a disaster.

The Supreme Court refused to consider YABLOKO’s claim on lifting counter sanctions

Press release, 17.10.2016 The Supreme Court has refused to consider a claim on lifting counter sanctions submitted by YABLOKO Deputy Chair Alexander Gnezdilov, party Federal Council member Dmitry Ilyushin and Bureau member Ivan Bolshakov.

YABLOKO launched Economic Manifesto

Press Release, 12.09.2016 On 12 September, YABLOKO leader Grigory Yavlinsky and the country’s leading economists Yevgeny Gontmakher, Igor Nikolayev, Mikhail Subbotin and Sergei Ivanenko launched YABLOKO’s Economic Manifesto.

Grigory Yavlinsky to launch the Economic Manifesto of the YABLOKO party

Press Release, 09.09.2016 On Monday, 12 September, Grigory Yavlinsky, YABLOKO leader in the elections to the State Duma, and economists Igor Nikolayev and Yevgeny Gontmakher will launch the Economic Manifesto of the party.