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 'Environmental Policies'

Live broadcast of the conference in memory of environmentalist Alexei Yablokov

Press release, 12.11.2018 A conference in memory of Alexei Yablokov, a renowned environmental scientist and founder of Yabloko’s Green Russian Faction, is bing held at Moscow’s Darwin Museum. Live broadcast is available. Colleagues, followers and students of the famous scientist participate in the conference. The premiere of the film about Alexei Yablokov will take place […]

Yabloko Centre for New Municipal Policy to deliver a lecture on municipal improvement

Press release, 6.11.2018 On 12 November, Yabloko Centre for New Municipal Policy will deliver a lecture on municipal improvement for deputies of local councils and civil activists.

A book in memory of environmentalist Alexei Yablokov to be launched in Moscow

Press release, 25.10.2018 On 27 October, a launching conference of a book “Yablokov’s Orchard. Memories. Reflections. Expectations” will take place in Moscow. The book is dedicated to Alexei Yablokov, a prominent scientist, environmentalist and a political figure. The Chair of Yabloko’s Green Russia faction passed away in January 2017. He would have turned 85 in […]

Today renowned environmentalist Alexei Yablokov would have turned 85

The work on the film about the academic, politician and founder of the “Green Russia” is coming to the end Press Release, 3.10.2018 Trailer for the documentary “Yablokov” On 3 October, Alexei Yablokov (1933 – 2017), an outstanding Soviet and Russian biologist, member of the Russian Academy of Sciences and founder of the Green Russia […]

Yabloko Deputy Chair Nikolai Rybakov to visit Novosibirsk

Press release, 21.09.2018 On Saturday, 22 September, Yabloko Deputy Chair and environmentalist Nikolai Rybakov will visit Novosibirsk. 10:00: the politician will visit a wood which the regional party branch is reforesting.

The Kostroma branch of Yabloko protests against a landfill site

Press release, 19.09.2018 On September 16, the Kostroma branch of Yabloko and a number of environmental groups conducted a picket against a landfill site in the region. The participants of the action expressed disagreement with the fact that waste from Moscow is brought to the Kostroma Region causing damage to the environment.

House museum of environmentalist Alexei Yablokov opened

Press release, 07.09.2018 A house museum of the outstanding environmentalist Alexei Yablokov was opened in the village of Petrushovo, the Ryazan region.

Nikolai Rybakov to stand up for the environment in Saratov at the federal level

Press release, 4.09.2018 On 31 August, Yabloko Deputy chair Nikolai Rybakov visited Saratov and took part in a round table on the environmental problems of the region. They paid special attention to the construction of the acrilamide production facility, deforestation, development of forest parks and waste sorting.

The Buryat Regional Association for Lake Baikal will be headed by Natalia Tumureyeva, environmentalist and Chair of the regional branch of Yabloko

Press Release, 30.08.2018 Natalia Tumureyeva succeeded  Sergei Shapkhayev, renowned academic and environmentalist, as head of the Buryat Regional Association on Lake Baikal.  Natalia Tumureyeva is a former student of Sergei Shapkhayev, environmentalist and head of the local branch of the Yabloko party.

The Krasnoyarsk branch of Yabloko is against replacing trees with cars

Press Release, 23.08.2018 The Krasnoyarsk branch of the Yabloko party opposed the plans of the local administration to cut the green zones in the city of Krasnoyarsk for the sake of opening of vehicles service facilities there. On 22-23 August, the city administration is holding public hearings aiming to get a formal residents’ consent so […]

Yabloko demands to release Alexander Shestun, head of the Serpukhov region, on his own recognizance and check the data from his video address to Putin

Press Release, 15.06.2018 Yabloko demands that the measure of restraint to Alexander Shestun, head of the Serpukhov district of the Moscow region, is replaced by his written undertaking not to leave the country. Such a statement was issued by the Bureau of the party. Yesterday, the court arrested the politician for two months for his […]

Yabloko to take part in the rally “For free Russia without reprisals and arbitrary rule”

Press Release, 04.06.2018 On 10 June, on the eve of the Day of Russia, a rally against mass-scale violations of human rights and freedoms will take part in Moscow, in Academician Sakharov Prospekt. The Yabloko party is the co-organiser of the action. Emilia Slabunova, Yabloko Chair, will speak at the rally. Photo: “I protest peacefully, […]

The Moscow branch of Yabloko to picket against cutting down of city parks

Sergei Mitrokhin will take part in the action 04.06.2018 On the Day of Environmental Protection, 5 June, the Moscow branch of Yabloko will hold a picket against cutting down of city parks. The picket will be held by the office of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Russian Federation. Sergei Mitrokhin, Chairman […]

Yabloko demands from federal agencies for consumer protection and environmental supervision and the government of the Moscow region to solve the problems with landfills

Press Release, 24.04.2018 Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova has forwarded an appeal to Anna Popva, chief sanitary doctor of Russia, and head of the Federal Supervision Agency for Customer Protection and Human Welfare (Rospotrebnadzor), Artyom Sidorov, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, and Olga Zubrilova, First Deputy Chairman of the government of Moscow region, asking […]

Yabloko demanded from the Moscow Mayor to stop construction of a giant observation wheel closing to residential housing

Press Release, 17.04.2018 Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova appealed to Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin with a demand to stop the construction of a huge observation wheel in the Ostankino district, Moscow. Similar letters were sent to the Public Prosecutor of Moscow, top officials of the Department of Cultural Heritage of Moscow and the Federal Service for […]

Emilia Slabunova: Toxic authorities deserve the same treatment as the landfills

Press Release, 14.04.2018 A mass rally of local residents was held in the Serpukhov area, the Moscow region. Participants of the rally demanded to close the Lesnaya landfill. Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova spoke at the rally at the invitation of the organisers of the action.

Yabloko demanded to stop killing of homeless animals before 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Press Release, 10.04.2018 The Bureau of the Yabloko party adopted a statement demanding that the killings of homeless animals in the cities hosting the World Cup be stopped immediately, and the resources allotted [to this] should be spent on shelters, sterilisation and vaccination. At present millions of roubles are allotted from the state budget (presumably, […]

Mass protests will be held in the Moscow region under the slogan #StopLandFills

The initiator of the action is Nikolai Dizhur, Chairman of the Yabloko party faction in the Chekhov district Press Release, 03.04.2018 On Saturday, 14 April 14, mass-scale protest actions will take place in the municipal entities of the Moscow region where the rights of citizens to environmentally safe and friendly environment are violated will take […]

The Moscow branch of Yabloko held a rally in defense of the historical environment of the Basmanny District of Moscow

Press Release, 03.04.2018 The Moscow branch of Yabloko held a rally in defense of the historical environment of the Basmanny District of Moscow. The rally was held under the slogan “Save Basmanny! In defense of the historical environment, cultural heritage and social objects of the area”. The action was held in the park Gorka on […]

Muscovites will hold a flash mob “Let Us Embrace the School Stadium”

The action will take place in the Orekhovo-Borisovo Yuzhnoye district of Moscow Press Release, 03.04.2018 On Saturday, 7 April, residents of the Orekhovo-Borisovo Yuzhnoye district will hold a flash mob “Let Us Embrace the School Stadium” which the authorities plan to take away from the school under development. The organiser of the action is the […]