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'

Sergei Mitrokhin calls State Duma Chair not to postpone consideration of animal welfare bill

Press release, 17.11.2017 Chair of the Moscow branch of Yabloko Sergei Mitrokhin has sent an appeal to State Duma Chairman Vyacheslav Volodin calling him not to postpone the consideration of the animal welfare bill.

Yabloko calls Ryazan authorities to resume subsidies to animals welfare group

Press release, 03.11.2017 The Ryazan Region branch of Yabloko has called the Ryazan city administration to resume the provision of subsidies to the public organisation The Best Friends dealing with animals welfare.

Sergei Mitrokhin demanded to demolish a general’s mansion illegally built in a landscape reserve in Moscow

Press Release, 27.10.2017 Sergei Mitrokhin, Chair of the Moscow branch of Yabloko and head of the Anti-Corruption Policy Centre of the Yabloko party, demanded that the Tushino Interdistrict Public Prosecutor’s Office obtain an order for demolition of illegal buildings located in the landscape reserve “The Valley of the Shodnya River in Kurkino” in Moscow and […]

Mikhail Amosov managed to make the authorities conduct independent verification of the Radium Institute

Press Release, 24.10.2017 The Public Prosecutor’s Office of St. Petersburg has organised another inspection of the leakage of radioactive waste. The Public Prosecutor’s Office of St. Petersburg has organised another inspection of the leakage of radioactive waste in the of the Radium Institute. The inspection was made on of the request of Mikhail Amosov, Yabloko’s […]

The Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

Congratulations from Nikolai Rybakov, Deputy Chairman of Yabloko and environmentalist 06.10.2017   According to the news agency Meduza, the Nobel Peace Prize 2017 has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) for “drawing attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons”. The Nobel Committee also noted that […]

Yevgeny Vitishko to participate in a rally against oil extraction in the Black Sea

Press release, 30.08.2017 On 3 September, a rally under the slogan “Say NO to oil extration in the Black Sea!” in take place in Sochi. The place and time of the rally have been agreed with the city authorities. Yevgeny Vitishko, environmentalist and Chairman of Krasnodar YABLOKO, will take part in the rally.

YABLOKO forwards to the Russian parliament amendments to the law on responsible treatment of animals

Press Release, 31.08.2017 YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova has forwarded to the State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin and Federation Council Chair Valentina Matvienko amendments to the bill “On Responsible Treatment of Animals” developed in cooperation with the leading Russian animal protection and professional organisations. It is expected that the third reading of the bill will be […]

Ex-political prisoner Yevgeny Vitishko elected Chair of the Krasnodar Territory branch of Yabloko

Press release, 17.07.2017 On 16 July, a prominent environmental activist and ex-political prisoner Yevgeny Vitishko was elected Chair of the Krasnodar Territory branch of Yabloko. In January 2014 Vitishlo, known for his criticisms of the environmental impact of the Sochi Winter Olympics, was sentenced to a three-year imprisonment by the Krasnodar Regional Court for spray-painting […]

A round table on responsible animal care took place in Yabloko

Press release, 27.06.2017 Yabloko conducted a round table to discuss a bill on the responsible animal care, which is being considered by the State Duma at the moment.

Representatives of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Cynological Federation will discuss the bill on animal protection in Yabloko

Press Release, 22.06.2017 On Monday, June 26, Yabloko will hold a discussion of the bill “On Responsible Treatment of Animals”, which has been undergoing hearings in the State Duma.

Head of the Amur branch of Yabloko Natalia Kalinina made a speech at the regional environmental forum

Video, 09.06.2017

Mikail Amosov on the problems of parks and public gardens in St. Petersburg

Press release, 06.06.2017 Deputy of St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly from Yabloko’s faction Mikhail Amosov discussed the problems of parks and public garden in the city on air of the Partburo radio programme.

Colleagues and friends of late environmentalist Alexei Yablokov to plant an orchard to honour his memory

Colleagues and friends of late environmentalist Alexei Yablokov to translate one of his ideas into reality Press release, 05.06.2017 Colleagues and friends of late Alexei Yablokov, leader of the Green Russia faction of the Yabloko party, an outstanding scientist and politician, a corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences, will translate one of the ideas […]

Yabloko to support a rally against the government’s “housing renovation programme”

Press Release, 28.04.2017 Municipal deputy and member of the Regional Council of the Moscow branch of Yabloko Elena Rusakova became one of the initiators of a rally against the government’s “housing renovation programme”, which gives the city authorities the exclusive rights to demolish five-story buildings.

Action of memory of the victims of the Chernobyl disaster held in Moscow and Russia’s regions

YABLOKO’s Green Russia faction held memorable events in two dozen cities of Russia Press Release, 26.04.2017 On 26 April, on the 31st anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, environmental activists held one-person pickets by the main office of the Russian atomic energy ministry – the Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation in Moscow. YABLOKO’s Green Russia faction […]

The Moscow branch of YABLOKO held pickets by the State Duma against the Moscow government’s “housing renovation programme” depriving Muscovites of their private property

Press Release, 20.04.2017 On 20 April, activists of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO held a series of one-person pickets by the State Duma protesting against the draft law initiated by Moscow government on “housing renovation” which the State Duma had to consider in the first reading. The law deprives Muscovites of their private property right, […]

The Omsk branch of YABLOKO conducted pickets demanding from the city authorities to clean the city

Press Release, 18.04.2017 On 17 April, Tatyana Nagibina, Chair of the Omsk branch of YABLOKO, and activists of the regional party branch conducted picketing demanding from the city authorities to clean the city and create a favourable environment for city residents.

Yabloko: A responsible politician can risk only his own life

An interview with Nikolai Rybakov, 06.04.2017 A correspondent of the RBC Novosibirsk Media Agency interviewed Yabloko Deputy Chair Nikolai Rybakov – Nikolai Igorevich, you were present at the rally against the construction of the landfill site. What do you think about the action? – One can see that people realise what they are fighting for. […]

Yabloko participates in Global Greens & European Greens Congress 2017

Press release, 04.04.2017 On March 30 – April 2, the Green Party of England and Wales hosted the first ever joint congress between the Global Greens and the European Green Party gathering environmentalists from all over the world to hold political debates and develop a further political strategy. It was the largest congress in the […]

YABLOKO in the Republic of Buryatia speaks up for the protection of Lake Baikal from Mongolian hydro-electric power stations

Press Release, 03.04.2017 Public hearings devoted to the discussion of construction projects of hydro-electric power stations in Mongolia that would use water from the Selenga River, the largest feeder of Lake Baikal, were held in the Republic of Buryatia. The Buryat branch of YABLOKO took an active part in conducting the hearings.