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'

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.

Olga Tsepilova, Chair of Yabloko’s Green Russia faction, to participate in Global Greens & European Greens Congress 2017

Press release, 29.03.2017 On March 30 – April 2, the Green Party of England and Wales will host 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. The event will take place in Liverpool.

St. Petersburg branch of Yabloko to discuss waste collection and disposal

Press release, 28.03.2017 On 30 March, the St. Petersburg branch of Yabloko will hold a round table on solid domestic waste disposal.

YABLOKO to participate in the demonstration for the protection of St.Petersburg

Press Release, 14.03.2017 St. Petersburg YABLOKO will participate in the March for Protection of St. Petersburg. There will be also a rally in the centre of the city, on March 18, starting at 14:00.

Mikhail Amosov: We will not allow for another Chernobyl in the centre of St.Petersburg

Press Release, 13.03.2017 Mikhail Amosov, MP of St.Petersburg’s Legislative Assembly and Chairman of the St. Petersburg branch of YABLOKO, sent a deputy’s inquiry to Governor Georgy Poltavchenko. The parliamentarian asked in his letter whether the city’s executive authority had issued a permission to load radioactive fuel and launch nuclear reactors of the floating nuclear power […]

Mikhail Amosov: Either Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church becomes honorary citizen of St.Petersburg or St.Isaac’s Cathedral and its museum are not transferred to the church

Press Release, 3.03.2017 According to Mikhail Amosov, leader of the St. Petersburg YABLOKO and MP in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly from the YABLOKO faction, election of Patriarch Kirill honorary citizen of St. Petersburg can be regarded as a kind of compensation to the church for preservation of the museum in St. Isaac’s Cathedral. The residents of […]

On the environmental policy on the eve of the scheduled Year of Environment

Statement by Grigory Yavlinsky and Alexei Yablokov, 27.12.2016 The joint statement by Grigory Yavlinsky and Alexei Yablokov was published in late December 2016. Two weeks later Alexei V. Yablokov passed away. This crucial document, which proposes the ways to reduce morbidity and mortality in Russia, has turned out to be the political heritage of environmental […]

Activists handed 107,000 signatures to the Governor of Voronezh Region against nickel extraction

Press Release, 27.01.2017 On 25 January environmental activists of the Russian Black Earth area handed to Alexei Gordeyev Governor of the Voronezh Region, 107,000 signatures against the extraction of nickel in the region. Viktor Hlebostroyev, Deputy Chairman of the Voronezh branch of YABLOKO, participated in the action.

YABLOKO beats an alarm due to the launch of a nuclear power reactor in the centre of St.Petersburg

Press release, 25.01.2017 Mikhail Amosov, leader of the St. Petersburg YABLOKO and MP in the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg, demands from the authorities either to confirm or refute the information on their plans to launch a nuclear power reactor in the city centre. Amosov sent a corresponding inquiry to Alexei Likhachev, Director of the State […]

YABLOKO activists in Kaliningrad attacked during a protest action

Press release, 25.01.2017 Today YABLOKO activists and Ivan Privalov, Chair of the Baltiysk city branch of YABLOKO, have been attacked during a protest action against conversion of recreation land, dunes, coast protection boards into development area.

“Yablokov defeated death because thousands of people carry on his vision”

Press release, 13.01.2017 A farewell ceremony for Alexei Yablokov, leader of the Green Russia faction of the party, an outstanding scientist and politician, was held in Moscow. The civil funeral took place at the ceremonial hall of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Alexei Yablokov had been a corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences for […]

Alexey Yablokov, pioneer of the environmental protection, great and warm friend, man of courage, eminent scientist, is now gone.

The Russian academician Alexey V. Yablokov passed away on January 10th, at 83, after a long and painful sickness. The most significant traits of Alexey Yablokov personality were obvious to anybody from the first contact : the benevolence, the moral rigor, the intellectual intransigence, the patriotism, the commitment for the public good, and the tireless […]

Environmental scientist Alexei Yablokov dies

Condolences, 10.01.2017 Alexei Yablokov, leader of YABLOKO’s Green Russia faction, an outstanding scientist, Associate member of the Russian Academy of Science, founder of Greenpeace USSR, has died following a serious and extended illness this evening. Emilia Slabunova, YABLOKO Chair: We express our sincere condolences to Alexei Yablokov’s family, friends and colleagues. He was a prominent […]

Sergei Mitrokhin calls Muscovites to participate in public hearings

Press release, 19.12.2016 Sergei Mitrokhin, Chair of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, calls the Muscovites to participate in the public hearings on urban planning, see expositions and send written requests.

Sergei Mitrokhin demands explanations of the arrests of civil activists defending their park from expropriation by the Russian Orthodox Church

Press Release, 14.11.2016 On 14 November at 6 a.m., police arrested ten families (including children) of the activists defending Torfyanka Park in North-East Moscow form expropriation by the Russian Orthodox Church. Sergei Mitrokhin, leader of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, has forwarded inquiries to Alexander Drymanov, head of the Moscow department of the Investigative Committee […]