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 'Overcoming Stalin’s Legacy'

YABLOKO finished the action in memory of junkers and officers interrupted by police

Press release, 15.11.2015 On November 15 YABLOKO finished the action in memory of the defenders of democratic Russia, which had been interrupted by police earlier.

Sergei Mitrokhin demands to open a criminal case against the policemen who detained him during remembrance action

Press Release, 12.11. 2015 YABLOKO Chairman Sergei Mitrokhin demands to open a criminal case against the policemen who detained him on 7 November (the anniversary of the October Revolution – the Bolshevisks’ coup d’etat of 1917) during the action in memory of cadets and officers who fought against the Bolshviks in 1917.

YABLOKO demands to demolish monuments to Stalin

Statement by YABLOKO Bureau, 09.11.2015 Placing monuments to Joseph Stalin in the regions of Russia is part of the Communist party (CPRF) election campaign. Every day we receive messages about the erection or preparation to install busts to the the executioner in the regions of Russia. The busts were placed in Penza, Stavropol, Liptesk, Shelanger […]

YABLOKO commemorated victims of the Great Terror

Press Release, 29.10.2015 YABLOKO leaders and activists participated in the annual memorial action commemorating the victims of political reprisals during Stalin’s period. The action was organised on the threshold of October 30, the Day of Political Prisoners, established in 1974 by Soviet political prisoners who conducted hunger strikes and lit candles in memory of the […]

YABLOKO demands that Communist Party explain the use of quotation marks when mentioning political repressions victims

Press release, 09.10.2015 Chair of the Penza branch of YABLOKO Sergei Oleynik demanded that the head of the Communist Party regional branch Georgy Kamnev should apologise for mentioning the political repressions victims where the word “victims” was intentionally put into quotation marks.

Public Prosecutor demanded to remove a bust monument to Joseph Stalin in Lipetsk

Rossiyskaya Gazeta, 28.07.2015 Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Soviet district of Lipetsk demanded to dismantle a sculpture bust of Joseph Stalin installed in Kuznechnaya street [in Lipetsk] issuing a note of admonition to Anna Shamayeva, Deputy City Mayor. The Prosecutor’s Office pointed out that the sculpture bust was installed unlawfully, thus, had to be removed.

Public Prosecutor issued a note of admonition to Deputy Mayor of Lipetsk for installing a bust monument to Joseph Stalin

Press Release, 27.07.2015 The Prosecutor’s Office of the Soviet district of Lipetsk issued a note of admonition to Anna Shamayeva, Deputy City Mayor, pointing out the inadmissibility of violation of the law, as the bust sculpture to Joseph Stalin unlawfully installed by the Communist Party had not been removed. This was stated in the answer […]

Sergei Mitrokhin proposed to Russian President to withdraw the names and symbols of terrorists and revolution 1917 figures from the Russian cities toponymy

Press Release, 23.07.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin sent an address to Russian President Vladimir Putin proposing to adopt complex measures for furter de-Bolshevisation of public areas and toponimic names of streets and cities in Russia.

YABLOKO picketed the house where Stalin’s victims were shot

Press Release, 01.06.2015 YABLOKO conducted a picket near the house where Stalin’s victims were shot demanding from the authorities to open a memorial museum there. Activists handed out leaflets on the history of the place. Every Wednesday since 2011 YABLOKO’s Alexei Nesterenko has been conducting one-person picketing outside the house. His father was shot there, […]

YABLOKO lit up 1,418 candles in memory of the Second World War

Press Release, 22.06.2015 YABLOKO’s leaders, party activists and Moscow citizens took part in a memorial action “1,418 candles per every day of the war” commemorating the victims of the Second World War. The action was held in Moscow in the night from June 21 to June 22 (the day the USSR was attacked by Hitler’s […]

Mitrokhin demands to demolish the monument to Stalin in Lipetsk

Press release, 03.06.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhim called to demolish a monument to Joseph Stalin in Lipetsk and bring the Communist party to responsibility for erecting it. The appeals were forwarded to prosecutor of the Sovetsky district of Lipetsk Mikhail Makeyev, deputy head of the city administration Anna Shamayeva and chief of Lipetsk regional office […]

YABLOKO conducted a series of pickets in memory of Stalin’s deportations of peoples

Press Release, 19.05.2015 Today YABLOKO held a series of pickets in memory of Stalin’s deportations of entire peoples. The action was held in front of the Mayor’s office. It was decided to picket the Mayor’s office, after the Moscow government had refused to give YABLOKO a permission to hold a rally in Krasnopresnenskaya Zastava and […]

Deported peoples once again are facing a hostile attitude of the state

Statement by the YABLOKO party, 18.05.2015 Today is the 71st anniversary of deportation of the Crimean Tatar people. On Stalin’s orders, the NKVD [later renamed into KGB] troops evicted over 190,000 people, mainly women, elderly, children and disabled veterans [of the Second World War] from their homes, loaded them into wagons for transportation of cattle […]

Moscow government discussing a possibility of creating a museum in the house where numerous victims of Stalin’s reprisals were shot

Press Release, 28.04.2015 The Moscow city government have been discussing the possibility of creating a museum in the house where numerous victims of Stalin’s reprisals were shot. Such a statement was made by Vladimir Filippov, Deputy Head of the Department of Culture of Moscow, in response to the appeal of Alexei Nesterenko, YABLOKO member.

Bribed wire for deputies, friends of Joseph Stalin

Press release, 24.03.2015 Sergei Volkov, activist of the Krasnoyarsk branch of YABLOKO, conducted a one-person picketing outside the city administration against installation of a monument to Joseph Stalin in Krasnoyarsk. The activist held the placard which said “Stalin is a tragedy of my family. Deputies, don’t hurt me”.

Russia’s political regime is turning into national-imperial neo-Bolshevism

Press Release, 18.02.2015 YABLOKO Political Committee believes that the present Russia’s regime of peripheral authoritarianism is turning into national-imperial neo-Bolshevism. The key element to this development has been inadequate foreign policies. The main slogan of the democratic opposition in these conditions must be the demand to stop interfering into Ukraine’s affairs.

Grigory Yavlinsky: Russia needs ‘refounding’ of the state on the basis of historical continuity and overcoming of a hundred years of turmoil

Press Release, December 17, 2013 Grigory Yavlinsky believes that refounding of Russia’s statehood on the basis of historical continuity is critically important. There are important pivotal points in Russia’s history that determine its modern development. Such a statement was made by Grigory Yavlinsky at the conference on history organized by YABLOKO and attended by the […]