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



Recent Posts


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 'Street Actions'

In memoriam of those who gave their lives for freedom, independence and the future of Russia

Press release, 09.05.2016 A memorial anti-fascist ceremony took place at the mass grave at Preobrazhenskoye Cemetery in Moscow under YABLOKO’s initiative. Thousands of Muscovites – soldiers and officers who died during the Second World War – were buried there. The activists and leaders of the party laid flowers at the Eternal Flame.

YABLOKO commemorated Second World War victims

Press Release, 06.05.2016 Today the leaders and activists of the YABLOKO party have laid a wreath and flowers to the Eternal Flame and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin walls. YABLOKO conducts the memorial anti-fascist action annually.

YABLOKO conducted a picket in protest of the sentence to Svetlana Chechil

Press release, 28.04.2016 Today Deputy Chair of YABLOKO Nikolai Rybakov, First Deputy Chair of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO Galina Mikhaleva and party activists have conducted a series of one-person pickets in protest of the sentence to member of YABLOKO Federal Council Svetlana Chechil. The action took place outside the Prosecutor General’s Office in Moscow.

YABLOKO activist conducted a picket and caught a car thief

Press release, 18.04.2016 On 17 April, activist of the Leningrad Region branch of YABLOKO Maria Pavlova caught a car thief after the picket she had conducted was over. Pavlova kept the man until the police arrived.

Amur YABLOKO called citizens to participate in the elections

Press release, 18.04.2016 On 18 April, the activists of the Amur Region branch of YABLOKO called the citizens of Blagoveshchensk to participate in the coming parliamentary elections that will take place on 18 September, 2016. The party activists handed out over 2,000 leaflets.

St.Petersburg YABLOKO Youth supports persecuted student

Press release, 11.04.2016 St.Petersburg branch of YABLOKO Youth forwarded an appeal to city Ombudsman Alexander Shishlov calling to protect the rights and lawful interests of an underage student.

Moscow YABLOKO Youth protested against bill on National Guard

Press release, 08.04.2016 On 8 April, YABLOKO Youth activits conducted a series of one-person pickets outside the Presidential Administration protesting against the creation of the National Guard. The activits claim that the true aim of the new structure is to suppress opposition demonstrations.

Youth YABLOKO offered President of Russia to resign due to the scandal with offshore companies

Press release, 07.04.2016 On 6 April Andrei Sklyarov, leader of Youth YABLOKO in Rostov conducted a picket where he asked Vladimir Putin to follow the example of Prime Minister of Iceland and resign.

Tula YABLOKO Youth protested against conscription

Press release, 05.04.2016 YABLOKO Youth activists in Tula joined the federal action of protest conducted by the youth faction of YABLOKO against the conscription system in Russia. The action was timed to the beginning of the spring draft.

Sverdlovsk YABLOKO Youth conducted pickets agaisnt conscription

Press release, 06.04.2016 On 5 April, the Sverdlovsk region YABLOKO Youth conducted one-person pickets against the draft system in Russia. The street action of protest took place by the military registration and enlistment office in Yekaterinburg.

Krasnodar YABLOKO Youth protested against conscription

Press release, 04.04.2016 The Krasnodar branch of YABLOKO Youth conducted one-person pickets against the conscription system. The picket took place in the city of Yeysk, the Krasnodar Territory. Alexander Korovayny, leader of local YABLOKO Youth participated in the street action of protest.

Novosibirsk YABLOKO Youth conducted picketing against conscription

Press release, 04.04.2016 The Novosibirsk YABLOKO Youth conducted a picket against the conscription system in Russia. The activits claim that Russia must move to a professional army based on contract principles. The protest action took place in the city centre. The local party activits also participated in the event. 

North Ossetia YABLOKO Youth supports army based on contract principles

Press release, 04.04.2016 Alan Alikov, an activist of North Ossetia YABLOKO Youth, conducted a one-person picket is support of the army based on contract principles. The picket took place in Vladikavkaz. 

Stavropol YABLOKO Youth protests against conscription

Press release, 04.04.2016 On 3 April, the Stavropol branch of YABLOKO Youth conducted a one-person picket against the conscription system in Russia.

Moscow YABLOKO Youth conducted picketing against conscription

Press release, 04.04.2016 On 3 April, Moscow YABLOKO Youth activists conducted picketing against the conscription system in Russia and against the Kremlin’s aggressive foreign policy. The action was timed to the beginning of the spring draft.

Kalmykia branch of YABLOKO conducted a street action in support of Constitution

Press release, 31.03.2016 Today, on 31 March, the Kalmykia branch of YABLOKO has conducted a street action demanding to observe the Constitution of the Russian Federation and provide the observance of the rights and freedoms of the citizens in accordance with the fundamental law of the state.

Tatarstan branch of YABLOKO participated in rally against transportation tariffs raise

Press release, 28.03.2016 On 26 March, the Tatarstan branch of YABLOKO participated in a rally against the transportation tarrifs raise in Kazan. Over 100 people took part in the action.

St.Petersburg branch of YABLOKO commemorated victims of terrorist attacks in Brussels

Press release, 28.03.2016 Chair of the St.Petersburg branch of YABLOKO Mikhail Amosov, member of Bureau of the Regional Council Kirill Strakhov and Regional Council member Pavel Nebeznya laid flowers to the Consulate of Belgium in St.Petersburg to commemorate the victims of terrorist attacks in Brussels.

YABLOKO activists to conduct street action for dismissal of Moscow Region Ombudsperson

Press release, 24.03.2016 On 28 March, First Deputy Chair of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO Galina Mikhaleva, Chair of the Moscow Region branch of YABLOKO Alexander Gunko and the party activists will conduct a picket with the demand to dismiss Yekaterina Smirnova, Ombudsperson of the Moscow Region.

YABLOKO paid tribute to the victims of acts of terror in Burssels

Press Release, 23.03.2016 YABLOKO leaders and activists brought flowers to the building of the Embassy of Belgium in Moscow. Emilia Slabunova and Grigory Yavlinsky left records in the book of condolences, and also met with the staff of the diplomatic mission to say the words of sympathy and support.