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




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 'Murder of Boris Nemtsov'

The murder of Ivan Skripnichenko is another crime of the regime

Statement by Sergei Mitrokhin, Chair of the Moscow branch of Yabloko, 25.08.2017 Ivan Skripnichenko, a member of Yabloko, a civil activist, who was a volunteer guard at a makeshift memorial to Boris Nemtsov [on the Bolshoi Moskvoretsky Bridge], has passed away. He probably died as a result of injuries sustained after he was attacked by […]

Grigory Yavlinsky on jury’s verdict on Boris Nemtsov assassination case

29.06.2017 The legal proceedings on the Boris Nemtsov assassination case are not to be trusted and the decision, which has been made, leaves too many doubts and questions.

Yabloko to show a documentary film about Boris Nemtsov

Press release, 18.05.2017 On 19 May, Yabloko will show a documentary film about Boris Nemtsov by Vladimir V. Kara-Murza. “Nemtsov” is a portrait film. People, who have different political stance and different attitude to the developments of 1990s and the current government, were interviewed – those, who were close to him, when he was doing […]

In memory of Boris Nemtsov: Yabloko hits back at political persecution in Russia

Liberal International, 02.03.2017 Commemorating the second anniversary of the politically motivated assassination of liberal Russian opposition leader, Boris Nemtsov, Yabloko (LI full-member) has stood firm in the face of ongoing political persecution in Russia, organizing and participating in a number of protest marches in Mr. Nemtsov’s memory.

Kirill Bobro gets three days in jail for organising a one-person picket

Press release, 28.02.2017 Today the court has sentenced Kirill Bobro, the leader of the Stavropol branch of Yabloko Youth, to three days in jail for organising a one-person picket by the FSB security service office in Stavropol, south Russia. Bobro did not admit his guilt and went on hunger strike in protest at the decision.

Tambov branch of YABLOKO commemorated Boris Nemtsov

Press release, 27.02.2017 On February 27, activists of the Tambov branch of YABLOKO held a series of one-person pickets to commemorate Boris Nemtsov.

Nizhny Novgorod residents commemorated Boris Nemtsov

Press release, 27.02.2017 On Fabruary 26, a demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov took place in Nizhny Novgorod. The regional branch of YABLOKO participated in the action. The protesters demanded to put an end to murders and persecution on political grounds.

Rostov branch of YABLOKO participated in a rally in memory of Boris Nemtsov

Press release, 27.02.2017 YABLOKO activists participated in a rally in memory of politician Boris Nemtsov, which took place in Rostov-on-Don, south Russia, on February 26.

YABLOKO participated in memorial actions held nationwide and paying tribute to Boris Nemtsov

Press Release, 26.02.2017 YABLOKO leaders and activists took part in the demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov held in Moscow today. YABLOKO activists from many regions of the country formed a column under the banner of the party. The key slogan of YABLOKO was “No to Political Terror!”. The column was headed by party Chair […]

Emilia Slabunova: Why do we have to come to the demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov

Sotavision, 24.02.2017 Two years ago Boris Nemtsov was murdered. He was a free, fearless and active citizen, a politician, and a bright personality. It was a purely political murder committed in the most political place in Russia: by the Kremlin walls. This murder had a political goal: to intimidate the Russian society and show that […]

On the memory of Boris Nemtsov

Grigory Yavlinsky FB post, 26.02.2017 We met with Boris Nemtsov in summer of 1990, when I accepted Boris Yeltsin’s [then Chair of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Soviet Federative Republic] proposal and became Vice Premier of the Government [of the Russian Soviet Federative Republic], leaving the Government of the USSR and prepared the well-known […]

Police detained the organisers of a rally in memory of Boris Nemtsov in Stavropol

Press release, 22.02.2017 Police has detained Kirill Bobro, YABLOKO Youth leader in Stavropol, south Russia, and two party activists. The law enforcement claim that the picket, which the activists held for days ago by the FSB security service building , had not been authorized by the city hall. Kirill Bobro is on of the organisers […]

YABLOKO to participate in a demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov

Press release, 21.02.2017 YABLOKO to form a column under the slogan “No to political terror!” at a demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov which will take place in central Moscow on February 26. The column will be headed by the party leaders.

YABLOKO leader addresses the FSB security service Chief: Stop putting pressure on the organisers of the rally in memory of Boris Nemtsov in Stavropol

Press release, 20.02.2017 YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova forwarded a request to the FSB security service Chief Alexander Bortnikov demanding to bring the department officers to responsibility for putting pressure on the party activists in Stavropol, south Russia. The FSB officers insist that YABLOKO activists must give up the idea of holding a rally in memory […]

Nizhny Novgorod branch of YABLOKO to participate in a demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov

Press release, 13.02.2017 On February 26, activists of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of YABLOKO will participate in a demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov.

The Nizhny Novgorod branch of YABLOKO participated in an action calling to perpetuate the memory of Boris Nemtsov

Press release, 23.11.2016 On November 23, the activists of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of YABLOKO and the Solidarnost movement conducted an action calling to perpetuate the memory of Boris Nemtsov before the meeting of the deputies of the city parliament. The deputies supported the initiative.

Dmitry Gudkov obtained 30 thousand signatures for installation of a memorial plaque to Boris Nemtsov

Press release based on the article by Radio Liberty, 13.09.2016 YABLOKO parliamentary candidate Dmitry Gudkov and journalist Timofey Dzyadko brought 30 thousand signatures for installation of a memorial plaque to Boris Nemtsov on Moscow’s Bolshoi Moskvoretsky Bridge, where he was murdered, to Moscow City Hall.

Boris Nemtsov Bridge

Lev Shlosberg Live Journal, 12.06.2016 Speech on receiving the Boris Nemtsov Foundation Prize Bonne, 12 June, 2016 Respected Raisa Akhmetovna, Respected Zhanna, Dear friends and colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, Twenty-six years ago, on 12 June, 1990, the first Congress of People’s Deputies adopted the Declaration on the State Sovereignty of the RSFSR (the Russian Soviet […]

Lev Shlosberg was awarded the Boris Nemtsov Prize! Congratulations!

Lev Shlosberg was awarded for “courage in defending the democratic values in Russia”. He intends to transmit his award of €10m to Komanda 29 (Team 29), a union of lawyers and journalists who fight for freedom of information and defend the rights of citizens and different organisations.

Politician, journalist and human rights defender Lev Shlosberg to be awarded Boris Nemtsov Prize

Interfax, 23.05.2016 YABLOKO Federal Political Committee member, former deputy of the Pskov Region Legislative Assembly Lev Shlosberg has become the first prize-winner of the Boris Nemtsov Foundation, Chair of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr. reported.