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 'Murder of Boris Nemtsov'

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.

Lev Shlosberg nominated for Boris Nemtsov Prize

DW, 16.05.2016 On 21 May, the Board of the Boris Nemtsov Foundation will make the final decision on who will be awarded the Boris Nemtsov Prize for Courage. The winner will be announced at the awarding ceremony which will take place in Bonn on 12 June. Activist [and political prisoner] Ildar Dadin, Chair of the […]

Lev Shlosberg participated in international conference in memory of Boris Nemtsov in European Parliament

Press release, 03.03.2016 An international conference in memory of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov took place in the European Parliament in Brussels.

YABLOKO commemorated Boris Nemtsov’s memory

Press release, 09.10.2015 Today, on October 9th, the politician and public person Boris Nemtsov would have turned 56. YABLOKO Chairman Sergei Mitrokhin, the party founder Grigory Yavlinsky, YABLOKO Political Committee member Sergei Ivanenko and Secretary of the Political Committee Galina Mikhaleva laid flowers to the place where Boris Nemtsov had been murdered on the Bolshoi […]

YABLOKO honored the memory of Boris Nemtsov

Press release, 07.04.2015 YABLOKO Chairman Sergei Mitrokhin, Secretary of YABLOKO Political Committee Galina Mikhaleva and the party activists honored the memory of Boris Nemtsov. Today is the 40th day from his death, a special memory day in the Russian tradition.

Andrei Babushkin doesn’t rule out tortures against Nemtsov’s murder suspect

Press release, 13.03.2015

Deputies of St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly paid tribute to Boris Nemtsov’s memory

Press release, 04.03.2015 Twelve deputies of St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly including all members of YABLOKO faction paid tribute to Boris Nemtsov’s memory during the plenary meeting. Grigory Yavlinsky made a short speech which was followed by a minute’s silence.

Grigory Yavlinsky: “ Boris Nemtsov’s murder resembles a showcase execution”

Press Release, 3.03.2015 Grigory Yavlinsky said that Boris Nemtsov’s murder resembled a showcase execution. He made this statement when answering questions from journalists after the funeral of Boris Nemtsov at the Troyekurovskoye cemetery.

YABLOKO said farewell to Boris Nemtsov

Press release, 03.03.2015 Today YABLOKO Chair Sergei Mitrokhin and the party’s founder Grigory Yavlinsky arrived to the Moscow Sakharov Centre to say farewell to Boris Nemtsov. They laid a floral basket to the coffin of the murdered politician.

Nemtsov was casualty of a wider war

Financial Times, Grigory Yavlinsky, 01.03.2015 The EU must develop a strategy of integrating the former USSR, writes Grigory Yavlinsky Boris Nemtsov’s murder, which has shocked Russia, is the result of the war that has been under way for the past year. The war’s location is far broader than the area of military operations in east […]

Police detained an activist during antiwar picketing in memory of Boris Nemtsov

Press release, 01.03.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin, Chair of YABLOKO Green Russia faction Alexei Yablokov, secretary of YABLOKO Political Committee Galina Mikhaleva, party’s activists and supporters conducted antiwar picketing under the slogan “No war with Ukraine” at Tverskaya Street.

YABLOKO participated in mourning demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov

Press release, 01.03.2015 The YABLOKO party participated in the mourning demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov. Those who joined YABLOKO column held placards which said “War murdered Nemtsov” and “Russians and Ukrainians are brothers for forever”. The column was headed by YABLOKO Chair Sergei Mitrokhin and the party’s founder Grigory Yavlinsky.

Boris Vishnevsky: He also perished at this war

Boris Vishnevsky’s blog on the Ekho Moskvy website, 28.02.2015 “With all due respect to the memory of Boris Nemtsov, in political terms he did not pose any threat to the current Russian leadership or Vladimir Putin. If we compare popularity levels, Putin’s and the government’s ratings and so on, in general Boris Nemtsov was just […]

YABLOKO will dedicate its antiwar action in the centre of Moscow to Boris Nemtsov

Press release, 28.02.2015 On March 1 YABLOKO will conduct an antiwar action under the slogan “No war with Ukraine” at Tverskaya Street, Moscow.

YABLOKO to participate in the mourning demonstration

Press release, 28.02.2015 On March 1 YABLOKO will participate in the mourning demonstration and also conduct an antiwar action [which has been announced beforehand] dedicating it to the memory of Boris Nemtsov. Earlier YABLOKO have adopted a statement which runs that “the political responsibility for this crime lies on the authorities and personally on Vladimir […]

YABLOKO paid tribute to the memory of Boris Nemtsov

Press release, 28.02.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin, YABLOKO founder Grigory Yavlinsky, YABLOKO Bureau members and the party activists laid flowers to the crime scene of Boris Nemtsov at Moscow’s Bolshoi Moskvoretsky Bridge.

Grigory Yavlinsky on the murder of Boris Nemtsov

Grigory Yavlinsky’s blog in Live Journal, 28.02.2015 The murder of Boris Nemtsov is a war which came to us visibly and blatantly. He opposed it and tried to stop the death of Ukrainians and Russians who became victims of the cynical military propaganda.

Sergei Mitrokhin on the murder of Boris Nemtsov

27.02.2015 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin claims that the murder of Boris Nemtsov is a challenge to the whole of the society and calls the authorities to capture those who committed and ordered the crime. “It’s absolutely obvious that it wasn’t an accidental murder but a political one,” said YABLOKO leader to Interfax. According to Mitrokhin, […]