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 'Yabloko’s Views'

Congratulations to Natalia Yevdokimova on her anniversary!

Greetings from Nikolai Rybakov, Yabloko Deputy Chair 27.04.2017 Today, Natalia Yevdokimova, member of the Council under the President of the Russian Federation for the Development of Civil Society and Human Rights and Executive Secretary of the St. Petersburg Human Rights Council, celebrates an anniversary. Nikolai Rybakov, Yabloko Deputy Chair and member of the St. Petersburg […]

Birthday greetings to Grigory Yavlinsky

Greetings from Alexei German Jr. and the Yabloko party 10.04.2018 Today Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of the Federal Political Committee of the Yabloko party, turns 66.  Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova and Russian famous film director Alexei German Jr. send their birthday greetings to Grigory Yavlinsky:                    

Novaya Gazeta newspaper turns 25! Greetings from Grigory Yavlinsky

“Our life is such that the desire to speak up the truth is always new and brave” 01.04.2018 The newspaper has turned 25 years, but it is like a new one! Our life is such that the desire to speak up the truth is always new and brave. Looking for workarounds being guided by pragmatics […]

The Kemerovo branch of Yabloko demanded to dismiss Governor Aman Tuleyev

Press Release, 26.03.2018 The Kemerovo branch of Yabloko issued a statement demanding dismissal of Governor Aman Tuleyev and Ilya Serdyuk, head of the city of Kemerovo in view of the tragedy which took place in a trade centre on 25 March. According to Yabloko activists, the tragedy represented a consequence of the work of the […]

Mourning together with Kemerovo

Web-site of Grigory Yavlinsky, 26.03.2018, 10:28 I am expressing my condolences to the families and friends of people who died in a fire in Kemerovo. Dozens of dead, and many children among them. This is a grief for the whole country, every person, regardless of place of residence. But condolence is not enough. It is […]

Yabloko mourns the vicitms of a fire in Kemerovo

Press Release, 26.03.2018 Yabloko Party Chair Emilia Slabunova and Yabloko Deputy Chairman Nikolai Rybakov laid flowers to the Representative office of the Kemerovo region in Moscow (Bolshaya Tatarskaya 5, bldg 9) and made an entry in the book of condolences.

“Corruption, irresponsibility, cynicism, connivance of the authorities of all levels are poisoning and burning people and the future of the country”

Condolences from Emilia Slabunova and Grigory Yavlinsky, 26.03.2018 On 25 March, in a fire in a shopping center in Kemerovo, more than 50 people, including many children, died in a fire On March 25, in a fire in a shopping center in Kemerovo. Yabloko leaders Emilia Slabunova and Grigory Yavlinsky expressed their condolences to the […]

Yabloko’s Federal Political Committee on the past presidential elections: a plebiscite on support of the personality of the current President was held on 18 March, rather than presidential election

Decision of the Federal Political Committee No 103, 23.03.2018 The Federal Political Committee of the Russian United Democratic Party Yabloko regards the voting that took place on 18 March as a plebiscite held within the framework of an authoritarian system turning into a totalitarian one. The system formed in Russia does not allow free, competitive, […]

Congratulations on International Women’s Day!

Greetings from Emilia Slabunova, 08.03.2018                               Dear ladies, Congratulations to all of us with this wonderful spring holiday!

Congratulations to Sergei Adamovich Kovalyov on his birthday!

Greetings from Emilia Slabunova 02.02.2018           Dear Sergei Adamovich,   Happy birthday! You are always faithful to your principles and you know what you are doing.   Wishing you good health and strength.   Sincerely, Emilia Slabunova, Chair of the Yabloko party

The Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

Congratulations from Nikolai Rybakov, Deputy Chairman of Yabloko and environmentalist 06.10.2017   According to the news agency Meduza, the Nobel Peace Prize 2017 has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) for “drawing attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons”. The Nobel Committee also noted that […]

Tragedy in Las Vegas

This once again showed how fragile human life is. We are mourning with you Condolences from YABLOKO leaders, 2.10.2017

Yabloko to hold pickets against Moscow housing renovation programme

Press release, 23.06.2017 On 28 May, the Moscow branch of Yabloko will hold pickets against the law on housing renovation by the Council of Federation, the upper house of parliament.

Alexander Goncharenko reelected Chair of the Altai Territory branch of Yabloko

Press release, 29.05.2017 On 28 May, Alexander Goncharenko was reelected Chair of the Altai Territory branch of Yabloko. Alexander Kondov was elected Deputy Chair.

St. Petersburg branch of Yabloko commemorated victims of the Second World War

Press release, 08.05.2017 On 8 May, deputies of Yabloko’s faction in the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly and party activists commemorated victims of the Second World War laying flowers at the memorial at the Piskaryovskoye Cemetery.

Lev Shlosberg made a speech at a rally of trade unions

Press release, 02.05.2017 On 1 May, deputy of the Pskov Region Legislative Assembly Lev Shlosberg made a speech at a rally organised by trade unions. “Today a wonderful word is pronounced here – solidarity. Solidarity is our answer to injustice,” the politician said addressing the public.

Yabloko participates in a demonstration for the protection of St. Petersburg

Press release, 02.05.2017 On May 1, the St. Petersburg branch of Yabloko participated in a demonstration for the protection of the city. Yabloko’s Federal Political Committee member Mikhail Amosov, Bureau member Anatoly Golov and Human Right Committee member Natalia Yevdokimova headed the column of historic preservation activists.

Chair of the Volgograd branch of Yabloko calls for the resignation of the governor

Press release, 13.04.2017 Chair of the Volgograd branch of Yabloko Galina Boldyreva called for the resignation of the governor at the rally against the deterioration of the social and economic situation in the region.

Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko conducts an action against military conscription

Press release, 10.04.2017 On 8 April, the Nizhny Novgorod branch of Yabloko conducted an action against military conscription and and for the professional army.

Rostov branch of Yabloko holds picketing for professional army

Press release, 10.04.2017 On April 9, the Rostov branch of Yabloko held a picket for abolition of military conscription and transfer to a professional army. Chair of the regional party branch Irina Safronova and leader of the regional branch of Yabloko Youth Andrei Sklyarov took part in the action.