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 January, 2018

We demand to stop the persecution of the Memorial human rights society in the North Caucasus

The Yabloko party expresses deep concern over the persecution of the human rights organisation Memorial in the North Caucasus. Statement by the Yabloko party, 17.01.2018 On 9 January, Oyub Titiyev, head of the Chechen branch of the Memorial [human rights society] was detained on charges of possession of drugs. Today it has become known about […]

Grigory Yavlinsky welcomed people who came to put their signatures in his support

Press release, 16.01.2018 Presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky welcomed people who came to put their signatures in support of his nomination for the post of the President of Russia.

Yavlinsky’s campaign headquarters in Omsk Region collected the required 2,500 signatures to register Grigory Yavlinsky as a presidential candidate

Press release, 16.01.2018 Grigory Yavlinsky’s campaign headquarters in the Omsk Region collected the maximum number of signatures – 2,500 – that are required to register Yavlinsky as a candidate in the presidential race. By 31 January, Yavlinsky must transfer to the Central Electoral Commission at least 105,000 voters’ signatures in favour of his nomination, whereas […]

YABLOKO to honour the memory of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova

Press Release, 16.01.2018 On 19 January, Yabloko activists and leaders will lay flowers to the place where lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova were killed by neonazists – at 1 Prechistinka Ulitsa.

Grigory Yavlinsky’s campaign headquarters collected 87,500 signatures

Press release, 15.01.2017 As of January 15, Yabloko campaign headquarters in 79 regions of Russia managed to collect 87,500 signatures in support of Grigory Yavlinsky’s nomination for President. By 31 January, Yavlinsky must transfer to the Central Electoral Commission at least 105,000 voters’ signatures in favour of his nomination, whereas only 2,500 signatures per region […]

Programme by candidate for the post of Russian President Grigory Yavlinsky. Brief Overview

Link to PDF

A year without Alexei Yablokov

An outstanding scientist and person passed away on January 10, 2017 An outstanding environemntal scientist and founder of Yabloko’s Green Russia faction Alexei Yablokov passed away a year ago. Alexei Yablokov probably was the first prominent scientist who realised the an environmentalist can and must engage in politics in modern Russia. And he became a […]

Yabloko’s Dmitry Kushpita is listed among the “100 Most Influential People of the Vladimir Region of 2017”

Vladimirskiye Novosti, 09.01.2017 The news web-site of the city of Vladimir – Vladimirskiye Novosti (Vladimir News) – included Dmitry Kushpita, Chairman of the Vladimir branch of the Yabloko party, into the list of “100 Most Influential People of the Vladimir Region of 2017”. Kushpita is ranked 46th out of total 100 people.

Yabloko campaign headquarters collected over a half of 105,000 signatures required for Yavlinsly’s registration

Press release, 09.01.2018 During the Christmas holidays Yabloko campaign headquarters managed to collect over 52,700 signatures out of 105,000 in support of Grigory Yavlinsky’s nomination for President.

Grigory Yavlinsky to be Yabloko candidate for Russian presidential election

ALDE, 27.12.2017 Yabloko have chosen Grigory Yavlinsky as its candidate in the forthcoming Presidential election in Russia and have begun collecting signatures in support of his nomination.

Total fraud is the worst legacy of the regime

FB post by Emilia Slabunova, 08.01.2018 The Public Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation published the data on the situation with crime in Russia for January-November 2017. It is noteworthy that for 11 months of 2017 the number of frauds in comparison with the same period of 2016 increased by 6.8% and amounted […]

Policemen who dispersed Yabloko pickets in Tambov will pay monetary compensation to the party activists

Press Release, 5.01.2018 Leninsky District Court of Tambov ruled to award monetary compensation to Yabloko party activists Yana Zenkina and Lyudmila Fomina unlawfully detained for their actions in support of Grigory Yavlinsky on 7 December, 2017.

Yabloko campaign headquarters collected over one third of signatures in support of Yavlinsky’s nomination for President

Press release, 05.01.2018 As at 5 January, the regional campaign headquarters  collected 35,700 signatures in support of Grigory Yavlinsky’s nomination for President. This makes over one third of signatures required by the Central Electoral Commission. Yabloko began collecting signatures on 26 December.

New Year greetings from Grigory Yavlinsky

“New Year reminds us of alteration” 31.12.2017 “New Year is a very right holiday. What is the main thing about it? The fact that it is new. What does it remind us of? Of alteration! Changes are very important in life. Imagine how depressing it would be if nothing changed for 18 years, and everything […]

Happy New Year!

New Year Greetings from Emilia Slabunova, 29.12.2017 Let the happiness of these Christmas and New Year holidays feel your heart with warmth and light! Let everyone who is waiting for greetings and present receive them. Let our children and parents, friends and family be happy. Let us be strong, optimistic and be ready for changes […]