Congresses and Docs

Memorandum of Political Alternative, an updated version of 1.03.2019

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 November, 2017

Yabloko to hold a seminar on LGBT rights

Press release, 10.11.2017 On 15th November, Yabloko will hold a seminar on “LGBT Rights in modern Russia: why and how to protect them” as part of the Gender School of the party.

Sergei Kostaryev applied for the position of Omsk Mayor

A prominent environmentalist and a member of Yabloko’s Federal Council will try to return direct elections if he is appointed Press release, 09.11.2017 On 9th November, a competition commission selecting candidates for the position of the Mayor of Omsk registered Sergei Kostaryev as candidate. Sergei is a member of Yabloko’s Federal Council, a prominent environmentalist […]

Maria Zakharova and other officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs hide their income

Press release, 07.11.2017 Sergei Mitrokhin, the head of Yabloko’s Anti-Corruption Policy Centre, demands that the information on the income of high-ranking officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, including the income of the Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, must be disclosed. At the moment the information is hidden.

Yabloko commemorates officers who resisted the Bolshevik coup

Press release, 07.11.2017 On November 7, the 100th anniversary of the October Coup of 1917, the Yabloko party commemorated the officers who defended democracy in Russia by resisting the Bolshevik coup in 1917. The activists brought flowers to the former building of Alexandrovsky college, the headquarters of the armed resistance to the Bolsheviks.

Vladimir Ryzhkov: “Appointed mayors are weak functionaries lacking initiative”

The politician supported Grigory Yavlinsky’s initiative for the return of direct election of mayors, governors and senators Press release, 07.11.2017 Politician Vladimir Ryzhkov signed the petition for the return of direct elections of mayors, governors and members of the Federation Council – without any restrictions or filters. The collection of signatures was initiated by Grigory […]

Emilia Slabunova: Changes in the country will take place if policy is changed

The politician had a meeting with Yabloko’s supporters in the city of Dubna, the Moscow Region Press release, 03.11.2017 The alteration of the situation in the country and reforms are only possible after the political system is changed, says Emilia Slabunova, Yabloko Chair, during a meeting with the party supporters in Dubna, the Moscow Region.

Yabloko calls Ryazan authorities to resume subsidies to animals welfare group

Press release, 03.11.2017 The Ryazan Region branch of Yabloko has called the Ryazan city administration to resume the provision of subsidies to the public organisation The Best Friends dealing with animals welfare.

The act of terror in New York

This is our mutual pain and fear 01.11.2017 Another act of terror occurred – this time in New York. It was especially cynical because the act of terror was carried out outside a school and was aimed at the children. We sympathise with all the victims of the act of terror in New York – […]

Politician Dmitry Gudkov supports Yavlinsky’s initiative to return direct elections of mayors, governors and senators

Press release, 01.11.2017 Independent politician Dmitry Gudkov expressed his support for Grigory Yavlinsky’s initiative for the return of direct elections of mayors, governors and members of the Federation Council – without any restrictions or filters. Gudkov remined that when he had been an MP he had initiated a draft law on returning direct elections.