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 August, 2020

Ksenia Sverdlova demands that the Investigative Committee and the Public Prosecutor General’s Office stop the interference of security officials and the Saratov city administration in the election of deputies of the Regional Duma

Press Release, 30.08.2020 Ksenia Sverdlova, candidate for the regional Duma from the Yabloko party and Chair of the Saratov regional branch of the party, appealed to Alexander Bastrykin, head of the Investigative Committee of Russia, and Igor Krasnov, Public Prosecutor General, asking them to stop the interference of law enforcement agencies and the Saratov city […]

Yabloko Chairman met with residents of Osinovo and party candidates

Press Release, 30.08.2020 Photo: Nikolai Rybakov and head of the Yabloko branch in Tatarstan Ruslan Zinatullin Yabloko party Chairman Nikolai Rybakov visited Kazan and Osinovo, the Republic of Tatarstan, on August 28. During his stay in the town of Osinovo, Nikolai Rybakov first visited the construction site of an incineration plant. The decision to build […]

Students reinstated to the university at the demand of the Public Prosecutor General’s Office. The Yabloko faction in the Moscow City State Duma helped the students who were arbitrarily expelled during the COVID quarantine to get reinstatement

Press Release, 28.08.2020 Natalya Pochinok, Rector of the Russian State Social University, had to cancel her order on the expulsion of Anton Ocheretin and Danila Petrov from the university, after the Public Prosecutor General’s Office proposed her to eliminate violations of the legislation on education. Students were expelled in April this year for trying to […]

The head of Yabloko to visit the Chelyabinsk region on the threashold of regional elections

Press Release, 28.08.2020 Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov will visit the Chelyabinsk region on September 2 – 3. He will visit Miass, Chebarkul and Zlatoust cities there.

The Krasnoyarsk branch of Yabloko to challenge in court the withdrawal of the party list from the elections of Zheleznogorsk City Council

Press Release, 28.08.2020 The Zheleznogorsk City Court, having considered the claim from the LDPR party against the electoral commission of the municipality, ruled to cancel the registration of the list of Yabloko in the elections to the Zheleznogorsk City Council that are due on September 13. The court agreed with the arguments of LDPR about […]

We demand the persecution of environmentalist Vladimir Kazantsev be stopped

Statement by the Yabloko party, 28.08.2020 The YABLOKO party demands the criminal prosecution of Chelyabinsk environmentalist Vladimir Kazantsev must be immediately stopped. Vladimir Kazantsev is one of the most famous and effective lawyers in Russia in the field of environmental law, who for many years has been defending the constitutional rights of residents of the […]

Nikolai Rybakov to visit Voronezh

Press Release, 28.08.2020 Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov will visit Voronezh on Monday, August 31. At 12:00 Rybakov will take part in the discussion “What About the Environment?”. The participants will discuss how the city’s economy can develop without creating an environmental collapse. Later in the day, the head of Yabloko will meet with environmental activists […]

Head of Yabloko to visit Kazan and Osinovo

Press Release, 27.08.2020 Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov will arrive in Tatarstan on Friday, August 28. During the day, he will visit Kazan and the town of Osinovo, where he will meet with local residents and party candidates in local elections. During the visit, Rybakov will also give interviews to local media.

The court denied Andrei Avtoneyev, leader of the Ivanovo branch of Yabloko, registration as a candidate for the City Duma

Press Release, 26.08.2020 On August 26, the Leninsky District Court of the city of Ivanovo refused to register Andrey Avtoneyev, Chairman of the Ivanovo  branch of the Yabloko party, as a candidate for deputies of the Ivanovo City Duma in single-mandate constituency No. 4. Judge Uenkova did not see violations in the actions of the […]

Nikolai Rybakov assessed the environmental situation in the city of Shakhty and met with local residents

Press Release, 26.08.2020 Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov visited the town of Shakhty in the Rostov region on Tuesday, August 25. The visit took place on the eve of regional elections.

Activists of the Novosibirsk branch of Yabloko congratulated Ukraine on Independence Day

Press Release, 26.08.2020 A series of pickets dedicated to the Independence Day of Ukraine took place in Novosibirsk on August 24. The annual public action has become traditional for Novosibirsk thanks to a group of citizens who have been actively advocating normalisation of relations between Russia and Ukraine since 2014 and against the military intervention […]

Yabloko to launch the Candidate School for future municipal deputies

Press Release, 25.08.2020 In September 2020, the Yabloko party will launch the Candidate School – an educational project as part of the campaign to prepare for the 2022 municipal elections in Moscow.

Grigory Yavlinsky on the Russian failed coup d’etat of 1991, Kremlin manipulators and Belarus’ Alexander Lukashenko

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 21.08.2020 29 years ago, a group of gray, but high-ranking Soviet officials tried to turn history back and return a huge country to the same gray past as they were. But hundreds of thousands of people across the country took to the streets to defend their future. Then, in August 1991, people […]

The Arkhangelsk Regional Court dismissed the claim of Yabloko’s candidate for Governor against the regional electoral commission’s refusal to register him for the elections

Press Release, 25.08.2020 The Arkhangelsk Regional Court rejected the claim of Oleg Mandrykin, Yabloko’s candidate for Governor, against the regional electoral commission. The activist backed by the Stop Shies coalition [a public movement fighting against creation of dumps of garbage imported to the region from Moscow] challenged the denial of registration as a candidate for […]

Yabloko candidates will compete for deputy mandates in more than 150 election campaigns in 36 regions

Press Release, 24.08.2020 Representatives of the Yabloko party will take part in more than 150 different level election campaigns in 36 constituent entities of the Russian Federation; 660 candidates from the party will compete for deputy mandates. The party list of candidates was registered in the elections of only one regional legislative assembly – the […]

Unidentified persons stole advertising banners of the Krasnoyarsk Yabloko in the Berezovsky district

Press Release, 24.08.2020 Two advertising banners of Yabloko candidates running for the district council were stolen in the Berezovsky district, the Krasnoyarsk Territory. The campaign materials were posted on roadside billboards. The candidates filed a statement with the police, the amount of damage is estimated at 27,000 roubles.

Nikolai Rybakov to visit the city of Shakhty, the Rostov region

Press Release, 24.08.2020 Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov will visit the city of Shakhty, the Rostov region, on August 25.

Nikolai Rybakov during his visit to Rzhev: “Looking at you, I see that Yabloko has a great future”

Press Release, 22.08.2020 Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov visited Rzhev on Friday, August 21. During the stay, he visited the memorable places of the city, met with residents and representatives of the regional branch of the party and took part in a round table.

Grigory Yavlinsky on Twitter about poisoning of Alexei Navalny

21.08.2020 Alexei Navalny is a tough critic of the government and personally president. So Vladimir Putin bears full political responsibility for his life.

The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko will prepare an appeal against the decision of the regional court on the refusal to register the party list for the elections to Legislative Assembly of the region

Press Release, 20.08.2020 On August 19, the Chelyabinsk Regional Court examined the administrative claim of the regional branch of Yabloko, which challenges the decision of the regional electoral commission to refuse to register the list of Yabloko candidates for the upcoming elections to the Legislative Assembly of the region. The Judge refused to satisfy Yabloko’s […]