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

The action in memory of the defenders of the White House who died in August 1991 will be held by the Moscow Yabloko

Press Release, 19.08.2020 On Saturday, August 22, activists and leaders of the Moscow branch of Yabloko will lay flowers at the monument to the defenders of the democratic Russia during the failed coup d’etat of August 19-21, 1991. The action will start at 14:00. Yabloko activists  will honour the memory of the heroes of the […]

Nikolai Rybakov visited Neftekamsk

The head of Yabloko discussed environmental issues with local residents and party candidates for September elections Press Release, 20.08.2020 On Thursday, August 20, Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov paid a visit to the city of Neftekamsk, the Republic of Bashkortostan.

The Baltiysk branch of Yabloko pickets for the admission of Sergei Dustin to the elections of the deputies of the City Council of Baltiysk

Press Release, 19.08.2020 On August 18, a series of single pickets (that do not require any permissions from the authorities) of residents of the city of Baltiysk against the arbitrariness of the authorities who denied registration in the election to Sergei Dustin, Chairman of the Baltiysk branch of Yabloko and candidate from the party to […]

Yabloko leaders about the poisoning of Alexei Navalny

Press Release, 20.08.2020 The Yabloko party leaders wished Alexei Navalny a speedy recovery and also spoke for a full and comprehensive investigation of the incident. Opposition politician Alexei Navalny felt unwell on the plane during his flight from Tomsk to Moscow. The plane had to land in Omsk and he was hospitalised in one of […]

Nikolai Rybakov appealed to the Public Prosecutor General’s Office and the Ministry of Internal Affairs about the events around the Kushtau monadnock

Press Release, 20.08.2020 Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov sent an appeal to Igor Krasnov, Public Prosecutor General, and Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Interior Minister, regarding the development of Mount Kushtau and the protests of local residents. In his address, the head of Yabloko recalled the attack on the activists who oppose limestone mining in Kushtau, and noted that, […]

The Bashkiria branch of Yabloko held a picket in defence of the Kushtau monadnock

Press Release, 20.08.2020 On August 18, the Bashkiria branch of Yabloko held a picket in Ufa against the destruction of a world natural heritage – the Kushtau monadnock. Albert Khusainov, Chairman of the regional branch of the party, was holding a banner with the text “Let Kushtau Live. The Yabloko Party: Let’s Protect the World’s […]

Nikolai Rybakov visited the Kaliningrad region

Yabloko Chairman met with local residents and deputies of the City Council of Kaliningrad Press Release, 19.08.2020 Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov arrived in the Kaliningrad region on Wednesday, August 18. During his stay in Kaliningrad he also visited Zelenogradsk, and the towns of Mezhdurechye and Kamenskoye.

Yabloko to hold a book launch on Civil Protests in Hong Kong, Latin America and Russia

Press Release, 19.08.2020 Yabloko will hold a launch of the book “Civil Protests. Cross-Country Analysis” on Tuesday, August 25, at 18:00.

Rybakov will visit the Kaliningrad region

Press Release, 17.08.2020 On Tuesday, August 18, Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov will visit Kaliningrad and also nearby cities. In particular, the head of Yabloko will meet with residents of Zelenogradsk and discuss with them the urban development policies. He will discuss the most urgent issues on the agenda: the problem of resettlement of historical buildings […]

The Chairman of the Kalmyk branch of the Yabloko party went on a picket of solidarity with the people of Belarus

Press Release, 17.08.2020 On August 15, Batyr Boromangnaev, Chairman of the regional branch of the Yabloko party in Kalmykia, held a single picket of solidarity with the protest of the people of Belarus in Elista. Batyr Boromangnaev held a plackardr “Freedom to the people of Belarus!”.

Hands off Belarus!

Citizens of Belarus themselves will sort out their domestic affairs Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 16.08.2020 No matter what Lukashenko may agree with Putin about, no matter what kind of help he is promised – military, hybrid or propaganda – any intervention by Russia in the situation in Belarus is unacceptable and will be criminal.

Professionalism and uncompromising defense of the law. Congratulations to Yelena Dubrovina on her anniversary

Greetings from Nikolai Rybakov and Grigory Yavlinsky, 16.08.2020 On August 16, Yelena Dubrovina, Honored Lawyer of Russia, member of the Yabloko Federal Political Committee, head of the Yabloko Centre for Legislative Initiatives and ex member of the Central Electoral Commission from Yabloko, celebrates the anniversary. Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov and Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of the […]

Yabloko Chair Nikolai Rybakov appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin and European leaders calling them to assist in resolving the situation in Belarus

Press Release, 14.08.2020 Yabloko Party Chairman Nikolai Rybakov sent an appeal to Russian President Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin and the leaders of Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Poland and Ukraine with an appeal to influence the leadership of Belarus to stop the violation of human rights in this country.

Nikolai Rybakov appealed to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov with a request to protect Russians in Belarus

Press Release, 14.08.2020 Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov sent an appeal to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov with a request to protect Russian citizens detained on the territory of the Republic of Belarus – journalists, civil and public figures, including Artem Vazhenkov, Coordinator of the Golos movement in Tver, and activist Igor Rogov.

Yabloko Chairman visited the Kostroma Region

Nikolay Rybakov met with candidates for deputies, activists and local residents Press Release, 14.08.2020 During his working visit to Kostroma on Thursday, August 13, Nikolai Rybakov examined the destroyed sewage treatment plant in the village of Tatarskoye and discussed with local residents the problems they face in their daily life.

Violent suppression of protests in Belarus must not go unpunished

Statement by the Yabloko party, 13.08.2020 The Yabloko Party expresses solidarity with the citizens of Belarus protesting against the unfair election of the head of state and the usurpation of power by Alexander Lukashenko. The suppression of legitimate protests by brutal force, the brutality of the security forces, blood and violence in the streets of […]

The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko will challenge in court the removal of the party list of candidates for deputies of the Legislative Assembly

Press Release, 13.08.2020 On August 12, the Chelyabinsk regional branch of the Yabloko party filed a law suit with the Chelyabinsk Regional Court demanding to annul the refusal of the Electoral Commission of the Chelyabinsk Region to register the regional list of candidates for deputies of the Legislative Assembly nominated by Yabloko.

Nikolay Rybakov visited Chelyabinsk

The head of Yabloko took part in an environmental campaign and met with the activists of the regional party branch Press Release, 12.08.2020 The action Red Card for Environmental Violations was organised in front of the government building of the Chelyabinsk region on the day of the visit of the head of Yabloko to Chelyabinsk, […]

Recognition of Alexander Lukashenko as lawfully elected President of the Republic of Belarus contradicts to the state interests of Russia

Appeal of the deputies of regional legislative assemblies of the Russian Federation, 12.08.2020 On August 9, 2020, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya won the presidential elections in the Republic of Belarus. Numerous evidence gives every reason to believe that the election results were falsified. Alexander Lukashenko was declared the winner of the elections, against the will of the […]

From the “Kursk” to Minsk

The nuclear submarine K-141 sank 20 years ago Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 12.08.2020 On 12 August, 2000, the nuclear submarine K-141 “Kursk” exploded and sank in the Barents Sea during an exercise. Onboard there were 118 crew members: officers, warrant officers, sailors and civilian specialists. All died. Could the Kursk tragedy result from the deplorable state […]