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 February, 2022

Nemtsov. War. Putin.

Seven years since the murder of tough opponent of the war Boris Nemtsov Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 27.02.2022 On 27 February, 2015, Boris Nemtsov was killed by the walls of the Kremlin. Russian President Putin is politically responsible for this assassination. Boris Nemtsov has always been a tough and consistent opponent of the war with Ukraine. […]

The police are persecuting Yabloko members across Russia for their actions for peace with Ukraine

Press Release, 27.02.2022 Photo: Alexander Kudelkin (left) and Maxim Petlin (centre) in a police wagon / Photo from social networks The persecution of members and activists of the Yabloko party continues throughout the country. The reason for the persecution is the tough stance for peace with Ukraine, which the party consistently defends. The pretext for […]

Across Russia Yabloko activists take part in rallies for peace with Ukraine

Press Release, 27.02.2022 Photo: Saratov/Photo from social networks Activists of the Yabloko party are participating in pickets for peace with Ukraine in those cities where public actions are not prohibited by anti-COVID restrictions [that imply criminal punishment even for single pickets]. Single pickets were held in Ivanovo, Saratov, Krasnodar, Yeysk, Miass, Chelyabinsk, Pskov, Vladivostok, Ufa, […]

Over 60,000 people have signed Yabloko’s appeal for peace with Ukraine

Press Release, 25.02.2022 Over 60,000 people have signed Yabloko’s appeal for peace with Ukraine as of 25 February, 13:30. Almost two thirds of them signed within the past 24 hours.

Nikolai Rybakov: We call on Vladimir Putin to immediately stop the fighting and begin negotiations at international mediation

Nikolai Rybakov’s FB post, 25.02.2022 Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a flagrant violation of international law, it is a crime against humanity. The guilty of this crime will be punished sooner or later. But today every citizen of the country shares the responsibility for what is happening – do not be silent, express your disagreement […]

The Yabloko party considers the war against Ukraine the gravest crime

Statement by the Federal Political Committee of the Yabloko party, 24.02.2022 Photo by Maxim Bogodvid / RIA Novosti Yabloko expresses its categorical protest against the outbreak of armed hostilities against Ukraine. This war means Russia’s war against the objective course of history, a war against time, and a tragic fall out from the reality of […]

40,000 people have signed Yabloko’ petition

Nikolai Rybakov’s Facebook post, 24.02.2022 Today, after the shocking news, despite interruptions in the website, 18,000 more people expressed their civil stance and signed the petition “No to war!” [as of 18:00].

On the anniversary of the murder of Boris Nemtsov, the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko organises an anti-war rally “Struggle for Peace”

Press Release, 22.02.2022 Photo: Boris Nemtsov commemorative march in Moscow in 2019. Source: Press Service of the Yabloko Party On 27 February, the day of the murder of Boris Nemtsov, the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko together with PARNAS will hold a commemorative rally against the war with Ukraine in Gagarin Park in Chelyabinsk. The action […]

Over 20,000 Russian citizens signed Yabloko’s petition for peace with Ukraine

Press Release, 22.02.2022 Photo: Anti-war action “The Peace March” in Moscow, 2014. Photo by Anatoly Zhdanov/Kommersant Over 20,000 Russian citizens signed Yabloko’s petition for peace with Ukraine on the website of the Yabloko party as of the evening of 22 February. The collection of signatures began on 13 February. The first 10,000 signatures were collected […]

A step towards bloodshed. Statement by the Yabloko party on the recognition of the independence of the “Donetsk People’s Republic” and the “Luhansk People’s Republic”

Statement by the Yabloko party, 22.02.2022 Photo: Signing of the agreement between the “Donetsk People’s Republic”, the “Luhansk People’s Republic” and Russia in the Kremlin on 21 February, 2022. / Photo from President Vladimir Putin announced Russia’s recognition of the “independence” of the self-proclaimed “republics” – the “Donetsk People’s Republic” and the “Luhansk People’s […]

“People are simply lured out by the promises to give them 10,000 roubles.” Human rights defender Svetlana Gannushkina about the evacuation of Donbass residents to Russia

Special for the Yabloko web-site, 22.02.2022 Russian regions have begun introduction of a state of emergency regime in anticipation of an inflow of refugees from Donbass. Up to a million people are expected to be evacuated from the “Donetsk People’s Republic” and the “Luhansk People’s Republic”. Svetlana Gannushkina, Chairperson of the Civic Assistance Committee and […]

Donbass: a Peaceful Alternative

Grigory Yavlinsky’s website, 17 January 2022 Photo by Ilya Pitalyev / Kommersant In actual fact, the war started eight years and has never stopped, leaving over 13,000 dead, and countless refugees. Hundreds of thousands of Donbass residents are actually hostages in Moscow’s geopolitical games. Meanwhile the entire campaign of intimidation and scaremongering about war and […]

Yabloko has already collected 15,000 signatures against war with Ukraine

Press Release, 21.02.2022 Photo: the Rostov-on-Don region, February 2022. Photo by Igor Ivanko / Kommersant As of Monday noon MSK, 15,025 people left their signatures under the anti-war petition launched by Yabloko on its website. The number of signatures rose by more than 30 per cent after the aggravation of the situation in the so-called […]

Yabloko leader Nikolai Rybakov called on the upper chamber of the Russian parliament to revoke permission for President Putin to use the army abroad

Press Release, 21.02.2022 Photo by Alexander Miridonov / Kommersant On the eve of the 518th meeting of the upper chamber of the Russian parliament – the Federation Council, –  which will be held on February 22, Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov sent appeals to all members of the Federation Council with a proposal to cancel the […]

Over 10,000 signed Yabloko’s petition against the war between Russia and Ukraine

Press Release, 19.02.2022 Photo: Anti-war action “The Peace March” in St. Petersburg, 2015. Photo by Alexander Koryakov/Kommersant Yabloko has collected over 10,000 signatures against the war with Ukraine under a petition on the website of the Yabloko party.

Nikolai Rybakov: No to war!

Yabloko  leader addressed citizens of Russia with a statement “No to war!”. Press Release, 17.02.2022 Nikolai Rybakov: War means violence, tears and suffering. For some persons war means authority and money. But the death of innocent people is not worth any money.

Yabloko launches collection of signatures against the war with Ukraine in 36 regional collection points

Press Release, 16.02.2022 Attention: the number of regions in the title changes as we open new points of collection of signatures. Photo:  A sign at the collection point in Moscow / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Regional branches of the Yabloko party launched a collection of signatures against the war with Ukraine in their […]

Yabloko’s Viktor Sheinis turns 91!

Congratulations from Nikolai Rybakov, 16.02.2022 On 16 February, Viktor Leonidovich Sheinis, a member of the Federal Political Committee of the Yabloko party, turns 91. Party Chairman Nikolai Rybakov congratulates Viktor Sheinis on his birthday:

Independent American and Russian women call for peace

Press Release, 16.02.2022 Chair of the Yabloko Party Gender Faction Galina Mikhaleva also signed the letter Photo by Maxim Bogodid / RIA Novosti We are women from the United States and Russia who are deeply concerned about the risk of imminent war between our two countries, who together possess over 90% of the world’s nuclear […]

Yabloko has collected the first 5,000 signatures against the war with Ukraine

Press Release, 14.02.2022 Photo by Vladimir Trefilov / RIA Novosti Over 5,000 people put their signatures under the petition of the Yabloko party against the war between Russia and Ukraine on the first day of the collection of signatures.