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 March, 2022

Repressions against Yabloko in the Pskov region and Tatarstan have all the signs of a political order from the regional authorities

We demand not to turn the law enforcement into punitive bodies Statement by the Yabloko party, 18.03.2022 Photo by Alexander Kazakov/Kommersant Early in the morning of 18 March, the police, with the participation of riot police (OMON), searched the apartment of the Chairman of the Pskov Yabloko Lev Shlosberg, members of the Regional Council of […]

Police says Yabloko members from Kazan Ruslan Zinatullin, Yelena Izotova and Gulnaz Ravilova are witnesses in a criminal case

Press Release, 18.03.2022 Photo: Ruslan Zinatullin and Yelena Izotova / Photo from social networks On 17 March, the police searched the homes of a number of civil activists and journalists in Kazan, including Ruslan Zinatullin, Chairman of Yabloko in Tatarstan, party activists Yelena Izotova and Gulnaz Ravilova.

Searches are being carried out in the homes of Lev Shlosberg and other Pskov Yabloko activists and journalists

Press Release, 18.03.2022 In Pskov, searches are being carried out at the places of residence of several members of the Pskov Yabloko team, including Lev Shlosberg, the leader of the regional branch and a member of the Federal Political Committee of Yabloko.  The searches started at 6:20 a.m.

A lecture by Dr. Yevgeny Gontmakher on the consequences of the “special operation” for the economy and citizens will be held at the Yabloko Party University

Press Release, 17.03.2022 Photo: Yevgeny Gontmakher / Photo from social networks On 22 March, the Yabloko Party University will host a Zoom-lecture by Dr. Yevgeny Gontmakher on the topic: “A“special operation” in Ukraine: the consequences for the economy and citizens”. The lecturer is a professor at the Higher School of Economics, Doctor of Economics, Co-Chairman […]

In Kazan, police conduct searches at the homes of Yabloko activists Yelena Izotova and Gulnaz Ravilova

Press Release, 17.03.2022 Photo: Yelena Izotova and Gulnaz Ravilova / Photo from social networks Today, the police came with searches to the activists of Yabloko in Tatarstan, Yelena Izotova and Gulnaz Ravilova, as well as to Ruslan Zinatullin, Chairman of the Yabloko branch in Tatarstan.

Two weeks ago, Yabloko proposed organising an exchange of prisoners and bodies of the dead with Ukraine

Now about what happened next Press Release, 16.03.2022 On 2 March, Grigory Yavlinsky put forward a proposal that the Yabloko party should be provided the opportunity to organise a humanitarian corridor for the exchange of prisoners and bodies of the dead between Ukraine and Russia. The Yabloko party had such experience during the first Chechen […]

During a search in the office of the Pskov Yabloko, police seized ten computers under the new article on discreditation of the use of the armed forces of the RF

Press Release, 5.03.2022 Based on Lev Shlosberg’s Telegram channel Photo: Police “inspecting” the office of the Pskov Yabloko On March 5, the police came to the office of the Pskov branch of Yabloko to conduct an “inspection” and seize computer equipment as part of the administrative proceedings initiated today, on 5 March, under the latest […]

Alexander Shishlov turned to Russian Ombudsperson in connection with violations of the rights of St. Petersburg residents at peaceful anti-war actions

Press Release, 16.03.2022 Photo: Alexander Shishlov / Photo by the Press Service of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg Alexander Shishlov, head of the Yabloko faction in the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, asked Tatyana Moskalkova, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, basing on Article 21 of the Federal Law on the Human Rights Commissioner […]

Police drew up a protocol against the chairman of the Yakutsk branch of Yabloko under the article on “discrediting the armed forces” for a video from Novaya Gazeta

Press Release, 16.03.2022 Photo: Anatoly Nogovitsyn / Photo from social networks Today, six policemen came to the house of Anatoly Nogovitsyn, Chairman of the Yabloko branch in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). The law enforcement insisted on taking Nogovitsyn to the police department, where a protocol was drawn up against him under Article 20.3.3 Part […]

The Moscow branch of Yabloko filed an application to the Moscow Mayor for a demonstration on March 27

Press Release, 16.03.2022 Photo: Denis Bolshakov and Andrei Morev at the Moscow Mayor’s Office / Photo by Andrei Morev Andrei Morev, Deputy Chairman of the Moscow branch of Yabloko, and Denis Bolshakov, a member of the Regional Council of the Moscow branch of the party, filed an application to the Moscow Mayor’s Office for a […]

Police searches homes of Yabloko activists

Press Release, 13.03.2022 Photo: Pavel Sychyov / Photo from social networks In Rostov-on-Don, a search was carried out at the home of Tatyana Sporysheva, a supporter of the Yabloko party. The police seized all the equipment. The lawyer was not allowed into the apartment. The status of Sporysheva in the case is not clear. On […]

The Kemerovo branch of Yabloko is under pressure from the law enforcement

Chairman of the branch Vitaly Ilyin, activists Valentin Grushevsky, Alexander Kalashnik and Denis Shakin are under pressure Press Release, 12.03.2022 Photo: Vitaly Ilyin / Photo from social networks The Chairman of the Kemerovo branch of Yabloko and activists of the regional branch were fired from their jobs and fined under the new “anti-war” article, also […]

Yabloko MPs in the St.Petersburg parliament Alexander Shishlov and Boris Vishnevsky called for the abolition of laws imposing penalties for anti-war protests

Press Release, 15.03.2022 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Deputies of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg from Yabloko Alexander Shishlov and Boris Vishnevsky sent an appeal to the Chairman of the State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin and deputies of the State Duma demanding to immediately cancel the amendments to the Criminal Code of the Russian […]

Yabloko initiated a new petition on the immediate start of an exchange of prisoners and bodies of the dead with Ukraine on the principle of “all for all”

Press Release, 7.03.2022 Well-known St. Petersburg influencers in culture and science, politicians and human rights activists appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin with a petition to immediately begin an exchange of prisoners and bodies of the dead with Ukraine on the principle of “all for all”. The petition was published on the platform by […]

The leader of the Rostov Yabloko Maria Krivenko received ten days of arrest. She was subjected to psychological pressure from the Centre for Combatting Extremism officers

Press Release, 8.03.2022 Photo: Maria Krivenko / Photo from social networks Maria Krivenko, Chairperson of the Rostov-on-Don branch of Yabloko received ten days of administrative arrest for “petty hooliganism”, which she did not commit. Maria and Yabloko will appeal against the decision of the court.

Police detained seven members of Yabloko in four Russian regions including chairpersons of the regional branches of the party in Bashkiria, Ivanovo and Rostov regions

Press Release, 6.03.2022 Photo by Alexander Meridonov / Kommersant At least seven members of the Yabloko party were detained on March 6 in four Russian regions, including chairpersons of the regional branches of the party in Bashkiria, Ivanovo and Rostov regions. The police detained Maria Krivenko, Chair of the Rostov branch of Yabloko, at the […]

Yabloko member Svetlana Gannushkina summoned for questioning to the Federal Security Service, and the Civic Assistance Committee NGO searched

Press Release, 5.03.2022 Photo: Svetlana Gannushkina / Photo by the Yabloko party Press Service Federal Security Service (FSB) officers came to the Civic Assistance Committee on 4 March. Svetlana Gannushkina, head of the Committee and a member of the Federal Political Committee of Yabloko, said that the server and hard drive were taken away during […]

The Moscow Mayor’s Office refused to give a permission to Yabloko for the march “For Peace!”

Press Release, 5.03.2022 Photo: Peace March in 2014. Moscow The Department of Regional Security of the Moscow government officially refused the Yabloko party to hold the march “For Peace!” both on 12 and 13 March.

Vladimir Beradze, a Yabloko member in Rostov-on-Don, arrested

Press Release, 4.03.2022 Photo: Vladimir Beradze / Photo from social networks On 3 March, the police in Rostov-on-Don detained Vladimir Beradze, a member of the Yabloko party. He is one of the applicants for the action “For Peace and Friendship Between Peoples”. The police approached Beradze in the street and checked his documents, and then […]

Kirill Rumyantsev, a Yabloko activist in Saratov, threatened with expulsion from the university for a picket for peace

Press Release, 4.03.2022 Photo: Kirill Rumyantsev during his single picket The Press Service of the Yabloko party received was a voice recording of a conversation between Kirill Rumyantsev, an activist of the party and a fourth year student of the Saratov State Law Academy, and Alexander Zemlyansky, the Director of the Academy’s Institute of Justice.