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, 2022

The City Court of St.Petersburg did not cancel the fine to the Chairman of the Yabloko branch in the Pushkinsky district of the city for “discrediting the army”

Press Release 30.11.2022 Photo: Alexander Makhankov / Photo from social media On 28 November, the St. Petersburg City Court upheld the decision of the Pushkinsky District Court against Alexander Makhankov, the Chairman of the Yabloko branch in the Pushkinsky district, who had been found guilty of “discrediting the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation”. Makhankov […]

Yabloko in Udmurtia proposed to the State Council to reduce the budget expenditure on officials in favour of acquiring housing for orphans and providing palliative care

Press Release 30.11.2022 Photo: Meeting of the State Council of the Udmurt Republic on 29 November, 2022 / Photo by Iya Boronina, Chair of the Yabloko branch in Udmurtia, proposed amendments to the regional budget for 2023 and for the planning period of 2024 and 2025. The draft budget was adopted at a meeting […]

The construction of a medical centre with a maternity hospital in the Primorsky district of St.Petersburg, which Yabloko sought, will begin in 2023

Press Release, 29.11.2022 Photo from social media The project of a multifunctional medical centre for 1,250 beds with a maternity hospital in the Primorsky district of St.Petersburg was included in the special investment programme. As of the end of the year, a contract for cadastral works for construction was already signed. This information was given […]

Current and former Moscow municipal deputies opened public receptions to help Muscovites

Press Release, 28.11.2022 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 26 November Yabloko launched the Public Reception “Our Moscow” project. Yabloko party deputies of different convocations of the Moscow City Duma and municipal councils of Moscow districts, as well as candidates for deputies from Yabloko and civil activists. According to the results of the September […]

The Yabloko faction in the Novgorod City Duma voted against the city budget for 2023

Press Release, 28.11.2022 Photo: A session of the Novgorod City Duma / Photo by On 25 November, the Novgorod City Duma considered in the first reading the draft city budget for 2023 and for the planning period of 2024 and 2025. The total amount of planned budget revenues for 2023 will amount to 6.867 […]

Police submitted to court the criminal case against the leader of the Yabloko branch in Yakutia

Press Release, 26.11.2022 Photo: Anatoly Nogovitsyn, Chairman of the Yabloko branch in Yakutia / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 8 December, the Yakutsk City Court will start considering a criminal case against Anatoly Nogovitsyn, the leader of the Yabloko branch in Yakutia, who is accused of “discrediting the army” (Article 280.3 Part 1 […]

Yabloko MP in the Pskov regional parliament Artur Gaiduk sent an appeal to the President of Russia with a proposal to issue a decree on the completion of partial mobilisation

Press Release, 25.11.2022 Photo: Artur Gaiduk / Photo by the Pskov Yabloko Artur Gaiduk believes that such a decree will give people, including military personnel, legal guarantees of security and reduce tension in society.

Dmitry Kushpita, the of the Yabloko branch in the Vladimir region, spoke out against bringing back the course of the elementary military training to schools and advocated the return of direct elections of the Mayor of Vladimir

Based on Zebra-TV Internet media, 25.11.2022 Photo: Dmitry Kushpita / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Dmitry Kushpita, Chairman of the regional branch of the Yabloko party in the Vladimir region and director of School No. 40 in Vladimir, spoke to the deputies of the regional Legislative Assembly and called them not to introduce a […]

Statement by the Yabloko party in connection with the dismissal of Yabloko’s Svetlana Vasilkova, head of the Pustoshkinsky district in the Pskov region

Statement by the Yabloko party, 25.11.2022 Photo: Svetlana Vasilkova  / Photo by the Grazhdanin newspaper On 24 November, deputies of the Assembly of Deputies of the Pustoshkinsky District of the Pskov Region, by a majority of votes, prematurely terminated the powers of Svetlana Vasilkova, head of the Pustoshkinsky District and a member of the Yabloko […]

“Do not harbor malice”. Yabloko hosted a screening of the film “The Solovki Power. Evidence and Documents” about the prisoners of one of the largest concentration camps during the Stalin’s period

Press Release, 24.11.2022 On 22 November 22, Yabloko held in its Moscow office a screening and discussion of Marina Goldovskaya’s 1988 documentary film “The Solovki Power. Evidence and Documents” devoted to the prisoners of the Solovki concentration camp, the archipelago where political prisoners – “enemies of the people” – were exiled to forced labour camps […]

Yabloko in the Moscow City Duma proposed to other deputies to sign an appeal to the President of Russia to issue a decree on the official end of mobilisation

Press Release, 23.11.2022 Photo: Maxim Kruglov / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Maxim Kruglov, head of the Yabloko party faction in the Moscow City Duma, following the example of the Yabloko deputies in the Karelian parliament, was one of the initiators of the appeal of the Moscow City Duma deputies to President Vladimir Putin […]

Civic activist Maria Volokh arrested for 20 days for an action against escalation of nuclear conflict

Press Release, 23.11.2022 Photo: Maria Volokh/ Photo from social media The Presnensky District Court of Moscow found Maria Volokh, a former candidate for municipal deputies of Moscow from the Yabloko party, guilty of a repeated violation of the established procedure for organising or holding a public event and appointed her 20 days of administrative arrest […]

The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko demands from the regional Legislative Assembly to return the possibility of holding a discussion when approving the budget

Press Release, 23.11.2022 Photo: Yaroslav Shcherbakov / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Yaroslav Shcherbakov, Chairman of the Chelyabinsk regional branch of the Yabloko party, sent a proposal to each deputy of the Legislative Assembly of the Chelyabinsk region to amend the Regulations of the Legislative Assembly so that to eliminate violations that prevent public […]

A lecture by Boris Kolonitsky on the history of the February 1917 revolution will be held at the Yabloko Party University

Press Release, 23.11.2022 On 6 December, the Yabloko Party University will hold a lecture by Boris Kolonitsky “February? Bourgeois? Democratic? Revolution?” about the history of the revolution in Russia in February 1917, which preceded the October 1917 coup. The lecture will begin at 18:00 (Moscow time). The lecturer is Boris Kolonitsky, professor at the European […]

The Budget of St. Petersburg: expenses on the key problems of citizens are reduced, but new expenses on the special military operation emerged

Press Release, 23.11.2022 Photo: The Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg / Photo by the Yaboko Press Service The Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg adopted in the third reading the draft law of St. Petersburg “On the budget of St. Petersburg for 2023 and the planning period of 2024 and 2025”. The Yabloko faction voted against […]

An action of writing letters to women political prisoners will be held at the Yabloko office in Novgorod

Press Release, 23.11.2022 Photo: Drawings by artist Ad’u On 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, an action of writing letters to women political prisoners will be held at the Yabloko office in Novgorod. In Russia, violence on behalf of the state has taken on a monstrous scale: women are […]

Yabloko insists that the President of Russia must issue a decree on the end of mobilisation. A letter was sent to the President of Russia

Press Release, 22.11.2022 Photo by Tatiana Gord, Kommersant The Yabloko faction in the Legislative Assembly of Karelia sent an appeal to the President of Russia with a request to issue a decree on the completion of partial mobilisation, announced by Decree No. 647 of 21 September, 2022.

Yabloko will hold actions of writing letters to political prisoners at its regional offices across Russia

Press Release, 22.11.2022 This week, actions in support of political prisoners will be held in the offices of the Yabloko party across Russia. Yabloko invites all, who would like to support politicians and civil activists who were unjustly convicted or under investigation, to take part in the actions. Participants of the actions can sign postcards […]

Grigory Yavlinsky on Russia’s thirty year long journey: “There has always been a choice. It remains even today”

Grigory Yavlinsky’s website, 21.11.2022 Speaking about the reasons for what happened to Russia in February 2022, analysing the path traveled over three decades and looking for answers to the question of how to find a future for our country, it is extremely important to understand that everything that happened was not inevitable. Over the past […]

Victor Kogan-Yasny: “We should not think provocatively even grounding on honesty”

Specially for the Yabloko web-site, 19.11.2022 Photo: Sergei Frolov “Nicholas II after the Abdication” Gathering my scraps of thoughts about 1917 [the February 1917 bourgeois revolution in Russia and the following Bolshevik coup in October 1917] (and what, besides scraps, can a non-specialist have about what happened a hundred and five years ago), I think […]